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Updated Naturalization Index – R

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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
RABSTOCK, WilliamGermany18592nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 26
RAFTERS, MichaelEngland1857/1860Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 4
RAGAN, MichaelGreat Britain & Ireland18641st Papers, Vol. A, p. 13
RAGEN, DanielGreat Britain & Ireland1860/18641st Papers, Vol. B, p. 10; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 65
RATHERT, HeinrichGermany1874/18761st Papers, Vo. B, p. 31; Book C, p. 81
RAVEY, DanielGreat Britain18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 178
REARDON, DanielGreat Britain & Ireland1890/1892Intention. Book B, p. 66; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 75
REBSTACK, ChristianWirtemberg18572nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 16
RECAPPIE, AntoineFrance18592nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 34
RECKER, Gust D.Germany1884Book C, p. 146
REGAN (REGAM), ?Ireland1864Intention. not recorded
REGAN, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 189
REGAN, PeterGreat Britain18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 177
REICKERT, BenedictWirtemberg18572nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 14
REIKEBERG, FritzHanover18602nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 37
REINHARDT, PhilipHesse Darmstadt1854/1864Intention, St. Louis. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 61
REINTGES, PeterPrussia1859/18611st Papers, Vol. B, p. 1; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 51
REUS, CasparPrince of Hesse1860/18631st Papers, Vol. B, p. 14; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 43
REUTER, WilliamGermany1880Intention. Book B, p. 31; Book D, p. 48
REUTTER, CharlesWirtemburg1857/1860Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 5
REYNICK, Thomas H.Queen Victoria18702nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 213
RIBBEY, RichardIreland1878Book C, p. 7
RICE, EmilPrussia18722nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 237
RICE, FrankPrussia18722nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 238
RICE, Frank Jr.Prussia18722nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 237
RICE, StephenPrussia18722nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 238
RICH, MaxBavaria1859/1861Intention, Morgan County. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 29
RICH, Richard L.Great Britain18592nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 27
RICH, SamuelGreat Britain18582nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 21
RICHARDS, ChristianWurtemburg18601st Papers, Vol. A, p. 4
RICHEY, Robert McGeeLower Canada1840Commissioners Record A, p. 29
RILEY, John H.Great Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 133
RILEY, JosephGreat Britain & Ireland1876Book C, p. 296
RILEY, PatrickGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 153
RINEHU, PatrickGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 195
RING, DavidGreat Britain1858/1864Intention, New York. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 68
RINGEL, George E.Prussia18722nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 226
RINTOUL, DavidScotland18601st Papers, Vol. A, p. 4
RINTOUL, JamesGreat Britain & Ireland1861/18641st Papers, Vol. B, p. 16; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 53
RINTOUL, JamesScotland1888Book C, p. 177
RIORDAN, DennisQueen of G. Britain
Empress of India
1896Book A, p. 253
RISSLER, KarlGermany18861st Papers, Vol. B, p. 37
ROBERTS, EmanuelGreat Britain18591st Papers, Vol. B, p. 5
ROBERTS, FrancisSwitzerland18722nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 228
ROBERTS, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 190
ROBERTS, WilliamGreat Britain18591st Papers, Vol. B, p. 5
ROBIDON, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland18662nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 89
ROBIDON, MarkGreat Britain & Ireland18662nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 87
ROBINGS, Alfred J.Great Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 139
ROBINGS, AmbroseGreat Britain & Ireland1866Book A, p. 3
ROBINGS, AndrewEngland1866/18681st Papers, Vol. A, p. 17; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 60
ROBSON, JohnGreat Britain18612nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 50
ROEDERER, JacobGermany1880Book D, p. 7
ROONEY, Michael—-18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 189
ROREY, AntonyPrussia18582nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 19
ROSENGREEN, MauriceNorway/Sweden1875/1879Intention, Nebraska. Book B, p. 188
ROSENTHAL, Ferdinand H.Germany1888Book C, p. 168
ROSS, CharlesSaxe Weimar18602nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 15
ROSS, Charles W.Germany1890Book C, p. 180
ROSS, Edward M.Great Britain & Ireland1894Intention, Book B, p. 72
ROTHE, HermanGermany1884/1888Intention. Book B, p. 54; Book D, p. 67
ROTHWELL, SamuelGreat Britain & Ireland18642nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 52
RUETER, WilliamGermany1880/1885Intention. Book D, p. 48
RUIES, FrankBaden1875/1880Intention. Book B, p. 9; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 71
RUPP, CharlesBaden1878Book C, p. 1
RYAN, DanielGreat Britain & Ireland1856/1864Intention, Iowa. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 65
RYAN, DanielGreat Britain & Ireland1856/1866Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 88
RYAN, DavidIreland1874Book C, p. 4
RYAN, JohnIreland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 190
RYAN, MichaelGreat Britain1876/18811st Papers, Vol. B, p. 35; Book D, p. 15
RYAN, TimothyIreland1852/1892Intention, New York. Book D, p. 79
RYAN, WilliamGreat Britain & Ireland1874Book A, p. 235
RYAN, WilliamIreland1851/1862Intention, Virginia. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 29
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