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Updated Naturalization Index – S

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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
SAELSEN, AugustBaden18622nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 32
SALHORST, HenryGermany1880Intention. Book B, p. 38
SANDERS, WilliamCanada1917Intention. Book F, p. 14; Book I, p. 14. Wife & child
SAUERWEIN, John PeterNassau1868/18721st Papers, Vol. B, p. 24; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 225
SAUR, Hubert Jr.Prussia18602nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 42
SAURWINE, PeterPrussia18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 136
SAWER, MichaelGreat Britain—-/1876Intention, St. Louis. Book C, p. 91
SAYER, JamesEngland1880Not recorded
SCABO, GasperHungary18602nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 46
SCHAABELI, JacobSwitzerland1857/1860Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 18
SCHAAF, HenryHanover18582nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 25
SCHAD, Jacob FriederichGermany1888/1890Intention. Book B, p. 62; Book D, p. 75
SCHAEFER, DavidGermany1884/1886Intention. Book D, p. 62
SCHAFER, ErnestGermany1928Intention. Book I, p. 22
SCHAFER, JacobWirtemberg1855/1862Intention, Pennsylvania. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 37
SCHAFFER (SCHAEFER), DavidGermany1884Book D, p. 28
SCHALLENBERG, FrederickGermany1880Book C, p. 131
SCHANDEL, BernardLuxemburgh1876Book C, p. 7
SCHANDEL, Bernhardt
(SCHENDEL, Bernard)
Luxemburg1876Book C, p. 7
SCHECK, JohnGermany18751st Papers, Vol. B, p. 32
SCHEFER, SamuelGermany1884Book D, p. 29
SCHEFFEL, F. GottfriedGermany1890/1892Intention. Book B, p. 65; Book D, p. 80
SCHEFFEL, FrankGermany1878Book C, p. 117
SCHEFFEL, HermannGermany1876Book C, p. 103
SCHEFFEL, PaulGermany1890Book C, p. 179
SCHEFFER, HenryPrussia1864/18671st Papers, Vol. B, p. 21; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 107
SCHEIDLER, JosephLuxemburg1886Book D, p. 161
SCHIELE, John GeorgeWirtemberg1856/1860Intention, Pennsylvania. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 6
SCHIMMEL, HenrySaxony18682nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 61
SCHLEMMER, HenryGermany1880/1886Intention. Book B, p. 35; Book D, p. 51
SCHLEMMER, JosephPrussia1862-63-64Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 18; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 61
SCHLEPER, Katharine (Catherine)Germany1923Intention. Book I, p. 20; Book F, p. 21
SCHLESS, RobertRussia1913Intention. Book I, p. 5; Book F, p. 11
SCHLITTLER, JacobSwitzerland1876Intention. Book B, p. 16
SCHMELLER, Wilhelm Sr.Germany1884/1890Intention. Book B, p. 54; 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 39; Book D, p. 73
SCHMIDT, ArnoldPrussia18572nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 12
SCHMIDT, FritzHanover1870/18761st Papers, Vol. B, p. 27; Book B, p. 166; Book C, p. 38
SCHMIDT, George WilliamGermany1886Book C, p. 163
SCHMIDT (SCHMITZ), HenryGermany1884Book D, p. 35
SCHMIDT, JacobHesse Cassell1860/18621st Papers, Vol. B, p. 9; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 51
SCHMIDT, JuliusGermany1891/1894Intention. Book B, p. 68; Book D, p. 85
SCHMIDT, LouisNassau1858/1860Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 9
SCHMIDT, WilliamGermany1890/1891Intention. Book B, p. 67; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 73
SCHMIEDER, CharlesGermany1881/1884Intention. Book B, p. 41; Book D, p. 35
SCHMIEDER, Johnsee John Snider  
SCHMIEDER, JohnGermany1872/18761st Papers, Vol. B, p. 29; Book C, p. 101
SCHMITPOTT, FrederickPrussia1876Intention. Book B, p. 14
SCHMITT, George M.Germany1884Book D, p. 33
SCHMITT (SCHMIDT), WendelGermany18722nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 227
SCHMITTAG, NicholasGermany1900Book C, p. 215
SCHMITZ, ClemensGermany1884Book D, p. 26
SCHMITZ, ClemensPrussia18681st Papers, Vol. A, p. 23
SCHMITZ, Frederick (Fritz)Germany1888not recorded
SCHMITZ, FritzGermany1880Intention, Book B, p. 63
