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Places to Find U.S. Naturalization Records and Indexes Online

General...
  • U.S. Naturalization Records Indexes, 1794-1995 at Ancestry (requires payment) includes Naturalization indexes for some Federal courts in Alaska, California (San Francisco area), Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (Detroit), New York, Ohio (Cleveland), Oregon, and Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh area); coverage varies by state; click the link for more details and to see which courts are included
  • U.S. Naturalization Records, 1840-1957 at Ancestry (free to search with registration) includes images of the records (mostly declarations and petitions) for U.S. District and some Circuit Courts in...
    • Alaska, 1900-1924
    • Arizona, 1864-1955
    • California, U.S. District and Superior Courts, 1876-1940
    • Delaware, 1795-1930
    • Maryland, 1906-1930
    • Pennsylvania, Middle District, 1906-1930
    • Virginia: Western District (Abingdon), 1914-1929; Western District (Charlottesville), 1910-1929; Eastern District (Richmond), 1906-1929; Eastern District (Alexandria), 1909-1920
    • Washington: Eastern District, 1890-1972; Western District, 1890-1957
    • West Virginia, Northern District, Wheeling, U.S. District Court, 1856-1867
    Click the link for more details and to see which courts are included.
Alabama... Alaska... Arizona... Arkansas... California... Colorado... Connecticut... Delaware... Florida... Georgia... Hawaii... Idaho... Illinois... Indiana...
  • Indiana Naturalization Records Indexes from the Indiana Digital Archives; includes naturalization indexes for these Indiana counties: Adams, Allen, Bartholomew, Benton, Blackford, Boone, Brown, Carroll, Cass, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Davies, Dearborn, Decatur, DeKalb, Delaware, Dubois, Elkhart, Fayette, Floyd, Fountain, Franklin, Fulton, Gibson, Grant, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Huntington, Jackson, Jasper, Jay, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Knox, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Lake, LaPorte, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Martin, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Noble, Ohio, Orange, Owen, Parke, Perry, Pike, Porter, Posey, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Ripley, Rush, St. Joseph, Scott, Shelby, Spencer, Starke, Steuben, Sullivan, Switzerland, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Union, Vanderburgh, Wabash, Warren, Warrick, Washington, Wayne, Wells, White, and Whitley
Iowa...
  • Iowa Federal Naturalization Records, 1856-1937 (at Ancestry/requires payment)
  • Assorted Iowa Naturalization Indexes, U.S. District Court includes...
    • Cerro Gordo County: Mason City Naturalization Index - Petitions and Declarations, 1942-1961; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa, Central Division
    • Lee County: Keokuk - Index to Miscellaneous Records Pertaining to Naturalization, 1840-1888; U.S. District Court, District of Iowa, Southern Division
    • Union County: Creston Naturalization Index - Declarations and Petitions, 1930-1951; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, Southern Division
    • Wapello County: Ottumwa Naturalization Index - Petitions and Declarations, 1916-1951; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, Ottumwa Division
Kansas... Kentucky... Louisiana... Maine... Maryland... Massachusetts...
  • Massachusetts State and Federal Naturalization Records, 1798-1950 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by court; from National Archives microfilm publication M1368 (Petitions and Records of Naturalizations of the U.S. District and Circuit Courts of the District of Massachusetts), and various textual records from the National Archives branch at Boston (in Waltham, Massachusetts)
  • For a Massachusetts naturalization records index from c. 1791 to 26 September 1906 see the New England section below
Michigan... Minnesota... Mississippi... Missouri...
  • Missouri, Federal Naturalization Records, 1856-1942 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by court; includes images of records from:
    • Circuit Court, Western District, Western Division, Kansas City
    • District Court, Western District, Western Division, Kansas City
    • District Court, Eastern District, Eastern Division, St. Louis
    • District Court, Southern Division, Missouri
  • Missouri Naturalization Records Index 1816-1955 from the Missouri Digital Heritage collection
    • For these counties: Andrew, Bates, Bollinger, Buchanan, Butler, Carroll, Cedar, Clark, Clinton, Cole, Cooper, Franklin, Gasconade, Iron, Macon, Miller, Platte, Shelby, and St. Charles; Also: St. Louis City, and the Supreme Court of Missouri; (coverage varies by county, city or court); more counties are being worked on.
    • Also see the St. Louis listing below for more St. Louis indexes.
