Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Curry 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:
Naturalization Declarations of Intention [vol. 1 includes circuit court index], vol. 1-2, 1904-1929 (2 volumes);
Search for 1904-1929 Curry County naturalization declaration of intention records in Oregon Historical Records Index.

Records at the Curry County Courthouse, Clerk's Office Vault:
Declaration of Intention, 1856-1907 (.15 cu.ft.).

Records at the Coos/Curry Counties Trial Court Storage (North Bend):
Curry Petitions Naturalization [includes certificates of arrival and declarations of intentions], 1930-1955 (1 volume).


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