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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Josephine County Records Inventory

Naturalization Declarations of Intention

1846-1966

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:
[Declaration of Intention Record-with index], 1930-1932 (1 volume); 1941-1966 (1 volume);
Declarations of Intention [Record-with index], vol. 1, 1897-1906 (1 volume);
Naturalization Declaration of Intention, 1846-1912 (.50 cu.ft.);
Record of Declaration of Intention, 1906-1929 (2 volumes);
Search for 1854-1970 Josephine County naturalizations in Oregon Historical Records Index.

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