"Declarations of Intention", County Court
1861-1906
Mason County, Illinois

Note: Occassionally the name that was written by the clerk in the document is not spelled the same as the persons signature, so I have included the signature only when it varies from the clerk's.


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Transcribed from the original documents by Kristin J Vaughn © 2015

Name as Written by Clerk
Name as Signed
Renounce Allegiance to
Date
Page
Abke, Fredrick   the Emperor of Germany May 27, 1879 26
Anderson, Gus   the King of Sweden October 31, 1888 57
Barkaw, Henry   the Emperor of Germany December 27, 1881 32
Bartels, Henry   the Emperor of Germany December 31, 1886 51
Bartmann, Meint   the Emperor of Germany February 14, 1898 81
Baumbach, Henry Heinrich Baumbach William Emperor of Germany October 4, 1884 39
Beckmann, William J. Wilhelm J. Beckmann the Emperor of Germany October 26, 1888 57
Beverman, Henry   the Emperor of Germany April 13, 1881 31
Bittner, Aloys   the Emperor of Germany October 29, 1884 41
Blumenthal, H.S.   the Emperor of Germany April 15, 1886 47
Bockerstette, Carl   the Emperor of Germany February 25, 1893 75
Bockhorst, Henry   the Emperor of Germany October 17, 1888 56
Bodenhoefer, Georg F.   William Emperor of Germany October 10, 1876 21
Böhl, Christopher F. X [his mark] William Emperor of Germany October 9, 1880 28
Böhl, John Carl F.   the Emperor of Germany February 21, 1891 68
Boll, Valentine   William Emperor of Germany April 30, 1877 23
Borger, Hermann   the Emperor of Germany June 5, 1889 60
Bornhage, Herm   William Emperor of Germany October 16, 1880 29
Bowden, William H.   Victoria Queen of Great Brittain October 26, 1868 5
Bramscher, Henry X [his mark] the Emperor of Germany October 8, 1892 72
Brand, August   the Emperor of Germany August 24, 1889 60
Brand, Bernhard   the Emperor of Germany June 19, 1889 60
Brand, Herman   the Emperor of Germany May 10, 1890 63
Brand, Wm   the Emperor of Germany May 7, 1887 52
Brandt, Frederich   the Emperor of Germany July 23, 1890 65
Bredekamp, Henry   the Emperor of Germany October 27, 1884 41
Bronson, Henry   King William Emperor of Germany September 15, 1876 20
Buchanan, Robert   the Queen of England September 7, 1896 80
Buckley, William   the Queen of England October 29, 1898 82
Budke, Harman   the Emperor of Germany March 30, 1888 54
Budke, Johann Diedrich   the Emperor of Germany November 29, 1889 62
Bührman, Henry   the Emperor of Germany May 29, 1885 44
Burlage, Hermann   the Emperor of Germany March 23, 1889 59
Cames, Michael   Duke of Luxembourg September 20, 1872 10
Carlson, H.W.   the Ruler of Sweden March 17, 1886 47
Carlson, John   Charles the 15th King of Sweden November 3, 1873 14
Clarke, William N.   Queen Victoria December 22, 1879 27
Connessey, Michael   Victoria Queen of Great Brittain October 26, 1868 4
Conway, Richard   Queen Victoria November 27, 1878 25
Cooper, Henry   Victoria Queen of Great Brittain October 26, 1868 5
Cors, Peter   the Emperor of Germany January 3, 1887 51
Cunningham, Thomas   Queen Victoria of Great Britain October 29, 1873 13
Dahlke, Herman   the Emperor of Germany October 5, 1892 71
Dammer, John Dammer, Johann the Emperor of Germany November 2, 1872 11
Dammermann, Hermann   the Emperor of Germany February 2, 1889 59
DeMoortel, Honarus Bernar du Svan   the King of Holland January 6, 1896 79
Diekhoff, Ait   the Emperor of Germany May 19, 1890 64
Dierkes, Egon   the Emperor of Germany November 9, 1882 36
