Peterson, James: Naturalization Record, Norfolk County
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I, James Peterson, in order to become a citizen of the United States, make the following report of myself to the Circuit Court of Norfolk County: I report that I was born in Calmer, in Sweeden, on the ninth day of June in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty seven, being now in the twenty third year of my age: that I am a subject of King Leopold, King of Sweeden, owing allegiance to that monarch, and none other; that I migrated from Sweeden to the United States in the year 1863, and that I intend to settle myself in the City of Portsmouth in the State of Virginia, one of the United States. Given under my hand this 2d day of September AD 1869. James Peterson