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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wheeler County Records Inventory

Naturalization Declarations of Intention

1907-1946

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 Wheeler County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
[Declaration of Intention-includes petitions, certificates of arrival, naturalization certificate stubs, orders, and citizenship petitions granted forms], 1923-1946 (1 volume);
Petition and Record [includes declarations of intention-with index], 1907-1927 (1 volume);
Record of Declaration of Intention [no. 1 to 100-with index], vol. 1, 1907-1928 (1 volume).

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