SCHNABRICK, LaurenceBavaria1855/1860Intention, St. Louis, Mo. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 10
SCHNEIDER, Augustsee August Snider  
SCHNEIDER, John G.see John G. Snider  
SCHNEEHAGE, Henry W.Germany1874/1880Intention, Alabama. Book D, p. 7
SCHNEIDER, AntoneyPrussia1859/18601st Papers, Vol. B, p. 4; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 22
SCHNEIDER, John J.Hanover18642nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 51
SCHNETER, Gottliebsee John G. Snider  
SCHNURR, FrederickBaden1876Book C, p. 26
SCHOCKHAERT, AchilleBelgium1906Intention, Christian County. Book F, p. 3. Priest
SCHOLLENBERG, FrederickPrussia1861/1880Intention, St. Louis, Mo. Book C, p. 131
SCHREIBER, AndrewGermany1893/18961st Papers, Vol. B, p. 41; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 77
SCHREIBER, JohnGermany1876/1878Intention. Book B, p. 21
SCHROEDER, HermanGreat Britain1876Book C, p. 103
SCHROEDER, TheodorePrussia1856/1860Intention, Indiana. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 23
SCHROETER (Schrader), FrankSaxony1856/1860Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 2
SCHUBERT, GustaveSaxony1880Book C, p. 125
SCHUCKENBROCK, Bernard K. (Conrad)Germany1926Intention. Book H, p. 3
SCHUH, WilliamBaden1878Book C, p. 10
SCHULTE, HermanHanover1867Book A, p. 4
SCHULTE, WilliamGermany1916Intention. Book I, p. 9; Book F, p. 12. Wife & 6 children
SCHULTHEIS, FrederickGermany1890Book C, p. 186
SCHULTZ, FrederickPrussia1869/1874Intention, Maryland. Book C, p. 66
SCHULTZ, HenryPrussia1874Book C, p. 66
SCHURR, GeorgeGermany1888/1892Intention. Book B, p. 61; Book D, p. 83
SCHWARM, Signe OtilliaSweden1937Book H, p. 2. Husband, 2 children
SCHWARTZ, FrederikRuttemburg1857/1861Intention, Madison County. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 27
SCHWARTZ, John GeorgeWertemburg18652nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 76
SCHWENTKER, ChristianPrussia1868Book A, p. 228
Scott, JamesGreat Britain & Ireland1869/1876Intention, New York. Book C, p. 61
SCOTT, John ElisSweden1887/1890Intention. Book B, p. 58; Book D, p. 74
SCOTT, Joseph P.Great Britain & Ireland1868/18681st Papers, Vol. A, p. 23; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 115
SCULLY, PatrickIreland1888/1900Intention. Book B, p. 61. Loose certificate Book B, p. 61
SEAVER, JacobWirtemburg1868Book A, p. 8
SEEHAUSEN, JohnPrussia18722nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 228
SEEHAUSEN (SEEHUSEN), Lumke J.Hanover1861/18631st Papers, Vol. A, p. 7; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 41
SEHLIM, NicholasPrussia18601st Papers, Vol. B, p. 10
SEIBOLD (SEIBOLT), PhilippPrussia1873/1876Intention. Book B, p. 4; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 68
SEIDL, FrankGermany1892Book B, p. 70
SEIGEL, MichaelGermany1876/1880Intention. Book B, p. 23. Final papers. Not recorded
SEIGERSON, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 185
SEILER, CasperSwitzerland18662nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 84
SELLMEIER, FriedrichGermany1892Book D, p. 81
SELLMEIER, WilliamGermany1886/1892Intention, Madison County. Book D, p. 80
SELMAN, John R.Sweden1876Intention. Book B, p. 18
SENTMAN, Caspersee Casper Lentman  
SHALLENBURG, JacobPrussia1871/18741st Papers, Vol. A, p. 32; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 64
SHANAHAN, JohnIreland1866/18681st Papers, Vol. A, p. 17; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 167
SHANON (SHANNON), CorneliusIreland1876Book C, p. 111
SHARKEY, MichaelGreat Britain & Ireland18642nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 68
SHARRON, ThomasGreat Britain & Ireland1860/1864Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 56
SHARRON, WilliamGreat Britain & Ireland18642nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 73
SHAY, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland1857/1861Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 26
SHAY, JohnIreland1876Book C, p. 54
SHAY, ThomasGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 174
