Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Deschutes 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:
Declarations of Intentions [title varies-with index], no. 1-514, 1917-1967 (6 volumes);
Naturalization Index [Card], 1917-1969 (.25 cu.ft.);
Search for 1917-1969 Deschutes County Naturalizations in Oregon Historical Records Index.

State Archives • 800 Summer St. NE • Salem, OR 97310

Phone: 503-373-0701 • Fax: 503-378-4118 • reference.archives@state.or.us