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JUNIATA COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
NATURALIZATION RECORDS

Originally Transcribed By MARIAN SOWERS MERTZ
pub. in
NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY, VOLUME 55, MARCH 1967, NUMBER I

Transcribed and Submitted to Genealogy Trails by K. Torp

THE NATURALIZATION applications of 65 persons in Juniata County, Pennsylvania will be found in 2 books in the Prothonotary's Office. The petitions were made before the Court of Common Pleas.

The native lands of the applicants were: 25 from Ireland, 17 from Germany or Germanic kingdoms, 11 from England, 2 from Switzerland, 1 each from Scotland and India, with 5 unlisted.

The Judges of the Court of Common Pleas were: Calvin Blythe for 1832 and 1834; John Reed for 1837 and 1838; and Samuel Hepburn in September 1842. No name of the Judge was listed for the other years. The names of the Prothonotarys were: Wm. W. Kink in 1832 and December 1835; Robert Patterson from September 1836 through 1838; Lewis Burchfield, from February 1839 through February 1844; and James M. Sellers from 1845 through 1848.

Book I

At: Court of Common Pleas, Juniata County, Penna.
Petitioner: JOHN JUNK, from County of Tyrone, Kingdom of Ireland. Present residence: Juniata (Late Mifflin) County, Penna. Age 22 yrs. Emigrated: July, 1819. Declaration filed: May 7, 1832, in Juniata County, Penna. Affidavits: John Harris, James Givin. Citizenship granted: May 7, 1832.

ROBERT QUICK, from: Ireland. Present residence: Greenwood Township, Juniata Co. Age: About 47 yrs. Emigrated: July, 1819. Declaration filed: November 10, 1825. Affidavits: John McGary, Hugh McAlister. Cit. granted: September
4, 1832

JOSEPH HINSON, from: County of Tyrone, Ireland. Present Residence: Milford Township, Juniata County. Age: About 55 yrs 5'8" tall; green eyes. Occupation: Weaver. Emigrated: May 28, 1812. Declaration filed: September 5, 1832.

HUGH DALRYMPLE, from: County of Derry, Ireland. Present Residence: Lack Township, Juniata County, Penna. Age: 53 yrs. Occupation: Labourer. Emigrated: June 23, 1800. Declaration filed: September 7, 1832. Affidavits from: John Dobbs, John Cummin. Cit. granted: September 7, 1832.

JOSEPH SCOFIELD, from: England. Present Residence: Greenwood Township, Juniata County, Penna. Age: 52 yrs. Declaration filed: September 10, 1832. Affidavits from: Albert Lichtenthaler, William Zeigler. Cit. granted: September 10, 1832.

ROBERT CUMMIN, from: County of Tyrone, Ireland. Present Residence: Walker Township, Juniata County, Penna. Age: 24 yrs. 5'6" tall; gray eyes. Occupation: Farmer. Emigrated: April, 1827. Declaration filed: December 4, 1832.

JACOB HAWKE, from: Wittemberg. Declaration filed: September 1, 1834

FARGUS CASGROVE, from: Ireland. Declaration filed: November 5,1834

SAMUEL CAMPBELL, from: Ireland. Declaration filed: February 3, 1835

JACOB HERMAN, from Wittenburg. Declaration filed: June 8,1835

MATTHEW DAILEY, from: Ireland. Declaration filed: October 7, 1835

WILLIAM SHORT; Cit. granted: December 9,1835

GEORGE DAILY (DAILEY), from: County of Cork, Ireland. Declaration filed: September 7, 1836.

WILLIAM LUCKEST, from: County of East Kent, Kingdom of England. Declaration filed: May 2, 1837.

SAMUEL CAMPBELL, from: County of Tyrone, Kingdom of Ireland. Cit. granted: May 3, 1837

GEORGE COX, from: England. Cit. granted: September 4, 1837

THOMAS BATON, from: Newport, Monmouthshire, South Wales, Old England. Cit. granted: September 5, 1837

JOSEPH HINSON, from: Ireland. Cit. granted: December 5, 1837.

JAMES WILLIAMSON, from: County of Derry, Ireland. Emigrated: July, 1823, at about 15 years. Cit granted: September 3, 1838.

SAMUEL WILLIAMSON, from: County of Derry, Ireland. Emigrated: 1823 (Present age: 27 years.) Cit. granted: September 3, 1838.

