Burke, John: Naturalization Record, Norfolk County
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I, John Burke 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 County of Mayo in Ireland in 1832 being now in the 23rd year of my age; that I am a subject of Victoria Queen of G. Britain owing allegiance to that monarch, and none other; that I migrated from Ireland to the United States in May; the year 1851, 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 26th. day of Apl. , 1856. John Burke $1.00 paid