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Naturalization Records

The following naturalization records are available at the West Virginia State Archives. For microfilm, the three-digit number at the end is an internal WV State Archives designation. For requests that cannot be found in these records, try the U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, which is under the Department of Homeland Security, or the National Archives.


Berkeley County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Naturalization Loose papers 1844867 198
Decl. of Intention V.1 1908-1922
V.2 1922-1929
V.3 1930-1978
1844867 198
Naturalization Petition for Citizenship Bound Folder 1920-1958
Bound Folder 1925-1946
1844867 198
Naturalization Order Bound Folder 1930-1991 1844867 198
1844868 199
Naturalization Record V.1 1904-1906 1844868 199
Petition & Record V.1 1908-1920
V.2 1921-1929
1844868 199
Certificate of Naturalization 1911-1916
1917-1924
1924-1929
1844868 199
List of Naturalization Citizens V.1 1940-1991 1844868 199

Brooke County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Naturalization Docket 1902-1929 1976663 128
Naturalization Service V.2 1913-1919 1976663 128
Petition Record V.3 1919-1922 1976663 128
Petition Record V.3 cont. 1919-1922
V.4 1922-1925
V.5 1925-1926
V.6 1926-1929
1976664 129
Petition Record V.6 cont. 1926-1929 1976665 130
Naturalization Petitions V.7 1929-1931
V.8 1931-1935
V.10 1935-1937
V.9 1937-1937
1976665 130
Naturalization Petitions V.11 1937-1938
V.12 1938-1939
V.13 1939-1940
V.14 1940-1940
V.15 1940-1941
1976665 131
Naturalization Petitions V.15 cont. 1940-1941
V.16 1941-1942
V.17 1942-1942
V.18 1943-1948
1976762 132
Naturalization Petitions V.18 cont. 1943-1948
V.19 1944-1955
1976763 133
Naturalization Granted & Denied 1929-1955 1976763 133
Application for Oath of Allegiance 1937 1976763 133
Declaration of Intention V.0 1890-1906
V.1 1907-1912
V.2 1912-1916
1976763 133
Declaration of Intention V.3 1916-1918
V.4 1918-1923
V.5 1923-1926
V.6 1926-1929
V.7 1929-1936
V.8 1936-1937
V.9 1937-1940
1976764 134
Declaration of Intention V.10 1940-1942
V.11 1942
1976765 135
Card File of Naturalization 1976765 135

Clay County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Petition & Record 1921-1928 1750209 044

Fayette County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Naturalization Declaration Intention V.1 1907-1910
V.2 1910-1911
V.3 1911-1914
V.4 1914-1922
1749770 096
Naturalization Declaration of Intention V.4 cont. 1914-1922
V.5 1922-1926
V.6 1926-1929
V.7 1929-1947
1749771 097
Petition and Record V.1 1907-1911
V.2 1911-1918
V.3 1918-1922
1749771 097
Petition and Record V.3 cont. 1918-1922
V.4 1922-1925
V.5 1925-1927
V.6 1927-1929
1749772 098
Petition and Record V.6 cont. 1927-1929
V.7 1929-1939
1749773 099
Naturalization Law Order Book V.1 1904 1749773 099

Gilmer County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Naturalization, Declaration of Intention 1911-1923 1854852 062
Petition & Record 1912-1923 1854852 062

Greenbrier County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Naturalization Order Book V. 1 1904-1906 1637591 168
Petition For Naturalization V. 1 1915-1929 1637591 168

Hampshire County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Naturalization #159-236 1800s 1846654 100
Naturalization Petition & Record (county clerk?) V.1 1853710 102

