Wiersdorf, Edward: Naturalization Record, Norfolk County
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I, Edward Wiersdorf in order to become a citizen of the United States, make the following report of myself to the county court of Norfolk Co. I report that I was born in Portia Kingdom Germany in the year 1826 being now in the 29th year of my age; that I am a subject of William Relks, [King?] of Portia of Germany owing allegiance to that monarch and none other; that I migrated from Portia to the United States in the year 1848, 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 23rd, day of May, 1853. Edward Wiersdorf test D.P. Godwin