JOHN MARTIN FINK, from: Germany. Present residence: Fayette Township, Juniata County. (Age: 31 yrs.). Declaration filed: March 29, 1836, in Union County, Penna. Cit. granted: September 4, 1838.

ARBOGAST FOGLE, from Switzerland. Declaration filed: October 6, 1823, in Mifflin County. Cit. granted: September 5, 1838, in Juniata County.

JOHN CONRAD BAYER, from: Kingdom of Wurtemburgh, Germany. Declaration filed: August 27, 1838.

GEORGE DAILY (DAILEY), from: County of Cork, Ireland. (Born: February, 1795) Emigrated: July 25, 1816. (5'10"; dark hair, dark complexion). Declaration filed: September 7, 1836. Cit. granted: December 4, 1838.

JAMES PHILIPS. Declaration filed: December 6, 1838.

RUDOLPH EHRESMAN, from Switzerland. Emigrated: 1817, at age 15 Or 16. Cit. granted: February 4, 1839

CHARLES G. REINHOLD, from: Kingdom of Prussia. (Born: January 8, 1802). Emigrated: 1831. Declaration filed: 1832, in Hancock Co., Indiana. Cit. granted: September 2, 1839

JOHN DYSON, from: England. Declaration filed: May 4, 1840

CHARLES HOPKINS, from: Europe. Declaration filed: September 7,1840

JOHN KAISEHLE, from: Germany. Declaration filed: September 4,1840

JOHN SCHEISER, from: Germany. Declaration filed: September 7, 1840.

HENRY DROLESBOUGH, from: Germany. Emigrated: 18o3. Cit. granted: February 1, 1841.

CONROD BUHL, from: Prussia. Declaration filed: August 8, 1841

ROBERT TWADDLE (TWEDLE), from: Ireland. Declaration filed: September 6, 1841.

WILLIAM McANTIRE, from: Ireland. Declaration filed: November 25, 1841

JAMES WOODSIDE, from: Ireland. Declaration filed: May 2, 1842.

JONAS WELLER, from: Prussia. Declaration filed: September 7, 1842.

WILLIAM MORGAN, from: England. Declaration filed: December 15, 1842.

JAMES NAPTAN (NATHAN), from: England. Declaration filed: December 15, 1842.

MICHAEL GEVLIN (DEVLIN). Cit. granted: September (?) 5, 1842.

CHARLES HOPKINS. Cit. granted: December 8, 1842.

THOMAS BARTHOLOMEW DUNLOP, from: England. Declaration filed: November 2, 1843

PATRICK McFARLAND, from: Ireland. Declaration filed: December 7, 1843

ROBERT TWADDLE (TWEDLE), from: County of Antrim, Ireland (Born: August 10, 1800). Emigrated: June 20, 1838. Declaration filed: September 6, 1841 Cit. granted: February 3, 1844

JAMES MAIRS, from: Ireland. Emigrated: About 1820. Declaration filed: January 18, 1826, in Mifflin Co. Cit. granted: February 7, 1844, in Juniata County.

SAMUEL MAIRS, from: Ireland. Emigrated: About 1820. Declaration filed: January 18, 1826, in Mifflin Co., Penn. by his Father (now deceased). Cit. granted: February 7, 1844, in Juniata County, Penn.

Book II Titled "Alien Records from December 2, 1845"

JAMES STIMSON (STINSON, STEENSON), from: Ireland. Emigrated: From Liverpool, England, April 8, 1842; Arrived at Port of New York, May 8, 1842. Present residence: Tuscarora Township, Juniata County. (Age: 23 yrs.) Declaration filed: December 2, 1845

JACOB KRAUS, from: Kingdom of Wurtemburg. Emigrated: From Wurtemburg, June, 1830; arrived at Port of New York, October 17, 1830. Present residence: Juniata Co.; (Late of Huntingdon & Cambria Counties). Declaration filed: April, 1838, in Huntingdon Co., Penn. Affidavits: John F. Saiger, John Milliken. Cit. granted: February 3, 1846, in Juniata Co.

REV. MATTHEW ALLISON, from: Scotland. (Born: July 28, 1794.) Emigrated: From Scotland, May 1, 1844; arrived at Port of New York, June 13, 1844. Occupation: Pastor of the Presbyterian Congregations at Mifflintown and Lost Creek, in Pennsylvania. Declaration filed: March 19, 1846.

