Naturalization Records: Nelson County, North Dakota, 1883-1954
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Brief Description:

The naturalization records of Nelson County include Declaration of Intention, Naturalization Records and Petition and Record documents. Declaration of Intention (first papers) contain name, place and date of person wishing to become a citizen. Naturalization Records (second papers), which grant citizenship, contain name of applicant, country of origin, and date records were supplied. In 1906, the form was renamed "Petition and Record" and required greater detail in family and personal history.

An index to the North Dakota Naturalization Records is available here:

Held at:
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Chester Fritz Library
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9000
Phone: 701-777-4625
Fax: 701-777-3319
Email: und.archives [at]
Record Series Number: OGLMC/1419
Volume: 6.0 Microfilm Reels
Acquired: 10/26/2000.
More information is available at
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
Genealogy and Family History
Nelson County, North Dakota
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes:   Purchased on microfilm from the State Historical Society of North Dakota; Acc.2000-2465
Related Materials:

North Dakota Naturalization Records Index:

Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid input to Archon in June 2016.