Henlon, John: Naturalization Record, Portsmouth City
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I, John Henlon make the following report of myself to the court of Hustings for the city of Portsmouth in the state of Virginia being a court of record, that is to say, I report that I was born in the Country] of [illegible] Ireland in the King of Great Britain on the 17 day of July 1818 being now in the 47-year of my age, that I am a subject of Victoria the 1st Queen of Great Britain, owing allegiance to that Monarch and none other, that I migrated from Ireland to the United States in the year A.D. 1844 and that I intend to settle myself in the City of Portsmouth in the State of Virginia one of the United States, that if no bonafide my intention to become a citizen of the United States and to renounce forever all
allegiance and fidelity to any foreign Power, Potentate State, Prince of Sovereignty whatever and particularly to the the 1st Queen of Great Britain
Given under my hand this 8th day of May A.D. 1865 Witness L,C,P, Cowfer
John his mark Henlon