DR. GEORGE I. CADDY, from: County of Tyrone, Ireland. (Born: April 13, 1818) Emigrated: 1841, Present residence: Perrysville, Juniata Co. Affidavits: William S. Hairs, M.D. & John E. Taylor, M.D. (Affidavits taken by Alderman Wm. Gallaway, Phila. County). Local Affidavits: John P. Wharton, George McCulloch. Cit. granted: December 7, 1846.

FREDERICK BITTINGER, from: Wachenheim, Germany. (Born: May, 1812) Emigrated: July, 1840 Present age: 35 years; 5'4", light hair. Declaration filed: February 2, 1847

WILLIAM H. LOVATT, from: Staffordshire, England. (Born: February, 1820) Emigrated: From Liverpool, England, September, 1842. Present age: 27 years; 5'7", auburn hair. Declaration filed: March 17, 1847.

HENRY O'DONNELL, from: Calcutta. Immigrated: Landed at Baltimore City, Maryland, 1789. Declaration filed: May 3, 1847. Affidavits: John Milliken, David Beale. Cit granted: May 3, 1847.

WILLIAM LUCUST, from: England. Immigrated: Landed at the Port of St. Johns, October 1, 1814. Declaration filed: May 2, 1837. Affidavits: John Keely, Philip Rapp. Cit. granted: September 13, 1847

JOHN FLETCHER, from: Nottinghamshire, England (Born: May 3, 1822). Emigrated: From Liverpool, England, April 7, 1842. Declaration filed: May 9, 1845. Affidavits: Thomas Kinsloe, Jacob B. Yetter. Cit. granted: September 15, 1847

JAMES STIMSON (STINSON, STEENSON), from: Ireland. (Born: April 1823). Emigrated: From Liverpool, England, April 8, 1842. Present residence: Tuscarora Township, Juniata Co. Declaration filed: December 2, 1845. Affidavits: Samuel McWilliams, Neal McCoy. Cit. granted: December 7, 1847. (Duplicate in Book I.)

GEORGE HOFF (HOPF), from: Germany. (Born: September, 1811). Emigrated: from Hamburg, Germany, June, 1837. Present residence: Juniata Co. (5'6"; light hair). Declaration filed: February 7, 1848.

ROBERT McCAULEY, from: County of Derry, Ireland. (Born: August 12, 1801). Emigrated: From Londonberry, arrived in Philadelphia, June 18, 1833. Declaration filed: February 28, 1848.

WILLIAM KARINS (KEARNS), from: County of Mayo, Ireland. (Born: May, 1819). Emigrated: From Dublin, September 10, 1847; arrived New York, Nov. 13, 1847. Declaration filed: March 7, 1848.

WILLIAM STEPHENSON, from: County of Tyrone, Ireland. (Born: 1818). Immigrated: Arrived in New York City, May 8, 1842. Declaration filed: May 8, 1844. Affidavits: Robert Silverthorn, Andrew Murphy. Cit. granted: May 1, 1848.

HENRY HOUGHENBROUGHT (HOCKENBROUGHT), from: Kingdom of Prussia. (Born: March 4, 1801). Immigrated: Arrived Port of Philadelphia, October 18, 1818. Declaration filed: September x8, 1848. Affidavits: Eli Haas, Conrad Markle. Cit. granted: September 18, 1848.

HENRY FORD, from: Germany. Immigrated: Arrived Port of New York, October 10, 1838. Declaration filed: December A, 1844. Affidavits: Eli Haas, Conrad Markle. Cit. granted: September 18, 1848.

MICHAEL EICHMAN, from: Germany. Immigrated: Arrived Port of New York, June 2, r836. Declaration filed: August 1, 1845. Affidavits: Emanuel Wise, John Seiber. Cit. granted: September 21, 1848.

ARNSTZ PHILIP KELLER (KUYLOR), from: Saxony, in Germany. (Born: 1794). Emigrated: From Breman, Germany; arrived at Port of New York, September 3, 1839. Declaration filed: September 21, 1848.

FRANCIS McGINNIS, from: County of Donegal, Ireland. Emigrated: From Liverpool, England; arrived at Port of New York, October 28, 1846. Declaration filed: October 9, 1848. Witnesses: Edm. S. Doty, James M. Sellers.

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