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FYI - The United States Congress passed the Naturalization Law of 1802 on April 14, 1802 (2 Stat. 153) that directed the clerk of the court to record the entry of all aliens into the United States. The clerk collected information including the applicant's name, birthplace, age, nation of allegiance, country of emigration, and place of intended settlement, and granted each applicant a certificate that could be exhibited to the court as evidence of time of arrival in the United States. This act repealed the Naturalization Act of 1798.
Certain doubts had arisen as to whether State and local courts were included within the description of U.S. district or circuit courts. The act of 1802 reaffirmed that every State and Territorial court was considered a district court within the meaning of the laws pertaining to naturalization, and that any persons naturalized in such courts were accorded the same rights and privileges as if they had been naturalized in a district or circuit court of the United States.
The act of 1802 was the last major piece of naturalization legislation during the 19th century. A number of minor revisions were introduced, but these merely altered or clarified details of evidence and certification without changing the basic nature of the admission procedure. The most important of these revisions occurred in 1855, when citizenship was automatically granted to alien wives of U.S. citizens (10 Stat. 604), and in 1870, when the naturalization process was opened to persons of African descent (16 Stat. 256). From Wikimedia.
I will be Transcribing and adding Naturalization Records to this Page
You will note both complete naturalizations and the recording of aliens are among these.


Jennings Circuit Court September Term 1840

Application of John Tobias for Naturalization
    Comes the said John Tobias in open Court and makes declaration on oath and says that he was born in Wales & is subject to Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britian Ireland & that he is twenty seven years old that about 20 years ago Tobias Tobias the father of this declarant removed from Wales to the United States & settled with his family your declarant being one of said family in the State of Indiana in which state your declarant has continued to reside ever since that your declarant resided in the State of Indiana for more than three years immediately preceding his arrival at the age of 21 years and for more than three years last past it has been the bona fide intention of your declarant to become a citizen of the United States and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince potentate state or sovereynty whatever and particulary to Her Majesty Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britian Ireland & that he has resided in the County of Jennings & State of Indiana for seven years last past & still resides there - Also comes James H Wilson & Isaac H Apperson who on their oaths say that said decarant is a man of good moral character and that for more than three years last past it has been the bona fide intention of him to become a citizen of the United States & has resided in the United States for more than 15 years last past.
    It is ordered by the Court that the said John Tobias be admitted to citizenship as a citizen of the United States upon taking the oath required by Law which oath is accordingly administered now here in open Court.

Application for David Tobias for Naturalization
   Now comes David Tobias in open Court and makes declaration on oath and says that he was born in Wales and is subject of the United Kingdom of Great Britian & Ireland that he is 24 years old, that about 20 years ago Tobias Tobias the father of this declarant removed from Wales into the United States and settled with his family your declarant being on of said family in the State of Indiana in which state your declarant has continued to reside ever since that your declarant resided in the state of Indiana for more than three years immediately preceeding his arrival at the age of twenty one years and for more than three years last past it has been his bona fide intention to become a citiaen of the United States and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince potentate State or Sovreignty whatever and particularly Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britian Ireland & and that he has resided in the County of Jennings and State of Indiana for seven years last past and still resides there- Also comes James E. Wilson & Isaac H Apperson two citizens of the United States who upon their oaths say they have been well acquainted with the said David Tobias for fifteen years last past. That he is attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States & that for more than three years last past it has been his bona fide intention to become a citizen of the United States.
    It is considered by the Court that the said David Tobias be admitted to Citizenship as a citizen of the United States upon taking the oath required by Law which oath is accordingly administered now here in open Court.

Application of William E Tobias for Naturalization
   Now comes William E Tobias in open Court and says he is a native of Wales & subject to her Majesty Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and makes issued declaration in open Court upon his Oath & says that he was born in Wales in the County of Marathen and is subject to Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland that he is 26 years of age that about 19 years ago Enos Tobias the father of this declarant removed from Wales to the United States and settled with his family (your declarant being one of said family) in the State of Indiana in which State your declarant has continued to reside ever since that your declarant resided in the State of Indiana for more than three years immediately preceeding his arrival at the age of twenty one years & for more than three years last past it has been the bonafide intention of your declarant to become a Citizen of the United states and to renounce forever all allegiance & fidelity to any foreign Prince Potentate State or Soverignty Whatever and particularly her majesty Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland and that he has resided in the County of Jennings and State of Indiana for seven years last past and still resides there and that it is his intention to remain in said County also comes Brannock Phillips and Samuel Dixon two reputable Citizens of the United States who upon their Oaths say they have been acquainted with the said William E Tobias for Eighteen or nineteen years last past that he is attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States and for more than three years last past it has been his bonafide intention to become a Citizen of the United States
    It is considered by the Court that the said William E Tobias be admitted to citizenship as a Citizen of the United States upon taking the Oath required by law which oath is accordingly administered now here in open Court.

