Tennessee Naturalization records online and Tennessee Citizenship Records online may include declarations of intent, petitions for naturalization, oaths of allegiance, certificates of citizenship, and more.

 

These records often provide names and aliases of a person, age, country of birth, ethnic background, date and port of arrival, the name of the ship, previous residences, or current address.

 

You can look at federal (1870-1920) and state census (1825-1925) records to see if your ancestor was naturalized. See Tennessee Census Records online for census record links and other helpful sources. Also see Tennessee Emigration and Immigration Records online.

 

 

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Tennessee Naturalization Records online at the federal and state level

US – United States, New England Petitions for Naturalization Index, 1791-1906, index & images, at FS

Tennessee – Declaration of Intention: [Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization, Leon Schnuder], at FS

Tennessee – Minute books for the U.S. District Court for West Tennessee, 1797-1839 and of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, 1839-1865, at FS

Tennessee – Naturalization records (Chattanooga, Tennessee), 1907-1933 : NARA publication M1547, at FS

Tennessee – Naturalization records (Greenville, Tennessee), 1913-1944, at FS

Tennessee – Naturalization records (Knoxville, Tennessee), 1891-1929; index, 1907-1941 : NARA RG 21, at FS

Tennessee – Index to naturalization records of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1888-1955 : NARA RG21 publication M1611, at FS

 

 

 

Tennessee Naturalization Records online at the county level

Bradley County – Naturalization and Citizenship – Naturalization Petitions, 1909-1919, at FS

Davidson County – Naturalization and Citizenship – Naturalizations, 1871-1902, at FS

Franklin County – Naturalization and Citizenship – Citizenship Records (Franklin County, Tennessee), 1846-1918, at FS

Gibson County – Naturalization and Citizenship – Tennessee, Gibson County Naturalization Records, 1850-1896, at FS

Jefferson County – Naturalization and Citizenship – Naturalization Records, 1908-1939, at FS

Shelby County – Naturalization and Citizenship – Naturalization Records (Shelby County, Tennessee), 1856-1906, at FS

 

 

 

Tennessee Naturalization Records online at the city level

Chattanooga – Naturalization and Citizenship – Naturalization Records (Chattanooga, Tennessee), 1907-1933 : NARA Publication M1547, at FS

Greeneville – Naturalization and Citizenship – Naturalization Records (Greenville, Tennessee), 1913-1944, at FS

Knoxville – Naturalization and Citizenship – Naturalization Records (Knoxville, Tennessee), 1891-1929; Index, 1907-1941 : NARA RG 21, at FS

Union City – Emigration and Immigration – Union City, Tennessee, Naturalization 1830-1884, at FS

 

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