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Updated Naturalization Index – W

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
WACHTER, Andreas Bavaria 1855/1861 Intention, St. Louis, Mo. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 27
WACHTER, Henry Germany 1870/1884 Intention. Book B, p. 29; Book D, p. 37
WADE, Benjamin P. Great Britain 1857/1860 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 8
WAGENBLAST, Jacob Germany 1881/1886 Intention. Book B, p. 42. Final papers, not recorded
WAGENBLAST, Melchoir Germany 1879/1882 Intention. Book B, p. 30. Final papers, not recorded
WAGGONBLAST, Mattise Germany 1873/1879 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 33; Book B, p. 33 & 190
WAGNER, Charles Baden 1888 Book C, p. 178
WAGNER, Frank X. Germany 1888 Final papers, not recorded
WAGNER, Gustave Baden 1876 Book C, p. 25
WAHL, John Great Britain & Ireland 1876 Book C, p. 72; Book B, p. 170
WAHLE, Joseph Prussia 1876 Book B, p. 167; Book C, p. 27
WAHLE, Joseph Prussia 1875/1878 Intention. Book B, p. 10; Book C, p. 114
WAHLSTROM, John Engelbert Sweden 1905 Intention, New York. Book F, p. 1
WAHLSTROM, Knut Victor Sweden 1906 Intention, New Jersey. Book F, p. 2
WALL, Ambrose Great Britain & Ireland 1854/1865 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 78
WALL, James Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 203
WALL, John Great Britain & Ireland 1866 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 80
WALL, Robert Ireland 1868/1870 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 23; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 212
WALLACE, Nicholas Great Britain & Ireland 1860/1873 Intention. Book B, p. 157
WALLER, John M. Germany 1872/1884 Intention, Missouri. Book D, p. 25
WALPOLE, Joshua Great Britain & Ireland 1860/1864 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 14; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 43
WALSH (WELSH), Henry Great Britain & Ireland 1866/1868 Intention, Sangamon County. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 162
WALSH, James Great Britain & Ireland 1866 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 86
WALSH, James Great Britain & Ireland 1882/1884 Intention. Book B, p. 41; Book D, p. 40
WALSH, John Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 118
WALSH, Martin Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 119
WALSH, Michael Great Britain & Ireland 1884 Intention. Book B, p. 52
WALSH, Michael Great Britain & Ireland 1894/1896 Intention. Book B, p. 71; Book D, p. 86
WALSH (WELSH), Patrick Queen Victoria 1870 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 214
WALSH, Patrick Ireland 1860/1868 Intention, Missouri. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 118
WALSH, Thomas Great Britain 1876 Book C, p. 107
WALTER, George Germany 1889/1892 Intention. Book B, p. 64; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 74
WALZ, Christian Wurtemburg 1878/1880 Intention. Book B, p. 27; Book D, p. 15
WALZ, Jacob Gustav Wurtemburg 1880/1886 Intention. Book B, p. 37; Book D, p. 56
WANLY, John Prussia 1870 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 215
WARD, Michael Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 196
WARDEIN, Vincent Germany 1888 Order Book I, p. 554. Circuit Clerk Office. Book C, p. 171
WARDINE, Lawrence Austria 1876/1878 Intention, Book B, p. 15; Book B, p. 184 & 177
WARNURA, Wenzel Austria 1876 Intention. Book B, p. 19
WATERS, Joseph Great Britain & Ireland 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 55
WATERS, Patrick Great Britain & Ireland 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 54
WATSKER, John Austria 1876 Book C, p. 94
WEAVER, Adam Germany 1886 Book C, p. 119 & 162
WEBER, Benedict Switzerland 1872 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 237
WEBER, John Prussia 1874 Intention. Book B, p. 7
WEBER, Paul Bavaria 1903 Intention. Book B, p. 77
WEEDERMANN, Henry Prussia 1873 Book B, p. 6
WEHMANN, Frederick (Fritz) Prussia 1858/1860 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 10
WEIDNER, John G. Saxe Weimar 1860/1864 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 1; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 63
WEIGL, Franz J. Austria 1893/1895 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 40. Final Papers, not recorded
WEISER, Frank Louis Germany 1879 Book B, p. 187; Book C, p. 120
WEISLER, William Germany 1879/1882 Intention. Book B, p. 29; Book D, p. 19
WEISNER, Charles F. Germany 1866 Book A, p. 2
WELCH, John Ireland 1859/1862 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 1; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 32
WELCH, William Great Britain & Ireland 1860 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 15
WELLER, George Wertemburg 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 62
WELLER, Gottleib Germany 1858/1860 Intention, Pennsylvania. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 8
WELLER, Jacob Hamburg 1874/1876 Intention, Greene County, Il. Book C, p. 76
WELLHAUSEN, Frederick Hanover 1871/1876 Intention, Greene County, Il. Book C, p. 75
WELSH, Bartholomew Ireland 1874 Book A, p. 233
WELSH, Daniel Great Britain 1876 Intention. Book B, p. 22
WELSH, Edward England 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 126
WELSH, James see James Walsh    
WELSH, James Great Britain & Ireland 1853/1860 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 8
