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Friedrich W. Taake naturalization 1875

TAAKE, GRANGER, BENTON, COOK, WOLFE, STOFFER

Posted By: Jeannie Winter (email)
Date: 12/7/2003 at 23:19:43

STATE OF IOWA,{ss.Clayton County.

Be it Remembered, that at a term of the Circuit Court, holden in and for said County, in the Court House therein, on the 18th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, was present the Honorable C. T. Granger Presiding Judge, W. A. Benton Sheriff of said county, and Marvin Cook Clerk of said Court, when the following, among other proceedings, were had:

Frederick W Taake a native of Germany and at present residing within said State, appeared in
open Court, and makes application to be admitted to become a Citizen of the United States, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the court, that he had declared on oath, before the Clerk of the District Court of this County (a Court of Record having common law jurisdiction; and using a Seal, two years at least before his admission, that it was bonafide his intention to become a
Citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance to any foreign Prince, Potentate, State, or Sovereignty whatsoever, and particularly to the Emperor of Germany of whom he was heretofore a subject. And said applicant having declared on oath before this Court that he will support the Constitution of the United States, and that he doth absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign Prince, Potentate, State, or Sovereignty whatsoever, and particularly to the Emperor of Germany of whom he was a subject. The Court being satisfied that said applicant has resided within the United States for the term of five years next preceding his admission, without being at any time during the said five years out of the territory of the United States, and within this State one year at least; and it further appearing to the satisfaction of this Court,
that during that time he has behaved as a man of good moral character, attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States, and well disposed to the good order and happiness of the same.

Thereupon the Court admitted the said Frederifck W. Taake to become a citizen of the United States, and ordered all the proceedings aforesaid to be entered of Record, which was accordingly done by the clerk of this Court.

In Testimony Whereof, I Marvin Cook Clerk of the Court aforesaid, have hereunto set my hand, and affixed the Seal of said Court at office in said
county, this the 15th day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five.
Marvin Cook, Clerk

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submitter notes: Friedrich Wilhelm TAAKE
b. 26 feb 1798 Engter, Hannover, Westfalen, Prussia. Friedrick Wilhelm TAAKE is my Great Great Grandfather.

m. (1) Christiane Friederika Wolfe [per her death record] Christiane deceased 18 Oct 1846 Wechte, Westfalen, Germany
(2) Sophia Stoffer (married a WITT after Friedrich TAAKE deceased) d. 27 Feb 1879 Clayton Center, Clayton Co., Iowa

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