Straughen, George: Naturalization Record, Chesterfield County
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The United States of America. Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Luzerne County, SS. Be it Remembered, that on this 25th day of April Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fifty-3. George Straughen an Alien, being duly sworn before the clerk of the Court of Quarter Sessions in and or the County aforesaid, according to law, declares and says: That he was born in, England County of Durham on the 17th day of August A.D. 1833 whence he emigrated, and arrived at the Port of Philadelphia in the United States, on the 16th day of September A.D. 1852 and that it is bona fide his intention to become a CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES; and to renounce for ever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereignty whatever, and particularly to, Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland of whom he is now a Subject. Sworn and subscribed before me, this 25th day of April A.D. 1853.
Certified from the records.
L. H Lills Clerk,
By A. [Brunuge?]