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Curran, Stephen: Naturalization Record, Norfolk County

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STATE OF VIRGINIA. AT a Court held for Norfolk County the 18th day of November, 1850 Stephen Curran, an alien, who has lately arrived in the United States, and is desirous of being naturalized a citizen thereof, this day appeared in Court, and in pursuance of the Act of Congress made a report of himself, which report is in the following words, to-wit: I, Stephen Curran in order to become a citizen of the United States, make the following report of myself to the County Court of Norfolk County in Virginia, I report that I was born in Galway Ireland in the year 1823 on the "[blank]" being now in the 28th year of my age; that I am a subject of the Queen of Great Britain owing allegiance to that monarch, and none other; that I migrated from Ireland to the United States in the year 1846, 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 18th day of November, 1850 Stephen Curran And the said Stephen Curran declares on oath that it is bona fide his intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereignty whatever, and particularly to the Queen of Great Britain Copy Teste Arthur Emmerson C:C: