Hession, William: Naturalization Record, Portsmouth City
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I, William Hession in order to become a citizen of the United States make the following report of myself to the Hastings Court of the City of Portsmouth I report that I was born in Galway County in Ireland on the - Nov: 1830 being now in the 30th year of my age; that I am a subject of Victoria Queen of Great Britain owing allegiance to that monarch, and none other; that I migrated from Galway to the United States in the year 1852, and that I intend to settle myself in the Town of Portsmouth, in the State of Virginia, one of the United States. Given under my hand this 4th day of July, 1860
William Hession G/Paid