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Updated Naturalization Index – J

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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
JACKSON, GeorgeGreat Britain & Ireland1884Intention. Book B, p. 51
JACOBSON, CharlesSweden1886/1888Intention, Book B, p. 56; Book D, p. 68
JANES, FredEngland1883Book C, p. 136
JEANS, MorganGreat Britain & Ireland1884Book D, p. 31
JENG, FrederickSwitzerland/Germany1882Book D, p. 21
JENKINS, Sidney W.England1892Book C, p. 197
JENNINGS, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland18602nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 13
JENNINGS, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland1873/1876Intention. Book B, p. 1 & 2; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 68
JENNINGS, MichaelGreat Britain & Ireland18602nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 13
JENNINGS, PatrickGreat Britain & Ireland1856/1860Intention, Iowa. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 12
JOCKERS (JOKERS), GeorgeBaden18642nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 45
JOCKERS (JOKERS), JacobBaden18642nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 45
JOHNSON, RichardGreat Britain1842Commissioners Record, Book (remainder unreadable)
JONES, EnonGreat Britain & Ireland18592nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 30
JONES, JohnGreat Britain & Ireland1868/18701st Papers, Vol. A, p. 24; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 218
JONES, John R.Great Britain1885/1887Intention. Book B, p. 55; Book C, p. 167; Book D, p. 65
JONES, ReesGreat Britain & Ireland18592nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 29
JONES, Rice T.Great Britain & Ireland1883/1885Intention. Book B, p. 49; Book D, p. 46
JONES, Roger E.Great Britain1876Book C, p. 95
JUST, ChristianNassau18682nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 60
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