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March 19, 2019

A-C of Naturalization Records

An often overlooked resource for ancestor searching is Naturalization Records.

Naturalization records can help you find the date of immigration, ship's passenger list, port of arrival, and the place of birth for your ancestor. Some naturalization records include occupations, names and ages of minor children and more 

 Many years ago I set up a website devoted to Naturalization and Passports. If you haven't been there, you may want to check it out. contains links to as many online naturalization and passport records I could find for USA and Canada. It also contains some transcribed records for those topics.

Here's a few naturalization records for states A-C to start you off. This particular set for America is pay-to-view records, the Canadian ones are free.  also has links to free databases for America:

 Alabama, Naturalization Records, 1888-1991

Arizona, State Court Naturalization Records, 1869-1993

Arizona, Naturalization Records, 1909-1991

Arkansas, Naturalization Records, 1907-1968

California, Federal Naturalization Records, 1843-1999

California, State Court Naturalization Records, 1850-1986

Connecticut, Federal Naturalization Records, 1790-1996

Colorado, State and Federal Naturalization Records, 1868-1990

Upper Canada and Canada West Naturalization Registers 1828-1850

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