Application of Stephen Cadby for Naturalization
   Comes said Stephen Cadby and produces in Open Court a Certificate from the Clerk of the marine Court of the City of New York issued as follows to wit:
   Be it remembered that Stephen Cadby late of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland appeared in the City Hall of the said City of New York held in the City Hall of the said city on the third day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and thirty seven, the said Court being a Court of Record having common law jurisdiction and a Clerk & Seal) and declared an oath in open Court that it was bona fide his intention to become a Citizen of the United States & to renounce forever any foreign Prince Potentate State or Sovreignty Whatever and particularly to the King of the United Kingdom of great Britain and Ireland
   In testimony whereof the seal of the said Marine Court of the City of New York is hereunto affixed this 3rd day of July in the year of our lord one thousand right hundred and thirty seven and of our Independence the sixty first
            John Barbene
   And the said Stephen comes and makes further Report and says he is an alien and native of England born in the County of Wilts and Subject to her Britanic Majesty Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland that he emmigrated from London in England to the United States in the month of February 1835 and landed in New York City the following 14th of April remained about two years and from thence came to the State of Indiana 1837 where he declared his intention of becoming a Citizen of the United States that he is about twenty seven years of age and that is his Dona fide intention to forever renounce all alligience to every foreign Prince Potintate State or Sovrieynty and particularly to Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland and further - that the County of Jennings aforesaid is his intended place of settlement - And also in open Court comes James H Bramwell and John Walker Citizens of the United States and upon their Oath doth say they have been acquainted with the said Stephen Cadby for two years last past and that during that time he has resided within - the State of Indiana that he is a man of good moral Character & attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States and well disposed to the good order and happiness of the same Whereupon it is ordered that the said Stephen Cadby be admitted to Citizenship as a Citizen of the United States upon taking the Oath required by law which is accordingly administered in open Court.

Application of Michael Farrell for Naturalization
   Comes said Michael and producing a Certified Copy of a report made by him on the day in open Court which report are in the words - following  to Wit
State of Indiana Jennings County Jennings Circuit Court Sept Term 1840
    To the Honorable the Judges of the Jennings Circuit Court your reporter Michael Farral declares that he is a subject of Victoria Queen of Scottland England Ireland and all its dependencies That he is a native of Ireland was born in the province of Mayo the Parish of Lakin That he emigrated to the United States from the port of Slego in the month of May in the year 1831 & landed at the port of Buffaloe in the United States in about three months after his emigration That at the time of his landing in the United States he was not quite Eighteen years of age and further that since his arrival in the United States that he has never been without the territory of the United States but has always since he came to the United States had in good faith and intention of becoming a Citizen of the United States that he never held any title of nobility under any foreign Prince or potentate whatever that he is now near twenty seven years of age and that he has resided in this state for the last three years and in this County for more than one year past and that it is now and always has been since his arrival in the United States his bona fide intention to become a Citizen of the United States and to renounce all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign price Potentate State or Soverignty whatever and particularly to her Majesty Victoria of Great Britain
Michael his X mark Farral
Sworn & Subscribed to in Open Court this 21st Sept 1840 John Walker Clk
   And also comes Henry S Arnold and Samuel Campbell and upon their oaths proves to the satisfaction of the Court that the said Michael Farral has resided for more than five years last past in the United States and for three years last past in the State of Indiana that he is a man of good moral Character and is attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United
   It is therefore ordered by the Court that the said Michael Farral be admitted to all the rights and privileges of a Citizen of the United States upon his taking the oath of allegiance as is required by law which oath is administered to him in due form of law now here in open Court.

