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These records include both index and images to Declarations of Intention and Petitions for Naturalization filed at the Walla Walla County Superior Court between 1851 and 1974. Some of the records include attached documents consisting of out-of-county declarations of intention, depositions, affidavits, and in some cases photographs.
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 Walla Walla County on April 25, 1854 and is named after a Native American tribe and it means “running water.” The county is located in the southeastern part of the state and is bounded on the north by the Snake River and Oregon on the south.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Filmed and indexed by Washington State Archives Eastern Regional staff and volunteers.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Walla Walla County Clerk, Naturalization Records, 1906-1974, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Walla Walla County Government, Clerk, Declarations of Intention, 1851-1974; and Petition for Naturalization, 1874-1974; Washington State Archives, Eastern Regional Branch.
For more information or to learn about related records, contact the Eastern Regional Branch at (509) 235-7508 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.