Diers, Diedrich   the Emperor of the North German Confederation August 4, 1874 16
Diers, John   the Emperor of the North German Confederation August 7, 1874 16
Dirks, Fred   the Emperor of Germany March 10, 1886 46
Dismeier, William   the Emperor of Germany November 1, 1892 74
Doherty, John   the Queen of England December 22, 1886 51
Dolt, Sylvester   the Emperor of Germany August 18, 1879 26
Donahue, James   Queen Victoria November 7, 1877 24
Donocvan, Cornelius   Victoria Queen of Great Brittain October 26, 1868 4
Dorion, Pierre Achille Adelard   the Queen of England February 18, 1890 62
Dougherty, Thomas   Victoria Queen of Great Brittain October 26, 1868 5
Dreier, Christian   the Emperor of Germany January 23, 1885 43
Dreier, Frederich   the Emperor of Germany November 29, 1890 66
Drews, Wilhelm   the Emperor of Germany September 21, 1893 76
Dreyen, Marten H.   the Emperor of Germany February 28, 1878 24
Dugan, Patrick   Queen Victoria of Great Britain October 29, 1873 13
Eady, Michael   the Queen of England October 25, 1882 34
Ebeling, Gottlieb   the Emperor of Germany September 15, 1885 45
Echlers, Gerrett   the Emperor of Germany January 25, 1887 51
Eggleston, Isaac   the Queen of England January 21, 1882 32
Ehlers, John   the Emperor of Germany December 12, 1889 62
Eigenbrad, Valentine   the Emperor of Germany September 15, 1885 45
Eilers, H.   the Emperor of Germany October 5, 1883 38
English, John X [his mark] Queen Victoria of England May 27, 1874 15
Entwistle, Thomas   Victoria Queen of England October 1, 1873 12
Epps, Nelson   Queen Victoria May 3, 1876 19
Esselman, Henry   the Emperor of Germany October 28, 1882 35
Fall, Lawrence   the Queen of England October 16, 1876 21
Fangmeyer, Wilhelm   the Emperor of Germany October 15, 1886 50
Fanter, Henry C.   the Emperor of Germany November 5, 1904 84
Fanter, John   the Emperor of Germany November 4, 1890 66
Frie, Johann H.   the Emperor of Germany June 8, 1887 52
Galvin, Michael X [his mark] Victoria Queen of Great Brittain April 2, 1861 1
Gardner, Laben   Queen Victoria October 30, 1876 22
Gathmann, Diedrich   the Emperor of Germany June 13, 1885 44
Gathmann, Wilhelm   the Emperor of Germany December 30, 1890 66
Geirtz, Frederick   Herzog of Mecklenburgh June 15, 1860 1
Giese, William   the Emperor of Germany November 5, 1904 84
Glakemeier, Henry   the King of Hanover November 2, 1868 8
Gohlinghorst, J.G.H.   the King of Saxony October 31, 1868 8
Grevencamp, Herman Henry   the Emperor of Germany August 28, 1897 81
Grimme, Frederick W.   William Emperor of Germany March 13, 1877 23
Gronwoldt, Peter   the Emperor of Germany May 3, 1888 54
Groth, Henry   the Emperor of Germany October 21, 1898 82
Gruber, Frank   the King of Holland October 1, 1888 55
Hagen, John Wolph   the Emperor of Germany March 1, 1888 53
Hakman, Rudolph   the King of Hanover November 2, 1868 9
Hall, William   Queen Victoria September 30, 1884 39
Handke, Christian   the Emperor of Germany November 4, 1882 35
Hanekamp, Hermann   the Grand Duke of Oldenburg October 30, 1872 10
Hanekamp, J.H.K.   the Emperor of Germany August 3, 1881 31
Hardt, William   the Emperor of Germany August 13, 1883 37
Harf?, William   the Emperor of Germany November 2, 1891 69
Harrigan, John   Victoria Queen of Great Brittain October 26, 1868 4
Heitmeyer, Harmon   the Emperor of Germany October 30, 1897 81
Henkel, Charles   the Emperor of Germany August 25, 1880 28
Henkel, Heinrich   William Emperor of Germany October 17, 1876 21
