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Donated Material: Emigration Records

Petition for Naturalization for Bridget Monahan, Scariff

Title: Petition for Naturalization for Bridget Monahan, Scariff
Date: 2 December 1919
Place: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Source: Original
Transcriber/Donator: Michael Monahan
Petition for Naturalization for Bridget’s brother, Edward F. Monaghan/Monahan

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
PETITION FOR NATURALIZATION

No. 10600

To the Honorable District Court of The United States for the District of Rhode Island at Providence,

R. I.
The Petition of Bridget Ellen Monahan hereby filed, respectfully showeth:

First, My place of residence is 189 Garden Street, Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

Second, My occupation is salelady.

Third, I was born on the ____ day of March, anno Domini, 1871, at Scarriff, Ireland.

Fourth, I emigrated to the United States from Queenstown, Ireland, on or about the ___ day of May, ano Domini 1884 and arrived in the United States, at the port of Boston, Mass., on the __ day of May, anni Domini, 1884, on the vessel cannot remember.

Fifth, I declared my intention to become a citizen of the United States on the 14 day of Nov., anno Domini, 1917 at Prov. R.I., in this U. S. District Court.

Sixth, I am not married. I have no children.

Seventh, I am not a disbeliever in or opposed to organized government or a member of or affliated with any organization or body of persons teaching disbelief in or opposed to organized government. I am not a polygamist nor a believer in the practice of polygamy. I am attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States, and it is my intention to become a citizen of the United States abs to renounce absolutely and forever all allegiances and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, and particularly to George V, King of Great Britain & Ireland of whom at this time I ama subject, and it is my intention to reside permanently in the United States.

Eighth, I am able to speak the English language.

Ninth, I have reside continuously in the United States of America for the term of five years at least immediately presiding the date if this petition, to wit, since the ___ May, anno Domini 1884, and in the State of RHODE ISLAND, continuously next preceding the date of this petition, since ___ May, anno Domini 1884 being a resident within this State of at least one year next preceding the date of this petition.

Tenth, I have not heretofore petitioned for citizenship to any court.
Attached hereto and made a part of this petition is my declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States and the certificate from the Department of Labor, together with my affidavit and the affidavits of the two verifying witnesses thereto, required by law. Wherefore your petitioner prays that he may be admitted a citizen of the United States of America.

S/ Bridget Ellen Monahan
Declaration of Intention No. 24392 filed this 2 day of Dec. 1919.
AFFADIVATS OF PETITIONER AND WITNESSES
United States of America
ss.
District of Rhode Island

The aforesaid petitioner being duly sworn, deposes and says that he is the petitioner in the above-entitled proceedings; that he has read the foregoing petition and knows the contents thereof; that the said petition is signed with his full, true name; that the same is true of his own knowledge, except as to matters therein stated to be alleged upon information and belief, and that as to those matters he believes it to be true.

s/ Bridget Ellen Monahan
John McKnight, occupation P. O. clerk, residing at 428 Pawtucket Ave., Pawtucket, R. I. And John J. Barry, occupation, buyer, residing at 18 Crossman Street, Central Falls, R. I. Each being severally, duly and respectively sworn, deposes and says that he is a citizen of the United States of America; that he has personally known Bridget Ellen Monahan, the petitioner above mentioned, to have resided in the United States continuously immediately preceding the date of filing his petition, since the 1 day of Dec., anno Domini 1914, and in the State in which the above entitled petition is made continuously since the 1 day of Dec., anno Domin, 1914; and that he has personal knowledge that the said petitioner is a person of good moral character, attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States, and that the petitioner is in very way qualified, in his opinion, to be admitted a citizen of the United States.

s/ John McKnight
s/ John J. Barry

Subscribed and sworn to before me by the above-named petitioner and witnesses in the office of the Clerk of the said Court the 2 day of Dec., anno Domini, 1919.

s/ Mary R. C. Hall, Dep. Clerk

IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF File Dec. 2, 1919
Bridget Ellen Monahan
OATH OF ALLEGIANCE

I Hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, and particularly to George V, King of Great Britain & Ireland of whom I have heretofore been a subject; that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; and that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same.

s/ Bridget Ellen Monahan

Subscribed and sworn to before me, in open Court, this 13 day of March, A.D. 1920.

s/ Thomas Hope, Clerk.

ORDER OF COURT ADMITTING PETITIONER

Upon the consideration of the petition of Bridget Ellen Monahan, and affidavits in support thereof, and further testimony taken in open Court, it is ordered that the said petitioner, who has taken the oath required by law, be, and hereby is, admitted to become a citixan of the United States of America this 13 day of March, A.D. 1920.

By the Court
s/ Brown, J.
Certificate of Naturalization No. 1320044, issued on 13 day of March, A.D. 1920.

 
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