Patrick Kennedy's Admission to Citizenship, 1884

Title

Patrick Kennedy's Admission to Citizenship, 1884

Subject

Homesteading

Description

This is Patrick Kennedy's admission for citizenship, made in Nebraska in 1884. At the time, a person had to continuously reside in the United States for five years before applying for citizenship and live within the state of application for at least one year. Patrick Kennedy, Sue Eickhoff's great-grandfather became secured the 160 acres as a homesteader in Nebraska in 1891, after being a citizen for seven years.

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Source

Sue and Charlie Eickhoff, Nebraska City History Harvest, 2010

Date

1884

Rights

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Format

document

Type

image

Original Format

Admission to Citizenship

Files

nebc_eickhoff_sue_eickhoff_charlie_0004.jpg

Citation

“Patrick Kennedy's Admission to Citizenship, 1884,” History Harvest, accessed February 28, 2024, https://historyharvest.unl.edu/items/show/247.

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