Citizenship Records
Glynn Co., Georgia

 

GIEHOLM, Wilhelm

Superior Court Minutes Vol. 8 pg. 388

United States of America, State of Georgia, County of Glynn}  Be it remembered that on the 13th day of September Anno Domini, one Thousand Eight hundred and Eighty four, in person appeared before the undersigned the Clerk of the Superior Court of said County, said Court being a Court of Record having Common Law Jurisdiction a clerk and a seal, Wilhelm Gieholm who as being sworn according to the law says:  "That his name is Wilhelm Gieholm, that it is Bona Fide his intention to become a citizen of the United States, that he was born in the town of Bergen in the Empire of Germany, that he is Thirty six years of age and is a subject of Emperor Wilhelm of Germany, to whom his allegiance is due, that he emigrated to the United States in the year 1867, and landed in Charleston that he has resided in the United States ever since 1867, and in Brunswick, Ga. for the four years last past that it was his intention when he came to said County and State to settle and remain in the State of Georgia and to become a citizen of this State and of the United States and further, Deponent says that he doth hereby renounce forever all allegiances and Fidelity to every Foreign Prince, Potentate, State and Sovereignty whatsoever and particularly to the Empire of German y and the reigning Emperor of which Kingdom he was lately a subject.

W. Gieholm

Sworn to and subscribed before me this September 13th A.D. 1884 T. O'Connor Jr., Clerk SC Glynn County, Georgia

 

GORDON, Thomas

Superior Court Minutes Vol. 8 pgs. 102-105

State of Georgia County of Glynn}  To the Honorable the Superior Court of Said County.  This petition of Thomas Gordon respectfully showeth that he has resided in the United States of America for Eight years and that he is now twenty six years of age, that for the last six years he has been a resident of said County and State and that since his arrival in said County to wit ever since 1876 his bona fide intention has been to become a citizen of the United States and of said State and County.  Your Petitioner further shows that he was born in the County of Surry in the State of England of the Kingdom of Great Britain and that he never bore any title or order of nobility, your Petitioner also attaches hereto his oath of intention to become a citizen as provided by law which he prays may be taken as a part of this proceedings.  Wherefore Petitioner prays the court that he may be permitted to take and subscribe the oath of allegiance and fidelity as prescribed by the laws and constitution of the United States and be admitted as a citizen of the same.  This June 24th 1882.  Harris & Smith attys for Petitioner.

State of Georgia County of Glynn}  In[?] appeared before me the undersigned Thomas Gordon who on being duly sworn says that the facts set forth in the foregoing petition are true to the best of his knowledge and belief.

Thomas Gordon

Sworn to and subscribed to before me this June 24th 1882 M.L. Mershon, Judge SCBC

 

United States of America, State of Georgia, County of Glynn}  Be it remembered that on the twenty fourth day of June Anno Domini one thousand Eight hundred and Eighty two In person appeared before the undersigned the Clerk of the Superior Court of said County, said Court being a Court of record having common law jurisdiction, a Clerk and a Seal, Thomas Gordon who on being sworn according to law says, That his name is Thomas Gordon.  That it is Bona fida his intention to become a citizen of the United States, that he was born in that part of Great Britain called England and in the County of Surry.  That he is twenty six years of age that he is a subject of Great Britain and that his allegiance is due to Victoria the reigning Queen.  That he emigrated from England and came to the United States where he has resided ever since in 1873 and that he has resided in Brunswick Glynn County Georgia since 1876 and that it was his intention when he came to said County and State is to settle and remain in the State of Georgia and to become a citizen of this State and the United States.  And further Deponent says that doth hereby renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereignty whatsoever and particularly to the Kingdom of Great Britain and the reigning Queen Victoria of which Kingdome he was a subject.

Thomas Gordon

Sworn to and subscribed to before me this June 24th 1882 T. O'Connor Jr., Clerk SCGC Ga.

 

State of Georgia County of Glynn}  In appeared before me the undersigned L.W. Harris and Robert Farmer citizens of said County who on being duly sworn says that they have known Thomas Gordon the foregoing applicant for citizenship ever since 1876 and that during the time intervening between the time last aforesaid and this June 24th 1882 he has resided in the City of Brunswick said County and State.  That he has behaved himself as a man of good moral character; attached to the principals of the Constitution of the United States and well disposed to the good order and happiness of the same.

