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These records include the index to Declarations of Intention, Naturalization Records, Naturalization Certificate Stubs, and Petitions for Naturalization filed at the Kittitas County Superior Court between 1890 and 1979. 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 Washington Territorial Legislature created Kittitas County on November 24, 1883. It is named after the Native American word, Kittitas, meaning “gray gravel bank” but it has also been said to mean “plenty food.” It was organized from portions of Yakima County. The county is located east of the Cascade Mountains in the geographical center of the state.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Transcribed and proofread by George Smethers, Ephrata, Washington and Brigid Clift, Washington State Archives, Central Regional Branch.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Kittitas County Clerk, Naturalization Records, 1890-1979, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Kittitas County Government, Superior Court Clerk, Naturalization Certificate Stubs, 1907-1924; Naturalization Declarations of Intention, 1884-1977; Naturalization Petitions and Record, 1906-1977; Naturalization Record, 1890-1906; Washington State Archives, Central Regional Branch.
For more information, to learn about related records, or to find Naturalization records not included on this website, contact the Central Regional Branch at (509) 963-2136 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.