Henreich, Harmon   King William Emperor of Germany September 15, 1876 20
Hermes, Hermann Heinrich   the Emperor of Germany October 22, 1892 73
Hermes, Wm.   the Emperor of Germany July 19, 1892 71
Herring, John   the Queen of England November 14, 1882 36
Heuman, John   William the 1st King of Wurtemberg October 25, 1868 1
Hieronomus, Henry   the Emperor of Germany November 7, 1882 36
Hilbert, George   the Emperor of Germany March 16, 1892 70
Hill, Thomas   the Queen of England May 20, 1890 64
Hillemeier, Harman   the Emperor of Germany October 27, 1886 50
Hillman, Henry   the Republic of Switzerland October 25, 1879 27
Hindahl, Heinrich   the Emperor of the North German Confederation August 7, 1874 16
Hinrich, Everett   the Queen of England March 29, 1900 83
Hoffman, Fred   the Emperor of Germany March 14, 1894 76
Holden, James X [his mark] Queen Victoria of England July 17, 1874 16
Holtz, William Willhelm Holtz the Emperor of Germany November 4, 1886 50
Hoppe, Fritz   the Emperor of Germany January 21, 1882 32
Horstman, August   the Emperor of Germany May 10, 1890 63
Huhn, Henry   the Emperor of Germany March 17, 1877 23
Huhn, John   the Emperor of Germany March 17, 1877 23
Imhof, Adolf   the Emperor of Germany November 28, 1881 31
Imhof, Harman Gunhous Heinrich   the Emperor of Germany October 15, 1892 72
Imhoff, Henry Heinrich Imhof the Emperor of Germany February 11, 1893 75
Johnson, Andrew P.   the King of Sweden April 22, 1882 33
Johnson, Charles Charles Johnson Charles 15th of Sweden November 3, 1873 15
Johnson, Jonn   the King of Holland February 15, 1879 26
Johnson, Martin   the King of Sweden June 3, 1876 19
Jones, Thomas   Victoria Queen of Great Brittain August 26, 1868 3
Kaiser, Heinrich   the Emperor of Germany June 11, 1887 52
Kammeron, Louis   the Emperor of Germany October 6, 1882 35
Kastendieck, H.   the Emperor of Germany Ocotober 14, 1884 40
Keister, John P.   the Duke of Hesse Cassel October 26, 1868 4
Kellaher, John   Queen Victoria September 25, 1884 39
Kelty, James X [his mark] the Queen of England November 15, 1880 30
Kettell, Thomas B.   Victoria Queen of England October 5, 1874 9
Kipp, Louis   the Emperor of Germany April 23, 1885 43
Knollenberg, August   the Emperor of Germany April 13, 1883 37
Knollenberg, Diederich   the Emperor of Germany October 14, 1880 29
Knuppel, John   the Emperor of Germany November 2, 1880 30
Koch, Conrad   the Emperor of Germany October 31, 1872 11
Koepker, William Wilhelm Koepker the Emperor of England July 23, 1906 85
Kohl, Peter   the Emperor of Germany June 20, 1884 38
Koppitz, Albert   William Emperor of Germany November 10, 1876 22
Korfhage, Hermann   the Emperor of Germany July 4, 1892 71
Koster, Henry   the Emperor of Germany December 26, 1884 43
Krabbe, William   the Emperor of Germany October 12, 1895 78
Kramer, Henry   William of Prussia Emperor of the North German Conferation October 30, 1873 14
Krause, August   the Emperor of Germany October 29, 1880 30
Kribs, August   the Emperor of Germany October 23, 1884 40
Krusa, Martin Matt Krue the Emperor of the North German Confederation November 4, 1874 17
Kuhlman, Garrett H. G. Herman Kuhlman the Emperor of the North German Confederation April 27, 1874 15
Kuhlmann, Hermann   the Emperor of Germany October 27, 1882 34
Kühn, Phillipp Peter   the Emperor of Germany November 23, 1883 38
Lager, Harman H. Herman H. Lager the Emperor of Germany February 22, 1883 36
Lamping, Louis   the Emperor of Germany March 6, 1895 79
Langley, George   Queen Victoria of England August 7, 1874 17