Hancock County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No. Physical Records
Naturalization Records, Petitions Granted 1929-1956
1940273 091 Ar1878acc
Naturalization Records, Declaration of Intention 1907-1912
1912-1916
1916-1918
1918-1920
1920-1922
1922-1924
1924-1926
1926-1928
1940273 091 Ar1878acc
Naturalization Records, Declaration of Intention 1928-1936
1936-1940
1940-1947
1948-1953
1940274 092 Ar1878acc
List of Naturalized Citizens 1908-1942 1940274 092 Ar1878acc
Naturalization Records, 1908-1916
1923-1925
1927-1927
1927-1928
1940275 093  
Naturalization Records cont. 1927-1928
1928-1929
v. 10, 1929-1929
v. 11, 1932-1935
1940276 094  
Naturalization Records v. 12, 1935-1937
v. 13, 1937-1938
v. 14, 1938-1939
1940277 095  
Naturalization Records v. 15, 1939-1940
v. 16, 1940-1941
1941-1942
1940278 096  
Naturalization Records 1943-1944
1942-1944
1944-1946
1940279 097  
Naturalization Records 1945-1947
1946-1956
1940280 098  
Naturalization Records 1904-1904
1913-1922
1922-1927
1940281 099  
Naturalization Records 1922-1928 1940282 100  
Naturalization Records, Petitions/Oaths Loose Papers, 6 boxes, 1908-1952   Ar1878acc
Naturalization Records, Petitions/Oaths 1904   Ar1878acc
Naturalization Records, Petition and Record v. 2, 1916-1922
v. 3, 1922-1925
v. 4, 1925-1926
v. 5, 1926
  Ar1878acc
Naturalization Records, Certificates Loose Papers, 1908-1925   Ar1878acc
Naturalization Records Box of Cards, 1926-1956   Ar1878acc

Hardy County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Naturalization Declaration of Intention 1913 1846253 102
Naturalization Petition & Record 1916 1846253 102

Harrison County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Law Orders Naturalization V.1 1905-1906 1617921 281
Declaration of Intention V.1 1906-1909 1617921 281
Declaration of Intention V.2 1909-1912 1617922 282

Lewis County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Declaration of Intention V.1 1930
V. 1 1907-1929
1481455 102
Petition for Naturalization V.1 1907-1911 1481455 102
Naturalization Law Orders V.1 1904-1906 1481455 102

Logan County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Naturalization Petition and Record V.1 1913-1922
V.2 1922-1926
V.3 1926-1927
1753192 098A
Naturalization Petition and Record V.3 cont. 1926-1927
V.4 1927-1928
V.5 1928-1929
1753193 099
Naturalization Petition and Record V.5 cont. 1928-1929
V.6 1927-1931
V.7 1931-1933
V.8 1934-1937
V.9 1934-1937
V.10 1938-1939
1753194 100
Naturalization Petition and Record V.10 cont. 1938-1939
V.11 1940-1943
V.12 1943-1945
V.13 1944-1946
V.14 1948-1958
1753195 101
Declaration of Intention V.1 1913-1916
V.2 1916-1919
V.3 1919-1920
1753195 101
Declaration of Intention V.4 1920-1926
V.5 1926-1929
V.6 1929-1936
V.7 1936-1939
V.8 1939-1959
1753196 102
Petitions Granted & Denied V.1 1929-1959 1753196 102
Naturalization Index V.1 1753196 102

McDowell County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Naturalization Petition & Record V.1 1907-1909
V.2 1912-1916
V.3 1916-1919
1737937 144
Naturalization Petition & Record V.3 cont. 1916-1919
V.4 1919-1925
V.5 1925-1927
1737938 145
Naturalization Petition & Record V.5 cont. 1925-1927
V.6 1927-1929
1737939 146
Declaration of Intention & Petition V.1 cont. 1930
V.2 1931-1933
V.3 1937-1940
V.4 1940-1941
V.5 1941
V.6 1942-1943
1737942 147
Declaration of Intention & Petition V.6 cont. 1942-1943
V.7 1944
V.8 1945-1951
1737160 148
Declaration of Intention & Petition V.8 cont 1945-1951
V.9 1951-1959
1737161 149
Declaration of Intention V.8 1929-1941
1941-1953
1737161 149
Petition for Naturalization V.1 1940-1959
V.2 1957
1737161 149
Certificate of Naturalization V.2730 1908
V.4541 1908-1914
V.13222 1914-1916
V.19525 1916-1919
V.29957 1919-1920
V.33606 1920-1921
V.37671 1921-1923
V.45480 1923-1924
V.49757 1924-1925
V.52916 1925-1926
1737161 149
Naturalization Petition & Record V.6 cont. 1927-1929
V.7 1929-1930
1737940 150
Declaration of Intention V.1 1907-1909
V.2 1910-1914
V.3 1914-1919
1737940 150
Declaration of Intention V.3 cont. 1914-1919
V.4 1919-1923
V.5 1923-1924
V.6 1924-1926
V.7 1926-1929
1737941 151
Declaration of Intention & Petition V.1 1930 1737941 151

