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Updated Naturalization Index – B

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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
BACHTELER, Charles F.Germany1892Book C, p. 189
BACKAR, GeorgeFrance1858; 18741858 Intention, New Orleans, La.; 1874 Book C, p. 71
BACKHAUS, WilhelmHanover1876Book B, p. 165; Book C, p. 30
BACKHAUS, WilliamHanover1870Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 26
BADER, WilliamHanover1858; 1862Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 35
BAIERMAN, AndresPrussia1860; 18631st Papers, Vol. A, p. 3
BAIERMAN (BIERMAN), ChristopherSwitzerland18682nd Papers, Vol. A. p. 135
BAIERMAN, UlrickSwitzerland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 135
BAIERMANN, AndrewPrussia18601st Papers, Vol. A, p. 3
BAILEY, PeterGreat Britain & Ireland1868; 18701868 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 24; 1870 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 210
BAJORS, BarnhardPrussia18592nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 34
BANAR, GeorgeWertenburg1876Book C, p. 73
BANE, WilliamGreat Britain & Ireland1873Book B, p. 193
BANSE, Franz (Frank)Prussia18642nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 71
BARKER, DavidEngland1866; 18681866 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 15. 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 207
BARNELL, MichaelPrussia1880Book C, p. 301
BARNHART, ErnestPrussia18592nd Papers, Vol, B, p. 27
BARON, FredAustria1926Intention. Book F, p. 22; Book H, p. 4; Book I, p. 21
BARREN, RichardGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A., p. 117
BARRETT, HenryEngland1860; 1868Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 9. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 140
BARRETT, ThomasGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 128
BARRINGER, John J.Wurtemburg1858/1864Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 60
BARRON, JamesGreat Britain1870/1872Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 29. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 243
BARRON, JohnGreat Britain1870/1872Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 29; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 241
BARRON, PatrickGreat Britain1870/1872Intention. 1st Papers, Vol, A., p. 27; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 239
BARRY, David FrancisIreland1873/1880Intention, St. Louis, Mo.
BARRY, Edward L. H.Ireland18602nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 17
BARRY, JamesIreland1854/1860Intention, Pennsylvania. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 4
BARRY, RichardGreat Britain & Ireland18622nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 33
BARTH, EdwardGermany1879/1886Book B, p. 189; Book C, p. 153
BAUER, AugustWertemburg18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 141
BAUER, ChristianGermany1884Book B, p. 45; Book D, p. 41
BAUER, GeorgeWurtemburg1876Book C, p. 73
BAUER, Johann AdamWirtenburg18622nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 52
BAUER, TheodorePrussia1857/1868Intention, St. Louis, Mo.; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 205
BAUMAN, WilliamGermany1859/1861Intention, St. Louis, Mo.; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 25
BAUR LouisGermany1894/1899Intention. Book B, p. 72; Book D, p. 89
BAWER, ChristPrussia18712nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 222
BAYER, GotliebGermany1876Book C, p. 87
BAYER, HenryPrussia18622nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 31
BEATTY, StephenPrussia18592nd Papers, Vol. B., p. 27
BECKELT, JohnGermany1877Book B, p. 24
BECKER, PaulPrussia1861Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 7; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 59
BEECKER, WilliamGermany1888Not recorded
BEERE, PercyGreat Britain1857Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 14
BEGEWET, ThomasGreat Britain1884Book C, p. 139
BEGLEY, JamesGreat Britain & Ireland1880Book D, p. 13
BEIVODER, Stephen 1885Book B, p. 55
BELL, StephenGreat Britain & Ireland1862/1864Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 9; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 69
BERGER, August JuliusPrussia1873/18761st Papers, Vol., B, p. 30; Book C, p. 35
BERINGER (Berringer), John J.see John J. Baringer  
BERKEMEIER, JosephPrussia1860/1868Intention, St. Louis, Mo.; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 143
