Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lincoln 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 Lincoln County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Petition for Naturalization Index/Naturalization Declaration of Intention Index [typescript-no binding], n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Lincoln County Public Service Building, Clerk's Storage Room 1:
Naturalization [Declaration of Intention County Court-with index], 1893-1906 (1 volume);
Naturalization [Declaration of Intention-with index], 1906-1955 (3 volumes);
Naturalization [Miscellaneous Naturalization Declaration and Petition Documents], ca.1906-ca.1920 (.10 cu.ft.);
Naturalization [Miscellaneous Naturalization Declaration and Petition Documents-trifolded], 1901-1902 (.05 cu.ft.).


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