L.W. Harris
Robert Farmer

Sworn to and subscribed to before me the June 24th 1882 James E. Lambright, N.P.E.O.J.P. 26 Dist. GM G.C. Ga.

 

State of Georgia County of Glynn}  Superior Court May Term 1882 of said County.  I Thomas Gordon do solemnly swear that I do hereby absolutely, entirely and forever renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign Prince, Potentate, State and Sovereignty whatsoever particularly Victoria Queen of Great Britain and to the Government of Great Britain.  And I do further swear that I will bear true and faith and allegiance to Government of the United States and to the utmost of my ability support and defend the Constitution there and the constitution of the State of Georgia.  So help me God.

Thomas Gordon

Sworn to and subscribed to before me this June 24th 1882 M.L. Mershon, Judge SCBC.

 

Thomas Gordon, exparte} Application for citizenship.  In Glynn Superior Court May Term 1882.  Present Hon. M.L. Mershon Judge of said Court.  It appearing to the Court that Thomas Gordon the applicant for citizenship emigrated to the United States of America before his arrival at majority to wit in his seventeenth year and that he has resided in said United States ever since and since 1876 that he has resided in said County during the time intervening between the year last aforesaid and this June 24th 1882 and that it has ever been his bona fide intention to become a citizen of the United States since his arrival therein and that he has produced evidence of good moral character and of the residence required and of his attachment to the principles of the constitution of the United States and good disposition toward the government thereof.  It is therefore considered ordered and adjudged by the Court that the said Thomas Gordon be and he is hereby admitted to all the rights, immunities, and privileges of a citizen of the United States of America in Terms of the Constitution and Laws thereof.  And it is further ordered that the clerk of this Court do issue to the said Thomas Gordon a certified copy of these proceedings.

M.L. Mershon, Judge SCBC

Judgment signed this June 24th 1882

Harris and Smith attys for Thos. Gordon

 

O'CONNOR, John

Superior Court Minutes Vol. 8 pgs. 229-232

United States of America, State of New York, City & County of New York}  Be it remembered that on the Twentieth day of June in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy seven, personally appeared John O'Connor in the Court of Common Pleas for the City and County of New York (said Court being a Court of record having Common law jurisdiction a clerk and a seal) and made his declaration of intention of intention to become a Citizen of the United States of America in the words following to wit:  I John O'Connor do declare on oath that it is bona fide my intentions to become a Citizen of the United States and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereignty whatsoever, and particularly to the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland of whom I am a subject.

John O'Connor

Sworn this 20th day of June 1877 Nathaniel Jarvis Jr., Clerk (duplicate)

In attestation whereof and that the foregoing is a true copy of the original declaration of intention remaining record in my office, I Nathaniel Jarvis Jr. Clerk of the said Court have hereunto subscribed my hand and affixed the seal of the Court this Eleventh day of August 1881.

Nathaniel Jarvis Jr. Clerk {Common pleas of New York}

 

State of Georgia Glynn County}  Clerks office Superior Court.  This is to certify that the original of the above and foregoing affidavit is now on file in my office and that the above is a full and true copy of said original so of file and that said original affidavit has been recorded.  The applicant John O'Connor has gray eyes, dark hair, and dark complexion he is by occupation a farmer.  Given under my hand and official seal of said Court this Seventh day of June 1883.

T. O'Connor Jr., Clerk SCGC Ga.

 

State of Georgia Glynn County}  To the Superior Court of said County.  The Petition of John O'Connor late of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland of the Town of Glencar[?] of the County of Kenny and Province of M [blank] in that part of the Kingdom called Ireland showeth that on the 20th day of June Eighteen Hundred and Seventy seven he filed in the Clerks office of New York County in the State of New York his declaration under oath of his intention to become a Citizen of the United States of America (a certified copy of which declaration of intention is here in Court produced and shown and your Petitioner further states that he has resided in the United States for the term of Eleven years next preceding this his application for admission to Citizenship to wit:  from the 8th day of July A.D. 1872 to the date of this petition.  And your Petitioner further showeth that he is now in the Thirty fifth year of his age.  That he has borne no title or order of Nobility wherefore Petitioner prays this Honorable Court that he may be permitted to take and subscribe the oath of allegiance and Fidelity as prescribed by the Constitution of the United States and the Laws passed in conformity thereto by the Honorable Congress and be admitted a Citizen of the same and Petitioner will ever pray & etc.