BERMEL, WilliamPrussia1876/1879Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 33; Book B, p. 186
BERNEL, Michaelsee Michael Barnel  
BERMINGHAM, MartinGreat Britain & Ireland1860/1866Intention, Madison County; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 88
BERNE, FrederickPrussia18671st Papers, Vol. A, p. 19
BERTMAN, AntonGermany1867Book A, p. 223
BERTMAN, Frederick Jr.Prussia18642nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 66
BERTMAN, HenryPrussia18642nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 55
BERTMAN, RichardGermany1880Book B, p. 40
BESTERFELT, ChristianPrussia18602nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 45
BESTERFELT, F. W.Prussia18592nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 26
BEYER, FrederickGermany1874/1882Intention, Michigan. Book D, p. 20
BEZLER, JohnGermany1865/1868Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 14; 2nd Papers, Vol A, p. 166
BEZNER, FrederickWurtemburg1878not recorded
BIEDERMANN, AugustPrussia18612nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 49
BIERMAN, Christophersee Christopher Baierman  
BIERMAN, Ulrichsee Ulrich Baierman  
BIGGINS, EdwardGreat Britain & Ireland1870/18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 214. Intention
BISHOP, William H.Great Britain & Ireland1876Book B, p. 16
BIVODER, StephenGermany1885/1888Book B, p. 16. May be PIVODER
BIZER, LandolinBaden18612nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 50
BLAESER, FrederickPrussia1873/1879Intention, Indiana. Book B, p. 188
BLAISNER, AugustPrussia18662nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 78
BLASA, CharlesGermany1876Book B, p. 18 & 198
BLASER (Blaeser), PeterGermany1884Book B, p. 46; Book D, p. 28
BLOEMER, Henry A.Prussia18661st Papers, Vol. A, p. 19; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 234
BLUESCNER, AugustPrussia18591st Papers, Vol. B, p. 5
BOHLER, PhillipGermany1873Intention, Book B, p. 3, 195; Book C, p. 110
BOMMER, Franksee Frank Bummer  
BOONE, John GodfreyWertemburg1857/1860Intention, New Jersey; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 6
BOQUIL, GeorgeFrance18641st Papers, Vol. A, p. 12
BORGER, ConradHesse1855/1860Intention, St. Clair County; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 7
BOUSHKA, FrankAustrai1879/1884Intention. Book B, p. 28; Book D, p. 24
BOUSHKA, JohnAustria1885Book C, p. 149
BOWKER, WilliamGreat Britain1844Intention. Children Listed. Commissioners Record A, p. 288
BOWMAN, WilliamRudolfstadt1859/1861Intention, St. Louis. not recorded
BOYLE, Charles M.Great Britain & Ireland1873/1880Intention. Book C, p. 187; Book B, p. 194; Order Book J, p. 491
BOYLE, PeterEngland1887Intention, Texas. not recorded
BOYLE, ThomasGreat Britain & Ireland1886Book D, p. 63
BOYNEL, GeorgeFrance1864Not recorded
BOZER, AdolphPrussia18602nd Papers, Vol, B, p. 45
BRADFORD, JamesGreat Britain & Ireland18652nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 56
BRADLEY, PatrickGreat Britain & Ireland18662nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 100
BRADY, BryanGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 156
BRANDON, JohnGreat Britain18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 194
BRANDS, E. W.Hanover18661st Papers, Vol. A, p. 16
BRANDT, John H.Germany1892Book A, p. 246
BRANTIGAM, FrankSaxony1880Not recorded
BRANTIGAM, JohannesHesse Cassel1855/1861Intention. New Orleans, Oa.; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 28
BRATT, OttoGermany1886Book C, p. 153
BRAWITH, William DixonGreat Britain & Ireland1882/1884Book D, p. 27; Book B, p. 44
BRAZEL, PatrickGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 112
BRENNEN, PatrickGreat Britain & Ireland1856/1868Intention. Sangamon County. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 119
BRENNER, PhillipHesse Darmstadt18661st Papers, Vol. A, p. 15
BREWER, JohnPrussia1863/18641st Papers, Vol. B, p. 78; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 59
BRIRE, Johnsee John Bure  
BROCKMAN, Henry H.Germany1876Book C, p. 9
BROCKMAN, WilliamPrussia1874Book C, p. 2
BROCKMAN, William F.Germany1892Book D, p. 78
BROCKMIER, John H.Prussia1860Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 3; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 40
BRODERICK, JamesGreat Britain & Ireland1884Book C, p. 144
BRODERICK, W. J.Great Britain & Ireland1873Book B, p. 3
BROKEMAN, Williamsee William Brockman Book C, p. 2
BROKEMAN, WilliamPrussia1874Book B, p. 171
BROOKSMITH, WilliamGermany1881Book C, p. 134
