Wednesday, August 14, 2013

John MARTIN Applies To Become Naturalized Citizen (1840)

As mentioned in Hendricks County Circuit Court Civil Order Book Volume 4 (October 1843 - April 1846), on 12 October 1840 John Martin filed his declaration of intent to become a naturalized citizen and to revoke his allegiance to Germany. He stated that he was born in March 1812 in Allendorff, Germany and in March 1836, at age 24, he departed from Bremen and arrived at the port of Baltimore on 1 May 1836. He had resided in Indiana for 2 years and 9 months prior to his application.

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