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These records include the index to Petitions for Naturalization, Declarations of Intention, and Petitions for Citizenship filed at the Clark County Superior Court between 1909 and 1954. There are some images included of the final record. 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
Clark County began as the District of Vancouver on July 27, 1844. In 1845, the name changed to Vancouver County and included all of present day Washington and some of the surrounding areas. On September 3, 1849 the Oregon Territorial Legislature modified the borders and changed its name to Clarke County in honor of William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Transcribed and proofread by Alice, Heidi, and Katie Allen, Barbara Baker, Jeanine Baliff, Glenna Brock, Evelyn Campbell, Rebecca Cole, Diana Cruz, Alberta and George Dawson, Bill Duchie, Mary Ann Ealen, Clarissa Farnsworth, Lillian Fullerton, Jane Germann, Bea Hicks, Sandra Hinzman, Rosalie Kepler, JoAnn Lee, Rhoda Lehman, Kathy Prichard, Judy Riley, Joy Schmoldt, Gloria Scullin, Sharon Steinmeyer, Chuck and Marian Thompson, Jim and Jennifer Warren, Dorothy Wear, Pat Wildman, and DeAnn Wilson of the Clark County Genealogical Society.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Clark County Clerk, Naturalization Record, 1909-1954, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Clark County Government, Clerk, Naturalization Record, 1848-1991; Washington State Archives, Southwest Regional Branch.
For more information, to learn about related records, or to find Naturalization records not included on this website, contact the Southwest Regional Branch at (360) 753-1684 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.