Series 27790

District Court (Sixth District : Kane County) Citizenship certificate stubs, 1908-1929.

1 microfilm reel

These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

See history of the records' creator.

Summary of Records

These preprinted stubs kept a record of each certificate of citizenship issued to newly naturalized citizens in the Sixth District Court of Kane County. A certificate was given to the new citizen and a copy mailed to the federal Bureau of Naturalization.

Scope and Content

This series contains stubs for certificates of citizenship issued by the court to newly naturalized citizens. The court clerk was responsible for sending the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization in Washington D.C. a duplicate of the certificate, "and to make and keep on file in his office a stub for each certificate so issued by him, whereon shall be entered a memorandum of all the essential facts set forth in such certificate." (Naturalization Act of June 29, 1906, Sec. 12, p. 117 in the Compiled Laws of Utah 1907. Charles S. Tingey, 1908, Salt Lake City.)
The essential facts included both filing information and personal history information on the individual such as number of certificate; name; age; dates issue and filing; name, age, and place of residence of wife; names, ages, and places of residence of minor children; date of order; and signature of holder.


Numerical by certificate number.

Additional Forms

This series is available on microfilm.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Use Restrictions

These records are available for reproduction and use.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Custody History

This book was physically transferred to the Utah State Archives in September 2011 for processing and microfilming. Once microfilming has been completed the hard copies will be returned to the Sixth District Court office in Kanab.

Acquisition Information

These records were acquired from the creating agency through established retention schedules.

Processing Information

This series was processed by Jim Kichas in September 2011.

Related Material

Declaration of intention record book from the District Court (Sixth District : Kane County), Series 27779, contains declaration of intention records created by the court and this series serves as a partial index.
Naturalization petition book from the District Court (Sixth District : Kane County), Series 27787, contains various naturalization records from the Sixth District Court in Kane County.
Certificates of citizenship record book from the District Court (Sixth District : Kane County), Series 27789, contains the pre-printed citizenship forms that include information similar to that recorded on the stubs in this series.

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