Jennings Probate Court November Term 1845

Christopher Lovet for Naturalization
Be it remembered that on this day personally appeared in open Court, Christopher Lovet an alien aged about 32 years and makes application for Naturalization and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said Christopher Lovit has resided within the Jurisdiction of the United States the length of time required by law; and that he is of good Moral Character; and well disposed towards the laws and institutions of the American Government and the good order and happiness of the same, and is always has been desiorous of becoming a naturalized citizen of the same, and has taken the necessary preparatory steps to become Naturalized and the Court being now fully satisfied of the above facts from the evidence of Mary Rariden & William R. Walker good & reputable citizens of the United S. do order that the said Christopher Lovet be admitted to citizenship as a citizen of the United States, and that the Oath of Alligiance be administered to him now here in open Court, which was accordingly done by the Clerk of said Court.

Jennings Probate Court August Term 1843

Stephen Cave, an Alien
Application for Naturalization
    And now at this day comes Stephen Cave an Alien and makes application for Naturalization and files his declaration and Report in the Words and figures to following To Wit,     Stephen Cave reports that he is And Subject to her Britanic Majesty Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. That he was born in the County of Leicester and Parish of Swainford that he immigrated from the port of Leverpool in the month of April 1834 and landed at the port of New York in the United States in the month of May following he remained a short time and went from thence to the city of Baltimore remained two years and six months from thence to the State of Pennsylvania remained for about one month from thence to the State of Maryland remained about three years from thence to Paris in Jennings County State of Indiana where he has remained ever since and that he intended making said County his future place of residence and that he is about thrity one years of age and it is his Bonefide intention for forever renounce all Alegience and fidelity to any foreign Prince, Potentate State or Sovereignty whatever and particularly to Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain.     Stephen Cave
Sworn & Subscribed to before me this 12th day of July 1841    John Walker Clk.
    Which Report is here to the Court shown and and made a part of this declaration which Declaration is in the Words and figures following To Wit,
        The State of Indiana
        Jennings County
    To The Honorable Probate Court of said County at the August term thereof 1843
    Your Applicant Stephen Cave respectfully reports that for the purpose to obtain the Rights of Citizenship as follows that he is a native of England and Subject of her Majesty Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland that he was born in Swinford in the County of Leicester that he Emigrated to the United States in the month of May one thousand eight hundred and thrity four and landed in the Port of New York in the United States & went from thence to the City of Baltimore - remained there two years and six months from thence to the State of Pennsylvania remained about sixteen months from thence to the State of Maryland remained there about three years from thence to Paris Jennings County Indiana where he has ever since resided that he intends making this place his constant home that he is about thrity three years of age and he further declares and Reports that on the 12th day of July 1841 he did before the clerk of the Jennings Circuit Court make his declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United in which he declares it his Bonefide intention to become a Citizen of the United States and forever to renounce all allegience and fidelity to any foreign Prince Potentate or Sovreignty Whatever and particularly the Government of Great Britain and Ireland and that he does now forever renounce all allegience and fidelity to any foreign Prince Potentate State or Sovreignty whatever as aforesaid whereiupon he claims naturalization
                Stephen Cave
Sworn and Subscribed to in open Court this 15th day of August 1843
            John Walker Clk
    And comes now William B Hagan & William Cave two good and reputable Citizens of the United and after being duly sworn saith that they have known the said Stephen Cave for more than two years past and further that he has resided in Jennings during that time and the said William Cave further states that the said Stephen Cave has resided in Jennings in the United ever since the year 1834 & during that time he has conducted himself as a man of good character and appears to be attached to the laws and institutions of the Government of the United States of America
    It is therefore considered by the Court that the said Stephen Cave be admitted to Citizenship as a Citizen of the United States so soon as he takes the Oath required by law which Oath is administered him accordingly now here in open Court by the Clerk of the Court

Jennings Civil Order Book 1, 1833 -1837

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Certificate of Naturalization
State of Indiana
Dearborn County
    I James Dill Clerk of the Probate Court of Dearborn in the State of Indiana do Certify that Anton Frederick a native of the Dukedom of Baden in the Empire of Germany did on the 12th day of May 1835 file his declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States subscribed and Sworn to as the law of the United States requires from which it appears that Anton Frederick landed in the United States on the 22nd day of November 1832 where he has ever since resided and for upwards of two years last in the County of Dearborn and State of Indiana.
                In Witness whereof I have hereunto affixed the seal of our said Court 27 February 1837
                        James Dill Clk.
A true copy attest
                John Walker Clk. Jennings Co.

