Newberry County, South Carolina Naturalizations
1783-1850

Original Source: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985, Compiled by B. H. Holcomb.

The original naturalization records contain much more information and the researcher is advised to consult the original documents to obtain the complete data available.  This index of the 1985 publication was compiled by D. Whitesell for South Carolina Genealogy Trails.

The following abstracts were made from the original loose papers (petitions, notices,  etc.) now at the South Carolina Archives


...South Carolina passed a statute concerning naturalizations on March 26, 1784, and another on February 27, 1788. Congress passed a law on March 26, 1790, stating that "any alien being a free white person who shall have resided in the United States for two years may be admitted a citizen, on application to any common law court of record in any one of the states wherein he shall have resided for the term of one year at least." Also, a law was passed April 14, 1802, stating that "any alien may be admitted to become a citizen . . . [if] he declares his intention in any court three years at least before his admission. . . resides in the United States at least five years, and at least one year in the state or territory.




 Peter Braselman, native of Germany,  state resident - twenty years past...1 September 1808

 Arthur P.   Brolley,   native of Londonderry County, Ireland,  resided in the US since 6 July 1834...19 April 1845

 Alexander Chalmbers,  native of Ireland,  state resident - seven years past..30 October 1808

 David Chalmbers,  native of Ireland, state resident - seven years past...30 October 1808

 James Chalmbers, native of Ireland,   state resident - seven years past...30 October 1808

 William Chalmbers, a native of Ireland, state residnt - seven years past...30 October 1808

 James Clarey, native of Ireland, state resident - seven years past...30 October 1808

 John Clary, native of Ireland, state resident - seven vears past...1 November 1808

 James Copeland, native of Ireland, state resident - twenty two years..27 March 1811

 Joseph Craft,  native of the Duchy of Baden in Bermany, on 23 October 1837 stated his intention,  state redident more than five years...2 April 1841

 William Culken (Kulkm), native of Sligo, Ireland, resided in the US since February 1839...wish to become a denizen (sic) ...29 October 1842. Petition for citizenship,  21 October 1846

 James Divver, native of Ireland, resided in this state more than five years...27 April 1831. Declaration, 19 March 1828, states.that he was native of Donegal County, Ireland

 Robert Drennon,  native of Ireland, has "resided in this state twenty three years...23 October 1810

 Caesar Duval,  aged 74 years, entered the service of the US during the Revolution...born Picardy in France, 25 August 1758, sailed from Brest in the Spring of 1780 and landed at Newport, Rhode Island in July...(long account of service)...23 April 1833

 Lezar Duval, native of Boulogne in France, has resided in this state since 1796...27 March 1811

 Robert Eckels,  native of Ireland, resided in this state nineteen years...1 November 1808

 Mathew Evans, native of County Tipperary, Ireland,state resident - six years...31 October 1808

 Alexander Fillson, now of Laurens District, native of Ireland, state resident - seven years...5 April 1808

 James Fleck, native of County Antrim,  Ireland, on 16 April 1844, declared his intention18 October 1847

 John Garmany,  native of Ireland and the county of Monaghan, state resident - twenty years...31 October 1808

 Antoine Gilbal, native of Montier, department of Allier, France,declared his intention upwards of three years ago (20 March 1828)...30 April 1831

 John F. Gottshau,  aged 34 years, brick mason, born in the Dukedom of the Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Germany, arrived at New York, 20 July 1838,  in SC 3 May 1839..19 November 1850

 David Griffith,  a native of Nova Scotia, arrived in the US upwards of 24 years ago, resident in the US between 1798 and 16 October 1804...(no date)

 John Herman, native of Ireland,  state resident - seven years past..30 October 1808

 Edward Hill,  native of Ireland, has resided in this state for seven years past...30 October 1808

 Robert Hill,  native of Ireland,  has state resident - seven years past..1 November 1808

 Michael Hook, native of the county of Fruburg,Kingdom of Baden, resident of US between five and six years...2 November 1839

 Hugh Hopper,  native of Ireland,   state  resident for seven years past...31 October 1808

 George Hunter, native of Ireland,  residing in the US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802. ..no date)

 James Hunter, native of Ireland, residing in the US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802,. .(no date)

 Joseph Hunter, native of Ireland,  residing in this US between 13 June 1798 and 14 April 1802. ..(no date)

 Nathan Hunter, native of Ireland,  residing in the US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802...(no date)

 Nathan Hunter Jr., native of Ireland, residing in the US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802...(no date)