Lansler, A.   the Emperor of Germany November 2, 1888 58
Larson, A.M.   the King of Sweden June 22, 1897 80
Laumeier, Fred   the King of Prussia October 28, 1868 6
Laumeier, Wilhelm   the Emperor of Germany June 11, 1888 54
Lechlider, Simon   the Duke of Baden November 2, 1868 9
Ledebar, Friedrich   Emperor of Prussia & Germany August 26, 1872 10
Leiding, Dietrich   the Emperor of Germany September 8, 1883 37
Lenz, Martin   the Emperor of Germany July 24, 1880 28
Lilienthal, Heinrich     March 4, 1886 46
Lineweber, Conrad   the King of Prussia February 16, 1874 15
Lockenoitz, Carl   the Emperor of Germany October 28, 1882 34
Lockenvitz, Wilhelm   the Emperor of Germany June 29, 1888 55
Lohman, Frank   the King of Prussia October 29, 1868 7
Louis, Eugene M.   the Republic of France October 23, 1888 57
Lubeck, Nicholas   the Emperor of Germany January 23, 1886 45
Lyningberg?, Richard T. Galmar?   the Emperor of Germany November 2, 1888 58
Martens, August Christian   the Emperor of Germany June 6, 1901 84
Martens, Bernhard   the Emperor of Germany September 3, 1896 79
Mattley, Edward   the Emperor of Germany September 2, 1889 61
McCreary, John   the Queen of England February 12, 1876 19
McDonough, Martin   the Queen of England September 10, 1898 82
McDonough, Michael X [his mark] the Queen of England November 3, 1892 74
McMahon, John X [his mark] Queen Victoria November 4, 1873 14
Meany, John   Queen Victoria August 26, 1889 61
Meehan, Patrick   Victoria Queen of England October 25, 1880 29
Meins, Herman   the Emperor of Germany October 30, 1888 57
Meismeyer, Fred   the Duke of Hanover October 27, 1868 5
Mette, Ludwig   the Emperor of Germany October 11, 1887 53
Meyer, Frederick   the Emperor of Germany March 25, 1881 31
Meyer, Wilhelm   the Emperor of Germany September 27, 1886 49
Middendorf, Henry   the Emperor of Germany September 3, 1889 61
Middendorf, Henry   the Emperor of Germany June 13, 1894 77
Miller, Folkert G.   the Emperor of Germany October 17, 1892 72
Mitchell, Michael   Victoria Queen of Great Brittain October 26, 1868 6
Mohlenkamp, W.   the Emperor of Germany June 15, 1886 48
Moore, John   the Queen of England & Ireland November 1, 1878 25
Moriarty, John X [his mark] Queen Victoria June 18, 1878 24
Mossman, Garret H.   the Duke of Hanover, or Ruler thereof October 26, 1868 3
Mower, Jacob   King William Emperor of the North German Confederation March 10, 1875 18
Mundt, Heinrich   the Emperor of Germany March 31, 1891 68
Mundt, Johan   the Emperor of Germany November 4, 1872 11
Nelson, John   the King of Sweden November 4, 1872 12
Nolternsmeier, Henry   the Emperor of Germany October 9, 1886 49
Nordhause?, Henrich   the Emperor of Germany October 17, 1888 56
Nordhausen, John   the Emperor of Germany October 31, 1892 73
Normann, August   King William of Germany April 1, 1875 18
Nortrup, J.H.R.   the Emperor of the North German Confederty October 21, 1873 13
O'Laughlin, Peter   Queen Victoria April 12, 1880 27
Osing, Gerhard Heinrich   the Emperor of Germany March 1, 1882 32
Osing, Harman Hermann Osing the Emperor of Germany February 13, 1886 45
Osing, Herman Dick   the Emperor of Germany March 21, 1891 68
Osterman, Henry   the Emperor of Germany October 18, 1880 29
Ottingmeier, Hinrich   the Emperor of Germany May 5, 1892 70
Palmer, Engel   the King of Holland November 1, 1894 77
Palmer, Leo X [his mark] the King of Holland March 25, 1895 78
Palmer, Peter   the King of Holland September 4, 1894 77
