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These records include the index to Declarations of Intention, Naturalization Certificate Stubs, Naturalization Records, and Petitions for Naturalization filed at the Douglas County Superior Court between 1891 and 1973. 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
The Washington Territorial Legislature created Douglas County on November 28, 1883. It was named in honor of Stephen A. Douglas, a famous lawyer, political leader, and orator known for his debates with Abraham Lincoln, and it was once part of Lincoln County.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Transcribed and proofread by George Smethers, volunteer through the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program at the Washington State Archives, Central Regional Branch.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Douglas County Clerk, Naturalization Records, 1891-1973, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Douglas County Government, Superior Court Clerk, Naturalization Citizenship Record, 1891-1906; Naturalization Certificate Stubs, 1892-1973; Naturalization Declarations of Intention, 1891-1957; Naturalization Petitions, 1906-1973; Washington State Archives, Central Regional Branch.
For more information, to learn about related records, or to find Naturalization records not included on this website, contact the Central Regional Branch at (509) 963-2136 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.