Scherer, John Michael: Naturalization Record, Henrico County
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I John Michael Scherer make the following report of myself to the County Court of Henrico, in the State of Virginia, that is to say, I report that I was born at Hessia Darmstadt, in Germany on the 30th day of March 1809, being now in the 29" year of my age, that I am a subject of Lewis the third grand Duke of Hessia Darmstadt owing allegiance to that monarch, and none other, that I migrated from Germany to the United States in the year of 1830 and that I arrived in Richmond, Virginia on the 8" day of July 1834, and that I intend to settle myself in the County of Henrico, in the State of Virginia, one of the United States. Given under my hand the 1st. day of November 1838.
John Michael Scherer