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  • Index to New England Naturalization Records, 1791-1906. Naturalizations occurring in various courts in the six New England States of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont [NARA M1299]
  • Naturalizations and declarations of intentions, 1943-1978 [FHL #2110956]
  • Naturalization records, 1906-1917 [FHC 1578248-1578302] [NARA M1368]
  • index to naturalization petitions and records of the U.S. District Court, 1906-1966, and the U.S. Circuit Court, 1906-1911, for the District of Massachusetts [NARA]
  • petitions and other naturalization records of the U.S. District Court and Circuit Courts of the District of Massachusetts, 1906-1929 [NARA]
  • The Massachusetts Archives Division has naturalization records but there is no statewide index to the records
  • The State Archives holds abstracts of naturalizations from state and local courts, 1885-1931
  • The National Archives has photocopies and indexes of naturalization documents, 1787-1906, filed by courts in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. These records were copied and indexed by the Work Projects Administration in the late 1930's. The General Branch, Civil Archives Division and the National Archives will search these records for information about naturalizations that occurred before September 27, 1906, if given the full name of the petitioner and the approximate date of naturalization

County Naturalization Records

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  • Berkshire Naturalization Records Berkshire Superior Court 1823-1991 [Massachusetts Archives Division]
  • Bristol Naturalization Records Bristol County Superior Court 1805-1991: Fall River District Court (1885-1906); New Bedford District Court (1885-1906); Taunton District Court (1885-1906 index only)[Massachusetts Archives Division]
  • Dukes
  • Essex Naturalization Records Lawrence Superior Court 1906-1982; Lynn/Salem Superior Court 1906-1982; Gloucester District Court 1885-1906; Lawrence District Court 1885-1906; Newburyport District Court 1844-1906 [Massachusetts Archives Division]
  • Franklin Naturalization Records Franklin County Superior Court 1853-1976 [Massachusetts Archives Division]
  • Hampden Naturalization Records Hampden County Superior Court 1812-1991 [Massachusetts Archives Division]
  • Hampshire Naturalization Records Hampshire County Superior Court 1849-1988; Ware District Court 1885-1906; Northampton District Court 1885-1906 [Massachusetts Archives Division]
  • MiddlesexNaturalization Records Middlesex County Superior Court 1842-1991: Lowell District Court 1832-1906; Malden District Court 1885-1906 [Massachusetts Archives Division]
  • Nantucket Naturalization Records Nantucket County Superior Court 1803-1974 [Massachusetts Archives Division]
  • Norfolk Naturalization Records Norfolk County Superior Court: Dedham District Court 1885-1906; Quincy District Court 1885-1906; Stoughton District Court 1893-1906; Wrentham District Court 1900-1904; [Massachusetts Archives Division]
  • Plymouth
    Naturalization Records Plymouth County Superior Court: Plymouth Superior Court 1906-1969; Brockton Superior Court 1906-1990 [Massachusetts Archives Division]
    Plymouth District Court 1885-1906 [Massachusetts Archives Division]
  • Suffolk Suffolk County Superior Court 1864-1883: Chelsea District Court 1885-1906; Boston Municipal Court 1822-1860; Dorchester District Court 1902-1906 [Massachusetts Archives Division]
  • Worcester
    Naturalization records and petitions, 1906-1945 [FHL #2130184]
    Worcester County Superior Court 1809-1991: Dudley/Webster District Court 1885-1906; Westborough/Grafton District Court 1892-1906; Fitchburg District Court 1892-1906 [Massachusetts Archives Division]

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