Marion County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No. Physical Records
Declaration of Intention V.1 1906-1910
V.1A 1910-1911
V.2 1911-1915
V.3 1915-1917
V.4 1917-1921
V.5 1921-1923
1481114 194 Ar1878
Declaration of Intention V.5 cont. 1921-1923
V.6 1923
V.7 1923-1924
V.8 1924-1929
V.9 1929-1936
1481115 195 Ar1878
Declaration of Intention V.10, 1936-1937
V. 11, 1937-1939
V. 12, 1939-1940
  Ar1878
Declaration of Intention V.13 1907-1923
V.14 1929-1933
1481115 195  
Declaration of Intention V.14 cont. 1929-1933 1481116 196  
Declaration of Intention 1940-1941
1941-1942
  Ar1878
Petition and Declaration V.15, 1933-1936
V. 16, 1936-1938
V. 17, 1938-1939
  Ar1878
Certificates of Naturalization Stubs 1 1920
Stubs 2 1922
Stubs 3 1922
1481116 196  
Index Naturalization V.1 1481116 196 Ar1878
Naturalization V.1 1904 1481116 196  
Naturalization Docket V.2 1912-1914
V.3 1914-1917
1481116 196 Ar1878
Naturalization Docket V.4 1917-1920
V.5 1920-1921
V.6 1921-1922
V.7 1922-1923
1481117 197 Ar1878
Naturalization Docket V.7 cont. 1922-1923
V.8 1923
V.9 1923-1924
V.10 1924-1925
1481118 198 Ar1878
Naturalization Docket V.10 cont. 1924-1925
V.11 1925-1927
V.12 1926-1929
1481119 199 Ar1878
Naturalization Docket V.12 cont. 1926-1929 1481120 200 Ar1878
Naturalization Petition V.1 1907-1912
Box 1
1481120 200 Ar1878
Naturalization Petitions/Oaths V.13 1923-1930
V.14 1925-1934
  Ar1878
Oaths of Allegiance 1941-1942   Ar1878
Naturalization Petitions Granted/Denied 1922-1944   Ar1878
Law Orders V.1 1842-1845 1481120 200  
Certificate of Naturalization V.2104 1907-1910
V.5945 1910-1911
V.6622 1911-1912
V.9219 1912-1913
V.11176 1913-1914
V.13348 1914-1915
V.17519 1915-1916
V.19849 1916-1917
V.23881 1918-1920
V.42757 1919-1924
V.36802 1920-1921
V.37401 1921-1922
V.39750 1922-1924
V.42783 1923
V.44893 1923
V.45633 1923
V.49859 1923-1924
V.47532 1924
V.51058 1924-1925
V.51059 1925
V.51917 1925-1926
1605815 200A Ar1878
Certificate of Naturalization V.34247 1920
V.42714 1922
V.51918 1926
  Ar1878
Naturalization Forms 1920s   Ar1878
Naturalization Preliminary Forms for Petition 1920s   Ar1878
Naturalization List of Notices of Application 1910s   Ar1878
Naturalization Correspondence 1920s-1930s   Ar1878

Mason County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No. Physical Records
Petition for Naturalization 1930-1955 1861966 108 Ar1878
Petitions Granted 1942-1955 1861966 108 Ar1878
Declaration of Intention 1936-1951 1861966 108 Ar1878
Petition & Record V.1 1910-1928 1861966 108 Ar1878

Mercer County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No. Physical Records
Declaration of Intention 1907-1920 none Ar1878
Petitition and Record 1906-1920 none Ar1878

Mineral County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Naturalization Petition & Record 1905-1906
1907-1918
1918-1928
1845327 068
Naturalization Petition & Record 1918-1928 1845328 069
Declaration of Intention 1907-1915
1915-1922
1922-1929
1845328 069
Petition of Naturalization 1927-1950
1930-1952
1845328 069
Order Book Petition Granted 1929-1960 1845328 069
Petitions for Naturalization 1951-1960 1845328 069
Certifications of Naturalization V.34595 1920-1923
V.8440 1908-1911
1845328 069

Mingo County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Naturalization Records V.1 1904-1906
V.2 1905-1907
1763259 009
Petition & Record V.2 1902-1925 1763259 009
Petition & Record V.2 cont. 1902-1925
1913-1938
1938-1948
1763260 010
Naturalization Petitions 1930-1952
1948-1952
1956-1962
1763260 010
Declaration of Intention 1905-1909
V.1 1907-1914
V.2 1914-1929
V.3 1929-1949
1763260 010
Declaration of Intention V.3 cont. 1929-1949
1951-1953
1763261 011
Certificates of Naturalization V.12116 1910-1918
V.22062 1918-1923
V.47209 1923-1925
V.51890 1925-1927
1763261 011

