Friday, September 29, 2017

Joseph Kreinik Born 11 August 1869

Who is this Joseph Kreinik?
Name: Joseph Kreinik
Event Type: Petition for Naturalization
Event Place: New York
Age: [Birthyear]
Nationality: Austrian
Birth Year: 1869
Immigration Year: 1885
Event Year: 1904
Court Type: District Court
Witness Name: Samuel Levy
Witness 2 Name: [Blank]
Affiliate Publication Number: M1676
Affiliate Publication Title: Alphabetical Index to Petitions for Naturalization of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1824-1941
Affiliate Film Number: 12

Citing this Record:
"New York, Southern District Index to Petitions for Naturalization, 1824-1941," database, FamilySearch ( : 6 December 2014), Joseph Kreinik, 1824-1941; from "Alphabetical Index to Petitions for Naturalization of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1824-1941," database, ( : n.d.); citing NARA microfilm publication M1676 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 12.

Could this Samuel Levy be Joseph's brother-in-law?

No 893790                        Issued Mar 19 1904
United States of America.
State of New York
County of New York

I Joseph Kreinik, a naturalized and loyal citizen of the United States, do hereby apply to the Department of State at Washington for a passport for himself & family (wife & 2 children). born at Schendischewer (Austria) on the 11th day of August 1869 and

          I do solemnly swear that I was born at Schendischow in Austria on or about the 11th day of August 1869; that I emigrated to the United States, sailing on board the Kaiser Maria Teresa from Bremen ; that I resided 19 years, uninterruptedly,  in the United States from 1885 to 1904 at New York City that I was naturalized as a citizen of the United States before the N.E. District Court of New York City on the 18th day of March 1904 as shown by the accompanying Certificate of Naturalization; that I am the identical person described in said Certificate; that I am domiciled in the United States, my permanent residence being at 200 Henry St in the State of N.Y. where I follow the occupation of a clothier; that I am about to go abroad temporarily; and that I intend to return to the United States within one year with the purpose of residing and performing the duties of citizenship therein.

     Oath of Allegiance
Sworn to me this 18th day of March, 1904 ) Alex. Gilchris (Notary Public)  (signed) JOSEPH KREINIK

Description of Applicant.
Age, 35 years
Stature, 5 feet 6 inches, Eng.
Forehead, High
Eyes, Hazel
Nose, Small
Mouth, Small
Chin, Receding
Hair, Sandy
Complexion, Fair
Face, Long / Scarred

 I Hereby Certify that I know the above named Joseph Kreinik personally, and know him to be the identical person referred to in the within described Certificate of Naturalization, and that the facts stated in his affidavit are true to the best of my knowledge and belief (signed) Samuel Levi. Address of witness, 282 Broome St. NYC.

Applicant desires passport sent to following address: Joseph Kreinik, 200 Henry St, New York City, N.Y.

These papers say he was born in 1869.
On his Naturalization in 1904, he lived at 200 Henry Street in New York.
This is probably Yussel Flum, although he gives his birth at 1866. He is with his daughter Jenny, born in Aug 1889. Other evidence shows that she was born in 1891. Perhaps he wanted to pass her as older in 1907; She would have been only 16 if she had been born in 1891. This way she would be 18, had Joseph given his birth as 1868, he would have been only 21 when she was born, and he

Joseph Kreinik
Passport Application1907New York, United Statesbirth 10 Aug 1866Austria
Alternative Births for Joseph Kreinik/Yussel Flum, his birthmark confirms his identity.

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