The Resource Warren County (Va.) Declaration of Intention

Warren County (Va.) Declaration of Intention

Warren County (Va.) Declaration of Intention, 1912-1913
Warren County (Va.) Declaration of Intention
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  • Warren County (Va.) Declaration of Intention, 1912-1913, includes the Declarations of Intention to become United States Citizens of four people who gave declarations in 1912. One under aged male was a citizen of Mexico, two men were citizens of Syria, and one man was a citizen of Ireland
  • The declaration gave the individuals occupation, age, color, complexion, height, weight, color of hair, color of eyes, and visible distinctive marks. Other information was where the person was born, where residing at the time of the declaration, how they traveled to the United States, where they resided before they came to the United States, and when they arrived in the United States
  • Included in the book is a copy of Augustus A. Beyer, formerly of Prussia, June 21, 1867 Certificate of Naturalization
  • Pasted in the book is a letter telling the clerk to return the volume to the Department of Labor. Loose in the book is a letter and envelop, sent when the book was returned to the clerk
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Biographical or historical data
  • Warren County was named for Joseph Warren, the revolutionary patriot who sent Paul Revere and William Dawes on their famous rides and who was killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill. The county was formed from Frederick and Shenandoah counties in 1836.
  • Under an Act of Congress in 1903, the Bureau of Immigration was transferred to the newly created Department of Commerce and Labor. Under an Act of Congress in 1906, the Naturalization Service was created and together with the Bureau of Immigration, they became the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization. The Department of Commerce and Labor sent books entitled "Form 2202, Department of Commerce and Labor, Naturalization Service, Record of Declaration of Intention" to City and Court Clerks. These record books were to be used to keep records of persons applying to become citizens of the United States.
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Location of other archival material
Additional Warren County Court Records can be found on microiflm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia web site.
Warren County (Va.) Declaration of Intention
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Warren County
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Warren County Circuit Court
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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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