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Updated Naturalization Index – E


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
EASTMAN, Henry Prussia 1860 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 16
EBERHARDT, Louis France 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 137
EBERT, Christian Ruttenberg 1859 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 33
ECHHORN, Joseph Prussia 1870 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 216
ECK, John Bavaria 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 70
ECKMAN (EKMAN), John P. Sweden/Norway 1890/1892 Intention. Book B, p. 66; Book D, p. 77
EDWARDS, Thomas Great Britain & Ireland 1867 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 23
EGLEHOFFE, John Hesse Darmstadt 1858 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 17
ELHOLM, Peter H. Denmark 1860 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 36
ELMENDORFF, Frederick Mathias
Caecilia Maria Von
Oldenburg 1878 Intention. Book B, p. 26
ELVERT, James Great Britain & Ireland 1859 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 2
ELVERT, William Great Britain & Ireland 1866/1868 Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 22; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 206
ENGEL, Frederick (Friedrich) Germany 1876 Book C, p. 93
ENGEL, Frederick Switzerland/Germany 1882 Book D, p. 21
ENGEL, Leon Russia 1884 Book D, p. 27
ENGEL, Oscar Russia 1896 Book A, p. 252
ENGEL, Thomas Germany 1889/1894 Intention. Book B, p. 64; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 76
ENGELHARD, August Germany 1876 Book C, p. 86
ENGELHEARDT, Frederick H. Prussia 1876 Book H, p. 429
ENKE, Fred W. Germany 1892 Book C, p. 198
EPSTEIN, Hyman Germany 1887 Book C, p. 165
ERB, Charles Germany 1888 Book C, p. 173
ERB, Gottlieb
Henrick Ludwich
Germany 1885/1889 Intention. Book B, p. 54; Book D, p. 67
ERDWURM, Julius Austria 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 196
ERIG, William Germany 1879/1880 Intention. Book B, p. 30; Book D, p. 14
ESCHBACHER, John Germany 1886 Book C, p. 164
ESCHENFELT, Franklin Germany 1871/1876 Intention, Ohio. Book B, p. 28; Book C, p. 28
EWIN, Edward Great Britain & Ireland 1891/1896 Intention. Book B, p. 69
EWIN, John Great Britain & Ireland 1888 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 39
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