Re: [Cz-L] Romania

From: Shelley <>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:31:54 -0400
To: cornel fleming <>
Reply-To: Shelley <>

Arrived 1914; petitioned for naturalization 1922.


On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 11:46 AM, cornel fleming
<> wrote:
> Hi Shelley! Bukovina was not a part of Romania till after WW1 . What year did your relative apply for citizenship? Cornel
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> From: [] On Behalf Of Shelley
> Sent: Monday, September 29, 2014 5:02 AM
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> Subject: [Cz-L] Romania
> I didn't realize until I looked it up that at one time Bukovina had been part of Romania. I started reading about Ferdinand because when my grandfather's half-sister applied for citizenship, she renounced King Ferdinand of Romania which seemed strange to me. I only expected to see Franz Joseph. For anyone else interested in the relationship between Ferdinand's son and his Jewish wife, check this out.
> It's a story that combines elements of King David in the Bible and the English story of King Edward VIII and Mrs. Simpson. I'm sure many of you seasoned Bukovinans knew this but I had no idea.
> Shelley Mitchell

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