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These records are from the journal of the daily proceedings filed between 1855 and 1896 with the Supreme Court that document the naturalization of immigrants into the United States.
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 Supreme Court is the highest court of the State’s judicial system. When Washington Territory separated from Oregon in 1853, the territory gained its own Supreme Court, seated with three judges. Upon statehood in 1889, the number grew to five. Currently there are nine justices, including the Chief Justice.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Filmed and indexed by Roger Easton.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Supreme Court Clerk, Naturalization Records, 1855-1889, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Washington State Government, Supreme Court, Clerk of the Supreme Court, Supreme Court Journal, Judgments, and Orders, 1854-1961, Washington State Archives, Office of the Secretary of State, Olympia, WA.
For more information, to learn about related records, or to find Naturalization records not included on this website, contact the Washington State Archives at (360) 586-1492 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.