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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Gilliam County Records Inventory

Naturalization Declarations of Intention

1885-1960

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 Gilliam County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Record Declaration of Intention, vol. A, 1885-1906 (1 volume);
Record of Declaration of Intention [with index], vol. 1, 1906-1915 (1 volume).

Records at the Gilliam County Courthouse, Lower Vault:
[Declaration of Intention-with index], 1933-1960 (1 volume);
Index to Declarations & Citizens Papers, vol. 1, 1885-1927 (1 volume);
Naturaliza'n Proceedings [Register-includes declarations of intentions, petitions, and certificates-with index], 1906-1928 (1 volume);
Record of Declaration of Intention [with index], vol. 2, 1915-1928 (1 volume).

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