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KUSMA

Kay Brown (View posts)
Posted: 892382400000
Classification: Query
Edited: 993310358000


I am searching for the surname KUSMA. My great grandfather came to the United States from Trieste, Austria I believe in the mid 1890's.
90's.

Re: KUSMA

Posted: 892555200000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1017452690000


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A key question is whether your ancestor place of origin was Trieste or whether he departed from Trieste for America. Either is a possibility. You should check several sources: The passenger ship lists at the National Archives will identify his palce of origin. All such lists for arrivals at New York are easily researched through the Soundex system. If your ancestor became a naturalized U.S. citizen after September 1906, his declaration of intention and peition and order for naturalization will give you his place of origin and date of entry in the U.S., including the name of the ship. Naturalization records after 1906 are available through the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service. Census returns for 1910 and 1920 will indicate whether your ancestor was a U.S. citizen and date of naturalization. Incidentally, the name KUSMA indicates possible Slovenian origins.

Mike Kusma

Cheryl Polzin (View posts)
Posted: 929016000000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Kusma
I too have a great grandpa from Trieste Austria who was born 7 Sept 1871. He was married 29 April 1895 in Denver, Colorado. He married Barbara Oster. Do we have a match? I hope so as this family has been very elusive for me to track.

Kusma

Cheryl Polzin (View posts)
Posted: 929016000000
Classification: Query
Posted: 942235200000
Classification: Query
Edited: 993746217000
Surnames: Kusma
I believe we have a match! I would love to talk with you!!

Re: KUSMA

Posted: 1063497387000
Classification: Query
I just saw your query. My great-great grandfather is the Mike Kusma you are talking about. I have information about him as well as his wife Barbara Oster. I'd love to swap information with you.
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