1906 Russian passport of Isaac Resnekov.

Translation: Presented by Kiev province, Lopovets region, Kitaygorod citizen Itsko Yankelevich (‘son of Yankel’) Reznikov, who is released to various cities and towns of the Russian Empire on January 10, 1907. Issued, with the seal, on January 10, 1906. For locations where Jews are allowed to settle. For no longer than one year. 1. Religion: Judaism 2. Time of birth or age: 38 years old 3. Occupation: commerce 4. Is or was married: -- 5. Is accompanied by: -- 6. Relation to military service: private of first category, 1889 year draft. 7. Signature of the passport holder: Itsko Riznikov If illiterate, what are the passport holder’s features: Height: above average Hair color: black Special features: none

1907 Isaac Resnekov’s Declaration of Intention to become a U.S. citizen.

I, Isaac Resnekov, aged 39 years, occupation Carpenter, do declare on oath that my personal description is: Color White, complexion Dark, height 5 feet 5 inches, weight 150 pounds, color of hair Black, color of eyes Blue other visible distinctive marks None; I was born in Gaysen Russia, on the 15th day of May, anno Domini 1868; I now reside at 1639 E. Pratt St Baltimore Md. I emigrated to the United States of American from Bremen, Germany on the vessel Gneisenau; my last foreign residence was Gaysen Russia. It is my bona fide intention to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, and particularly to Nicholas II Emporer of Russia, of which I am now a subject; I arrived at the port of New York, in the State of New York on or about the 15th day of March, anno Domini 1906; 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.

1927 Isaac Resnekov’s Certificate of Naturalization.
(Rose’s age is incorrect.)

1910 Russian passport of Rose Resnikov and children Abraham, William, Louis, and Mary and mother Bessie Snyder.

Translation: Presented by Lipovets region, Kiev province citizen, Rukhlya Reznikova, 42 years old, accompanied by children Avrum, 17, Volk, 15, Leib, 13, and Musya, 8, and mother Brukha Irova Shnayder, 64, who is going abroad. Passport tax 15 rubles is paid. In Kamanets-Podolsk, February 23, 1910. Governor of the Podolsk province (signature).

May 26, 1910 ticket for passage on the Wittekind from Bremen to Baltimore for Rose (Rochel) Resnikov and children Abraham (Abram), William (Welwel), Louis (Leib), and Mary (Musse).

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