Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Baker County Records Inventory

Naturalization Petitions and Orders


Series documents the application for United States citizenship by aliens. Information includes name, residence, and occupation of applicants; place and date of birth; emigration place, date, and vessel; declaration of intention dates; name, birthplace, and birth date of dependents; and renunciation of allegiance to foreign governments. Accompanying the petitions are witness and petitioner affidavits, oaths of allegiance, court orders admitting or denying citizenship, declarations of intention, depositions, and certificates of arrival.

Records at the Baker County Courthouse, Clerk's Upper Vault:
Court Orders [includes recommendations to grant naturalization petitions], 1937-1971 (1 volume);
Depositions [Naturalization], 1909-1918 (.05 cu.ft.);
[Index of Naturalization Records-indexes declarations, petitions, and certificates], 1867-1941 (1 volume);
[Index to Naturalization], 1904-1906 (1 volume);
Journal of Naturalization, vol. 1, 1894-1896 (1 volume);
Naturalization Card File [Index Cards and Certificate Stubs-includes petition information], ca.1873-ca.1965 (.20 cu.ft.);
Petition and Record [with index], vol. 3-7, 1907-1931 (5 volumes);
Petitions [with index], no. 302-494, 1935-1971 (4 volumes);
Record of Naturalization [Circuit and County Courts], vol. A, 1904-1906 (1 volume);
Repatriation [Application to Take Oath of Allegiance], 1952, 1962 (1 volume).

Records at Related Web Sites:
Military Records [actually Naturalization-includes document images of recommendations and orders to grant naturalization petitions-also includes Application to Take Oath of Allegiance 1952, 1962], 1937-1971 (familysearch.org);
Naturalization Petition Abstracts [Baker County], 1907-1971 (sampubco.com);
Naturalization Records [includes document images of declarations of intention, petitions, certificates, and related indexes and documents], 1864-1971 (familysearch.org).


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