Smith, William: Naturalization Record, Norfolk County
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I, William Smith in order to become a citizen of the United States, make the following report of myself to the County Court for Norfolk County I report that I was born in Schamburg in Hesse in Germany on the 22nd February 1807 being now in the 49 year of my age; that I am a subject of The Prince of Hesse owing allegiance to that monarch, and none other; that I migrated from Jamaca to the United States in the year 1837, and 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 day of May, 1855. William Smith X his mark Teste Arthur Emmerson CC