Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wasco 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 Oregon State Archives:
Declaration of Intention [Record-unbound-with index], 1929-1958 (.10 cu.ft.);
Declaration of Intention [Record-with index], 1884-1904 (1 volume);
Declarations of Intention [Record-with index], vol. C, 1889-1906 (1 volume);
Memorandum of Naturalization Proceedings [Declaration of Intention], vol. 1, 1906-1910 (1 volume);
Naturalization Declarations of Intentions, 1854-ca.1904 (1 cu.ft.);
Record Declaration of Intention [with index], 1854-1884 (1 volume); 1906-1929 (3 volumes);
Search for 1851-1962 Wasco County naturalizations in Oregon Historical Records Index.

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Declaration of Intentions and Naturalization Records [Abstracted Index], 1854-1906 (1 volume).


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