Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Hood River 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 Petitions [with index], 1914-1919, 1926-1940 (1 volume);
Petition and Record [with index], vol. 1-2, 1909-1929 (2 volumes);
[Petition for Naturalization-includes declarations of intention and certificates of arrival-with index], 1941-1954 (1 volume);
Petitions Granted or Denied [Naturalization], 1934-1954 (1 volume);
Search for 1909-1940 Hood River County naturalization petitions in Oregon Historical Records Index.


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