Monongalia County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
General Index Petition & Record V.1 1925-1926 1854076 165
Naturalization Petition & Record V.1 1907-1912 1854076 165
Naturalization Petition & Record V.2 1912-1921
V.3 1918-1921
V.4 1921-1923
1854077 166
Naturalization Petition & Record V.4 cont. 1921-1923
V.5 1923-1924
V.6 1924-1925
1854077 167
Naturalization Petition & Record V.6 cont. 1924-1925
V.7 1925-1926
V.8 1926-1927
1854436 168
Naturalization Petition & Record V.8 cont. 1926-1927
V.9 1926-1928
V.10 1928-1929
V.11 1929
1854437 169
Naturalization General Index to Declaration of Intention V.1 1854437 169
Naturalization Declaration of Intention V.1 1906-1910
V.2 1910-1913
V.3 1913-1917
V.4 1917-1919
V.5 1919-1920
V.6 1920-1922
V.7 1922-1923
V.8 1923
V.9 1923-1924
V.10 1924-1926
1854439 170
Naturalization Declaration of Intention V.11 1926-1928
V.12 1928-1929
V.13 1929-1940
V.13 cont. 1929-1840
1854439 170A
Naturalization Declaration of Intention & Petition V.12 1929-1931 1854439 170A
Naturalization Petitions: Granted Petitions Denied V.1 1929-1956 1854439 170A
Naturalization Law Order V.1 1904-1906 1854439 170A
Naturalization Miscellaneous Papers Loose Papers 1896-1917 1854439 170A

Morgan County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No. Physical Records
Citizenship Papers 4 folders, circa 1830-1850 none Ar1966acc

Ohio County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No. Physical Records
Naturalization Index V.1 1814-1895 1871956 509 Ar1878
Aliens Declarations V.6 1854-1883
V.1 1866-1882
V.10 1873-1880
V.3 1876-1888
1871956 509 Ar1878
Aliens Declarations V.3 cont. 1876-1888
V.4 1878-1888
V.7 1884-1895
V.8 1896-1906
V.9 1906-1907
1871957 510 Ar1878
Naturalization Book Adults V.11 1904-1906 1871957 510 Ar1878
Naturalization Book Circuit Court V.12 1904-1906 1871957 510 Ar1878
Naturalization Petitions V.13 1907-1909 1871957 510  
Naturalization Book Municipal Court V.2 1875-1878
V.5 1889
1871957 510 Ar1878

Pocahontas County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Declaration of Intention V.1 1905-1913
V.2 1913-1929
1637666 062
Petition & Record V.1 1908-1929
V.2 1929-1930
1637666 062
Certificate of Naturalization 1917-1929 1637666 062
Naturalization Loose 1898-1939 1637666 062

Raleigh County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No. Physical Records
Naturalization Law Order V.1 1906 1738217 133 Ar1878
Naturalization Petition & Record V.1 1908-1916
V.2 1916-1921
V.3 1921-1925
V.4 1925-1927
1738217 133 Ar1878
Naturalization Petition & Record V.4 cont 1925-1927
V.5 1927-1929
V.6 1929
V.7 1925-1931
V.8 1929-1938
V.9 1935-1939
1738218 134 Ar1878
Declaration of Intention V.1 1907-1912
V.2 1912-1920
1738218 134 Ar1878
Petition & Declaration of Intention V.12 cont. 1941-1942
V.13 1942-1943
V.14 1943
V.15 1944-1953
V.16 1951-1955
V.17 1955-1961
1738220 135 Ar1878
Petitions Denied & Granted V.1 1930-1961 1738220 135 Ar1878
Declaration of Intention V.2 cont. 1912-1920
V.3 1919-1921
V.4 1921-1923
V.5 1923-1924
V.6 1924-1929
V.7 1929-1936
V.8 1936-1939
V.9 1940-1941
V.10 1941
1738219 135A Ar1878
Petition & Declaration of Intention V.10 1942-1943
V.11 1940-1941
V.12 1941-1942
1738219 135A Ar1878
Petitions Denied & Granted V.1 cont. 1930-1961 1738381 136 Ar1878