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    Report of George Simpson to the Jennings Circuit Court made on the 28th day of February 1833
    George Simpson reports that he is an alien a native of Ireland and subject to his Britainic Majesty William the fourth Kind(King) of Great Britain and Ireland That he migrated from thence and has settled with the following persons members of his family in the County of Jennings and State of Indiana and that it is their intention to become citizens of the United States.
    That he arrived in the United States After the 14th of April 1802 and that his age is 41 years.
    He would further report that Susanna Simpson his wife of the age of 37 years was born in Ireland and under the allegience as aforesaid.
    That Sarah Ann Simpson his daughter was born in Ireland under allegiance as aforesaid is of the age of 16 years.
    That James Simpson his son was born in Ireland under allegiance as aforesaid & is of the age of 15 years.
    That George Simpson his son was born in Ireland under allegiance as aforesaid & is of the age of 10 years.
    That Susanna Simpson his daughter was born in Ireland under allegiance as aforesaid & is of the age of 8 years.
    That Jane Simpson his daughter was born in Ireland under allegiance as aforesaid & is of the age of 6 years.
    That Margaret Simpson his daughter was born in Ireland under allegiance as aforesaid & is of the age of 5 years.
    All of which is respectfully submitted this 28th day of February 1833    George Simpson

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    Report of Patrick Corbett to the Clerk of the Jennings Circuit Court in and for the County of Jennings and State of Indiana made in vacation of said Court on the fourteenth day of June 1837.
    Patrick Corbett reports that he is an alien a native of Ireland and subject to his Britanic Majesty William the fourth King of Great Britain and Ireland that he immigrated from thence in July of 1833 and settled in Centre County Pennsylvania where he resided until April last when he remove from thence to the State of Indiana Jennings County and that it is his intention for become a Citizen of the United States that he is twenty seven years old that he was born in ____________________________________ and that it is his intention to renounce allegiance to any foreign Prince, Potentate or soverignty and particulary to his Britainic Majesty William the Fourth King of Great Britain and Ireland.
Sworn and subscribed before me this 30th day of July 1837.        John Walker Clk.

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    Report of Edward Casey to the Clerk of the Circuit Court within and for the County of Jennings and State of Indiana made in vacation of said Court on the first day of July 1837.
    Edward Casey reports that he is a native of Ireland and subject of his Britainic Majesty William the fourth King of Great Britain and Ireland that he was born in the county of Limerick parish of Kilmaronock? that he immigrated to the United States in September 1833 and settled in Columbia County in the State of New York where he resided until October last when he removed to the State of Indiana County of Jennings and that it is his intention to become a Citizen of the United States that he is twenty four years of age that it is his intention to renounce all allegiance to any foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Soverign and particularly to His Britainic Majesty William the fouth King of Great Britain and Ireland.
        July 1st 1837.        Edward X Casey his mark
Sworn and subscribed before me this 1st day of July 1837            John Walker Clk.

Sept. Term 1837
    Declaration of John Mullen, an Alien, made in open Court this 19 day of September 1837.
        John Mullen upon his oath makes declaration that he is a native of Ireland and Subject of her Brittanic Majesty Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Brittian & Ireland that he was born in the County of Derry and parish of BallyKelly n that he emigrated to the United States in the year 1797 and landed at Newcastle in the State of Delaware in August of said year and has resided in the United States ever since that time _____,_____, _____ that For 26 years last past he has resided in Steuben County New York until the month of June last at which time he removed to this State and has settled in the County of Jennings that he is about 60? years old And that it is his intention to become a Citizen of the United States. And also his intention to renounce his allegiance to any Foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereign and particularly to her Brittanic Majesty Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Brittian & Ireland ____,____
        Sept 19th 1837        John X Mullen his Mark
Sworn to and Subscribed in open Court this day of September 1837
        And it is now proved to the satisfaction of the Court that John Mullen the above named applicant was residing within the limits and under the Jurisdiction of the United States before the 14th day of April 1802 and has continued to reside within the same which is proved by the oath of the said John Mullen -
        And it is also proved to the satisfaction of the Court by the oath of Lewis Day & Henry L. Arnold two Citizens of the United States that for the space of more than five years immediately preceding the time of this application that the said Applicant has resided within the limits and under the Jurisdiction of the United States & that he possesses a good moral character It thereupon ordered by this Court that the said John Mullen takes the oath of Allegiance to the United States required by Law which was accordingly and duly administered to him in open Court.

