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Updated Naturalization Index – S

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
SAELSEN, August Baden 1862 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 32
SALHORST, Henry Germany 1880 Intention. Book B, p. 38
SANDERS, William Canada 1917 Intention. Book F, p. 14; Book I, p. 14. Wife & child
SAUERWEIN, John Peter Nassau 1868/1872 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 24; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 225
SAUR, Hubert Jr. Prussia 1860 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 42
SAURWINE, Peter Prussia 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 136
SAWER, Michael Great Britain —-/1876 Intention, St. Louis. Book C, p. 91
SAYER, James England 1880 Not recorded
SCABO, Gasper Hungary 1860 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 46
SCHAABELI, Jacob Switzerland 1857/1860 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 18
SCHAAF, Henry Hanover 1858 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 25
SCHAD, Jacob Friederich Germany 1888/1890 Intention. Book B, p. 62; Book D, p. 75
SCHAEFER, David Germany 1884/1886 Intention. Book D, p. 62
SCHAFER, Ernest Germany 1928 Intention. Book I, p. 22
SCHAFER, Jacob Wirtemberg 1855/1862 Intention, Pennsylvania. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 37
SCHAFFER (SCHAEFER), David Germany 1884 Book D, p. 28
SCHALLENBERG, Frederick Germany 1880 Book C, p. 131
SCHANDEL, Bernard Luxemburgh 1876 Book C, p. 7
SCHANDEL, Bernhardt
(SCHENDEL, Bernard)
Luxemburg 1876 Book C, p. 7
SCHECK, John Germany 1875 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 32
SCHEFER, Samuel Germany 1884 Book D, p. 29
SCHEFFEL, F. Gottfried Germany 1890/1892 Intention. Book B, p. 65; Book D, p. 80
SCHEFFEL, Frank Germany 1878 Book C, p. 117
SCHEFFEL, Hermann Germany 1876 Book C, p. 103
SCHEFFEL, Paul Germany 1890 Book C, p. 179
SCHEFFER, Henry Prussia 1864/1867 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 21; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 107
SCHEIDLER, Joseph Luxemburg 1886 Book D, p. 161
SCHIELE, John George Wirtemberg 1856/1860 Intention, Pennsylvania. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 6
SCHIMMEL, Henry Saxony 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 61
SCHLEMMER, Henry Germany 1880/1886 Intention. Book B, p. 35; Book D, p. 51
SCHLEMMER, Joseph Prussia 1862-63-64 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 18; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 61
SCHLEPER, Katharine (Catherine) Germany 1923 Intention. Book I, p. 20; Book F, p. 21
SCHLESS, Robert Russia 1913 Intention. Book I, p. 5; Book F, p. 11
SCHLITTLER, Jacob Switzerland 1876 Intention. Book B, p. 16
SCHMELLER, Wilhelm Sr. Germany 1884/1890 Intention. Book B, p. 54; 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 39; Book D, p. 73
SCHMIDT, Arnold Prussia 1857 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 12
SCHMIDT, Fritz Hanover 1870/1876 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 27; Book B, p. 166; Book C, p. 38
SCHMIDT, George William Germany 1886 Book C, p. 163
SCHMIDT (SCHMITZ), Henry Germany 1884 Book D, p. 35
SCHMIDT, Jacob Hesse Cassell 1860/1862 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 9; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 51
SCHMIDT, Julius Germany 1891/1894 Intention. Book B, p. 68; Book D, p. 85
SCHMIDT, Louis Nassau 1858/1860 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 9
SCHMIDT, William Germany 1890/1891 Intention. Book B, p. 67; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 73
SCHMIEDER, Charles Germany 1881/1884 Intention. Book B, p. 41; Book D, p. 35
SCHMIEDER, John see John Snider    
SCHMIEDER, John Germany 1872/1876 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 29; Book C, p. 101
SCHMITPOTT, Frederick Prussia 1876 Intention. Book B, p. 14
SCHMITT, George M. Germany 1884 Book D, p. 33
SCHMITT (SCHMIDT), Wendel Germany 1872 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 227
SCHMITTAG, Nicholas Germany 1900 Book C, p. 215
SCHMITZ, Clemens Germany 1884 Book D, p. 26
SCHMITZ, Clemens Prussia 1868 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 23
SCHMITZ, Frederick (Fritz) Germany 1888 not recorded
SCHMITZ, Fritz Germany 1880 Intention, Book B, p. 63