SHEA, MauriceGreat Britain & Ireland1864/18661st Papers, Vol. B, p. 19; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 98
SHEAIN (SHEARING), JohnGreat Britain & Ireland18602nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 42
SHEEDY, DennisIreland1868/18721st Papers, Vol. A, p. 26; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 234
SHEEDY, PatrickIreland1878Book B, p. 173
SHEEHAN, AndrewGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 187
SHEERIN, ThomasGreat Britain & Ireland18601st Papers, Vol. B, p. 15
SHEFFER, WillamAustria18761st Papers Vol. A, p. 31; Book V, p. 168
SHEPHARD, WilliamGreat Britain1840Commissioners Record A, p. 83
SHERIDAN, ThomasIreland1855/1860Intention, Ohio. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 18
SHERMAN, JohnHungary1916/1922Intention, Missouri. Book F, p. 15
SHERMAN, SteveHungary1922/1925Intention. Book I, p. 19. Intention. Book F, p. 20. Final papers, Book F, p. 20. Wife, 2 children
SHIELDS, JamesGreat Britain & Ireland18642nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 47
SHIELDS, PatrickGreat Britain & Ireland18642nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 47
SHINES, ThomasGreat Britain1856/1876Intention, Iowa. Book C, p. 48
SHLEMMER, JosephSee Joseph Schlemmer  
SHORTAL, AndrewIreland18661st Papers, Vol. A, p. 19
SHORTAL, PhilipGreat Britain & Ireland18662nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 92
SHORTAL, RobertGreat Britain & Ireland18662nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 92
SHOULTZ, Fredericksee Frederick Schulz  
SHRODER, FranzGermany1885Book A, p. 243
SIDEN, JohnGreat Britain1876Book B, p. 21 & 199
SIEGEL, Michaelsee Michael Seigel  
SIGLOCK, AugustGermany1874/18761st Papers, Vol. B, p. 31; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 68
SILLIS, JamesIreland1854/1876Intention, St. Louis. Book C, p. 53
SIMS, FrederickGreat Britain1876/1878Intention, Macoupin County. Book B, p. 176
SINCLAIR, WilliamGreat Britain & Ireland18612nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 28
SLATTERY, E. D.Queen Victoria18702nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 210
SLAVEN, DanielGreat Britain1875/1878Intention, Texas. Book B, p. 175
SLYMAN, MichaelGreat Britain & Ireland1886Book D, p. 54
SMETZLER, CharlesPrussia18651st Papers, Vol., B, p. 21
SMITH, BernardEngland1868Book A, p. 226
SMITH, DanielHesse Cassell18611st Papers, Vol. A, p. 7
SMITH, FritzHanover1876Book B, p. 166
SMITH, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland1874/1890Intention, Minnesota. Book D, p. 72
SMITH, Louissee Louis Schmidt
SMITH, William E.Great Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 148
SMITHPOT, FredPrussia1880Not recorded
SMITHPOTT, AugustGermany1880Not recorded
SMUTZLER, CharlesPrussia1865/1868Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 111
SMUTZLER, JuliusPrussia18702nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 219
SNABLEY, Jacobsee Jacob Schaabeli  
SNIDER, AugustSaxe Weimar1865/1868Intention. 1st Papers, A, p. 14; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 138
SNIDER, JohnGermany1876Book C, p. 101
SNIDER, John G.Saxe Weimar1865/18681st Papers, Vol. A, p. 13; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 136
SNYDER, AntonyPrussia18591st Papers, Vol. B, p. 4
SNYDER, GeorgeGermany1876Book C, p. 298
SNYDER, PeterBelgium1862/18641st Papers, Vol. A, p. 8; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 49
SOUER, HubertBaden18582nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 20
SPECKEL, Johan GeorgeHanover1866/1872Intention, St. Louis, Mo. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 227
SPEISSER, DavidWertemberg1876Book C, p. 190
SPELLMAN, ChristopherGreat Britain & Ireland18672nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 107
SPENCER, HenryGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 203
SPITTEL, Ernst (Ernest)Prussia1870/1876Intention. Book E, p. 429
SPRINGMAN, FerdinandHanover1878Book C, p. 9
SPRINGMAN, HenryPrussia1873/1876Intention. Book B, p. 5; Book C, p. 78
