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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Harney County Records Inventory

Naturalization Petitions and Orders

1889-1978

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 Harney County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Alejandro Rementaria [Naturalization Case File-includes petition and related records], ca.1941-1964 (1 binder);
Citizenship Petitions Granted/Court Orders [Naturalization], 1931-1976 (1 binder);
County Court Journal [includes probate, naturalization, widow's pension, and mental commitment information], vol. A, 1889-1919 (1 volume);
Declaration of Intention and Petition for Naturalization [includes related records-with index], no. 190 to 312, 1904-1946 (4 binders);
Index to County Court Journal [includes probate, naturalization, widow's pension, and mental commitment information], no. 1-500, vol. A, 1889-n.d. (1 volume);
Index to Miscellaneous Files [includes entries for naturalization], vol. A, 1889-1929 (1 volume);
[Miscellaneous Naturalization Records-includes facts for petition for naturalization, facts for declaration of intention, request for certificate of arrival, and related records], ca.1906-ca.1929 (.25 cu.ft.);
Petition and Record [Naturalization-with index], no. 1-189, 1903-1929 (3 volumes);
Petition for Naturalization [includes related records-with index], no. 313-400, 1961-1978 (2 binders).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Naturalization Petition Records, 1906-1978 (Familysearch.org).

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