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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wheeler County Records Inventory

Naturalization Petitions and Orders

1899-1946

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 Wheeler County Courthouse, Clerks Vault:
[Declaration of Intention-includes petitions, certificates of arrival, naturalization certificate stubs, orders, and citizenship petitions granted forms], 1923-1946 (1 volume);
Journal County Court [includes citizenship], vol. 1, 1899-1911 (1 volume);
Petition and Record [includes declarations of intention-with index], 1907-1927 (1 volume).

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