Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Clackamas County Records Inventory

Naturalization Declarations of Intention


Series documents the process taken by applicants for United States citizenship in declaring their intention to become United States citizens. Information may include applicant's name, age, physical description, place and date of birth, method of immigration, date and port of entry, names and ages of wife and children, and renunciation of allegiance to foreign governments. Declarations of intention may also be attached to naturalization petitions or naturalization certificates.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Declaration of Intention [Record], vol. 1, 1887-1901 (1 volume); vol. 2, 1901-1906 (1 volume);
Index to Declarations & Final Papers, vol. 1, 1887-1905 (1 volume);
Naturalization Declaration of Intention [includes John McLoughlin], 1850-1898 (.10 cu.ft.);
Record of Declaration of Intention [with index], vol. 1-7, 1906-1929 (7 volumes);
[Record of Declaration of Intention-with index], 1929-1931 (1 volume);
Search for 1887-1931 Clackamas County declarations of intentions in Oregon Historical Records Index.

State Archives • 800 Summer St. NE • Salem, OR 97310

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