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Bernard, Faulk: Naturalization Record, Norfolk County

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I Faulk Bernard make the following report of myself to the court of Norfolk County in the state of Virginia, that is to say I report that I was born at Alcese in the Kingdom of France on the day of May 1797 Being now in the 33rd year of my age; that I am a subject of the King of France, owing allegiance to that monarch & none other that I migrated from France into the U States in the year of 1827 and that I intend to settle myself in Portsmouth Va one of the U States -- Given under my hand this 17th day of Nov. 1829 Faulk Bernard