SCHNABRICK, Laurence Bavaria 1855/1860 Intention, St. Louis, Mo. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 10
SCHNEIDER, August see August Snider    
SCHNEIDER, John G. see John G. Snider    
SCHNEEHAGE, Henry W. Germany 1874/1880 Intention, Alabama. Book D, p. 7
SCHNEIDER, Antoney Prussia 1859/1860 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 4; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 22
SCHNEIDER, John J. Hanover 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 51
SCHNETER, Gottlieb see John G. Snider    
SCHNURR, Frederick Baden 1876 Book C, p. 26
SCHOCKHAERT, Achille Belgium 1906 Intention, Christian County. Book F, p. 3. Priest
SCHOLLENBERG, Frederick Prussia 1861/1880 Intention, St. Louis, Mo. Book C, p. 131
SCHREIBER, Andrew Germany 1893/1896 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 41; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 77
SCHREIBER, John Germany 1876/1878 Intention. Book B, p. 21
SCHROEDER, Herman Great Britain 1876 Book C, p. 103
SCHROEDER, Theodore Prussia 1856/1860 Intention, Indiana. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 23
SCHROETER (Schrader), Frank Saxony 1856/1860 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 2
SCHUBERT, Gustave Saxony 1880 Book C, p. 125
SCHUCKENBROCK, Bernard K. (Conrad) Germany 1926 Intention. Book H, p. 3
SCHUH, William Baden 1878 Book C, p. 10
SCHULTE, Herman Hanover 1867 Book A, p. 4
SCHULTE, William Germany 1916 Intention. Book I, p. 9; Book F, p. 12. Wife & 6 children
SCHULTHEIS, Frederick Germany 1890 Book C, p. 186
SCHULTZ, Frederick Prussia 1869/1874 Intention, Maryland. Book C, p. 66
SCHULTZ, Henry Prussia 1874 Book C, p. 66
SCHURR, George Germany 1888/1892 Intention. Book B, p. 61; Book D, p. 83
SCHWARM, Signe Otillia Sweden 1937 Book H, p. 2. Husband, 2 children
SCHWARTZ, Frederik Ruttemburg 1857/1861 Intention, Madison County. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 27
SCHWARTZ, John George Wertemburg 1865 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 76
SCHWENTKER, Christian Prussia 1868 Book A, p. 228
Scott, James Great Britain & Ireland 1869/1876 Intention, New York. Book C, p. 61
SCOTT, John Elis Sweden 1887/1890 Intention. Book B, p. 58; Book D, p. 74
SCOTT, Joseph P. Great Britain & Ireland 1868/1868 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 23; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 115
SCULLY, Patrick Ireland 1888/1900 Intention. Book B, p. 61. Loose certificate Book B, p. 61
SEAVER, Jacob Wirtemburg 1868 Book A, p. 8
SEEHAUSEN, John Prussia 1872 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 228
SEEHAUSEN (SEEHUSEN), Lumke J. Hanover 1861/1863 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 7; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 41
SEHLIM, Nicholas Prussia 1860 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 10
SEIBOLD (SEIBOLT), Philipp Prussia 1873/1876 Intention. Book B, p. 4; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 68
SEIDL, Frank Germany 1892 Book B, p. 70
SEIGEL, Michael Germany 1876/1880 Intention. Book B, p. 23. Final papers. Not recorded
SEIGERSON, John Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 185
SEILER, Casper Switzerland 1866 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 84
SELLMEIER, Friedrich Germany 1892 Book D, p. 81
SELLMEIER, William Germany 1886/1892 Intention, Madison County. Book D, p. 80
SELMAN, John R. Sweden 1876 Intention. Book B, p. 18
SENTMAN, Casper see Casper Lentman    
SHALLENBURG, Jacob Prussia 1871/1874 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 32; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 64
SHANAHAN, John Ireland 1866/1868 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 17; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 167
SHANON (SHANNON), Cornelius Ireland 1876 Book C, p. 111
SHARKEY, Michael Great Britain & Ireland 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 68
SHARRON, Thomas Great Britain & Ireland 1860/1864 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 56
SHARRON, William Great Britain & Ireland 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 73
SHAY, John Great Britain & Ireland 1857/1861 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 26
SHAY, John Ireland 1876 Book C, p. 54
SHAY, Thomas Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 174
