Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Curry 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 Oregon State Archives:
Naturalization Petition and Record [with index], vol. 1, no. 1-61, 1896-1929 (1 volume).

Records at the Curry County Courthouse, Trial Court Basement Supplies Storage Room:
Journal Civil County Court [includes some probate, naturalization, and insane commitment actions], vol. 2, 1895-1920 (1 volume).

Records at the Coos/Curry Counties Trial Court Storage (North Bend):
Curry Petitions Naturalization [includes certificates of arrival and declarations of intentions], 1930-1955 (1 volume).


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