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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Jackson County Records Inventory

Naturalization Petitions and Orders

1859-1982

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 Deposition Notices, 1946-1972 (.50 cu.ft.);
Naturalization Petition Court Orders, 1942-1982 (1 volume);
Naturalization Petitions and Records, 1906-1929 (3 volumes);
Naturalization Petitions [with index], 1942-1981 (7 volumes);
Naturalization Records, 1903-1906 (1 volume);
Naturalization Transferred Petitions, 1958-1971 (.10 cu.ft.);
Search for 1859-1981 Jackson County naturalization records in Oregon Historical Records Index.

Records at the Jackson County Justice Building Basement, Court Archives:
[County Court Civil Business-Docket-includes mental commitment and naturalization entries-with index], vol. 1, 1859-1873 (1 reel of microfilm); vol. 4, 1896-1919 (1 reel of microfilm);
County Court Civil Business [Docket-includes mental commitment and naturalization entries-with index], vol. 3, 1873-1896 (1 volume).

Records at Record Masters of Southern Oregon:
[List of Petitions Granted-Naturalization-93A.114, Box 5732], 1969-1980 (.05 cu.ft.);
[Naturalization Papers Forwarded-List-93A.114, Box 5732], 1969-1981 (.05 cu.ft.).

Records at the Jackson County Genealogy Library Building, Library:
County Court Civil Business [Docket-includes mental commitment and naturalization entries-with index], vol. 1, 1859-1873 (1 volume).

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