WELSH, John Great Britain & Ireland 1859 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 5
WELSH, John P. Great Britain & Ireland 1866 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 95
WELSH, Martin Great Britain 1856 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 8
WELSH, Martin Sr. Great Britain & Ireland 1859 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 31
WELSH, Michael Great Britain & Ireland 1880 Book D, p. 1
WELSH, Michael Ireland 1860 Intention, Indiana
WELSH, Michael Ireland 1870 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 28
WELSH, Patrick Ireland 1866/1868 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 113
WELSH, Thomas Great Britain & Ireland 1876 Book A, p. 237; Book C, p. 107
WELSH, Walter Great Britain & Ireland 1856 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 9
WELTSCH, Gottfried Austria 1870 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 27
WENDEL, George Germany 1886 Book D, p. 55
WENDLE, George Germany 1883/1884 Intention. Book B, p. 48; Book D, p. 42
WENDLE, Nikolaus Germany 1890 Book A, p. 244
WENGER, John Wurtemburg 1862 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 30
WEST, Bernard Wirtemberg 1860 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 44
WERNER, Nicholas see Nicholas Verner    
WHARTON, William Great Britain & Ireland 1888 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 38
WHEELAN, Cornelius Great Britain & Ireland 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 66
WHEELER, Richard R. England 1880 Final oath, not recorded
WHELAN, Dennis Great Britain & Ireland 1862/1868 Intention, New York. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 164
WHELAN, Edward Great Britain & Ireland 1866 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 103
WHELAN, John Great Britian & Ireland 1855/1864 Intention, New York. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 50
WHITE, James Great Britain 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 171
WHITFIELD, John Great Britain & Ireland 1902 Book C, p. 217
WHITMAN, Sigmond see Sigmond Wittman    
WICK, John B. Germany 1880 Book D, p. 6
WICKHAM, James Great Britain 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 173
WIDMANN, Gottlob F. Germany 1884/1885 Intention. Book B, p. 51; Book C, p. 151
WIEGAND, Oscar Germany 1896 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 77
WIEGHARD, Henry Hanover 1855/1864 Intention, Madison County, Il. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 45
WIEGHARD, Wilhelm C. Germany 1905 Intention. Book B, p. 77
WIELAND, Fritz Germany 1876/1880 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 34; Book D, p. 4
WIERING, Edward Holland 1880/1883 Intention. Book B, p. 37; Book D, p. 23
WIESAR, Charles Frederick Baden 1862 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 8
WIESENER, Frederick Prussia 1866 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 16
WIESENER, William Prussia 1866/1870 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 209
WIESER, Joseph Bavaria 1858 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 21
WIEST, Paul Germany 1899 Book C, p. 212
WILCOX, Samuel Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 165
WILCOX, William Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 167
WILLIAMS, Jacob Germany 1884 Book D, p. 36
WILLIAMSON, Andrew Great Britain & Irealnd 1864/1868 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 19; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 58
WILLMANN, Jacob Germany 1884 Book D, p. 36
WILSON, James Ireland 1870 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 209
WILSON, James Ireland 1866/1868 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 17; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 59
WILSON, Robert Ireland 1890 Book C, p. 188
WILSON, Robert L. Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 58
WILTON, John A. England 1880 Book C, p. 128
WINEGARTNER, Gustav Baden 1870 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 26
WINGER, Frederick Germany 1874 Book A, p. 232
WINGER, John Wurtemburg 1862 Final papers, not recorded
WINKLEMAN, August Prussia 1860 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 2
WINNE, John —- 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 129
WIRTH, Christopher Prussia 1870 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 215
WISCHHAUS, John Germany 1876/1880 Intention. Book B, p. 23. Final papers, not recorded
WITTMAN, Sigmond Baden 1880/1884 Intention. Book B, p. 31; Book D, p. 42
WOLF, Frank A. Germany 1904 Book E, p. 149
WOOD, John Great Britian & Ireland 1862 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 17
WORTH, Michael see Michael Wurth    
WORTH, Vincent (Wincent) Baden 1860/1863 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 1; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 39
WREN, Humphrey Ireland 1896 Book C, p. 203
WRIGHT, James C. —- 1882/1886 Intention. Book B, p. 48; Book D, p. 52
WRONKER, Joseph see Joseph Monker    
WUDZERISHLER, Henry Saxony 1860 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 44
WUNDER, John Bavaria/Germany 1908 Intention. Book I, p. 1
WUNDERLICH, Christopher Germany 1880/1884 Intention. Book B, p. 32; Book D, p. 34
WURTH, Frank Germany 1876 Book C, p. 108
WURTH, Michael Baden 1864 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 12
WURTH, Michael Baden 1876 Book B(?), p. 164
WURTH, Vincent see Vincent Worth    
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