Fayette County, Pa. Alien Papers List


Part 4




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From microfilm records of Fayette county courts, as regards: Petitions, Declarations of Intent, and granting of Citizenship actions. #415 Petition during March Term 1833 for FRANCIS MC NAMARA, a native of County Clare, Ireland; aged between the years of 33-35 (during the date of April 8, 1833); arrived in the United States July 1830. #416 Petition of JOHN G. HERTIG, born in the Province of Burgundy, and emigrated from there in 1825; arrived in the U.S. at the Port of New York on January 13, 1826, aged 20-21 years #417 JOHN G. HERTIG admitted as a citizen on September 4, 1834. #418 Declaration of Intent of JOHN THORP; born in Yorkshire, England about 1806; emigrated from whence in 1830. Sworn statement in Fayette county court of 9/23/1832. #419 Petition and Declaration of Intent of WILLIAM GRAHAM; born in Doneghan (?sp) province of Ulster; after 25 years there, emigrated to New York May of 1831. #420 action for WILLIAM SNOWDEN, a native of Yorkshire, England;emigrated from there in 1829; admitted as citizen on September 7, 1835. #421 Declaration of Intent of THOMAS SIMPSON (sworn statement given at court of Washington (?county); a native of York County, England; age of 24 years (as of 9/4/1833); was a resident in the United States since 9/4/1833 and for one year since. #422 court action of BEATTIE MC CLELLAND, a native of Ireland; aged 23 years or thereabouts and a resident of Fayette County (in 1835); arrived in the United States at the age of 21, and has been residing in the U. S. for 3 years; sworn to on January 6, 1835 as character witness, by JOHN MC CLELLAND #423 action of JOHN COOPER; born 1807 in Lincolnshire, England; emigrated from whence place in 1828. Court action dated 9/2/1833. #424 Declaration of Intent of WILLIAM SMITH, born about 1793 inYorkshire, England; from whence he emigrated in 1830. Sworn statement of 1833. #425 action of PETER T. LASHLY, a native of England; landed atBaltimore, in the state of Maryland on August 28, 1818; relocated to Fayette county 1821 to date of action on October 23, 1832. #426 Declaration of Intent of JOSEPH TURNER, an Englishman, born 1779 in shire of Lancaster, England; whence place he emigrated from in 1820. Sworn statement September 4, 1833. #427 action of JOHN CASSADAY/CASSADEY, born about 1809 in CountyDonnegal, Ireland; emigrated from that place and landed in United States in May 1812; has resided for the past 26 years in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; admitted as citizen September 7, 1840. #428 Declaration of Intent of GEORGE CANBY, born 1801 in County of Yorkshire, England; from whence he emigrated June 1827. Sworn statement of September 2, 1833. #429 Petition of JOHN MC MULLENS, a native of Ireland; arrived in United States May 1817. Sworn statements August 30, 1830, and September 2, 1833. #430-431 Declaration and Petition of DAVID LINDSAY, of the parish of Magherally (?sp), County of Down, Ireland; aged about 45 years (as of the January court term of 1833.) #432 Report of JOSEPH MC GEE, a native of Ireland, born about 1800; aged 32 years or thereabouts (as of 1/16/1833); landed at Port of Baltimore in the year 1821. Sworn to on January 16, 1833. #433 action of SAM QUAY/QUAYA, a native of County Derry, Ireland; arrived in the United States at the Port of Philadelphia on September 14, 1812. Sworn statements of October 31, 1831 and January 17, 1834. #434 action of CHRISTOPHER GOHL, a native of Germany; aged 43 years (as of 3/4/1834). Sworn statement of March 1834. #435 Petition and Citizenship on October 13, 1834 of SAMUEL DUNN, a native of Ireland; born 7/5/1807 in the Parish of Donboe (?sp), County of London Derry, Ireland; sailed from Londonderry April 17, 1825, to the Port of Yankey Town, Maine on October 1825, aged about 18 years old; has resided in the United States for eight years and 11 months preceding his application; now age of 27 years (in 1834). #436 Declaration of Intent of EVAN JENKINS, filed January 6, 1835 when he is 33 years and 8 months old; born in South