SPRINGMAN, WilliamHanover18662nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 81
St. CLAIR, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 186
STALL, AugustBaden1872/1876Intention, Greene County. Book B, p. 164
STAMPE, JohannMecklenberg1858/1868Intention, Wisconsin. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 205
STANKA, LeopoldAustria1878Intention. Book B, p. 27
STANKA, WenzlAustria1876/1880Intention. Book B, p. 20; Book D, p. 13
STANLEY, ThomasGreat Britain & Ireland1868/18711st Papers, Vol. A, p. 21; 2nd Papers, Vol. A. p. 220
STAPLETON, JamesIreland1876Book A, p. 239
STARRS, HughIreland1857/1873Intention, St. Louis, Mo. Book B, p. 157
STEIB, JohnWertemberg18582nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 19
STECKET, Henrysee Henry Stekel  
STEINBROCK, BernardPrussia1874/1876Intention. Book B, p. 195; Book C, p. 96
STEINER, GotliebGermany1872/1876Intention, Missouri. Book C, p. 87
STEINMANN, FrederickSwitzerland1871Book A, p. 229
STEKEL, HenryHanover1857/1860Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 5
STEMMLER, AugustGermany1888Book C, p. 176
STENDER (STANDER), LouisPrussia18631st Papers, Vol. B, p. 18
STENKER, Wilke JensenHanover1874/1880Intention, Madison County. Book D, p. 9
STEPHENSON, DavidGreat Britain & Ireland1886/1892Intention. Book B, p. 57; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 75
STICKEL, CharlesHanover1856/1863Intention, Indiana. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 39
STIEREN, CharlesPrussia1857/1867Intention, St. Louis, Mo. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 108
STITT, Samuel R.Great Britain & Ireland1879/18821st Papers, Vol. B, p. 35; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 72
STOECKEL, HermannGermany1883/1883Clinton County. Book D, p. 24
STOKES, ThomasGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 152
STORIE, FrancisFrance18661st Papers, Vol. A, p. 15
STOVER, BenjaminGreat Britain & Canada1878Intention. Book B, p. 26
STRASSER (Strauz), JacobPrussia1852/1868Intention, Louisiana. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 140
STRAUSS, HermanGermany1888/1891Intention. Book B, p. 63; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 73
STROOP, Henry WilliamGermany1874/18761st Papers, Vol. B, p. 31; Book C, p. 43
STUCKERT, John PhillipGermany1898/1900Intention. Book B, p. 75; Book D, p. 90
STUDA, FredGermany18731st Papers, Vol. A, p. 34
SULLIVAN, ConGreat Britain18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 185
SULLIVAN, EdwardGreat Britain18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 169
SULLIVAN, GeorgeGreat Britain & Ireland18672nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 108
SULLIVAN, JohnGreat Britain18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 168
SULLIVAN, Patrick—-18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 186
SULLIVAN, ThomasIreland1870/18731st Papers, Vol. A, p. 30; Book B, p. 160
SUMMERSCALES, HenryGreat Britain18601st Papers, Vol. B, p. 8
SUMMERSCALES, JesseGreat Britain1860/18741st Papers, Vol. B, p. 8; Book C, p. 11
SUNDERLAND, FrancisPrussia18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 131
SUNDERLAND, FrederickPrussia1861/18681st Papers, Vol. B, p. 16; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 131
SURGE, PatrickGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 186
SURWALD, Frederick (Fritz)Prussia18672nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 106
SWAN, MichaelGreat Britain1876Book C, p. 91
SWEENEY, MichaelGreat Britain & Ireland18762nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 67
SWEENEY, ThomasGreat Britain & Ireland18642nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 70
SWEENEY, ThomasGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 185
SWEENY, PatrickGreat Britain1888Probate Court Record Book J, p. 84. Book C, p. 172
SWENEY, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland18642nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 56
SWORDS, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 153
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