Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Douglas 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 Douglas County Courthouse, Clerk's Archives Storage Room:
Citizenship [Naturalization Card Index-also indexes register of electors], ca.1859-ca.1975 (.75 cu.ft.).

Records at the Douglas County Courthouse, Clerk's Genealogy Room:
Declaration of Intention [Record-title varies-with index], vol. 1-5, 1906-1972 (5 volumes);
Declarations of Intention [Record-with index], vol. 1, 1853-1903 (1 volume).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Declaration of Intention [Record-title varies-with index-includes document images], vol. 1-5, 1906-1972 (familysearch.org);
Declarations of Intention [Record-with index-includes document images], vol. 1, 1853-1903 (familysearch.org);
Naturalization Index [Card Index-also indexes register of electors-includes document images], ca.1859-ca.1950 (familysearch.org).


County guide home | Inventories home

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

Phone: 503-373-0701 • Fax: 503-378-4118 • reference.archives@state.or.us