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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Marion County Records Inventory

Naturalization Declarations of Intention

1849-1972

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:
Naturalization Declarations of Intention, 1849-1936 (1 cu.ft.);
Naturalization Declarations of Intentions [vol. 2-14 with index], vol. 1-14, 1896-1972 (14 volumes);
Naturalization Index to Declarations of Intention, vol. 1, 1849-1967 (1 volume).

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