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One of our colleagues at the National Archives wrote an article a couple years ago on the topic of repatriation oaths and women who lost their citizenship. You can find it here: http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2014/spring/citizenship.pdf
The National Archives at Ft. Worth, TX, has a database of these women from that region. You can contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Lastly, there are apparently loads of repatriation oaths on Ancestry and Family Search among the naturalization records. If you're able to get to a NARA research room, you can access Ancestry.com for free: https://www.archives.gov/research/databases/
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As Kelly notes, you will find the names of some of these women who 1) lost US citizenship by marriage prior to 1922 and 2) applied to and took the oath of repatriation before a US/Federal court among many of the US District Court records in the National Archives. Just be aware that is not all the women who lost citizenship by marriage, nor is it all the women who repatriated. The ones NOT found in the Federal court records are:
- Women who repatriated in a State or Local court
- Women who repatriated before a US consular official abroad
- Women who did not repatriate at all
You can also find some of these women naturalizing between 1922 and 1936 (and after), so searching US naturalization records (Federal, State, and local) for US-born women becoming citizens is also a way to find some of those women's names.
Do you want names of women, who were born in the US and married a non-citizen and left the country, but regained her citizenship when she returned to the US 25+ years later?