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Updated Naturalization Index – O

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T V W Y Z

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 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
OBERLATZ, John Prussia 1876/1880 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 34; Book D, p. 3
O’BRIAN, Patrick Ireland 1866/1868 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 15; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 206
O’BRIEN, James Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 194
O’BRIEN, John Great Britain & Irealnd 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 175
O’BRIEN, Patrick Ireland 1866/1884 Intention. Book D, p. 34
O’BRIEN, Terence Ireland 1890/1892 Intention, Pennsylvania. Book D, p. 78
O’BRIEN, Timothy Ireland 1884 Book C, p. 138
OCHEL, Henry Saxon Weimar 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 135
OCHEMSTEDT, Cere (Carl) see Charles Olmstead    
O’CONNELL, James Great Britain & Ireland 1851/1868 Intention, Wisconsin. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 205
O’CONNELL, James Great Britain & Ireland 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 57
O’CONNELL, Jeffrey Ireland 1848/1860 Intention, St. Louis. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 21
O’CONNOR, William Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 151
O’DAY, Thomas Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 124
O’DONNELL, James Great Britain & Ireland 1859 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 35
O’DONNELL, John Great Britain 1865/1868 Intention, Madison County. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 112
O’DONNELL, John Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 184
O’DONNELL, Michael Great Britain 1872 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 228
O’DONNELL, Patrick Ireland 1867/1870 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 19; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 208
O’DONNELL, Patrick Great Britain & Ireland 1894 Book A, p. 250
OEHEMSTET, Carl (Charles) Prussia 1860 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 7
OEHLER, Hermann Prussia 1879/1884 Intention. Book B, p. 30; Book d, p. 43
OEHLER, Jacob Germany 1896/1905 Intention. Book B, p. 73; Book D, p. 95
OEHLERKING, Gustav Germany 1895 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 76
OERTEL, Bruno Germany 1900 Book C, p. 216
OERTEL, Carl Hermann Germany 1882 Book A, p. 242
OETTEL, Ernest S. Sache Gotha Prussia 1870 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 29
OFENMEIER, Franz Prussia 1864 not recorded
O’FLAHERTY, John Great Britain & Ireland 1876 Book C, p. 77
O’GARRAH, Michael Great Britain & Ireland 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 197
OGLESBY, Robert Scotland 1878 Book C, p. 30
O’HARE, Edward Ireland 1860/1871 1st Papers, Vol. A, p. 2; 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 224 & 229
O’HARRA, Daniel Great Britain & Ireland 1859/1862 1st Papers, Vol. B, p. 3; 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 52
OHM, John Denmark 1868 2nd Papers, Vol. B, p. 61
O’KEEFE (O’KEATH), Patrick Great Britain & Ireland 1858/1865 Intention, New York. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 76
O’LAUGHLIN, Jeremiah Ireland 1854/1862 Intention, New Jersey. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 29
OLMSTEAD (OCHMSTEDT), Charles Prussia 1860/1862 Intention. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 31
O’LOCHLAN, Patrick Ireland 1856/1860 Intention, New Jersey. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 14
OLSEN, Hans Denmark 1868/1872 Intention, Missouri. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 232
ORBAN, Frank Prussia 1882/1884 Intention, Madison County. Book D, p. 40
O’ROUKE, Barney Ireland 1852/1866 Intention, Indiana. 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 78
O’SHAY, John Canada 1878 Book C, p. 6
OSTBERG, Signe Otilia Sweden 1937 Book H, p. 2. Husband, 2 children
OVERMYRE, Frank Prussia 1864 2nd Papers, Vol. A, p. 72
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