Emigration: Lennon, Michael; Kings Co., NY - 1915 

Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives
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File contributed by:  C. Hunt

Lennon, Michael; Declaration of Intention - 1915

No. 48450
Name: Michael LENNON
Age: 32
Occupation: Laborer
Color: White
Complexion: Fair
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 190
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Marks: none
Where Born: County Westmeath, Ireland
Date of Birth: 22 Jan 1883
Resides: 539 Marcy Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Emigrated from: Queenstown Ireland
Vessel: Freesland [Friesland?]
Foreign Residence was: County Westmeath
Arrived at Port of: Philadelphia
Date of Arrival: 11 May 1903
Date Sworn: 8 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