Explore these naturalization records from Minnesota, in the Great Lakes region of the United States, and learn about your family members’ journey to become American citizens. Uncover essential details like their birth year and the year they applied for naturalization.
There are more than 70,000 records for people who applied for naturalization in Minnesota. While the information for each person varies, Minnesota naturalizations 1930-1988 usually provides:
These naturalization cards are a valuable genealogical resource and can provide important information about your ancestor. Foreign-born residents who wished to become citizens would need to register at the nearest courthouse in order to become naturalized residents. This began the residency requirement needed before they could then apply for citizenship. Sometimes people did not apply for naturalization for years after they first arrived in the country.
Use these records to uncover crucial details about when your ancestors first decided to become citizens of the United States. Once you locate their record, you can use the details you uncover to find out even more about them in our other collections of records and newspapers.
Findmypast is pleased to present these records in partnership with FamilySearch, Intl.
You can widen your search by clicking the “name variants” box in the search bar. This will return more records, including those with similar names, alternate spellings or the use of initials or middle names.
If you chose to include the naturalization year or birth year in your search and you cannot find your ancestor, try increasing the year range. Naturalizations could take place years after an immigrant arrived in the country and birth years were sometimes recorded inaccurately. Extending the year range will return more results and may lead to surprising new discoveries.