Thursday, February 12, 2015

2,624 born in Greece - West Virginia Naturalization Records, 1814-1991



FamilySearch.org has a FREE database titled WEST VIRGINIA NATURALIZATION RECORDS,1814-1991 which includes 2,624 people showing Greece as their place of birth.

You will be able to view original documents online.

RECORD DESCRIPTION

The collection consists of a variety of naturalization records for 32 of 55 West Virginia counties. The records cover the years 1814 to 1991. Records include the following:
  • Declarations of intention
  • Petitions
  • Oaths of allegiance
  • Certificates of naturalization
  • Registers of naturalizations granted and/or denied
  • Card files of naturalization
  • Naturalization orders
  • Lists of naturalized citizens
  • Naturalization dockets
The following chart lists the counties included in the collection.
BarbourHancockMineralRandolph
BerkeleyHardyMingoRoane
BrookeHarrisonMonongaliaSummers
ClayLewisNicholasTucker
FayetteLoganOhioUpshur
GilmerMarionPocahontasWetzel
GreenbrierMasonPrestonWood
HampshireMcDowellRaleighWyoming

The following information is usually found in naturalization records:
  • Name
  • Age
  • Year of immigration
  • Native country
  • Birth place
  • Birth date