Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Jackson 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:
County Court Civil Business [Docket-includes mental commitment and naturalization entries-with index], vol. 3, 1873-1896 (1 volume);
[List of Petitions Granted-Naturalization], 1969-1980 (.05 cu.ft.);
Naturalization Deposition Notices, 1946-1972 (.50 cu.ft.);
[Naturalization Papers Forwarded-List], 1969-1981 (.05 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
[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).
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).