Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Sherman 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 Sherman County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Naturalization Records [Declarations of Intention-with index], 1930-1948 (1 volume);
Naturalization Records [Declarations of Intention-with index], vol. A, 1890-1906 (1 volume);
Naturalization Records [Naturaliza'n Proceedings-includes declarations of intentions, petitions, and certificates-with index], vol. 1, 1907-1922 (1 volume);
Naturalization Records [Record of Declaration of Intention-with index], vol. 1, 1907-1929 (1 volume);
N [Naturalization Declarations of Intention], 1891-1910 (.10 cu.ft.).


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