Jennings County Circuit Court Book 1, 1822 - 1833

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Naturalization of Frederick Hockey
    And now this day to wit the 2nd day of March 1831 comes now here in to open court the said Frederick Hockey an alien & subject of Germany and made his declaration of his intention of becoming a citizen of the United States in the Jennings Circuit Court on the 26th day of August 1826 according to the provision of the Laws of the United States in such cases made & provided and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said Frederick Hockey has been five years a resident within the United States & for one year immediately previous to his application has been a citizen of the State of Indiana and during all of which time he has demeaned himself as a man of good moral character and attached to the constitution & laws of the United States Whereupon the said Frederick Hockey in open Court took the oath to support the constitution of the United States & that he doth absolutely & entirely renounce & abjure all alegience and fidelity to any foreign prince potentate state or soveringty whatever and particularly to Joseph Second Emperor of Germany
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    Now on this day comes into open Court John Bolten an alien and Subject of the King of Great Britain and its dependencies and having heretofore made known his intention of being a Citizen of the United States in the office of the Prothonatry (link to meaning) of the Clerk of the County of Cumberland in the State of Pennsylvania on the 9th day of August in the year 1824 according to the provisions of the act of Congress in such cases made and provided and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said John Bolten has been a resident within the U.S and for one year immediately previous to his application a Citizen of the county of Jennings in the State of Indiana during which time he has deeamed himself as a man of good moral character and attached to the Constitution and Laws of the U.S. Whereupon the said John Bolten in open court took the oath to support the Constitution of the U.S. & that he doth absolutely and entirely renounce all allegiance and fidelity to any prince potentate or soveringty whatever and particularly to William the 4 King of Great Britain and its dependencies.

Jennings Probate Court, August Term 1852

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John Brunett
Naturalization
    Be it remembered that on this day personally appeared in open Court John Brunett an alien, aged about 35 years, and makes application for Naturalization and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said John Brunett had resided within the Jurisdiction of the United States the length of time required by law and has taken the necessary preparatory Steps to become a Citizen of the United States, and is of good moral character and is well disposed toward the Government of the United States, and the good order and happiness of the Same. Thereupon the said John Brunett took an Oath to support the Constitution of the United States and that he did forever and entirely abjure and renounce all allegiance and fidelity to every Foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereignty, whatever, and particularly to the government of France and its dependences.

Peter Gale
Naturalization
    Be it remembered that, on this day personally appeared in open Court Peter Gale, an alien, aged about 56 years, and makes application for Naturalization, and it appearing to the Satisfaction of the Court, that the said Peter Gale had resided within the Jurisdiction of the United States the length of time required by law, and has taken the necessary preparatory Steps to become a Citizen of the United States, and is of Good Moral Character and is well disposed towards the Government of the United States, and the Good Order and happiness of the Same. Thereupon the said Peter Gale took an Oath to Support the Constitation of the United States that he did forever and entirely abjure and remonce all the allegience and fidelity to every Foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereingnty whatever, particularly the King of Prussia and its Dependencies.

February Term 1846

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And now comes William Patterson sr. an Alien and makes appplication for Naturalization and reports that he is a native of Ireland, and subject to her Brittanic Majesty Vicdtoriqa Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Brittain and Ireland, and reports that he is now about 50 years of age, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said William Patterson Sr. had taken the necessary preparitory steps to become a citizen of the United States and that he had resided within the Country of the length of time required by law, and and it further appearing from the testimony of Horatio C Newcomb & Luther Campbell citizens of the United States that the said William Patterson sr. had been a resident of the United States five years and that he is of good Moral Character and well disposed toward the laws and institutions of the American Government and the good order and happiness of the same - Order that the said William Patterson sr. by admitted to citizenship upon his taking the oath prescribed by law-     Whereupon in open Court the said William Patterson Sr. took an oath to support the Constitution of the United States and to forever renounce abd abjure all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign Priince potentate State of Soverinty Whatever and particularly to Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Brittain and Ireland, and its dependencies to whom he was heretofore a subject.