 William Hunter, native of Ireland,  residing in the US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802... (no date)

 Samuel Johnson, native of Ireland,  residing in the US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802...(no date)

 Samuel Johnson, born in the County of Antrim, Ireland,May 1757,  left Ireland, November 1801,  arrived in Charleston 2 May 1802...3 November 1807

 John Jones, native of England, state resident - seven years,  residing in the US between 1798 and 14 April 1802...(no date)

 Simon Keary,  native of Ireland,   state resident - 23 years...1 November 1808

Samuel Kendal, native of Lancanshire (sic), Kingdom of Great Britain, resided until five years past, arrived in Charleston..is about 30 years of age, previously from England, had a child Mary about 11 years of age, and whom he brought with him; since his arrival, he married Sarah native of the state and district aforesaid (Newberry), they had two children:  Isabella about two years old and Elizabeth,  about six months of age...28 March 1811

 Sebastian Kraft, native of the Grand Duchy of Baden, on 22 March 1849, declared his intention... 22 March 1849

 James Law,  native of Ireland,  state resident for fifteen years...1 November 1808

 Samuel Law, a native of Ireland, state resident - sixteen years...23 October 1810

 William Law,   native of  Ireland,  resided in, this state fifteen years...1 November 1808

Ann McCalla, born Donaghadel, County of Down, Ireland, aged 46 years,  emigrated to SC,   30 November. 1817 from Belfast...October 1824

Robert McCalla, born Newtownards,  County of Down, aged 26 years, emigrated to SC 30 November 1817,  from Belfast...October 1824

 Samuel McCalla, native of Ireland,  state resident - seven years...31 October 1808

 James McCann appeared 21 October 1825, , born Muckamore, County Antrim,   Ireland,   1783,  aged now 42,  emigrated from Belfast. Petition 27 April 1833

 Robert McKee,  native of Ireland,  state resident - seven years,  (no date)

 George McKitrick, native, of Ireland,  state resident for seven years...1 November 1808

 Robert McKitrick,  native of Ireland, state resident - seven years...1 November 1808

 Joseph McKown, native of Ireland, residing here between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802...(no date)

 John McLane (McClane), native of Ireland, resided inUS upwards of 14 years...October term 1815

 Patrick McNary (McNeary), a native of Ireland, residing in the US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802...(no date)

 James McNeel,   native of Ireland, state resident upwards of 23 years, residing in the US between 1798 and 10 January 1802 (no date)

 James McQuerns, native of Ireland,  residing in the US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1801...Filed 15 March 1812

 Samuel McQuerns,  native of Ireland, state resident - 23 years...23 October 1810

 Samuel McQuerns Junr., native of Ireland, residing in US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802...Filed 25 March 1812

 John Madan, native of Ireland, state resident - seven years past...3 November 1808

 John Marpurt, native of Germany, namely that of the Prince of Hanau, born 24 July 1756,  left that principality in 1784,  landed at Philadelphia, came to SC in 1787; he has seven children: Joshua,  aged 20; Polly, aged 17; John,  aged 13; Philip, aged 10; Daniel,  aged 7; Billy, aged 5; and Michael,aged 3; 3 November 1807

 George Marshall,  native of Ireland,  state resident - seven years...31 October 1808.

 James Marshall,  native of Ireland, resident of this state for seven years...31 October 1808

 Joseph Marshall,  native of Ireland,   state  resident  seven years..1 November 1808

 Alexander Martin,  native of Ireland  County of Antrim, born September 1780,left Ireland in June 1789 and landed in Charleston, he afterwards proceeded up the country with his father Patrick Martin to Newberry County,  now District...he has two children James aged 2 and John aged 1...3 November 1807

 John Martin,  native of County Antrim, Ireland,born October 1781,   left  Ireland June 1789 and landed in Charleston, proceeded up the country with his father Patrick Martin...3 November 1807

 Patrick Martin,  native of County Antrim, Ireland,born December 1759,  left Ireland,  June 1789, proceeded up the country,  state resident about 18 years; has 7 children: Alexander, aged 27; John, 26; George, 16, Agnes, 14; Jennet,  12; Patrick, 10; and William, 6...3 November 1807

 Moreta Mayblum, native of Unter Franklin, Bavaria,on 28 July 1843 declared intention...22 March 1848

