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These records include both an index and images to Declarations of Intention, Volumes 1-20, 32 filed with the Grays Harbor County Superior Court between 1884 and 1971.
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The Washington Territorial Legislature created Chehalis County on April 26, 1854. Chehalis is a Native American word meaning “shifting sand.” The county was renamed on March 15, 1915 to Grays Harbor County in honor of Captain Robert Gray.
All records are in English.
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Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Grays Harbor County Clerk, Declarations of Intention, 1884-1980, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Grays Harbor County Government, Clerk, Naturalization Record, 1857-1980. Washington State Archives, Southwest Regional Branch.
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