Wales, England on or about April 15, 1801; migrated from Liverpool, England and arrived in the United States at the Port of Norfolk, Virginia about June 6, 1831. #437 Declaration of Intent of JOHN BRADBURY/BRADBERRY, a native of Staffordshire, England, aged about 29 years (in 1835 during the court action in Fayette County, PA). #438 Petition of JOHN HERBERTSON (a resident of the Borough of Bridgeport, Fayette county in 1835); born in Linarshire (?), Scotland about September 16, 1805; migrated from whence place in 1823 to the Port of New York July 15, 1823 about the age of 17-18 years; came to Pennsylvania in 1823/ Sworn statement of September 7, 1835. #439 Petition of JOHN MC KEOWN on September 22, 1832; born 1810 County of Antrim, Ireland; about the age of 22 (in 1832); he migrated from Belfast to the Port of Philadelphia on or about October 4, 1828. Sworn statement of September 27, 1832. First registry of intent made for self on September 22, 1832 and filed Declaration in the County of Philadelphia. #440 Petition of THOMAS FAULL, a blacksmith (in court action dated December 27, 1830); born in the County of Cornwall, England, and arrived in the State of Virginia June 14, 1829; states his intent to reside, and does reside in Richmond, Virginia and is 41 years of age (in 1830). Also filing for the family which emigrated along with him, viz: wife, ELLEN (age 42 years); children: ANN (14), JANE (13), THOMAS (9), MARY (6), WILLIAM (age-months; born 1830 in the Borough of Norfolk, Virginia); came to Fayette county, Pennsylvania about 1834 and the final court action for citizenship is recorded on September 7, 1835 by the county Prothonotary. #441 action of JOSEPH SMITH, born Balley (?), England about November 26, 1810; about the age of 26 years (in 1836), and arrived at the Port of Philadelphia on or about the 10th day of June 1831. Sworn statement on January 5, 1836. #442 action of JOEL PAYNE, a native of England born in Haytisbury (?), England about August 10, 1800; aged about 35 years (in 1836); landed in the United States at the Port of New York May 9, 1830. #443 action of JOHN LOWRY, LOWREY, aged 21 years (in 1835); born County Tiperary, Ireland in 1785; aged about 50 years (in 1835); migrated from Ireland to the united States, and arrived at the Port of St. John's about June 1813 (year date fuzzy). #444 Petition of THOMAS BURTON, a native of England; arrived at the Port of Baltimore in 1819. Court action sworn to on September 7, 1840; aged about 47 years in 1836. #445 action of WILLIAM BURTON, arrived in the United States about the age of 21 years; sworn statement of May 26, 1834; born in England; emigrated from whence place on August 1, 1831, to the Port of Baltimore. #446 Declaration of Intent of WILLIAM THOMPSON 9sworn statement of September 10, 1835); born about 1810 in the County of Fermanaugh, Ireland; migrated from there June 26, 1832. #447 Petition of SEBASTIAN BRANT/BRAND, a native of Germany; born 1809 in County of Baden/Beden in the Kingdom of Germany; from whence place emigrated in 1832. #448 Petition of JOHN M. KEMPF, a native of Germany; arrived at the Port of Baltimore about October 5, 1831; born 1811 in the County of Baden, Germany; from whence place he emigrated in 1832. Sworn statement on September 11, 1835. ---end part 1---- Here is the next batch of information (some are repeats of yesterday, just years different and for different court action due to the Naturalization Act) #449 Report of WILHELM GRAF, born in Coburgh, Dukedom of Saxony(Germany) on or about March 24, 1788; now about 47 years old (in 1835); migrated from the port of Bremen to the port of Baltimore, and arrived in the U. S. on July 24, 1834. #450 Report of JOHN FREDERICK LOCHLEIN, born in Coburg, Dukedon of Saxony (Germany) on or about the 28th day of May (this word was blurred, and my best guess) of 1805; now about 30 years old (1835); migrated from the seaport of Bremen to the port of Baltimore in the U. S. on or about April 1, 1834. #451 Declaration of Intent of MICHAEL KENAN, born 1799 in the county of Monahan, Ireland; whence place he migrated from in 1827 and after his