Gilligan

UNITED  STATES  OF  AMERICA


STATE  OF  INDIANA
County of Shelby   SS

          Be it Known, that on the 29th day of October A.D. 1852, personally appeared in the Shelby Circuit Court, before the Clerk thereof, John Gilligan an alien, and reports himself for Naturalization, and being duly sworn on oath declares that he is a native of Ireland, aged about 27 years, and owes allegiance to the Queen of Great Britain and Ireland that he emigrated thence, embarked at Liverpool and arrived at New Orleans in the United States on the 20th day of July A.D., 1847 and that it is bona fide his intention to reside in and become A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES, and to renounce forever ALL ALLEGIANCE AND FIDELITY to every Foreign Prince, Potentate, State of Sovereignty whatever; and particularly to Victoria Queen of Great Britain and Ireland.
          Sworn and subscribed the 29th day of October 1852.

          In Testimony Whereof, I Jacob Vernon Clerk of the Shelby Circuit Court, hereunto set my name and the seal of said Court the above date.

( LS )     J. Vernon  
Clerk          

Transcribed by Linda Bianchi

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