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Burke, John: Naturalization Record, Norfolk County

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I John Burke 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 in the north of Ireland Parish and County of Monaghan on the [blank] day of October 1792 being now in the 42nd year of my age that I am a subject of the King of Great Britain Ireland and Scotland owing allegiance to that monarch and none other, that, I migrated from Ireland to the United States the 29 day of June 1816 and that intend to settle myself in the Town of Portsmouth within the state of Virginia one of the United States. Given under my hand this 17 day of March in the year 1835. John Burke