Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Morrow 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.

Most of the records located in the clerk's vault are available as digital images in a searchable database at the clerk's office.

Records at the Morrow County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Clerk's Memorandum of Naturalization Proceedings [includes declaration of intention, petition, and certificate information], vol. 1, 1906-1953 (1 volume);
[Declarations of Intention], 1885-1896,1900-1903 (.30 cu.ft.);
Declarations of Intentions [with index], vol. 1, 1889-1906 (1 volume);
Declarations [of Intention-with index], 1930-1951 (1 volume);
Record of Declaration of Intention [with index], vol. A, 1885-1889 (1 volume); 1906-1929 (3 volumes).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Naturalization Declarations of Intention Index, 1906-1951 (US GenWeb Project).


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