Emigration: Wilson, John; Declaration of Intention, Kings Co., NY - 1915

Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives
Antrim Index


Contributed by C. Hunt

Emigration: Wilson, John, NY 1915

No. 48718
Name: John WILSON
Age: 29
Occupation: Laborer
Complexion: Fair
Height: 5'6"
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Gray
Marks: none
Where Born: County Antrim Ireland
Date of Birth: 12 July 1885
Resides: 97 Bergin St., Brooklyn, NY
Emigrated from: Londonderry Ireland
Vessel: Columbia
Foreign Residence was: County Antrim Ireland
Arrived at Port of: New York
Date of Arrival:17 Nov 1907
Date Sworn: 9 Mar 1915

The Declaration of Intention was the first step in becoming
a U.S. Citizen. It is also called First Papers. After 1906
it was a 3 step process to become a citizen. First this
Declaration. Then the Petition for Naturalization and when
the Petition was granted the person became a citizen and got
their citizenship.

Source: FHL #2314450