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O'Donnel, Patrick, the Younger: Naturalization Record, Norfolk County

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STATE OF VIRGINIA. At a Court held for Norfolk County the 20th day of September, 1853 Patrick ODonnel, the Younger, 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 Patrick ODonnel (the Younger) in order to become a citizen of the United States, make the following report of myself to the county Court of Norfolk County I report that I was born in the County of Galway Ireland in the Year 1834 being now in the 22nd 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 to the United States in the year 1849 and that I intend to settle myself in the County of Norfolk in the State of Virginia, one of the United States. Given under my hand this 20th day of September, 1853. Patrick his mark ODonnel And the said Patrick ODonnel 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 Soveignty whatever, and particularly to Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland- Copy Teste Arthur Emmerson CC