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Updated Naturalization Index – O


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 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
OBERLATZ, JohnPrussia1876/18801st Papers, Vol. B, p. 34; Book D, p. 3
O’BRIAN, PatrickIreland1866/18681st Papers, Vol. A, p. 15; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 206
O’BRIEN, JamesGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 194
O’BRIEN, JohnGreat Britain & Irealnd18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 175
O’BRIEN, PatrickIreland1866/1884Intention. Book D, p. 34
O’BRIEN, TerenceIreland1890/1892Intention, Pennsylvania. Book D, p. 78
O’BRIEN, TimothyIreland1884Book C, p. 138
OCHEL, HenrySaxon Weimar18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 135
OCHEMSTEDT, Cere (Carl)see Charles Olmstead  
O’CONNELL, JamesGreat Britain & Ireland1851/1868Intention, Wisconsin. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 205
O’CONNELL, JamesGreat Britain & Ireland18642nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 57
O’CONNELL, JeffreyIreland1848/1860Intention, St. Louis. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 21
O’CONNOR, WilliamGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 151
O’DAY, ThomasGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 124
O’DONNELL, JamesGreat Britain & Ireland18592nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 35
O’DONNELL, JohnGreat Britain1865/1868Intention, Madison County. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 112
O’DONNELL, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 184
O’DONNELL, MichaelGreat Britain18722nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 228
O’DONNELL, PatrickIreland1867/18701st Papers, Vol. A, p. 19; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 208
O’DONNELL, PatrickGreat Britain & Ireland1894Book A, p. 250
OEHEMSTET, Carl (Charles)Prussia18601st Papers, Vol. B, p. 7
OEHLER, HermannPrussia1879/1884Intention. Book B, p. 30; Book d, p. 43
OEHLER, JacobGermany1896/1905Intention. Book B, p. 73; Book D, p. 95
OEHLERKING, GustavGermany18952nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 76
OERTEL, BrunoGermany1900Book C, p. 216
OERTEL, Carl HermannGermany1882Book A, p. 242
OETTEL, Ernest S.Sache Gotha Prussia18701st Papers, Vol. A, p. 29
OFENMEIER, FranzPrussia1864not recorded
O’FLAHERTY, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland1876Book C, p. 77
O’GARRAH, MichaelGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 197
OGLESBY, RobertScotland1878Book C, p. 30
O’HARE, EdwardIreland1860/18711st Papers, Vol. A, p. 2; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 224 & 229
O’HARRA, DanielGreat Britain & Ireland1859/18621st Papers, Vol. B, p. 3; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 52
OHM, JohnDenmark18682nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 61
O’KEEFE (O’KEATH), PatrickGreat Britain & Ireland1858/1865Intention, New York. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 76
O’LAUGHLIN, JeremiahIreland1854/1862Intention, New Jersey. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 29
OLMSTEAD (OCHMSTEDT), CharlesPrussia1860/1862Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 31
O’LOCHLAN, PatrickIreland1856/1860Intention, New Jersey. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 14
OLSEN, HansDenmark1868/1872Intention, Missouri. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 232
ORBAN, FrankPrussia1882/1884Intention, Madison County. Book D, p. 40
O’ROUKE, BarneyIreland1852/1866Intention, Indiana. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 78
O’SHAY, JohnCanada1878Book C, p. 6
OSTBERG, Signe OtiliaSweden1937Book H, p. 2. Husband, 2 children
OVERMYRE, FrankPrussia18642nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 72
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