landing in America he elected the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as his intended place of settlement; sworn statement of September 1835. #452 Report of and Declaration of Intent of HEINRICH JOSEPH WANKEL, age 42 years (in 1835); he is about 6 ft in height, oval face, robust in stature and has dark complexion; he was a resident of the Province of Fuhlda (?) and Town of Fuhlda (? hard to read the name), Germany; he left Fuhlda on July 12, 1833 and sailed from Bremen on August 1, 1833 and arrived at the port of Baltimore on October 21, 1833; he now resides (in 1835) in thetown of Union in Fayette county. #453 Declaration of intent and Report of JOHN A. COUP, born on or about August 23, 1811 in the town of Boto (?) in the Kingdom of Hoenzoller, Germany; migrated from Havre de Grase (?) to the port of Baltimore, where he arrived June 2, 1833; in 1835 he was about the age of 24 years; statement sworn to 9/14/1835. #454 & 455 not shown on film; no statements made about them. #456 action of WILLIAM BURLEY/BARLEY; native of England, born in the county of Yorkshire, England, and in 1836 was 21 years of age and 6 months; migrated from England on July 4, 1827 and arrived in the U. S. on August 15, 1827, and at that time he was a minor of the age of 15 years, 6 months; he first settled in Philadelphia, Philadelphia county and has resided in the United States for the time of 9 years past; sworn to and citizenship granted June 7, 1836. #457 Declaration of Intent of RICHARD COCKBURNE, borne 1809 in England, from whence he emigrated in 1831; sworn statement of September 13, 1836. #458 Declaration of Intent of JOHN DEAN, born in England, and now about 31 years old (in 1836); migrated from whence place in 1830; sworn statement of September 13, 1836. #459 Declaration of Intent of JOHN TUNSTALL, born 1805 in England; migrated from whence place in 1830; sworn statement of September 13, 1836. #460 Declaration of Intent of THOMAS RATHMILL(?); born 1802 in England; emigrated to the U. S. 1831; sworn statement 9/13/1836; citizenship granted 9/13/1838. #461 Petition of JOHN MICHAEL PHILLIPS, arrived in the U. S. at the port of Philadelphia on the last day of June 1819; statement sworn to September 1836, and states that he has lived in the U.S. for 5 years past, and 1 year past within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. #462 Petition of JOSEPH KINNEAR (fairly illegible surname); a native of the Kingdom of Ireland; immigrated to the united States July 1801; sworn statement September 5, 1836. #463 Petition of EDWARD MOORHOUSE; first citizenship action in sworn statements begins June 12, 1832, where he swears that he was born 1805 in the county of York, England; migrated from whence place in 1831; sworn statements from September 13, 1836 for further court action. #464 Petition of JAMES COCKBURN, born 1805 in the county of York,England; migrated from there in 1831; sworn statement September 13, 1836. #465 Petition of CHARLES KESSLER; who arrived in the United States at the port of New York in August of 1819; affidavit first filed in Fayette county on January 5, 1829; sworn statements follow for September 5, 1836 (this may be the date when final citizenship was granted.) #466 Petition of CHARLES SHEPHERD, who arrived in the United States at the port of New York on May 12, 1817; first filed affidavit in Fayette county on October 23, 1826; statement sworn to on September 5, 1836 (this may be the date when the final citizenship was granted.) #467 Petition of NATHANIEL HURST, a resident of Springhill Township, Fayette county; a native of England, presently aged 37 years (in 1836) or thereabouts; emigrated to the United States at the port of New York about March 20, 1829; admitted to citizenship September 1840. #468 Petition of JOHN BRADBURY, born in Staffordshire, England; from whence place he migrated to the United States in 1830; arrived at the port of Baltimore on July 16, 1830 at around 24-25 years of age; in 1830 he came to Pennsylvania and resided there since; citizenship granted January 2, 1837. #469 Petition of CHRISTOPHER GOHL; a native of