Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Marion County Records Inventory

Naturalization Certificates


Series documents the granting of United States citizenship to petitioners. Records include applications, witness affidavits, court findings granting or denying citizenship, certificates, and indexes. Declarations of intention may also be included. Information includes name, age, and residence of applicant; applicant's dependents; date of filing of declarations of intention and petitions; and volume and page numbers where papers are recorded.

Records at the Oregon State Archives:
Naturalization Petitions and Records [Certificates of Naturalizations], 1907-1927 (15 volumes).

Records at the Marion County Archives:
[Citizenships-includes petitions, orders, depositions, and certificates-accession no. 02.026.016], 1854-1929 (.25 cu.ft.);
Index to Final Papers [Naturalization Orders-Certificate Stubs-accession no. 99.042.019], 1930-1975 (.30 cu.ft.).

Records at a Related Web Site:
Naturalization Card Index [Certificate Stubs-scroll down], 1930-1975 (Familysearch.org).


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