Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Harney 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 Harney County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
County Court Journal [includes probate, naturalization, and mental commitment information], vol. A, 1889-1919 (1 volume);
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);
Naturalization Citizenship Records [Alejandro Rementeria Naturalization Records], 1941-1964 (1 volume);
Naturalization Citizenship Records [Citizenship Petitions Granted], 1931-1976 (1 volume);
Naturalization Citizenship Records [Declarations and Petitions-with index], 1923-1941 (1 volume);
Naturalization Citizenship Records [Naturalization Declarations of Intention and Petitions-with index], 1935-1978 (2 volumes);
Naturalization [Miscellaneous 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).

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