Germany; citizenship granted September 6, 1837 #470 Petition of ROBERT JACKSON, a native of the county of Yorkshire, England; arrived in the United States, September 11, 1828 at the port of Philadelphia; first filed on March 7, 1837 a certificate of residency in Fayette county for the 5 years past in the United States, and the one year past in Pennsylvania; a resident of Brownsville in March 1837. #471 Declaration of Intent of JAMES PILLING, a native of Lancaster county, England; residing near Brownsville in 1837; aged 32 years and 10 months (in 1837); sworn to March 1837. #472 Petition of ADAM LUTZ, a native of the county of Boane (?),Germany; arrived at the port of Baltimore September 13,1832 (statement sworn on March 15, 1837; he has resided in the United States for 5 years past, and one year last in Pennsylvania; sworn and admitted to citizenship on March 13, 1839. #473 Petition of JACOB RINER/RINEAR; age of 39 years (in 1837); born in Harmen (?), in the Dukedom of Hoensasla (?), Germany, on or about July 22, 1807. #474 Petition of HENRY PENDLEBERRY, a native of S----(illegible), England; arrived in the United States at the age of 21 years; has resided for the past 3-5 years in the U. S.; sworn to in 1837. #475 Petition of HENRY CASSON, a native of Lancashire, England, where he was born April 22, 1807; he is a resident of Bridgeport Borough in 1837; migrated from Liverpool, and arrived at the port of New York on or about the 10th day of October (?best guess), 1832; sworn statement September 6, 1837. #476 Petition of JOHN DAVIS, a native of the county of Colmorganin South Wales; emigrated from Newport (?), England and arrived at the port of Philadelphia August 14, 1834; sworn statement of September 4, 1837; citizenship granted in 1840. #477 Petition of JOHN PUGH, a native of the county of Badun (?), in the Principality of Nolez (?); arrived at the port of New York on August 28, 1832 #478 action of WILLIAM BINCH, aged 29 years (in 1837) and 3 months; born in Nottinghamshire, England; emigrated from Liverpool in the month of May 1830; landed at Philadelphia during the month of July 1830; admitted as citizen June 3, 1840. #479 action of THOMAS H. FENN (action sworn to in 1838); a native of Kent County, England; in 1838; arrived in the United States at the port of Philadelphia September of 1835; he was residing in Union Township, Fayette County and was at the age of 27 years; sworn statement of March 15, 1838; final statement sworn to on October 5, 1840 when citizenship was granted. #480 not shown on film; no mention made for this number. #481 action of CHARLES SCHANNEMAN, a native of the kingdom of Prussia (Germany); who, by the month of March 1838, has resided in Fayette county for the past 19 months; arrived in the United States at the age of 21; admitted to citizenship September 13, 1842. #482 Petition of JOHN JACOB CHARLES BROWER/BRAUER [the petition cover only shows CHARLES BROWER; all affidavits are signed and noted as full name as above]; a native of the kingdom of Prussia; in March 1838 he has been a resident of the county of Fayette for one and a half years; signed as JOHN J. C. BROWER. #483 Petition of FRANCIS LUTZ, a native of the Kingdom of Bavaria, the Empire of Germany; sworn to on March 10, 1841; witness affidavit by ADAM LUTZ. #484 Declaration of Intent of LENHART SAFER/SASSER, a native of the Kingdom of Bavaria, Empire of Germany; entered the United States at the port of Baltimore on or about the 22 or 23 day of July 1827. #485 missing from film; not mentioned. #486 Petition of DAVID LINDSAY, who was last a resident of County Down, Ireland; since 1822 has been a resident of Bullskin Township, Fayette county; citizenship granted March 1838. #487 action of JAMES HILL, born in County Donegal, Ireland aboutNovember 1, 1803; now about 25 years old (in 1828); arrived at the port of Baltimore about September 1, 1828; citizenship granted September 1838. --only 243 entries more to go Continued For part 3 of Alien Papers List Of Fayette County, Pa. For part 5 of Alien Papers List Of Fayette County, Pa.
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