Tuesday, December 2, 2014

2,582 born in Greece - California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index, 1852-1989



FamilySearch.org has a FREE database titled CALIFORNIA, NORTHERN U.S. DISTRICT COURT NATURALIZATION INDEX, 1852-1989 that has 2,583 names of people born in Greece.

You will be able to see online images of the card index to the naturalization records in the circuit and district courts of California.

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Index cards generally include the following information:
  • Petition number
  • Date of petition
  • Alien Registration number
  • Name and residence of immigrant
  • Birth date of immigrant
  • Date certificate issued
  • Court where certificate issued
Declaration of intent and naturalization petitions usually included the following:
  • Declaration number
  • Name of the immigrant
  • Country of birth
  • Arrival date
  • Date of Declaration of Intent or Naturalization
  • Names of witnesses
  • Signature of judge or court official
In post-1906 records, you may also find:
  • Name
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Age
  • Race
  • Last foreign residence
  • Current residence
  • Arrival place
  • Marital status
  • Name of spouse
  • Maiden name of wife
  • Birth date of spouse
  • Residence of spouse

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