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Updated Naturalization Index – B

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T V W Y Z

This Index to Naturalization Records of Jersey County, Illinois was taken from the 1997 publication compiled by the Jersey County Clerk. Any and all requests for copies of any papers on Naturalization must be directed to that office. Jersey County Clerk, PO Box 216, Jerseyville, IL 62052. Thanks to Jersey County Historical Society, Tri County Newsletter and Marty Crull for this information.

Column 1 – Name of immigrant including variants in spelling or name. Names were difficult to read, interpret or were written in foreign script. Some names were changed completely. Some immigrants signed their documents with an “X” leaving the spelling to a registrar, who recorded the name as it sounded.

Column 2 – Place of birth or country to which immigrant owed allegiance.

Column 3 – Date of “Bona Fide Intention” to become a citizen. Date of 1st Papers, 2nd Papers, Final Papers, Oaths, or Naturaliztion.

Column 4 – Source of information, some in files, some recorded.

Definitions – Not recorded means a document exists but was not recorded. Intention (another county or state) means the “Bona Fide Intention” was registered in another county or state but recorded in Jersey County also. Wife, Husband, Child or Children recorded in this column means that the names of the wife, husband, child or children are listed in the documents.

Filed Documents – Immigrants whose surnames begin with A to E, Miscellaneous File, Drawer 6. Immigrants whose surnames begin with F to K, Miscellaneous File, Drawer 7. Immigrants whose surnames begin with L to Q, Miscellaneous File, Drawer 8. Immigrants whose surnames begin with R to Z, Miscellaneous File, Drawer 9.

Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
BACHTELER, Charles F. Germany 1892 Book C, p. 189
BACKAR, George France 1858; 1874 1858 Intention, New Orleans, La.; 1874 Book C, p. 71
BACKHAUS, Wilhelm Hanover 1876 Book B, p. 165; Book C, p. 30
BACKHAUS, William Hanover 1870 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 26
BADER, William Hanover 1858; 1862 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 35
BAIERMAN, Andres Prussia 1860; 1863 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 3
BAIERMAN (BIERMAN), Christopher Switzerland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A. p. 135
BAIERMAN, Ulrick Switzerland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 135
BAIERMANN, Andrew Prussia 1860 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 3
BAILEY, Peter Great Britain & Ireland 1868; 1870 1868 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 24; 1870 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 210
BAJORS, Barnhard Prussia 1859 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 34
BANAR, George Wertenburg 1876 Book C, p. 73
BANE, William Great Britain & Ireland 1873 Book B, p. 193
BANSE, Franz (Frank) Prussia 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 71
BARKER, David England 1866; 1868 1866 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 15. 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 207
BARNELL, Michael Prussia 1880 Book C, p. 301
BARNHART, Ernest Prussia 1859 2nd Papers, Vol, B, p. 27
BARON, Fred Austria 1926 Intention. Book F, p. 22; Book H, p. 4; Book I, p. 21
BARREN, Richard Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A., p. 117
BARRETT, Henry England 1860; 1868 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 9. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 140
BARRETT, Thomas Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 128
BARRINGER, John J. Wurtemburg 1858/1864 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 60
BARRON, James Great Britain 1870/1872 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 29. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 243
BARRON, John Great Britain 1870/1872 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 29; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 241
BARRON, Patrick Great Britain 1870/1872 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol, A., p. 27; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 239
BARRY, David Francis Ireland 1873/1880 Intention, St. Louis, Mo.
BARRY, Edward L. H. Ireland 1860 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 17
BARRY, James Ireland 1854/1860 Intention, Pennsylvania. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 4
BARRY, Richard Great Britain & Ireland 1862 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 33
BARTH, Edward Germany 1879/1886 Book B, p. 189; Book C, p. 153
BAUER, August Wertemburg 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 141
BAUER, Christian Germany 1884 Book B, p. 45; Book D, p. 41
BAUER, George Wurtemburg 1876 Book C, p. 73
BAUER, Johann Adam Wirtenburg 1862 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 52
BAUER, Theodore Prussia 1857/1868 Intention, St. Louis, Mo.; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 205
BAUMAN, William Germany 1859/1861 Intention, St. Louis, Mo.; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 25
BAUR Louis Germany 1894/1899 Intention. Book B, p. 72; Book D, p. 89
BAWER, Christ Prussia 1871 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 222
BAYER, Gotlieb Germany 1876 Book C, p. 87
BAYER, Henry Prussia 1862 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 31
BEATTY, Stephen Prussia 1859 2nd Papers, Vol. B., p. 27
BECKELT, John Germany 1877 Book B, p. 24
BECKER, Paul Prussia 1861 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 7; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 59
BEECKER, William Germany 1888 Not recorded
BEERE, Percy Great Britain 1857 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 14
BEGEWET, Thomas Great Britain 1884 Book C, p. 139
BEGLEY, James Great Britain & Ireland 1880 Book D, p. 13
BEIVODER, Stephen   1885 Book B, p. 55
BELL, Stephen Great Britain & Ireland 1862/1864 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 9; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 69
BERGER, August Julius Prussia 1873/1876 1st Papers, Vol., B, p. 30; Book C, p. 35
BERINGER (Berringer), John J. see John J. Baringer    
BERKEMEIER, Joseph Prussia 1860/1868 Intention, St. Louis, Mo.; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 143
BERMEL, William Prussia 1876/1879 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 33; Book B, p. 186
BERNEL, Michael see Michael Barnel    
BERMINGHAM, Martin Great Britain & Ireland 1860/1866 Intention, Madison County; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 88
BERNE, Frederick Prussia 1867 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 19
BERTMAN, Anton Germany 1867 Book A, p. 223
BERTMAN, Frederick Jr. Prussia 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 66
BERTMAN, Henry Prussia 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 55
BERTMAN, Richard Germany 1880 Book B, p. 40
BESTERFELT, Christian Prussia 1860 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 45
BESTERFELT, F. W. Prussia 1859 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 26
BEYER, Frederick Germany 1874/1882 Intention, Michigan. Book D, p. 20
BEZLER, John Germany 1865/1868 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 14; 2nd Papers, Vol A, p. 166
BEZNER, Frederick Wurtemburg 1878 not recorded
BIEDERMANN, August Prussia 1861 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 49
BIERMAN, Christopher see Christopher Baierman    
BIERMAN, Ulrich see Ulrich Baierman    
BIGGINS, Edward Great Britain & Ireland 1870/1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 214. Intention
BISHOP, William H. Great Britain & Ireland 1876 Book B, p. 16
BIVODER, Stephen Germany 1885/1888 Book B, p. 16. May be PIVODER
BIZER, Landolin Baden 1861 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 50
BLAESER, Frederick Prussia 1873/1879 Intention, Indiana. Book B, p. 188
BLAISNER, August Prussia 1866 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 78
BLASA, Charles Germany 1876 Book B, p. 18 & 198
BLASER (Blaeser), Peter Germany 1884 Book B, p. 46; Book D, p. 28
BLOEMER, Henry A. Prussia 1866 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 19; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 234
BLUESCNER, August Prussia 1859 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 5
BOHLER, Phillip Germany 1873 Intention, Book B, p. 3, 195; Book C, p. 110
BOMMER, Frank see Frank Bummer    
BOONE, John Godfrey Wertemburg 1857/1860 Intention, New Jersey; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 6
BOQUIL, George France 1864 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 12
BORGER, Conrad Hesse 1855/1860 Intention, St. Clair County; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 7
BOUSHKA, Frank Austrai 1879/1884 Intention. Book B, p. 28; Book D, p. 24
BOUSHKA, John Austria 1885 Book C, p. 149
