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Shikery Salem, Petition to Naturalize

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In 1912, Shikery Salem arrived in New Bern, North Carolina with Mary, his wife and their 4 children. He petitioned the court for naturalization and was granted citizenship on July 1, 1919.  Here are his documents!

If you missed our primer on reading these rich historical documents, you can catch up here. If you’d like to find more petitions, visit our archival collection here.

Petition to Naturalize

Petition to Naturalize

Petition to Naturalize

Petition to Naturalize

Petition to Naturalize

Petition to Naturalize

 

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