Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wallowa 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:
Law Journal County Court [includes insanity and citizenship cases], vol. A, 1887-1920 (1 volume).

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
[Citizenship Petitions Granted], 1930-1953 (1 volume);
Naturalization [Petition for Naturalization], no. 149, 1929-1930 (1 volume);
Petition and Record [no. 1 to 50-with index], vol. 1, 1906-1912 (1 volume);
[Petition for Naturalization-includes declarations of intention and other documents-with index], no. 150-173, 1934-1951 (1 volume);
Record of Naturalization [County and Circuit Court], 1904-1906 (1 volume).

Records at the Wallowa County Courthouse, Governing Body (Commissioners') Office Vault:
Petition and Record [no. 51 to 148-with index], vol. 2, 1913-1929 (1 volume).


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