German Immigrant Ancestors
in Syracuse and Onondaga County, New York

Naturalization record of Johan Lipke

in the book of NATURALIZED CITIZENS (Vol. 7, No. 1431)
Transcribed by M. Stone, June 8, 1994]

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Naturalization Service
Petition and Record
Vol. 7
No. 2250

                           UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


                           DECLARATION OF INTENTION


          Invalid for all purposes seven years after the date hereof.




State of New York    )                In the Supreme Court

                     ) ss.            of Onondaga County N.Y.

Onondaga County      )



      I, Johan Lipke, aged 46 years, occupation laborer, do declare on oath that my personal description is:  Color white, complexion fair, height 5 feet 6 inches, weight 145 pounds, color of hair brown, color of eyes gray, other visible distinctive marks scar on left cheek


      I was born in Dirschau, W. Prussia Germany on the 5 day of Nov., anno Domini 1867; I now reside at Cicero, N.Y.


      I emigrated to the United States of America from Bremen, Germany on the vessel Camnitz; my last foreign residence was Dirschau, W. Prussia, Germany;


      I am married.


      It is my bona fide intention to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty, and particularly to William II German Emperor, of whom I am now a subject; I arrived at the port of New York in the State of New York, on or about the 29 day of Nov., anno Domini 1904; I am not an anarchist; I am not a polygamist nor a believer in the practice of polygamy; and it is my intention in good faith to become a citizen of the United States of America and to permanently reside therein:  SO HELP ME GOD.


                              (signed) Johan Lipke


Subscribed and sworn to before me in the office of the Clerk of said Court this 2 day of June anno Domini 1914,


                              (signed) Henry S. Whitney

                                       Clerk of the Supreme Court


                                       By Ludwig Trage Jr., Depty Clerk.

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                           UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


No. 1431


                          PETITION FOR NATURALIZATION


                                                            P.O. E. Syr.

                                                            R.F.D. #2


[extracts of information follow:]


name: Johan Lipke

residence: Town of Dewitt, N.Y.

occupation: farmer

born: 5 Nov. 1867 at Dirschau, W. Prussia, Germany

emigrated to U.S. from Bremen, Germany on or about the 16th day of Nov. 1904, arrived in the U.S. at the port of New York on the 29th day of November 1904 on the vessel Camnitz

Declared intention to become citizen on 2 June 1914 at Syracuse, NY in the Supreme Court of Onondaga County.


Married, "wife's name is Elizabeth.  She was born in St. Albrecht, Germany and now resides at Town of Dewitt, NY."


"I have six children.


      Frank Lipke       [born] Apr. 21, 1894, Czatkaw, Germany

      Helen   "           " July 4, 1896,     "        "

      Anna    "         "    Sept. 24, 1897,   " "

      John    "           " Oct. 24, 1898,    "        "

      Anthony "           " Mar. 5, 1907,  Syracuse, NY

      Leonard "           " June 26, 1912, No. Syracuse, NY


All live in the Town of Dewitt."


Renounces particularly "the German Empire"


"Eighth. I am able to speak the English language."


Resided continuously in the State of New York since November 29, 1904.


                              (signed) Johan Lipke


Reference Declaration of Intention No. 2250.


Affidavits of Petitioner and Witnesses:


William Gang, occupation Merchant & undertaker, residing at 856 No. Salina St., Syracuse, NY


Eugene Bausinger, occupation butcher, residing at 206 Isabella St., Syracuse, NY


Petition filed 12 January 1916


------- [his Naturalization Certificate reads:]


United States of America Certificate of Naturalization No. 653368 dated Apr. 22, 1916, Petition Vol. 7, No. 1431, Johann Lipke, Petitioner, issued by the State of New York, Onondaga County.

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