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These records include the index to Certificates of Naturalization, Declarations of Intention, Petitions for Naturalization, and Final Records filed at the Island County Superior Court between 1890 and 1974. The index will give information about the applicant and what documents are included in the files.
For the best search results, search by name. Search by either last name, first and last name, or just the first letter of the last name. The document year is the date of entry into the United States.
Learn about the documentation of Naturalization in Washington and what information is found in the various record types by selecting the tab that says "About this Collection" here
Island County – now the state’s second smallest in area – once encompassed Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, and San Juan counties. The Oregon Territorial Legislature created Island County on January 6, 1853. It was created from Thurston County. Amendments were introduced to change the name to Atchinson, Calhoun, or Webster, but the amendments were defeated. The county is located in the east central portion of Puget Sound and consists of primarily of Whidbey and Camano Islands.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Transcribed and proofread by Eric Bomstein, Jeanie Bond, Rae Hughes, Inez Johnson, Ronalee Kincaid, and Eleanor Thompson.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Island County Clerk, Naturalization Records, 1890-1974, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Island County Government, County Clerk, Certificates of Naturalization, 1908-1929; Declaration of Intention, 1890-1973; Final Record, 1890-1911; Index to Declarations of Intention, 1890-1929; Petition and Record, 1908-1974; Naturalization Final Record, 1894-1905; Naturalization Petitions Transfers, 1954-1965; Reports of Naturalization Petitions Granted, 1929-1974; Washington State Archives, Northwest Regional Branch.
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