    And now come Conrad Bauerle an Alien and makes application for Naturalization, and reports that he is an Alien and Subject to the King of Wurtinburg in Germany \ and that is is Bonafide his intention to become a citizen of the United States of America, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said, Conrad, Baurle had taken the necessary preparatory steps to become a citizen of the United States. and that he had resided within that Country of the same the length of time required by law and it further appearing from the witness of Leonard Vilris, Frederick
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Hungar Citizens of the United States that the said Conrad Bauerle had resided within the limits of the United States for the term of five years and that he is of good moral Character and Well disposed towards laws and institutions of the American government and the good order and happiness of the same. Order that the said Conrad Bauerle now here in open Court took an oath to support the Constitution of the United States and that he does foreveer abjure and renoounce all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign prince potintate State or Sovereignty whatever and particularly to ? King of Wurtinburg in Germany and its dependencies to whom he was heretofore a subject.

May Term 1844
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Application of Thomas Holton Senr for Naturalization
    Be it remembered that on this day personally appeared in open Court Thomas Holton an alien aged about 66 years and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said Thomas Holton Senr had resided within the Jurisdiction of the United States the length of time required by law, and that he has taken the necessary preparatory steps to become a Citizen of the United States and is of good moral Character and is well disposed toward the Government of the United States and the good order and happiness of the same, and the said Thomas Holton also Claims Naturalization for his wife & his son Thomas who came to the United States under the age of 21 years & upon his statement the said wife & son are admitted-
    Thereupon the said Thomas Holton Senr took an oath to support the Constitution of the United States and that he did forever and entirely abjurn and renounce all allegience and fidelity to every foreign price potentate state or Soverinty whatever and particularly to the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland & its dependencies to whom he is at this time a subject -

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Application of William Holton for Naturalization
    Be it remembered that on this day personally appeared in open Court William Holton an alien and about 32 years and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said William Holton had resided within the Jurisdiction of the United States the length of time required by law, and that he has taken the necessary preparatory steps to become a Citizen of the Untied States, And is of good maral Character and is well disposed towards the Government of the United and the good order and happiness of the same-
    Thereupon the said William Holton took an oath to support the constitution of the United States and that he did forever entirely abjure and renounce all allegience and fidelity to every foreign Prince Potentate State or Sovrnighty whatever and particularly to the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and its dependencies to whom he is at this time a subject-

August Term 1844

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Application of Richard Hart an Alien for Naturalization
    Be it remembered ahat on this day personally appeared in open Court Richard Hart an Alien aged about forty years and made application for Naturalization and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said Richard Hart had resided within the jurisdiction of the United States the length of time required by law and is of good maral Character and is well disposed towards the Government of the United States and the Good orger and happiness of the same.
    Thereupon the said Richard Hart took an oath to support the Constitution of the United States and that he did entirely and forever abjure and renounce all allegiance and fidility to every foriegn Prince Potentate State or Sovereighty whatever and particularly to Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Brittain & IIreland and its dependencies to wherein his is at this time a subject.-

November Term 1844

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Application of George Heiman for Naturalization
    Be it remembered that on this day personally comes into open Court George Heiman an alien aged about fifty four years and makes application for Naturalization and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said George Heiman had resided within the jurisdiction of the United States the length of time required by law, and is of good moral Character and is PAge 139
well disposed toward the government of the United States and the good order and happiness of the same & all which was testified to in open Court by the Testimony of John Conner and Volentine Ochs.
    Thereupon the said George Heiman took an oath to support the Cohstitution of the United States and to forever abjure and renounce all allegiennce and fidelity to every foreign Prince Potentate, State or Soverigty whatever and particularly to Louis Phillip King of France to whom he is at this time a subject and its dependencies.

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Application of Frederick Henniger an Alien for Naturalization
    Be it remembered that on this day personally come into open Court Frederick Henninger an Alien aged aboout Forty Seven years and makes application for Naturalization and it appearing to the satisfaction of the COurt that the said Francis Henninger had resided within the jurisdiction of the United States the length of time required by law and had taken the necessary preparatory steps to become a citizen of the United States, and is of good moral character and is well disposed towards the Government of the United States and the good order and happiness of the same
Thereupon the said Frederick Henniger took an oath to support the Constitution of the United States and that he forever and entirely abjure and renounce all alligieance and fidelity to every foreign Prince Potentate State or Sovreignty whatever and particularly to Louis King of Bavaria and its dependancies to he is at this time a subject-

