Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Hood River 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 are included from Wasco County documenting the governance of the Hood River County area prior to the creation of the county in 1908.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Declarations [of Intention-Naturalization-with index], 1929-1952 (1 volume);
Naturalization Declaration of Intentions, 1904-1915 (.05 cu.ft.);
[Petition for Naturalization-includes declarations of intention and certificates of arrival-with index], 1941-1954 (1 volume).
Record of Declaration of Intention [with index], 1880-1937 (2 volumes);
Search for 1880-1937 Hood River County naturalization declarations of intentions in Oregon Historical Records Index.


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