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Response to PoindexterOglethorpe (Reply #4)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 03:44 PM

5. Ellis Island staff said that names could be easily changed once you left the island.

There were no central registries like S.S. Birth and baptismal certificates would not follow you here.

I would also guess that the farther west you went, the easier to become whoever you want.

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