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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Grant County Records Inventory

Naturalization Petitions and Orders

1872-1969

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 Grant County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Court Orders for Naturalization, no. 1-42, 1930-1969 (1 volume);
Journal Naturalization [with index], vol. B, 1903-1906 (1 volume);
Naturalization [Monthly Report Naturalization Papers Forwarded], 1956-1966 (1 binder);
Naturalization [Notice of Application for Admission to Citizenship], ca.1917-ca.1943 (1 binder);
Naturalization [Petitions-with index], no. 183-208, 1961-1969 (1 volume);
Petition and Record [no. 1-182] vol. 1-3, 1906-1960 (3 volumes);
Record Citizenship [includes declaration of intention and petition information], vol. A, 1872-1929 (1 volume);
Record Law Journal [includes insanity and naturalization cases-with index], vol. B, 1883-1919 (1 volume).

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