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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Hood River County Records Inventory

Naturalization Petitions and Orders

1909-1954

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 Petitions [with index], 1914-1919, 1926-1940 (1 volume);
Petition and Record [with index], vol. 1-2, 1909-1929 (2 volumes);
Search for 1909-1940 Hood River County naturalization petitions in Oregon Historical Records Index.

Records at the Hood River County Courthouse, Small Jury Room:
Naturalization Petitions, Orders, Etc. [Petition for Naturalization-includes declarations of intention and certificates of arrival-with index], 1941-1954 (1 volume);
Naturalization Petitions, Orders, Etc. [Petitions Granted or Denied], 1934-1954 (1 volume).

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