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Welch, Peter: Naturalization Record, Norfolk County

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I, Peter Welch in order to become a citizen of the United States, make the following report of myself to the Circuit Court of Norfolk Co. I report that I was born in Galway County, in Ireland--- in the year 1834 being now in the 21st year of my age; that I am a subject of Queen Victoria, of Great Britain--- owing allegiance to that monarch, and none other; that I migrated from Ireland to the United States Sept. 15th the year 1854, 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 2nd day of April, 1855, Test D.J. Godwin Peter his X mark Welch