Paul, Jahn   the Emperor of Germany February 14, 1898 81
Pentermann, Hermann   the Emperor of Germany July 24, 1886 48
Pepmeier, Wilhelm   the Emperor of Germany October 25, 1884 41
Petersen, Adolph   King William of Germany April 17, 1875 18
Peterson, Leven   the Ruler of Sweden April 1, 1886 47
Pettelkow, William Wilhelm Pettelkow the Emperor of Germany August 12, 1886 49
Pieper, Hermann   the Emperor of Germany February 3, 1892 69
Pullen, L.G.   the Queen of England April 12, 1893 75
Rabbe, Fritz   the Emperor of Germany February 15, 1892 70
Rabbe, Henry   the Emperor of Germany August 21, 1891 68
Rabuck, John   the Emperor of Germany October 26, 1878 25
Raleigh, John   the Queen of England October 29, 1898 83
Repple, Fred   the Emperor of Germany November 4, 1890 66
Rilling, Julius   the Emperor of Germany September 5, 1893 76
Rosen, Jan M.   the King of Sweden February 2, 1891 67
Roth, Harman   the Emperor of Germany August 8, 1885 44
Russel, John X [his mark] Queen Victoria of Great Britain October 29, 1873 13
Salkeld, Richard   the Queen of England February 4, 1893 74
Sampson, Samuel X [his mark] Charles the 15th King of Sweden November 3, 1873 14
Sander, Pater H.   the Emperor of Germany December 19, 1888 59
Saul, Jacob   Ker Hessen October 31, 1868 8
Saul, Paul C.   Ker Hessen October 31, 1868 7
Schaad, John   the Duke of Hesse Darmstadt November 2, 1868 8
Scheuering, George   the Emperor of Germany August 17, 1889 60
Schierbeck, Diederich   the Emperor of Germany June 22, 1892 70
Schille, Henry   the Emperor of Germany September 10, 1883 38
Schlotzer, John   the Emperor of Germany February 11, 1889 59
Schlouch, William   the Queen of England January 15, 1900 83
Schmidt, Ehler   the Emperor of Germany October 29, 1880 30
Schmidt, Johannes   the Emperor of Germany August 9, 1882 33
Schmiett, Heinrich   the Emperor of Germany May 19, 1890 63
Schramm, Gustavus   the Emperor of Germany October 16, 1882 34
Schroeder, Ludwig   King William Emperor of the North German Confederation November 9, 1874 18
Schroen, Casper   the Emperor of Germany October 13, 1884 40
Schulte, August   William Emperor of Germany July 31, 1886 49
Schulte, Clemens   the Emperor of Germany October 5, 1892 71
Schulte, Harmon H.   the Emperor of Germany November 4, 1882 35
Schwinger, Andrew   the Duke of Baden October 28, 1868 6
Schwinger, Fred   the Duke of Baden October 28, 1868 7
Schwinger, Henry   the Duke of Baden October 28, 1868 6
Schwinger, John   the Duke of Baden October 28, 1868 7
Scott, Patrick   the Queen of England May 12, 1882 33
Screen, Martin   the Queen of England November 9, 1875 19
Sebode, Henry   the Emperor of Germany October 17, 1888 56
Shafer, John B.   the Emperor of Germany June 15, 1887 52
Shurr, Harris   the Czar of Russia May 4, 1893 75
Sievers, Wilhelm   the Emperor of Germany October 17, 1888 55
Smith, Henry   the Emperor of Germany January 19, 1889 58
Smith, Ira A.   Queen Victoria Queen of England June 22, 1880 28
Speda, Garret   the Emperor of Germany October 13, 1886 50
Spilhouse, Frederich   the Emperor of Germany November 1, 1884 42
Spilker, August   the Emperor of Germany November 1, 1872 11
Spoede, Diedrick   the Emperor of Germany October 17, 1888 56
Staas, Heinrich   the Emperor of Germany January 10, 1891 67
Stables, Charles   the Queen of England October 25, 1892 73
Stönner, Johan H.D.   the Emperor of Germany April 28, 1890 63
Stradler, Jacob   the Confederacy of Switzerland October 29, 1872 10
Strodtman, Johann   the Emperor of Germany October 9, 1884 40
