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Citizenship or Naturalization Records

The Archives of Michigan Naturalization Record Indexes has the naturalization/citizenship records for Kent County for 1860* - 1929:

*Records prior to 1860 no longer exist.

If one was naturalized through the U.S. District, Western District of Michigan (Grand Rapids), index cards with name, address and date of birth may still be located at 110 Michigan NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Index cards exist only for events occurring around 1950 or later. The court may charge for any search. The actual records may have been sent to State Archives in Lansing.

State Archives of Michigan
717 West Allegan St.
Lansing, MI 48918

Contact Us

County Clerk

County Administration Building
300 Monroe Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2288

Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 4:45pm

Phone: (616) 632-7640

Fax: (616) 632-7645

Lisa Posthumus Lyonse

Lisa Posthumus Lyons
County Clerk/Register

Robert J. Macomber
Chief Deputy County Clerk

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