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Gema Kaminer

John Avery Naturalization

Scanned copy of John Avery's Naturalization paper received from Marge (Michaelis) Bristow. I will try to recite the words as I see them:
Probate Court in and for the County of Ottawa and State of Ohio. I (John Avery) an alien and native of (England) being duly sworn depose and say that I first arrived in the United States in the month of (July 1870), and that it is bona fide my intention to become a Citizen of the United States of America, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to every Foreign Prince, Poteutate, State or Sorereignty, whatsoever and particularly all allegiance and fidelity to (The Queen of England) whose subject I am. (John Avery) Sworn and subscribed before me this (20th) day of (December 1876). (Signature of Judge-illegible) Probate Judge of said County, Ohio. ... show more

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Gema Kaminer It was my understanding that originally they entered the US in 1869 & settled in Ottawa Co., Clyde & Clay-Genoa Twp. cont...
Reply posted Oct 20, 2003 8:09 am
Deb Henderson Is this the John Avery Married to Hannah, and had a daughter by the name of Ruth Avery? Was he born in 1809?
Reply posted Oct 19, 2003 6:52 pm
Gema Kaminer Hi Debra,

Actually it was my gr gr grandpa John Robert Avery b. July 27, 1817 in Lincolnshire, England, married to Mary (Derry) & two children Robert & Christiana (Avery) Bristow. Cont...
Reply posted Oct 20, 2003 8:07 am
Gema Kaminer Robert left back to England until (sometime before 1877) possibly to save to being his entire family over. Robert was married to Anna (Dawson).cont...
Reply posted Oct 20, 2003 8:09 am
Gema Kaminer I originally had all of the descendants listed of Christiana & George Bristow & Robert & Anna Avery, but this timed out on me, erasing everything I'd wrote. I don't want to chance that again!
Reply posted Oct 20, 2003 8:10 am
Gema Kaminer Kayde, this is John Robert Avery married to Mary (Derry). John Robert was born in England July 27, 1817.
Reply posted Feb 10, 2004 2:28 pm
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