Strubbe, Herman D.   the Emperor of Germany January 10, 1888 53
Struck, Christian   the Emperor of Germany January 7, 1888 53
Stuckel, Matthias   the Emperor of Germany October 31, 1884 41
Surhorst, Herman   the Emperor of Germany July 14, 1886 48
Tackenberg, Hinrich   the Emperor of Germany October 13, 1888 55
Tenant, Robert   the King of England April 30, 1906 85
Terbach, Anton   the King of Prussia November 3, 1868 9
Theile, Herman   the Emperor of Germany October 31, 1884 42
Thie, Johan Gerhard   the Emperor of Germany February 8, 1890 62
Thomas, Phillip   the Emperor of Germany August 9, 1882 33
Tiedemann, Henry   the Emperor of Germany January 13, 1885 43
Tonneson, Claus   the King of Denmark November 1, 1888 58
Trimpe, Gerhard Henry   the Emperor of Germany October 28, 1905 85
Umbach, Frederick   the Duke of Baden September 22, 1868 3
Umland, Claus   the Emperor of Germany October 9, 1876 22
Van Ohlen, Fritz   the Emperor of Germany January 28, 1892 69
Van Ohlen, Heinrich   the Emperor of Germany January 28, 1892 69
Vanderveen, Bernhard F.   the Emperor of the German Empire January 28, 1897 80
Veen, John V.D.   the Emperor of Germany March 26, 1898 82
Vehslage, H.G.   the Emperor of Germany June 1, 1893 76
Von Boning, Eybert   the Emperor of Germany October 17, 1892 72
Wahl, John   the Emperor of Germany September 15, 1885 44
Wahlert, Diedrich   the Emperor of Germany April 26, 1886 47
Wahlert, Henry   the Emperor of Germany October 12, 1889 61
Wahlfeld, Gerhard   the Emperor of Germany October 31, 1884 42
Walker, Henry X [his mark] the Queen of England July 31, 1895 78
Wallbaum, Gerhard H.   William Emperor of Germany December 25, 1879 27
Ward, Lawrence   Queen Victoria October 30, 1876 22
Webber, Henry D.C.   King William of Germany October 10, 1874 17
Webener, Wilhelm   the Emperor of the N. German Confed. December 24, 1872 12
Weber, Philip   King Louis of Bavaria September 10, 1873 12
Wehmhoff, John H.   the King of Hanover October 24, 1868 3
Weiss, Louis   the Emperor of Germany July 14, 1886 48
Wemker, Wilhelm   the Emperor of Germany June 14, 1890 64
Wesh, Amos   King William Emperor of Germany September 15, 1876 20
Wessels, John Diedrich   the Emperor of Germany January 31, 1893 74
Whelton, John X [his mark] Victoria Queen of England October 20, 1876 21
Whittemore, John F.   Queen Victoria December 16, 1878 26
Wieget, Jahn Joseph   the Republic of Switzerland August 2, 1894 77
Wilkinson, Thomas   the Queen of England October 25, 1892 73
Wineke, Henry   the Emperor of the North German Confederation October 4, 1874 17
Wissman, Rudolph   the Emperor of Germany October 31, 1884 42
Witte, John D.G. Johann Diedrich Gerh. Witte the Emperor of Germany December 20, 1894 78
Woof, John   the Queen of England May 22, 1890 64
Wymand, John Jean Weyman the Emperor of France June 12, 1876 20
Wynn, Samuel Henry Ernest   the Queen of England October 11, 1890 65
Youngberg, J.C.     November 1, 1890 65
Youngbery, Charles   the King of Sweden January 30, 1891 67
Youngbery, J.A.   the King of Sweden February 2, 1891 67
Yungblut, John   Great Duchy of Luxemberg September 8, 1883 37
Ziesenitz, Bernhard   the Emperor of Germany March 6, 1888 54
Ziesenitz, Hermann   the Emperor of Germany October 23, 1890 65
Zimmerman, Martin   the Emperor of Germany June 27, 1884 39
Zurburg, Fred   the Queen of England March 3, 1900 83
Zurhorst, John H. D. Johan H.D. Zurhorst   February 16, 1886 46

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