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These records include the index to Naturalization Petitions and Records filed at the King County Superior Court from 1906 to 1928 that were transferred by the National Archives and Records Administration – Pacific Alaska Region (Seattle) to the Washington State Archives Puget Sound Branch in 2003. The index will give information about the applicant and what documents are included in the files.
For the best search results, search by name. Search by either last name, first and last name, or just the first letter of the last name. The document year is the date of entry into the United States.
Learn about the documentation of Naturalization in Washington and what information is found in the various record types by selecting the tab that says "About this Collection" here
The Oregon Territorial Legislature created King County on December 22, 1852. It is named after William Rufus De Vane King, acting vice-president under President Millard Fillmore who had succeeded to the presidency upon the death of President Zachary Taylor. In 1986 it was renamed after civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Transcribed and proofread by Mary Kathryn Kozy, Kent, Washington
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], King County Clerk, Naturalization Records, 1906-1928, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: King County Government, Judicial Administration Superior Court, Naturalization Petitions and Record, 1906-1928, Washington State Archives, Puget Sound Regional Branch
For more information, to learn about related records, or to find Naturalization records not included on this website, contact the Puget Sound Regional Branch at (425) 564-3940 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.