 Meredith William Moon, native of Scotland, born 24 June 1770,  left Scotland and went to England,  then to Ireland,then to America,  landed in Charleston, 28 January 1794...after his arrival in this district he intermarried with Mrs. Sarah Robertson now about 40; he has seven children: Peter Moon, aged about 11; and Sarah of the same age; Maria, aged 9; Meredith William Moon,  aged 7; Delton Lark Moon, aged 5; Dennis Fletcher Moon,aged 3, and Elizabeth Ann Moon an infant...2 November 1807

 Robert Moore, native of Ireland, resided in the US between 1798 and 14 April 1802.(no date)

 James Morehead,  native of Ireland,  resident in this state 22 years past...1 November 1808

 William Muckle, native of Great Britain, resided in  US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802...(no date)

 Jerry Murphy,  native of County Cork, Ireland, resided in US since 15 June 1845...filed 19 October 1847

 Lewis Nehr, native of Lauta Maria (?),  France, been in the US four years and 8 months...15 July 1844

 David Nelson,  native of Sterlingshire, Scotland, resided in the US for 4 years. ..15 April 1829.

 John Nelson, native of Ireland,   state  resident 18 years...27 March 1811

 Robert Nelson, a native of Ireland, resided in US 20 years, residing in the US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802...28 March 1814

 John Nestley (Johann Nestle), native of the Kingdom of Wertermburgh (sic), Germany,  resided in the US six years and six months... 16 April 1844

 William O'Connor, native of the town of Carrickonchair(?), County of Water ford, Ireland, resident in US since 29 April 1829; in SC from 25 October 1833...26 November 1834

 Thomas O'Donnell, native of the County of Tipperary in Ireland, resided in  US since June 1836...filed 18 October 1848

 James Patterson,  native of Ireland, state resident - 16 years...30 October 1808

 Robert Powell, native of the County of Limerick,Province of Munster, Ireland, born 12 November 1758, left Ireland on 12 August 1787, landed in Charleston 10 October,  immediately to Newberry County;  has three children: Catherine,  aged 23; Elizabeth, aged 9; and Mary Ann, aged 6

 Thomas Raney (Reainey), native of Ireland, resident in  US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802...(no date)

 James Red, native of Ireland, resided, in  US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802...(no date)

 Robt. Red,  native of Ireland,  resided in US between 18 June 1787 and  present day being 25 October 1813

 David Reid,  native of Ireland, resided in this state 10 years... 1 November 1808

 Charles Russell, native of IReland, state  resident for 7 years...3 November 1808

 Christian Henry Schmidt, native of Wurtemburg,born near the town of Stutgard,  resided in US from 18 July 181-, in SC since 1820...22 October 1828

 William Seymour, native of Ireland, resident in this state for 7 years...30 October 1808

 Cornelius Shea, a native of County Kerry, Ireland,resided in  US 3 years...21 November 1835

 Lewis J, Simmons, native of London, United Kingdom,resided in US since 25 October 1842..22 November 1844

 Adam Smith, born County Derry,  Ireland, aged 24 years...filed 7 October 1826

 Leslie Smyth, a native of the town of Aberdeen, Scotland, on 3 April 1840, notice of intention.22 April 1843

 Charles Snow,  a native of Sweden, came to Boston, 22 February 1801, remained about 5 years;  29 January 1806 came to Charleston...Filed 26 March 1812

 Samuel Spence,  native of Ireland, born 10 June 1775,  left Ireland in January 1800, landed in Charleston 29 April the same year...4 April 1808

 Robert Sprowl, native of Ireland, state  resident  7 years...31 October 1808

 William Taylor, born Ireland, County of Armagh...aged 25 years...28 October 1822

 John Tinsley, native of Ireland, resident in this state 20 years...27 March 1811

 John Toland, native of Ireland,  state resident seven years past...31 October 1808

 Frederick Joseph Wallern, native of the Austrian Dominions of Germany, state resident about 20 years...22 October 1810

 Samuel Warnock,  aged 33, watch maker, born County Down,  Ireland, arrived in US at New York 2 May 1848...26 October 1850

 William Watt, native of Ireland, state resident 19 years...4 April 1809

 John Christian Waukle,  native of Germany, resided in the US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802...5 October 1811

 Benjamin Williamson, native of Ireland, resident in the US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802...(no date)

 James Williamson, native of Ireland, state resident 10 years...1 November 1808

 John Williamson, native of County Antrim, Ireland, state resident 9 years...31 March 1807

 James Wright, native of Ireland, state resident 10 years...3 November 1808

 James Wood,  native of Great Britain, resident in  US between 18 June 1798 and 14 April 1802...29 October 1811





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