County of Shelby   SS

          Be It Known, That on the 17th day of August A.D., 1852, personally appeared in the Shelby Circuit Court before the Judge thereof,  John GreibJohn Krieg an alien, and reports himself for Naturalization, and being duly sworn on oath declares that he is a native of Wertemburg in Germany aged about 43 years, and owes allegiance to Wertemburg that he emigrated thence, embarked at Harve de grace and arrived at New York in the United States, on the day of Septmeber A.D., 1846, and that 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 Frederick King of Wertemburg. Sworn and subscribed the 17th day of August 1852.
          Sworn and subscribed the 24th day of August 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

Transcribed by Barb Huff

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