  • Missouri Naturalization Indexes from the Kansas City National Archives Branch includes U.S. District Court indexes for:
    • Cape Girardeau Petitions, Name index to naturalization petitions ca. 1908-1979
    • Hannibal Petitions, Name index to naturalization petitions ca. 1907-1973
    • Jefferson City Petitions, Name index to naturalization petitions ca. 1938-1982
    • Joplin Petitions, Name index to naturalization petitions ca. 1931-ca. 1969
    • Springfield Petitions, Name index to naturalization petitions ca. 1911-ca. 1983
    • St. Joseph Petitions, Name index to naturalization petitions ca. 1908-1976
Montana... Nebraska...
  • Assorted Nebraska Naturalization Indexes, U.S. District Court includes...
    • Chadron Division, Name Index to Naturalization Records, Including Declarations and Petitions, 1930s-1940s
    • Grand Island Petitions, Name index to naturalization petitions ca. 1930-1951
    • Hastings Petitions, Name Index to Naturalization Petitions ca. 1931-1951
    • Lincoln Petitions, Name index to naturalizations petitions ca. 1932-1980
    • McCook Division, Name Index to Naturalization Records, Including Declarations and Petitions, 1930s-1940s
    • Norfolk Petitions, Name index to petitions ca. 1929-1942
    • North Platte Petitions and Declarations, Name index to petitions and declarations of intent ca. 1930-1951
    • Omaha Petitions, Name index to petitions ca. 1867-1991
Nevada... New England... New Hampshire... New Jersey... New Mexico... New York... North Carolina... North Dakota... Ohio... Oklahoma... Oregon... Pennsylvania... Puerto Rico... Rhode Island... South Carolina... South Dakota... Tennessee... Texas...
  • Dallas and San Antonio, Texas Naturalization Indexes and Records, 1906-1989 at FamilySearch; records are from the National Archives Southwest Region; includes...
    • U.S. District Court for the Dallas Division of the Northern District: Index to Petitions, 1908-1989; and Declarations of Intention, 1906-1922
    • U.S. District Court for the San Antonio Division of the Western District: Index to Petitions, 1933-1985
Utah... Vermont... Virginia... Washington...
  • State of Washington Naturalization Records
    For the following Washington Counties: Adams, Benton, Chelan, Clark, Columbia, Cowlitz, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Grant, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King (Seattle), Kitsap, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Lincoln, Mason, Okanogan, Pacific, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Whatcom and Yakima County, and the Washington Supreme Court Register (also be sure to look around the site for other Washington State records). From the Washington State Archives - Digital Archives.
  • Washington: County Naturalizations, 1878-1974 at Ancestry/requires payment; for 17 of Washington's 39 counties: Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Columbia, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Island, Jefferson, King/Seattle (small number of records), Kitsap, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom counties; coverage varies by county
  • Washington: Western District, Naturalization Records, 1853-1957 for Seattle and Tacoma at FamilySearch; From National Archives microfilm publication M1542. Coverage may vary by court.
  • Washington, Petitions for Naturalization, 1860-1991 at Ancestry/requires payment; for courts in King County (Seattle), Pierce County, Snohomish County, Spokane, Tacoma, Thurston County, and Yakima; coverage varies by court; includes digitized images of the records
  • Washington Naturalizations, 1853-1980 at Ancestry/requires payment; for Adams, Asotin, Clark, Columbia, Ferry, Garfield, Grays Harbor, Lincoln, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, and Walla Walla Counties; and the Supreme Court Register; coverage varies by county.
  • Washington, County Naturalization Records, 1850-1982 at FamilySearch; for Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston and Wahkiakum Counties; Coverage varies by county.
West Virginia... Wisconsin...
  • Online and Microfilmed Naturalization Index for Assorted Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin Counties for Wisconsin this index includes these counties: Adams, Brown, Calumet, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Door, Florence, Fond du Lac, Forest, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Jefferson, Kenosha, Kewaunee, Lafayette, Langlade, Manitowoc, Marinette, Marquette, Menominee, Milwaukee, Oconto, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Portage, Racine, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Shawano, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington, Waukesha, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago and Wood.
  • Green Bay Area Research Center - Genealogy Indexes includes...
    • Brown County Citizenship Records, 1829-1984
    • Calumet County Citizenship Records, 1850-1955
    • Kewaunee County Citizenship Records, 1850-1950
    • Manitowoc County Citizenship Records, 1848-1955
    • Outagamie County Citizenship Records, 1852-1963
Wyoming...



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