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Naturalization Petitions of the U.S. District Court, , and Circuit Court, , for the Western District of Pennsylvania. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M, rolls); Records of District Courts of the United States, Record Group 21; National Archives, Washington, D.C. These files contain declarations of intent and petitions for naturalization for the Western District of Pennsylvania, arranged by date, October through Septem They also include records of the US Circuit Court, July , listed by petition number, from 1 to 1,; and records of the US District Court, October 1, through Janu , listed by petition number, from 1 to 91, Introduction to Naturalization Records: The act and procedure of becoming a citizen of a country is called naturalization. In the U.S., naturalization is a judicial procedure that flows from Congressional legislation. From the time the first naturalization act was passed in until , there were no uniform standards. Naturalization Dockets, - Allegheny County Pennsylvania State Archives Naturalization Petitions of the U.S. District Court, , and Circuit Court, , for the Western District of Pennsylvania Fold3. Naturalization Records, - Allegheny County Pennsylvania .
RR # Massachusetts Index to Naturalization Petitions & Records of the U.S. District Court, –, & the U.S. Circuit Court, –, Ancestry & Fold3 Petitions & Records of Naturalizations, –, Ancestry & Fold3 Index to New England Naturalization Records, –, Ancestry & Family Search Michigan Index Cards to Naturalization Petitions for the File Size: KB. The WPGS Library is a non-circulating collection of materials made available to its members and the general public to aid in the research of general genealogy, but particularly Western Pennsylvania ancestors. WPGS has standard reference volumes and indexes on immigration and emigration records, military history, and genealogy research methods. Naturalization is the process by which an alien becomes an American citizen. It is a voluntary act; naturalization is not required. Prior to Septem , any "court of record" (municipal, county, state, or Federal) could grant United States citizenship. Often petitioners went to the court most geographically convenient for them. As a general rule, the National Archives. Mid-PA Area: Naturalization Petitions of the U.S. Circuit and District Courts for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, also includes US Circuit Court records for ; for courts in Scranton, Williamsport and Harrisburg (from M).
– Naturalization Petitions of the U.S. Circuit and District Courts for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, ; and on - ($), National Archives publication M, Middle District court was created in , for earlier dates try the Eastern and Western District court records. The Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society (WPGS) is a non-profit and tax-exempt educational organization of amateur and professional family historians and genealogists, dedicated to the study and preservation of family history. The content on , including all written material, graphics, audio files, and HTML code is copyright protected. Naturalization Records for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, NARA Microfilm Publication M, rolls. NARA Microfilm Publication M, rolls. Records of District Courts of the United States, Record Group The Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society is an educational organization of family historians and genealogists dedicated to the study and preservation of family history.