Volume 9, page 269
April 1st 1872
This day Anthony Koewler an alien and native of Bavaria and subject of the Emperor of Germany personally came before the judge of the said Probate Court and made application to be naturalized under the Laws of the United States and it appearing by sufficient testimony to the satisfaction of the Court that he the said Anthony Koewler had made application Declaration of his intention to become a citizen of the United States in due form of Law at least two years before making his said application: that he had been a resident of the United States for at least five years then last past and of the said State of Ohio at least one year then last past and also that during that time he had behaved as a man of good moral character attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States and will disposed to the good order and happiness of the same. Whereupon By order of the said Court an oath of allegiance was administered in due form of Law to the said Anthony Koewler in open Court that he will support the Constitution of the United States and that he absolutely and entirely renounced and abjured all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign Power Potentate State or sovereignty whatsoever and particularly to the Emperor of Germany whose subject he was. And thereupon It was ordered by the said Court that a certificate of Naturalization be granted to the said Anthony Koewler according to the form of the statute of the United States in such case made and provided which by these presents is done accordingly. Therefore the said Anthony Koewler is a citizen of the United States.