Na`tive, a. [L. nativus, from nascor, natus, to be born]
1.  Produced by nature; original; born with the being; natural; not acquired; as native genius; native affections; a native talent or disposition; native cheerfulness; native simplicity.
2.  Produced by nature; not factitious or artificial; as native ore; native color.
3.  Conferred by birth; as native rights and privileges.
4.  Pertaining to the place of birth; as native soil; native country; native graves. Shak.
5.  Original; that of which any thing is made; as man’s native dust. Milton.
6.  Born with; congenial. Shak.
American Dictionary of the English Language, Noah Webster 1828, Vol. II, page 21

Na`tive, a. Original; born in any is said to be a native of that place, whether country, city or town.
1.  Offspring. [Not in use]. Shak.
American Dictionary of the English Language, Noah Webster 1828, Vol. II, page 21

Native, native citizen. A natural-born subject. 1 Bla. Com 366. Those born in a country, of parents of who are citizens. Morse, Citizenship 12. See Citizen. There is no distinction between native born as used in the French Extradition treaty and natural born as used in the extradition act; 37 W. R. 269.
Bouvier’s Law Dictionary, Third Revision (8th Edition)(1914), Volume 2, page 2297.

native (nä-’tiv). A person born within the jurisdiction. See United States v. Wong Kim Ark, 169 U. S. 649, 42 L. ed. (U. S.) 890, 18 Sup. Ct. Rep. 456.
Law Dictionary, James A. Ballentine, Second Edition, 1948, page 874.

Native. A nature-born subject or citizen; a denizen by birth; one who owes his domicile or citizenship to the fact of his birth within the country referred to. The term may also include one born abroad, if his parents were citizens of the country, and not permanently residing in foreign parts. U. S. v. Wong Kim Ark, 169 U. S. 649, 18 S.Ct. 456, 42 L.Ed. 890; New Hartford v. Canaan, 54 Conn. 39, 5 A. 360; Oken v. Johnson, 160 Minn. 217, 199 N.W. 910.

     The word “native”, as used in Alien Enemy Act, refers to person’s place of birth, so that a person remains a native of country of birth, though he has moved away therefrom. United States ex rel. D’Esquiva v. Uhi, C.C.A. N. Y. 137 F.2d. 903, 905.

     One who was born in Germany and later becomes a citizen of France, was a “native” of Germany. Ex parte Gregoire, D.C.Cal., 61 F.Supp. 92, 93.

     But a person born in Alsace which at the time of his birth was a part of Germany but was restored to France sovereignty by the treaty of Versailles of 1819, was a “native” of France. United States ex rel. Umecker v. McCoy, D.C.N.D., 54 F.Supp. 679, 681, 682.

Black’s Law Dictionary 4th Edition (1951) page 1176.

native (nä-’tiv). adj. [[ME natyf < MF L nativus < natus, born: see nature]] 1 inborn or innate rather than acquired 2 belonging to a locality or country by birth, production, or growth; indigenous [a native Bostonian, native industry, native plants]3 related to one as, or in connection with, the place of one’s birth or origin [one’s native land, one’s native language]4 simple; natural; free from affectation 5 as found in nature; nature not refined, adorned, or altered by man 6 occurring in a pure state in nature [native gold] 7 of or characteristic of natives, or indigenous inhabitants, of a place –– n. 1 a person born in the place or country indicated 2 a) an original or indigenous inhabitant of a region, as distinguished from an invader, explorer, colonist, etc. b) an indigenous plant or animal 3 a permanent resident, as distinguished from a temporary resident or visitor 4Astrol a person born under a certain sign –– go native to adopt the mode of life, often one less complicated, of the native inhabitants –– na‘tive|lyadv. na‘tiveness n.
SYN. –– native applies to a person born; or a thing origination, in a certain place or country [a native Italian, native fruits]; indigenous, which also suggest natural origin in a particular region, is applied to races or species of rather than to individuals [the potato is indigenous to South America]; aboriginal applies to the earliest known inhabitants (or rarely, animals or plants) of a region [the Indians are the aboriginal Americans]; endemic, applied esp. to plants and diseases, implies prevalence in restrictions to a particular region [typhus is endemic in various countries] See also CITIZEN
–– ANT. alien, foreign

Webster’s New World Dictionary, 3rd College Ed. (1988), page 903