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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Klamath County Records Inventory

Naturalization Declarations of Intention

1872-1962

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 Klamath County Courthouse, Room 17, Circuit Court Basement Storage Cage:
Declaration of Intention [with index], 1928-1962 (6 volumes);
Declarations of Intention [with index], vol. 1, 1882-1906 (1 volume);
Naturalization Declarations and Finals [Orders], 1872-1906 (.10 cu.ft.);
Record of Declaration of Intention [with index], vol. 1-2, 1906-1928 (2 volumes).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Naturalization List [Klamath County-includes references to affidavits, declarations of intention, and petitions], 1889-1929 (US GenWeb Project).

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