BOWKER, William Great Britain 1844 Intention. Children Listed. Commissioners Record A, p. 288
BOWMAN, William Rudolfstadt 1859/1861 Intention, St. Louis. not recorded
BOYLE, Charles M. Great Britain & Ireland 1873/1880 Intention. Book C, p. 187; Book B, p. 194; Order Book J, p. 491
BOYLE, Peter England 1887 Intention, Texas. not recorded
BOYLE, Thomas Great Britain & Ireland 1886 Book D, p. 63
BOYNEL, George France 1864 Not recorded
BOZER, Adolph Prussia 1860 2nd Papers, Vol, B, p. 45
BRADFORD, James Great Britain & Ireland 1865 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 56
BRADLEY, Patrick Great Britain & Ireland 1866 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 100
BRADY, Bryan Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 156
BRANDON, John Great Britain 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 194
BRANDS, E. W. Hanover 1866 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 16
BRANDT, John H. Germany 1892 Book A, p. 246
BRANTIGAM, Frank Saxony 1880 Not recorded
BRANTIGAM, Johannes Hesse Cassel 1855/1861 Intention. New Orleans, Oa.; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 28
BRATT, Otto Germany 1886 Book C, p. 153
BRAWITH, William Dixon Great Britain & Ireland 1882/1884 Book D, p. 27; Book B, p. 44
BRAZEL, Patrick Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 112
BRENNEN, Patrick Great Britain & Ireland 1856/1868 Intention. Sangamon County. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 119
BRENNER, Phillip Hesse Darmstadt 1866 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 15
BREWER, John Prussia 1863/1864 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 78; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 59
BRIRE, John see John Bure    
BROCKMAN, Henry H. Germany 1876 Book C, p. 9
BROCKMAN, William Prussia 1874 Book C, p. 2
BROCKMAN, William F. Germany 1892 Book D, p. 78
BROCKMIER, John H. Prussia 1860 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 3; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 40
BRODERICK, James Great Britain & Ireland 1884 Book C, p. 144
BRODERICK, W. J. Great Britain & Ireland 1873 Book B, p. 3
BROKEMAN, William see William Brockman   Book C, p. 2
BROKEMAN, William Prussia 1874 Book B, p. 171
BROOKSMITH, William Germany 1881 Book C, p. 134
BROOMER, Charles Germany/Saxony 1864 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 11; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 82
BROOMER, Henry Saxony 1864 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 11; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 80
BROOMER, John William Saxony 1858/1866 Intention, Madison County; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 80
BROWN, Andrew Denmark 1870 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 218
BROWN, James Great Britain & Ireland 1859/1864 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 2; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 52
BROWN, John Austria 1875 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 32
BROWN, John Great Britain & Ireland 1860/1868 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 40; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 155
BROWN, Martin Great Britain & Ireland 1860 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 40
BROWN, Patrick Great Britain & Ireland 1856 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 9
BRUCK, Jacob Germany 1886 Book D, p. 52
BRUCK, Peter Prussia 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 118
BRUCKNER, Henry Saxony 1870 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 26
BRUGGEMAN, August Prussia 1874 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 31
BRUMHEAD, William Great Britain & Ireland 1857 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 14
BRUMMER, Frank Prussia 1876 Book C, p. 60
BRUNE, Frank Germany 1876 Book B, p. 11
BRYANT, Arthur England 1890 Book C, p. 306
BUCHHOLZ, Frank Germany 1884 Book C, p. 137
BUCHHOLZ (Buckholtz), Peter Germany 1880/1884 Book B, p. 34; Book D, p. 36
BUCHTERKIRCHEN, Henry C. W. Germany 1888 Book B, p. 59; Book C, p. 169
BUCKHARDD, John Saxon Weimer 1877/1880 Intention, Madison County. Book D, p. 8
BUCKLEY, John Great Britain & Ireland 1849/1860 Intention, New York. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 19
BUCKLEY, Robert Great Britain & Ireland 1856 Intention, New Jersey. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 14
BUDDE, Joseph Prussia 1877/1880 Intention, Book B, p. 25; Book B, p. 25
BUEHLER, Samuel Switzerland 1868/1870 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 24; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 217
BUESEN, Nicholas Prussia 1870 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 208
BUMMER, Frank Prussia 1876 Book C, p. 60
BUNDOCK, Henry F. England 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 143
BUNDOCK, John S. England 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 157
BUNNMANN, Henry Prussia 1872 Intention. Not recorded
BURCH, Charles Hanover 1862 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 51
BURE, John Prussia 1870 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 216
BURKHARDT, John Saxon Weimer 1880 Book D, p. 8
BURMASTER, Henry Germany 1876 Book C, p. 44
BURNELL, Edwin Great Britain & Ireland 1868 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 22
BURNELL, George Great Britain 1865 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 56
BURNELL, Robert Great Britain 1860 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 12
BURNES, John Great Britain 1872 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 233
BURNES, Peter see Peter Burns    
BURNS, Michael Great Britain & Ireland 1859/1860 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 29; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 39
BURNS, Patrick Great Britain & Ireland 1863/1866 Intention, Madison County. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 88
BURNS, Patrick Great Britain 1860 2nd Papers, Vol. B., p. 45
BURNS, Patrick Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 130
BURNS, Peter Great Britain 1876 Book A, p. 240
BURNS, Thomas Great Britain & Ireland 1855/1861 Intention, Madison County. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 25
BURRIELL, Edwin Great Britain & Ireland 1871 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 63
BURRIS, Peter Prussia 1861 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 7; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 42
BUSCH, Charles Hanover 1860 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 9
BUSEN, Nicholas Prussia 1870 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 208
BUSER (Busar), Nicholas France 1859 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 1; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 67
BUTLER, Henry England 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 132
BUTLER, Michael Great Britain 1860 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 47
BUTT, Stephen Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 154
BUTT, William Germany 1880 Book D, p. 12
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