Welsh, Michael: Naturalization Record, Norfolk County
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I, Michael Welsh in order to become a citizen of the United States. make the following report of myself to the County Court of Norfolk Va. I report that I was born in Galway County in Ireland in the year 1828 being now in the 29th year of my age; that I am a subject of Victoria Queen of Great Brittian owing allegiance to that monarch, and none other; that I migrated from Ireland to the United States in June the year 1854, 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 25th day of Oct., 1856. Test D.J. Godwin. Michael Welsh his X mark