My grandfather Edward immigrated from Germany changed spelling from Mai to May to sound more American

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in The Tree House by Dave May G2G2 (2.7k points)
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Well if your looking for the immigration date of "a" Edward Mai there is


  Edward Mai
Birth Date: 3 Aug 1910
Birth Place: Germany
Age at event: 31
Court District: Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa
Date of Action: 8 Dec 1941


National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Soundex Index to Naturalization Petitions for the United States District and Circuit Courts, Northern District of Illinois and Immigration and Naturalization Service District 9, 1840-1950 (M1285); Microfilm Serial: M1285; Microfilm Roll: 115

  Edward Mai
Arrival Date: 10 Dec 1862
Birth Date: abt 1830
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Place of Origin: Krotzenburg
Port of Departure: Bremen, Germany and Southampton, England
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Hansa


Year: 1862; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: M237, 1820-1897; Microfilm Roll: Roll 224; Line: 34; List Number: 1169


However as stated by Betty whats the question it's hard to know what you're asking


Best of Luck

by Steve McCabe G2G6 Pilot (363k points)
i am related to william fred mai south africa as he is my husbands great great grandfather and is also trying to get info together on his death notice only that he was born in south africa in 1898 and that he was british and his mother was emily
there is the same problem in south africa as diffrent preachers spelling i am related to the mai family

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