Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court: Search the Naturalization Declarations of Intention
Cook County is in Illinois, and includes the city of Chicago. The Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County Archives is home to more than 500,000 naturalization petitions covering the years 1871 to 1929. More than 400,000 of these records are Declarations of Intention, 1906-1929 which were usually the first papers to be filed by those who wished to become U.S. citizens. After searching for someone, the listing does not now give the pointer indication that the person's listing is clickable, but each listing IS clickable. This leads to more information on the person.