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Availability

The circuit and district courts had authority to naturalize foreigners, but the actual documents are in the custody of each county clerk.

The Family History Library has the following major collections of naturalization records for Michigan:

  • Michigan. Circuit Court. (Wayne County). Declarations of Intention, 1874–1936. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1993. (On 138 FHL films.) Includes indexes.
  • Michigan. Circuit Court. (Wayne County). Naturalization Records, 1815–1928. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1976, 1977. (On 89 FHL films.) Includes indexes.
  • Michigan. Circuit Court. (Wayne County). Naturalization Records, 1837–1921. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1992. (On 161 FHL films.) Includes indexes. Includes some Superior Court records.
  • United States. District Court. (Michigan: Eastern District). Declarations of Intentions, 1911–1930. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986. (On 54 FHL films.)
  • United States. District Court. (Michigan: Eastern District). Naturalization Records, 1913–1928. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986. (On 129 FHL films.)
  • United States. District Court. (Michigan: Western District: Northern Division). Naturalization Records, 1887–1915. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986. (FHL film 1255891–92.)
  • United States. District Court. (Michigan: Western District: Southern Division). Naturalization Records, 1907–1930. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986. (FHL film 1255888–91.)

The Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog lists additional records like these under:

MICHIGAN - NATURALIZATION AND CITIZENSHIP

MICHIGAN, [COUNTY] - NATURALIZATION AND CITIZENSHIP

Post 1906 Records

For declarations and petitions filed after 1906, contact the National Archives and Records Administration—Chicago, Illinois Branch or access the Genealogy Program at www.uscis.gov. Web Sites

http://www.archives.gov/great-lakes/chicago/

References

Michigan Research Outline. Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., Family History Department, 1998, 2006.


 

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