Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lincoln 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 Lincoln County Courthouse, Clerk's Office:
Petition for Naturalization Index/Naturalization Declaration of Intention Index [typescript-no binding], n.d. (1 volume).

Records at the Lincoln County Public Service Building, Clerk's Storage Room 1:
Naturalization [Miscellaneous Naturalization Declaration and Petition Documents], ca.1906-ca.1920 (.10 cu.ft.);
Naturalization [Miscellaneous Naturalization Declaration and Petition Documents-trifolded], 1901-1902 (.05 cu.ft.);
Naturalization [Notice of Application for Admission to Citizenship], 1911-1927 (.05 cu.ft.);
Naturalization [Orders], 1931-1956 (2 volumes);
Naturalization [Petitions for Naturalization-title varies-with index], vol. 1-8, 1907-1950 (8 volumes);
Naturalization [Record of Naturalization], 1903-1906 (1 volume).


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