This series contains copies of certificates of citizenship issued to newly naturalized United States citizens by the Third District Court.; Chronological.; Historical Note; Certificates of citizenship record books; Index and volume; 1880 Feb 03 - 1883 Jul 20; Index to 2nd volume; 1883 Jul 04 - 1889 Dec 27; Index to 3rd volume; 1889 Dec 27 - 1894 Oct 08; Index to 4th volume; 1894 Sep 01 - 1896 Jan 03
Politics, Government, and Law; Naturalization—Utah.; Emigration and immigration—Utah.; Citizenship—Utah.; UMAbroad--Politics, Government, and Law
This series is classified as Public.
These records are available for reproduction and use.
Territorial minute books from the District Court (Third District), Series 1649, of the 3rd District Court contain summaries of the naturalization hearings which resulted in the certificates of citizenship recorded here.Declarations of intention and certificate of citizenship record books from the Territorial Supreme Court, Series 3942, Third District Court certificates are in this series. Since an individual could apply for citizenship in any court during this period, series created by the other two district courts and individual county probate courts should also be consulted.Declarations of intention and certificates of citizenship record book from Salt Lake County (Utah). Probate Court, Series 85109, also has records of third district residents during the territorial period as Salt Lake County was part of the third judicial district. Declarations of intention record books from the District Court (Third District), Series 85111, contain declarations filed earlier with the same 3rd District Court, perhaps by some of the individuals whose final naturalizations are entered in these certificates. Declarations of intention record books from the District Court (Fourth District), Series 85169, include declarations filed in Weber County from 1878-1879 when that county was part of the 3rd judicial district; some individuals who filed declarations there may have their final naturalizations recorded in this series.