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*[http://seekingmichigan.org/about/guides/immigration-naturalization-records Seeking Michigan Naturalization Indexes]. Click on "Naturalization Indexes" next to the green highlighted "Answer Catalog".  
 
*[http://seekingmichigan.org/about/guides/immigration-naturalization-records Seeking Michigan Naturalization Indexes]. Click on "Naturalization Indexes" next to the green highlighted "Answer Catalog".  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6613 Michigan, Index to Eastern District Naturalizations, 1837-1903] ($) Index  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6613 Michigan, Index to Eastern District Naturalizations, 1837-1903] ($) Index  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5381 Iosco County, Michigan Naturalization Index, 1885-1910] ($) Index
 
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61201 Michigan, Federal Naturalization Records, 1887-1931] ($) index and images
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61201 Michigan, Federal Naturalization Records, 1887-1931] ($) index and images
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1192 U.S. Naturalization Records Indexes for Michigan - Eastern and Southern Districts - U.S. District Court, 1907-1995] ($) index and images<br><br>
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1192 U.S. Naturalization Records Indexes for Michigan - Eastern and Southern Districts - U.S. District Court, 1907-1995] ($) index and images<br><br>

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Online Resources[edit | edit source]

Availability[edit | edit source]

The circuit and district courts had authority to naturalize foreigners, but the actual documents are in the custody of each county clerk.

The Family History Library has the following major collections of naturalization records for Michigan:

  • Michigan. Circuit Court. (Wayne County). Declarations of Intention, 1874–1936. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1993. FHL film 1846266 item 2 (first of 142 films). Includes indexes.
  • Michigan. Circuit Court. (Wayne County). Naturalization Records, 1815–1928. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1976, 1977. FHL film 979802 (first of 89 films) Includes indexes.
  • Michigan. Circuit Court. (Wayne County). Naturalization Records, 1837–1935. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1992. FHL film 1854057 item 3 (first of 161 films) Includes indexes. Includes some Superior Court records.
  • United States. District Court. (Michigan: Eastern District). Declarations of Intentions, 1911–1930. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986. FHL film 1477018 (first of 54 films)
  • United States. District Court. (Michigan: Eastern District). Naturalization Records, 1913–1928. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986. FHL film 1480884 item 3 (first of 129 films)
  • United States. District Court. (Michigan: Western District: Northern Division). Naturalization Records, 1887–1915. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986. FHL films 1255891–92.)
  • United States. District Court. (Michigan: Western District: Southern Division). Naturalization Records, 1907–1930. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986. FHL films 1255888–91
  • The Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog lists additional records like these under:
MICHIGAN - NATURALIZATION AND CITIZENSHIP
MICHIGAN, [COUNTY] - NATURALIZATION AND CITIZENSHIP

The Michigan State Archives has an online index to naturalization records. They may be searched by county or by the state.

Post 1906 Records[edit | edit source]

For declarations and petitions filed after 1906, contact the National Archives and Records Administration—Chicago, Illinois Branch or access the Genealogy Program at www.uscis.gov. Websites

National Archives at Chicago and Dayton