John O'Connor, Petitioner

 

State of Georgia Glynn County}  In person appeared before the undersigned the clerk of the Superior Court in and for said county Warren A. Fuller and C.L. Elliot citizens of the United States residing in the County and State aforesaid who being sworn say that they have been acquainted with John O'Connor (now applying for Citizenship) for two years last past that during that time he has resided near the City of Brunswick in the County and State aforesaid and on the Island of St. Simons situated therein, that he has behaved himself as a Man of good moral character, attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States and well disposed to the good order and Happiness of the same. 

Warren A. Fuller
C.L. Elliot

Sworn to and subscribed before me this June 8th 1883 T. O'Connor Jr., Clerk Superior Court Glynn County, Ga.

 

State of Georgia Glynn County}  I John O'Connor late a subject of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland do solemnly swear that I do hereby absolutely entirely and forever renounce and abjure all allegiance and Fidelity to every foreign Prince, Potentate, State and Sovereignty whatsoever particularly to Victoria reigning Queen of Great Britain and Ireland and Empress of India and to the Government of Great Britain and Ireland and I do further swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Government of the Untied States of America and to the utmost of my power and ability support and defend the Constitution of the same and the Constitution of the State of Georgia.  So help me God.

John O'Connor

June 13th 1883 Sworn to and subscribed before me in open court M.L. Mershon, Judge SCB Circuit

 

State of Georgia Glynn County}  In Glynn Superior Court May term 1883.  Present Honorable Martin L. Mershon Judge.  It appearing to the Court that John O'Connor did on the 20th day of June in the year of our Lord Eighteen Hundred and Seventy Seven filed his declaration of intention (in the clerks office of the Court of Common Please in the County of New York in the State of New York) to become a Citizen of the United States of America in terms of the laws of the Congress of the United States, in such cases made and provided and said John O'Connor having produced satisfactory evidence of good moral character and of the residence required and of his attachment to the principles of the Constitution of the United States and of his good disposition towards the Government thereof.  It is therefore considered ordered and adjudged by the Court that said John O'Connor be and he is hereby admitted to all the rights immunities and privileges of a Citizen of the United States in terms of the Constitution and laws thereof.  And it is further ordered that the Clerk of this Court do issue to said John O'Connor a certified copy of these proceedings.  Judgment signed this 13th day of June 1883.  M.L. Mershon, Judge SCBC

 

SULLIVAN, Charles

Superior Court Minutes Vol. 8 pgs. 114-117

United States of America, State of Georgia, County of Glynn}  To the Honorable the Superior Court of said County.  The petition of Charles Sullivan showeth that he is now thirty one years of age and that he has resided constantly in the United States from the time that he arrived therein which was in the fourth year of his age, and that his father became a naturalized citizen of the United States after his said arrival therein as aforesaid.  That your petitioner has resided in said County and State for over two years and that his bona fide intention was from the time of his arrival at majority to become a citizen of the United States and since his residence in said State a citizen of said state.
        Your Petitioner further shows that he is of good moral character and that he was born in Belfast in the State of Ireland in the Kingdom of Great Britain and that he never bore any title or any order of nobility.
        Your Petitioner also attaches hereto his oath of intention to become a citizen as provided by law which he prays may be taken as a part and parcel of this his petition.  Wherefore Petitioner prays the Court that he may be permitted to take and subscribe the oath of allegiance prescribed by law in such case and that he be admitted and adjudged a citizen of the United States.  This September 15th 1882.  Harris & Smith Petitioner's attys.

 

State of Georgia County of Glynn}  In person appeared before the undersigned Charles Sullivan the applicant in the foregoing Petition named who on oath says that the facts set forth therein are true.

Chas. Sullivan

Sworn to and subscribed to before me this 23rd day of September 1882.  M.L. Mershon, Judge SCBC

 

United States of America, Georgia, Glynn County}  Be it remembered that on the 23d day of September Anno Domini one thousand Eight hundred and Eighty two, In person appeared before the undersigned clerk of the Superior Court of said County and State, said Court being a Court of record having common law jurisdiction a clerk and a seal, Charles Sullivan who on being duly sworn according to law says that his name is Charles Sullivan that it is his Bona Fide intention to become a citizen of the United States.  That he was born in Belfast in the state of Ireland in the Kingdom of Great Britain.  That he is thirty one years of age.  That he is a subject of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain.  That he emigrated from Great Britain and came to the Untied States in his fourth year and that he has resided in the United States constantly since that time.  That he has resided in Brunswick in said County and State for over two years, and that it is his intention now and has been his intention ever since he arrived at majority to become a citizen of the United States of America, and since his arrival in said State and County to become a citizen thereof.
        Deponent further swears that he does hereby renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign Prince, Potentate, state or sovereignty whatsoever and particularly to the Kingdom of Great Britain and the reigning Queen, Victoria of which Kingdom he lately was a subject.