February Term 1845

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Application of John Hughs for Naturalization
And now comes John Hughs an alien aged about thirty nine years and makes application for Naturalization and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said John Hughs had resided within the jurisdiction of the United States the length of time required by law and has taken the necessary preparatory steps to become a citizen of the United States and is of good moral character and is well disposed towards the government of the United States and the good order and happiness of the same & upon proof of the above facts by the testimony of William C Bramwell and Enoch Wilkins good and reputable citizens of the United States & that they have known said applicant to be a resident of Jennings County about five year, upon which proofs the Court admitted the said applicant to citizenship- Thereupon the said John Hughs took his oath to support the Constitution of the United States and that he did forever and entirely abjure and renounce all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign Prince Potentate State or Sovereignty whatever and particulary to Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Brittain and Ireland and its dependencies to whom he is at this time a subject-

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And Now Comes John Hemburger an Alien and makes application for Naturalization aged 37 years And it appearing to the Satisfaction of the Court that the said John Hemburger has resided within the jurisdiction of the United States the length of time required by law and that he is of good Moral Character & well disposed towards the people and Government of the United and the good Order and happiness of the same and further that he has taken the necessary preparatory strps to become Naturalized all of which facts being proven by the testimony of Joseph Beach and Levi W. Todd good and reputable citizens of the United States and a certificate of his having made the proper declaration of intention produced in open Court admit him to Citizenship.
    Thereupon the said John Hemburger now here in open Court took an Oath to Support the Constitution of the United States and to foreveer abjure and renounce all allegiance and fidility whatever and particularily to Louis Phillip King of France and its depencencies to whom he is this time a subject.

Jennings Probate Court Febry. Term 1844
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    Application of John Deal for Naturalization And now at this day comes into open Court John Deal an alien for Naturalization he files with the Court a report of himself for that purpose which is in the words & figures following to wit -
State of Indiana}    To the Honorable Ezra F. Pabody Judge of the
Jennings County}    Jennings County Probate Court at the Febry. Term of
Said Court 1844
    Your applicant John Deal respectfully reports to your Honor that he is an Alien to Louis Prince of Hesse Darmstadt that he was born in the County of Bellshaur that he emigrated from the port of Hauve De Grace in France on the 19th day of July 1837 and landed at the Port of New York in the United States on the 31st day of September of the same year from thence he went to the State of Ohio where he remained for 9 months from thence to the State of Indiana here he has ever since remained he is now a resident of Jennings County in said State & intends making it is future place of residence that he is about 28 years old. And your applicant further reports that he did on the 2nd day of August 1841 make his declaration of jurisdiction to become a citizen of the United States before the Clerk of the Jennings County Circuit Court which is here shown to your Honor & which your applicant prays may be a part of this record report that he has never left this Jurisdiction of the United States since his arrival therein that it has always been & still is his intention bonafide to become a citizen of the United States & that he is well pleased with the laws & institutions thereof & he doth now declare that it is his intention Bonafide to for abjure & Renounce & he doth now abjure & Renounce all allegiance & fidelity to any foreign Prince Potentate State or Sovereignty whatever & particularly to Louis Prince of Hesse Darmstadt to who he is now subject and prays your Honor that the oath of allegiance may be administered to him now, here in open court- Subscribed & sworn to in open Court.
12 Feby. 1844    Wm. R. Marten Cty clk        John Deal

    And now comes into open court Edward Walker & John Phillip Fable good & reputable citizens of the United States who after being duly sworn upon their oaths saith that they have known the said John Deal about 4 years & that he has been a resident of Jennings County Indiana during the period of 4 years last past & the said John Phillip Fable says that he has known him for more than 5 years & that he has actually been a resident of the United for more than five years last past & the said Witnesses further say that during their said acquaintance with the said John Deal that he has conducted himself as a good moral citizen and that he has always since their acquaintance with him seemed to be attached to the laws & institutions of the American Government & that they have often heard him express a desire to become a naturalized citizen of the United States- And the Court now here being fully satisfied that the said John Deal has heretofore made before the proper officer the necessary Declaration of Intention to become Naturalized as required & upon due consideration of the p_______ herein do order & decree that the said John Deal be admitted to Citizenship as a Citizen of the United States upon his taking necessary oath of allegiance as required by law which said oath is now here administered him in open court by the clerk- And the Court adjourned until tomorrow morning 9. Oclock
Signed February 14, 1844
             E. F. Pabody

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