BROOMER, CharlesGermany/Saxony1864Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 11; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 82
BROOMER, HenrySaxony1864Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 11; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 80
BROOMER, John WilliamSaxony1858/1866Intention, Madison County; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 80
BROWN, AndrewDenmark18702nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 218
BROWN, JamesGreat Britain & Ireland1859/18641st Papers, Vol. B, p. 2; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 52
BROWN, JohnAustria18751st Papers, Vol. B, p. 32
BROWN, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland1860/18682nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 40; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 155
BROWN, MartinGreat Britain & Ireland18602nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 40
BROWN, PatrickGreat Britain & Ireland18562nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 9
BRUCK, JacobGermany1886Book D, p. 52
BRUCK, PeterPrussia18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 118
BRUCKNER, HenrySaxony18701st Papers, Vol. B, p. 26
BRUGGEMAN, AugustPrussia18741st Papers, Vol. B, p. 31
BRUMHEAD, WilliamGreat Britain & Ireland18572nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 14
BRUMMER, FrankPrussia1876Book C, p. 60
BRUNE, FrankGermany1876Book B, p. 11
BRYANT, ArthurEngland1890Book C, p. 306
BUCHHOLZ, FrankGermany1884Book C, p. 137
BUCHHOLZ (Buckholtz), PeterGermany1880/1884Book B, p. 34; Book D, p. 36
BUCHTERKIRCHEN, Henry C. W.Germany1888Book B, p. 59; Book C, p. 169
BUCKHARDD, JohnSaxon Weimer1877/1880Intention, Madison County. Book D, p. 8
BUCKLEY, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland1849/1860Intention, New York. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 19
BUCKLEY, RobertGreat Britain & Ireland1856Intention, New Jersey. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 14
BUDDE, JosephPrussia1877/1880Intention, Book B, p. 25; Book B, p. 25
BUEHLER, SamuelSwitzerland1868/18701st Papers, Vol. B, p. 24; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 217
BUESEN, NicholasPrussia18702nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 208
BUMMER, FrankPrussia1876Book C, p. 60
BUNDOCK, Henry F.England18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 143
BUNDOCK, John S.England18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 157
BUNNMANN, HenryPrussia1872Intention. Not recorded
BURCH, CharlesHanover18622nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 51
BURE, JohnPrussia18702nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 216
BURKHARDT, JohnSaxon Weimer1880Book D, p. 8
BURMASTER, HenryGermany1876Book C, p. 44
BURNELL, EdwinGreat Britain & Ireland1868Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 22
BURNELL, GeorgeGreat Britain18652nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 56
BURNELL, RobertGreat Britain18601st Papers, Vol. B, p. 12
BURNES, JohnGreat Britain18722nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 233
BURNES, Petersee Peter Burns  
BURNS, MichaelGreat Britain & Ireland1859/18602nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 29; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 39
BURNS, PatrickGreat Britain & Ireland1863/1866Intention, Madison County. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 88
BURNS, PatrickGreat Britain18602nd Papers, Vol. B., p. 45
BURNS, PatrickGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 130
BURNS, PeterGreat Britain1876Book A, p. 240
BURNS, ThomasGreat Britain & Ireland1855/1861Intention, Madison County. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 25
BURRIELL, EdwinGreat Britain & Ireland18712nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 63
BURRIS, PeterPrussia1861Intention. 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 7; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 42
BUSCH, CharlesHanover18601st Papers, Vol. B, p. 9
BUSEN, NicholasPrussia18702nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 208
BUSER (Busar), NicholasFrance18591st Papers, Vol. B, p. 1; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 67
BUTLER, HenryEngland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 132
BUTLER, MichaelGreat Britain18602nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 47
BUTT, StephenGreat Britain & Ireland18682nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 154
BUTT, WilliamGermany1880Book D, p. 12
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