History: Clark Co., Wis., Naturalization Hearings (16 Mar 1939)

Contact: Ken Wood

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald Thursday March 16, 1939 Page 13

Clark County News--Large Class Will Seek Citizenship

Neillsville--The largest group of citizenship petitioners in the history of Clark County will appear before Judge E. W. Crosby in Circuit Court here on June 13 to be examined on their educational and moral fitness to become United States citizens, according to the petitions now on file with Clerk of Court Ben Franz. The list of petitioners now numbers 52 aliens, with a possibility that four more will have their papers in order in time to be included in the June class. Included in the group of 52 are 22 subjects of Poland, six Germans, four Lithuanians, four Yugoslavs, four English, four Finlanders, three Norwegians, and on subject each from Sweden, Bohemia, France, Italy and Hungary. The list follows:

POLANDMary Muszynski, Joseph Jaskot, Frank Bojarski, Mary Karpinski, John Smocztk, Joe Sliva, Katherine Sliva, Anton Lato, Joe Slahotka, Joseph G. Jahn, Wiadeyslaw Horouniziak and Stanislaw Kosik, Thorp; Nellie Yenkot, Rose Olezewski, Louisa Flader, Frederick Flader, Sigmund Lentz, Caroline Szymcziak, Joseph Malinowski and Emma Flander, Withee; Joseph Cochara, Willard, and Mary Szflarski, Neillsville, Wis.

GERMANYJoseph Probst and Albert H. Bonk, Owen; Werner Jahnke and Ferdinand Jahn, Neillsville; August Kindt, Greenwood and Kasper Schaefer, Chili.

YUGOSLAVIATheresa Lansha and Anton Furian, Willard; Adam Matanich, Granton and Leopold Panchar, Greenwood

FINLANDHilda Santala and Frieda Maki, Withee; Henry Johnson, Unity, and Arne H. Holopainen, Owen, Wis.

LITHUANIACharles Budrus, Eva Budrus, Anton Walteraitis, and Petras Witkus, Thorp.

ENGLANDElizabeth Williams and William McKinlay, Oranton; William Neville, Neillsville, and Roger Hutton, Withee

NORWAY--Kr! ist Hellingson and Helene Hellingson, Greenwood; and Carl Berg, Granton.



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