Thomas Hyland and his children William H., James, Patrick, Thomas Jr., Elizabeth (m. Sullivan), John and Abigail (m. Haley) immigrated to the Town of Verona, Oneida County, NY between 1816 and 1819.
On May 20, 1825 Thomas Hyland, William Hyland, Patrick Hyland, Thomas Hyland Jr., John Hyland, Patrick Sullivan, of Verona, Oneida Co., all "late of Clunsast, Ireland", and Elizabeth Sullivan applied for citizenship: "New York Alien Residents, 1825-1848".
I abstracted from the above publication all residents of the Town of Verona, Oneida County, NY that had declared their intentions to become a natural citizen:
GUY, Michael, of Verona, Oneida Co., late of Killoughey, Ire. - 20 May 1825
HANLON, Dennis, of Verona, Oneida Co., late of Killoughey, Ire. - 19 May 1825
HANLON, Esther, of Verona, Oneida Co., late of Killoughey, Ire. - 19 May 1825
SCHULLY, John, of Verona, Oneida Co., late of Killoughey, Ire. - 20 May 1825
HYLAND, John, of Verona, Oneida Co., late of Clunsast, Ire. - 20 May 1825
HYLAND, Thomas, of Verona, Oneida Co., late of Clunsast, Ire. - 20 May 1825
HYLAND, Thomas, Jr., of Verona, Oneida Co., late of Clunsast, Ire. - 20 May 1825
HYLAND, William, of Verona, Oneida Co., late of Clunsast, Ire. - 20 May 1825
ENNIS, Patrick, of Verona, Oneida Co., late of Clonburn, Ire. - 20 May 1825
SULLIVAN, Patrick, of Verona, Oneida Co., late of Clunsast, Ie. - 20 May 1825
SULLIVAN, Elizabeth, of Verona, Oneida Co., - 15 June 1825
QUINN, Thomas, of Verona, Oneida Co., late of Clunsast, Ire. - 20 May 1825
KENNEDY, John, of Verona, Oneida Co., late of Tarlton, Ire. - 20 May 1825
KENNEDY, Mary, of Verona, Oneida Co. - 15 June 1825
ENNIS, Michael, of Verona, Oneida Co., late of Moor, Ire. - 20 May 1825
KELLEY, Bernard, of Verona, Oneida Co. - 15 June 1825
ESCH, Eve, of Verona, Oneida Co., - 14 Dec 1835
ARMENT, George, of Verona, Oneida Co., declared intent 19 Apr. 1843 - 19 Nov. 1843
OST, Phillip, of Verona, Oneida Co. - 19 Nov. 1844
This publication is available at Ancestry.com:
New York Alien Residents, 1825-1848
Kenneth Scott and Rosanne Conway
Until 1825 an alien resident of New York could neither hold nor bequeath property, but by an Act of the State Legislature, April 21, 1825, he was permitted to hold real property provided he deposed that he was a resident of the U.S. and intended to become a naturalized citizen. Kenneth Scott and Rosanne Conway have abstracted the genealogical data from these alien depositions, which were filed in the office of the Secretary of State of New York, for the years 1825-1848. This information on some 4,260 alien residents is valuable to the genealogist for the following reasons: the alien's place of residence, regularly by county and often by village, town, or city, is stated; country of birth, sometimes with name of county or department, is often given; date of birth, the age when the alien arrived in the U.S., or when he deposed, is occasionally recorded; date of arrival may be found; and status of a woman (single, married, or widowed) is usually set forth, as is the name of a husband, with his trade or profession.
"Between 1825 and 1913 a simpler, alternate proceeding was available to enable aliens to acquire, own, and dispose of real property: the alien made a deposition of intent to become a citizen and filed it in the Secretary of State's office in Albany. The alien's rights in regard to real property expired six years after filing the deposition. The so-called alien depositions, now in the State Archives, typically give name of alien, date and place of deposition, and sometimes the country of origin. A few of the earlier depositions give additional information, such as place of residence in New York, date of entry into the United States, and marital status of a woman (married, single, or widowed). After the mid-nineteenth century many of the alien depositions (up to one third of the total) were made by women. (Statutes passed between 1848 and 1862 allowed married women in New York to own real property in their own names.)" The earlier depositions are abstracted in Kenneth Scott and Rosanne Conway, comps. New York Alien Residents, 1825-1848 (Baltimore: 1978)." (I abstracted this from NYS website on Naturalization.)
BELOW IS INFORMATION ON THEIR HOME VILLAGE:
CLONBULLOGE, or PUREFOY'S PLACE, a village, in the parish of CLONSAST, barony of COOLESTOWN, KING's county, and province of LEINSTER, 5½ miles (S. by W.) from Edenderry: the population is returned with the parish. This village is situated on the small river Barrow, and is surrounded by the bog of Allen; it consists only a few small and indifferent dwellings, the larger houses having been burned in the disturbances of 1798, during which period it was the only place in this part of the country that suffered from actual violence. Fairs are held on July 11th and Oct. 29th; and a constabulary police force is stationed here. The parish church, which was built about the year 1670, is situated in the village, and the Ecclesiastical Commissioners have recently granted £243.8. for its repair - See CLONSAST.
CLONSAST, or CLONCAST, also called CLONBOLLOGUE, a parish, in the barony of COOLESTOWN, KING's county, and province of LEINSTER, 6¼ miles (N. E. by E.) from Portarlington; containing 3914 inhabitants, and comprising about 25,000 statute acres, of which about 14,000 are cultivable, the remainder bog. The living is a rectory, in the diocese of Kildare, united in 1796, by act of council, to the vicarage of Ballynakill, forming the union of Clonsast, in the alternate patronage of the Duke of Leinster and the Bishop: the tithes amount of £628.12.3½., and of the union to £694.3.0 ¾. The church is a plain building, to the repairs of which the Ecclesiastical Commissioners have recently granted £243. In the R.C divisions the parish is the head of a union or district, called Clonbollogue, comprising this parish and parts of those of Geashill and Ballynakill, in which are chapels at Clonbollogue and Brackna, and the Island chapel. The parochial school is aided by an annual donation from the incumbent; and there is a school at Clonbollogue. In these schools about 250 children are educated; there are also four private schools, in which are about 110 children.
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