SHEA, Maurice Great Britain & Ireland 1864/1866 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 19; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 98
SHEAIN (SHEARING), John Great Britain & Ireland 1860 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 42
SHEEDY, Dennis Ireland 1868/1872 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 26; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 234
SHEEDY, Patrick Ireland 1878 Book B, p. 173
SHEEHAN, Andrew Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 187
SHEERIN, Thomas Great Britain & Ireland 1860 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 15
SHEFFER, Willam Austria 1876 1st Papers Vol. A, p. 31; Book V, p. 168
SHEPHARD, William Great Britain 1840 Commissioners Record A, p. 83
SHERIDAN, Thomas Ireland 1855/1860 Intention, Ohio. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 18
SHERMAN, John Hungary 1916/1922 Intention, Missouri. Book F, p. 15
SHERMAN, Steve Hungary 1922/1925 Intention. Book I, p. 19. Intention. Book F, p. 20. Final papers, Book F, p. 20. Wife, 2 children
SHIELDS, James Great Britain & Ireland 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 47
SHIELDS, Patrick Great Britain & Ireland 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 47
SHINES, Thomas Great Britain 1856/1876 Intention, Iowa. Book C, p. 48
SHLEMMER, Joseph See Joseph Schlemmer    
SHORTAL, Andrew Ireland 1866 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 19
SHORTAL, Philip Great Britain & Ireland 1866 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 92
SHORTAL, Robert Great Britain & Ireland 1866 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 92
SHOULTZ, Frederick see Frederick Schulz    
SHRODER, Franz Germany 1885 Book A, p. 243
SIDEN, John Great Britain 1876 Book B, p. 21 & 199
SIEGEL, Michael see Michael Seigel    
SIGLOCK, August Germany 1874/1876 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 31; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 68
SILLIS, James Ireland 1854/1876 Intention, St. Louis. Book C, p. 53
SIMS, Frederick Great Britain 1876/1878 Intention, Macoupin County. Book B, p. 176
SINCLAIR, William Great Britain & Ireland 1861 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 28
SLATTERY, E. D. Queen Victoria 1870 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 210
SLAVEN, Daniel Great Britain 1875/1878 Intention, Texas. Book B, p. 175
SLYMAN, Michael Great Britain & Ireland 1886 Book D, p. 54
SMETZLER, Charles Prussia 1865 1st Papers, Vol., B, p. 21
SMITH, Bernard England 1868 Book A, p. 226
SMITH, Daniel Hesse Cassell 1861 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 7
SMITH, Fritz Hanover 1876 Book B, p. 166
SMITH, John Great Britain & Ireland 1874/1890 Intention, Minnesota. Book D, p. 72
SMITH, Louis see Louis Schmidt
SMITH, William E. Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 148
SMITHPOT, Fred Prussia 1880 Not recorded
SMITHPOTT, August Germany 1880 Not recorded
SMUTZLER, Charles Prussia 1865/1868 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 111
SMUTZLER, Julius Prussia 1870 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 219
SNABLEY, Jacob see Jacob Schaabeli    
SNIDER, August Saxe Weimar 1865/1868 Intention. 1st Papers, A, p. 14; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 138
SNIDER, John Germany 1876 Book C, p. 101
SNIDER, John G. Saxe Weimar 1865/1868 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 13; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 136
SNYDER, Antony Prussia 1859 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 4
SNYDER, George Germany 1876 Book C, p. 298
SNYDER, Peter Belgium 1862/1864 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 8; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 49
SOUER, Hubert Baden 1858 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 20
SPECKEL, Johan George Hanover 1866/1872 Intention, St. Louis, Mo. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 227
SPEISSER, David Wertemberg 1876 Book C, p. 190
SPELLMAN, Christopher Great Britain & Ireland 1867 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 107
SPENCER, Henry Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 203
SPITTEL, Ernst (Ernest) Prussia 1870/1876 Intention. Book E, p. 429
SPRINGMAN, Ferdinand Hanover 1878 Book C, p. 9
SPRINGMAN, Henry Prussia 1873/1876 Intention. Book B, p. 5; Book C, p. 78
SPRINGMAN, William Hanover 1866 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 81