Chas. Sullivan

Sworn to and subscribed to before me this 23rd day of September 1882.  T. O'Connor Jr., Clerk SCGC Ga.

 

State of Georgia County of Glynn}  In person appeared before L.B. Davis and James Gallagher who on oath being duly sworn days that they are citizens of the United States and of said State and County and that they have known Charles Sullivan the applicant named in the foregoing petition for citizenship for two years and that for said term he has resided in said County and State.  That he is of good moral character and as such has behaved himself and attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States and well disposed to the good order and happiness of the same.

L.B. Davis {LS}
James Gallagher X (his mark) {LS}

Sworn to and subscribed to before me this Sept. 15th 1882.  James E. Lambright, N.P. Ex off J.P. Dist. G.M.

 

State of Georgia County of Glynn}  Superior Court of said County May Term 1882.  I Charles Sullivan do solemnly swear that I do hereby absolutely, entirely and forever renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign Prince, Potentate, state and sovereignty whatsoever and particularly Victoria Queen of Great Britain and to the Government of Great Britain, and I do further swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the government of the United States and to the utmost of my ability support and defend the Constitution thereof and the Constitution of this state of Georgia.  So help me God.

Chas. Sullivan

Sworn to and subscribed to before me this 23rd day of Sept. 1882.  M.L. Mershon, Judge SCBC

 

Charles Sullivan, exparte}  Application for citizenship.  In Glynn Superior Court May Term 1882.  Present Honorable M.L. Mershon, Judge of said Court. It appearing to the Court that Charles Sullivan, the applicant for citizenship, emigrated to the United States of America before his arrival at majority to wit, in his fourth year and that he has resided therein ever since his arrival as aforesaid and that he has resided in said County of Glynn for two years immediately preceding the date of his said application and that it has ever been his bona fide intention to become a citizen of the United States since his arrival at majority, and that he is now thirty one years of age, and that he has produced evidence of good moral character and the residence required and of his attachment to the principles of the Constitution of the United States and good disposition toward the government thereof; It is therefore considered ordered and adjudged by the Court that the said Charles Sullivan be and he is hereby admitted to all the rights, immunities and privileges of a citizen of the United States of America in terms of the Constitution and laws thereof.  And it is further ordered that the clerk of this court do issue to the said Charles Sullivan a certified copy of this proceeding.

M.L. Mershon, Judge SCBC

Judgment signed this Sept. 23rd 1882.  Harris & Smith Petitioner's attys at law.

 

TROMBETTA, Vincenszo

Superior Court Minutes Vol. 8 pgs. 388-389

United States of America, State of Georgia, Glynn County}  Be it remembered that on the Twenty Fifth day of October in the year of Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Eighty four in person appeared before the undersigned Deputy Clerk of the Superior Court of said County (said Court being a Court of record, having Common law jurisdiction, a clerk and a seal) Vincenszo Trombetta, who being sworn according to law, deposeth and saith that his name is Vincenszo Trombetta, that he is Bona fide his intention to become a citizen of the United States, that he was born in Sorreno south of the city of Naples, in the Kingdom of Italy, that he is Thirty five years of age, that he is a subject of Italy, and that his allegiance is due to Humbert II the reigning King, that he emigrated from Bristol England and landed in New York on the first day of August 1879; that he has resided in the United States ever since and in Brunswick, Ga. since May 18th 1882, that it was his intention when he came to said county and state to settle and remain in the State of Georgia and to become a citizen thereof and of the United States.  And further deponent with that he doth hereby renounce forever all allegiance and Fidelity to every Foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereignty whatsoever, and particularly to the Kingdom of Italy, and the reigning of King Humbert II, of which Kingdom he lately was a subject.

Vincenzo [sic] Trombetta

Sworn to and subscribed before me the day and year first aforesaid.  W. Dangaix, Dept. Clerk SC Glynn County, Ga.

 

 

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