Mehegan, James: Naturalization Record, Norfolk County
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I James Mehegan in order to become a citizen of the United States make the following report of myself to the court of Norfolk county. I report that I was born in Cork in Ireland in the kingdom of great Britain and Ireland on the 29 Octo 1811 being now in the 28 year of my age. that I am a subject of the Queen of great Britain & Ireland owing allegiance to that monarch and none other; that I migrated from Cork to the United States in the year 1831 & 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 20 May 1839 Jas. Mehegan