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Updated Naturalization Index – R

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
RABSTOCK, William Germany 1859 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 26
RAFTERS, Michael England 1857/1860 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 4
RAGAN, Michael Great Britain & Ireland 1864 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 13
RAGEN, Daniel Great Britain & Ireland 1860/1864 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 10; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 65
RATHERT, Heinrich Germany 1874/1876 1st Papers, Vo. B, p. 31; Book C, p. 81
RAVEY, Daniel Great Britain 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 178
REARDON, Daniel Great Britain & Ireland 1890/1892 Intention. Book B, p. 66; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 75
REBSTACK, Christian Wirtemberg 1857 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 16
RECAPPIE, Antoine France 1859 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 34
RECKER, Gust D. Germany 1884 Book C, p. 146
REGAN (REGAM), ? Ireland 1864 Intention. not recorded
REGAN, John Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 189
REGAN, Peter Great Britain 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 177
REICKERT, Benedict Wirtemberg 1857 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 14
REIKEBERG, Fritz Hanover 1860 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 37
REINHARDT, Philip Hesse Darmstadt 1854/1864 Intention, St. Louis. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 61
REINTGES, Peter Prussia 1859/1861 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 1; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 51
REUS, Caspar Prince of Hesse 1860/1863 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 14; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 43
REUTER, William Germany 1880 Intention. Book B, p. 31; Book D, p. 48
REUTTER, Charles Wirtemburg 1857/1860 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 5
REYNICK, Thomas H. Queen Victoria 1870 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 213
RIBBEY, Richard Ireland 1878 Book C, p. 7
RICE, Emil Prussia 1872 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 237
RICE, Frank Prussia 1872 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 238
RICE, Frank Jr. Prussia 1872 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 237
RICE, Stephen Prussia 1872 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 238
RICH, Max Bavaria 1859/1861 Intention, Morgan County. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 29
RICH, Richard L. Great Britain 1859 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 27
RICH, Samuel Great Britain 1858 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 21
RICHARDS, Christian Wurtemburg 1860 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 4
RICHEY, Robert McGee Lower Canada 1840 Commissioners Record A, p. 29
RILEY, John H. Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 133
RILEY, Joseph Great Britain & Ireland 1876 Book C, p. 296
RILEY, Patrick Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 153
RINEHU, Patrick Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 195
RING, David Great Britain 1858/1864 Intention, New York. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 68
RINGEL, George E. Prussia 1872 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 226
RINTOUL, David Scotland 1860 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 4
RINTOUL, James Great Britain & Ireland 1861/1864 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 16; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 53
RINTOUL, James Scotland 1888 Book C, p. 177
RIORDAN, Dennis Queen of G. Britain
Empress of India
1896 Book A, p. 253
RISSLER, Karl Germany 1886 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 37
ROBERTS, Emanuel Great Britain 1859 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 5
ROBERTS, Francis Switzerland 1872 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 228
ROBERTS, John Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 190
ROBERTS, William Great Britain 1859 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 5
ROBIDON, John Great Britain & Ireland 1866 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 89
ROBIDON, Mark Great Britain & Ireland 1866 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 87
ROBINGS, Alfred J. Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 139
ROBINGS, Ambrose Great Britain & Ireland 1866 Book A, p. 3
ROBINGS, Andrew England 1866/1868 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 17; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 60
ROBSON, John Great Britain 1861 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 50
ROEDERER, Jacob Germany 1880 Book D, p. 7
ROONEY, Michael —- 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 189
ROREY, Antony Prussia 1858 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 19
ROSENGREEN, Maurice Norway/Sweden 1875/1879 Intention, Nebraska. Book B, p. 188
ROSENTHAL, Ferdinand H. Germany 1888 Book C, p. 168
ROSS, Charles Saxe Weimar 1860 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 15
ROSS, Charles W. Germany 1890 Book C, p. 180
ROSS, Edward M. Great Britain & Ireland 1894 Intention, Book B, p. 72
ROTHE, Herman Germany 1884/1888 Intention. Book B, p. 54; Book D, p. 67
ROTHWELL, Samuel Great Britain & Ireland 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 52
RUETER, William Germany 1880/1885 Intention. Book D, p. 48
RUIES, Frank Baden 1875/1880 Intention. Book B, p. 9; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 71
RUPP, Charles Baden 1878 Book C, p. 1
RYAN, Daniel Great Britain & Ireland 1856/1864 Intention, Iowa. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 65
RYAN, Daniel Great Britain & Ireland 1856/1866 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 88
RYAN, David Ireland 1874 Book C, p. 4
RYAN, John Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 190
RYAN, Michael Great Britain 1876/1881 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 35; Book D, p. 15
RYAN, Timothy Ireland 1852/1892 Intention, New York. Book D, p. 79
RYAN, William Great Britain & Ireland 1874 Book A, p. 235
RYAN, William Ireland 1851/1862 Intention, Virginia. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 29
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