26 April 2012

Why can't I find my grandmother's passport?

Bobeyka Family Passport (Russian)

This article on Genealogy Today is a reminder to us that passports are a somewhat modern requirement for international travel.  Even my emigrant ancestors from Finland in 1900 had a Russian Passport!

And, we are also reminded how important it is to know the laws of what documentation is required and for who to best understand what we find!

What is the oldest passport you have for an ancestor?  Post a comment as we’d love to hear about it!

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