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Petition for Naturalization for Bridget Monahan, Scariff
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
To the Honorable District Court of The United States for the District of Rhode Island at Providence,
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.
S/ Bridget Ellen Monahan
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
s/ John McKnight
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
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