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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jefferson County Records Inventory

Naturalization Declarations of Intention

1914-1952

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 Jefferson County Administration Building, Clerk's Private Office:
Declaration of Intention and/or Petitions for Citizenship [photocopies], ca.1914-ca.1949 (1 volume);
Record of Declaration of Intention [with index], vol. 1, 1915-1929 (1 volume).

Records at the Jefferson County Courthouse, Clerk's Records Room:
Declarations of Intention [with index], 1933-1952 (1 volume).

Records at the Jefferson County Historical Society Museum:
Declaration of Intention and/or Petitions for Citizenship [photocopies], ca.1914-ca.1949 (1 volume).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Declaration of Intention List [Jefferson County], n.d. (US GenWeb Project).

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