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John Christian Lang
Born Switzerland
My grandfather, John Christian Lang immigrated to the U.S. from Switzerland in 1868. In the 1870 Census he was a Laborer for Henry Smith in Monticello Township, Post Office, Langworthy in Jones County.
April 5, 1876 he and his two brothers, Joseph and Jacob filed for their "Declaration of Intent" to become U.S. citizens. The "Naturalization" papers were completed September 25, 1878.
Jacob Lang settled in Monticello, was married to Verena Arduser in 1873. In 1881 they moved to a farm in Sand Springs, retired in 1920 and moved to Hopkinton.

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