Decleration of Intention for Alfred Gierke
State of Nebraska, Washington County, in the District Court of 4th Judicial Dist.
Alfred Jorgen Amelius Gierke, aged 22 years, occupation Laborer, do declare on oath that my personal description is: Color: White, Compexion: Fair, Height 5 feet, 9 inches. Weight: 155 pounds, color of hair: Light, Color of eyes: Gray.
I was born in Horsens, Denmark,
on the 8th day of August, anno Domini 1890; I now reside at Arlington, Nebraska.
I emigrated to the United States of America from Copenhagen, Denmark on the vessel Hellig Olav, my last foreign residense was Skanderborg, Denmark,
It is my bona fide intention to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, and particularly to Christian X, King of Denmark, of whom I am now a subject;
I arrived at the port of New York in the State of New York, on or about the 29th day of November, anno Domini 1910: I am not an anarchist; I am not a polygamist nor a believer in the practice of polygamy; and it is my intention in good faith to become a citizen of the United States of America and to permanently reside therin:
So Help me God.