St. CLAIR, John Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 186
STALL, August Baden 1872/1876 Intention, Greene County. Book B, p. 164
STAMPE, Johann Mecklenberg 1858/1868 Intention, Wisconsin. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 205
STANKA, Leopold Austria 1878 Intention. Book B, p. 27
STANKA, Wenzl Austria 1876/1880 Intention. Book B, p. 20; Book D, p. 13
STANLEY, Thomas Great Britain & Ireland 1868/1871 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 21; 2nd Papers, Vol. A. p. 220
STAPLETON, James Ireland 1876 Book A, p. 239
STARRS, Hugh Ireland 1857/1873 Intention, St. Louis, Mo. Book B, p. 157
STEIB, John Wertemberg 1858 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 19
STECKET, Henry see Henry Stekel    
STEINBROCK, Bernard Prussia 1874/1876 Intention. Book B, p. 195; Book C, p. 96
STEINER, Gotlieb Germany 1872/1876 Intention, Missouri. Book C, p. 87
STEINMANN, Frederick Switzerland 1871 Book A, p. 229
STEKEL, Henry Hanover 1857/1860 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 5
STEMMLER, August Germany 1888 Book C, p. 176
STENDER (STANDER), Louis Prussia 1863 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 18
STENKER, Wilke Jensen Hanover 1874/1880 Intention, Madison County. Book D, p. 9
STEPHENSON, David Great Britain & Ireland 1886/1892 Intention. Book B, p. 57; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 75
STICKEL, Charles Hanover 1856/1863 Intention, Indiana. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 39
STIEREN, Charles Prussia 1857/1867 Intention, St. Louis, Mo. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 108
STITT, Samuel R. Great Britain & Ireland 1879/1882 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 35; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 72
STOECKEL, Hermann Germany 1883/1883 Clinton County. Book D, p. 24
STOKES, Thomas Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 152
STORIE, Francis France 1866 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 15
STOVER, Benjamin Great Britain & Canada 1878 Intention. Book B, p. 26
STRASSER (Strauz), Jacob Prussia 1852/1868 Intention, Louisiana. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 140
STRAUSS, Herman Germany 1888/1891 Intention. Book B, p. 63; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 73
STROOP, Henry William Germany 1874/1876 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 31; Book C, p. 43
STUCKERT, John Phillip Germany 1898/1900 Intention. Book B, p. 75; Book D, p. 90
STUDA, Fred Germany 1873 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 34
SULLIVAN, Con Great Britain 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 185
SULLIVAN, Edward Great Britain 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 169
SULLIVAN, George Great Britain & Ireland 1867 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 108
SULLIVAN, John Great Britain 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 168
SULLIVAN, Patrick —- 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 186
SULLIVAN, Thomas Ireland 1870/1873 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 30; Book B, p. 160
SUMMERSCALES, Henry Great Britain 1860 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 8
SUMMERSCALES, Jesse Great Britain 1860/1874 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 8; Book C, p. 11
SUNDERLAND, Francis Prussia 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 131
SUNDERLAND, Frederick Prussia 1861/1868 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 16; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 131
SURGE, Patrick Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 186
SURWALD, Frederick (Fritz) Prussia 1867 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 106
SWAN, Michael Great Britain 1876 Book C, p. 91
SWEENEY, Michael Great Britain & Ireland 1876 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 67
SWEENEY, Thomas Great Britain & Ireland 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 70
SWEENEY, Thomas Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 185
SWEENY, Patrick Great Britain 1888 Probate Court Record Book J, p. 84. Book C, p. 172
SWENEY, John Great Britain & Ireland 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 56
SWORDS, John Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 153
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