Randolph County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Petition & Record V.1 1907-1919
V.2 1919-1926
1480712 088
Record of Declaration of Intention V.1 1907-1916
V.2 1916-1921
V.3 1921-1929
1480712 088
Certificates of Naturalization V.21056 1917-1922
V.11109 1913-1917
V.2106 1907-1913
V.50463 1926-1929
V.40557 1922-1926
1480712 088
Naturalization Record V.1 1904-1906 1480712 088
Petition for Naturalization Loose Packet 1928
V.1 1942-1944
V.2 1944-1946
V.3 1946-1954
1481147 089
Petition for Naturalization V.3 cont. 1946-1954
V.20 1929-1933
1481148 090
Declaration of Intention V.1 1908-1911
V.2 1911-1912
V.3 1912-1915
V.4 1915-1918
1481149 091
Declaration of Intention V.5 1918-1920
V.6 1920-1921
V.7 1921-1922
V.8 1922-1923
V.9 1923-1924
V.10 1924-1925
V.11 1925-1927
1481149 091
Declaration of Intention V.11 cont. 1925-1927
V.12 1925-1929
V.13 1929
V.14 1929-1930
1481150 092
Petitions Granted V.1 1929
V.2 1929-1959
1481150 092

Roane County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Naturalization Petition & Record V.1 1914-1915 1862397 099

Summers County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No. Physical Records
Naturalization Declaration of Intention V.1 1908-1927
V.2 1932-1945
1738713 055 Ar1878acc
Petition for Naturalization V.1 1738713 055  
Petitions for Naturalization Loose papers, circa 1940s-1950s   Ar1878acc
Petitions Recommended to be Granted V.1 1935-1956 1738713 055 Ar1878acc
Certificates of Naturalization 1909-1919   Ar1878acc
Miscellaneous records 1940s   Ar1878acc

Tucker County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Naturalization (Adult) V.1 1903-1906 1481473 046
Naturalization (Minor) V.1 1903-1906 1481473 046
Naturalization Petition & Record V.1 1907-1912
V.2 1906-1922
V.3 1912-1922
1481473 046
Naturalization Petition & Record V.4 1922-1927
V.5 1927-1929
1481474 047
Petition of Citizenship V.6 1906-1927
V.7 1912-1954
1481474 047
Citizenship Petitions Granted & Denied V.1 1929-1954 1481474 047
Declaration of Intention V.1 1907-1911 1481474 047
Declaration of Intention V.2 1911-1914
V.3 1904-1917
V.4 1917-1925
V.5 1916-1929
V.6 1929-1950
1481475 048

Tyler County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No. Physical Records
Petitions, oaths and certificates granted Loose Papers, 1904 none Ar1878acc
Declaration of Intention #1 - 47, 1907-1928
#48 - 57, 1931-1942
none Ar1878acc
Petition and Record #1 - 41, 1911-1928
#42 - 53, 1930-1947
none Ar1878acc
Certificates of Naturalization #21041 - 21050, 1911-1915
#100901-100910, 1915-1920
#1541751 - 1541760, 1921
none Ar1878acc
Petitions Granted Loose Papers, 1930-1948 none Ar1878acc
Correspondence about naturalizations Mostly form letters from federal office, 1917-1958 none Ar1878acc

Upshur County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No. Physical Records
Naturalization Law Order V.A 1903-1906 1503268 086  
Declaration of Intention 1913-1929 1503268 086  
Declaration of Intention 1924-1929
1931-1942
  Ar1878acc
Petitions/Oaths 1930-1946   Ar1878acc
Certificate of Naturalization V.4901 1908-1913
V.9865 1913-1916
V.20688 1915-1923
V.44347 1921-1928
1503268 086 Ar1878acc
Naturalization Records Loose papers, 1906-1932   Ar1878acc

Wetzel County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Naturalization Declaration of Intention V.1 1907-1928
1935-1955
1863319 137
Petition for Naturalization V.1 1907-1929
1935-1955
1935-1949
1863319 137
Petitions Granted or Denied 1935-1955 1863319 137
Certificate of Naturalization V.12326 1913-1920
V.37779 1922-1927
1863319 137

Wood County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No. Physical Records
Naturalization Declaration of Intention Loose Papers 1872-1886 1871228 214  
Naturalization Papers Loose Papers, 1830s-1906   Ar1878acc

Wyoming County

Record Volume & Dates Roll No.
Naturalization Order Book V.1 1916
Loose Pages 1907-1916
1738166 078
Naturalization Petition & Record V.1 1916-1930 1738167 086
Petitions for Naturalization 1913-1954
1931-1954
1941-1956
1738167 086
Certificates of Naturalization V.21872 1738167 086
Declaration of Intention 1917-1928
1930-1944
1931-1945
1738167 086

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