1908 - 29

Steuben County, Indiana

Naturalization Record



No. 3


Full Name:                  Ferdinand Schortgen             

Residence:                   Steuben Twp., Steuben Co., IN

Occupation:                 Farmer

Date of Birth:              May 30, 1875

Place of Birth:             Foucher, Province of Luxemburg, Belgium

Emigrated From:         Antwerp, Belgium

Emigration Date:         March 21, 1886

Landed in:                   New York

Vessel:                         Westerland

Intent to Become Citizen Filed:         Nov. 8, 1904 in Dekalb Co., IN

Marital Status:             Married

Wife’s Name:              Philominia Schortgen

Wife’s Birthplace:       Putnam Co., Ohio

Children:                     Carl     b. Jan. 11, 1900 in Lorraine Co., Ohio

                                    Loretta            b. Sept. 7, 1902 in Henry Co., Ohio

                                    Mary    b. Aug. 15, 1904 in Dekalb Co., IN

                                    Albert  b. Oct. 5, 1906 in Dekalb Co., IN

                                    Ignatius b. Dec. 19, 1908 in Dekalb Co., IN

                                    Agnes  b. Oct. 31, 1910 in Dekalb Co., IN

Became Citizen:          Sept. 30, 1916