Excerpts of Naturalization Record Cards
at the Searls Historical Library
The library has original volumes of court records as well as a catalog of cards summarizing the records.
(A copy of the catalog is also available at the Foley Library for Historical Research.) in Nevada City, CA
See index: Index to Naturalization cards (in a separate window)
The following 24 abstracts were transcribed from the face of typewritten cards provided on Form N-35, U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service. (The back sides were not transcribed but can be viewed at the Searls Library.) Note: abbreviations: GV Grass Valley, NC Nevada City. Below the table are two examples of actual handwritten records.
|Name||Residence||Certificate (or vol:pg)||Tit/Loc Court||Origin||Birth/Age||Port||Nat Date||Other|
|Hirschman, Henry||CA||Minutes V1:68||14th Dist Ct NC||Prussia||--||--||1 Apr 1856||Dec Int Oct 1856|
|Hirschberg, Samuel||CA||V2:496||Co. Ct. NC||Germany||--||--||31 Aug 1875||wits: AB Brady,Saml Caspar|
|Hitchens, Everett||GV||P422 C-4275678||Co. Ct. NC||England||--||--||19 Aug 1903||wits: Jas. Donnell, Henry Waters|
|Hitchens, John H.||CA||V1:298||Co. Ct. NC||England||--||--||11 Aug 1873||wits: Timothy Giles, John Bennett|
|Hitchens, Richard||CA||V1:270||Sup. Ct. NC||Gr Britain||--||--||31 Oct 1872||wits: Jas. Donnell, Henry Waters|
|Hnyder, John *||CA||Minutes V3:207||14th Dist Ct. NC||Switzerland||--||--||3 Nov 1860||* Maybe "Snyder"?|
|Hobart, Adolph||CA||V1:114||1Co. Ct. NC||France||--||--||7 Aug 1871|
|Hocken, John||CA||V1:373||14th Dist Ct. NC||England||--||--||31 Mar 1879||wits: Jesee Clemons, WH Jennings|
|Hocking, Edmond||CA||Minutes V5:559||14th Dist Ct. NC||England||--||--||14 Oct 1868||--|
|Hocking, James||CA||V1:170||Sup Ct. NC||England||--||--||5 Dec 1877||wits WD Harris, James McLachlan|
|Zanocco, Giacomo||CA||V1:335||Sup Ct. NC||Italy||--||--||18 Mar 1901||wits M. Solari, C.E. Mulloy|
|Zapp, Carl||CA||V2:2||Sup Ct. NC||Germany||--||--||5 Auag 1892||wits J.J. Greany, E.C. Morgan|
|Zettle, Kaspar||CA||V2:421||Sup Ct. NC||Switzerland||--||--||24 May 1875||wits R. Huckin, A. Gouand|
|Ziegn, Geglick||CA||Mins.V1:327||Co. Ct. NC||Ausdtdria||--||--||7 Nov 1864||no wits|
|Zimmer, Louis||NC CA||P-192 C-837334||Sup Ct. NC||England||2 Nov 1858||Jan 1882 NYC||5 May 1921||wits A. Hartung, H.W. Brand|
|Zorich, Jovan Giurdo||Truckee||P-269 C-1098095||Sup Ct. NC||Yugoslavia||12 Sep 1888||13 Jun 1913 NYC||31 Jan 1927||wits John C. Titus, W.M. Englehart|
|Zorich, Saveta||Truckee||P-295 C-3212318||Sup Ct. NC||Serbia||11 Jan 1894||15 Sep 1913 NYC||3 Feb 1930||wits Henrietta M. Eatin, Maude N. Weule|
|Zrenicik, John (Denied)||Boca, CA||P-15||Sup Ct. NC||Austria||15 Dec 1884||8 May 1902 NYC||--||wits S.C. Wagner, R.C. Weeks|
|Zugnoni, Angelo||GV||P-77 C-165622||Sup Ct. NC||Italy||29 Dec 1885||Mar 1903 NYC||6 Nov 1912||wits Angelo Massa, Vincent Morandi|
|Zugnoni, Gaetono (Denied)||GV||P-243||Sup Ct. NC||Italy||10 Aug 1892||7 May 1910 NYC||--||wits John Mulroy [sic], Massimo Angiolini|
|Zugnoni, Gaetono||GV||P-472 C-4843016||Sup Ct. NC||Italy||1 Aug 1892||27 Mar 1906 NYC||24 Jun 1936||wits Frank Hattox, Frank Steel|
|Zugnoni, John||GV||P-361 C-3934908||Sup Ct. NC||Italy||29 Oct 1889||8 May 1910 NYC||--||wits Anton Gallino, Frank Steel|
The above cards look like this:
The following are two examples of original hand-written immigration records from Nevada County Court, 1856.
The following is an example of an original hand-written immigration record from the 14th District District Court, 1856
Naturalization records are found in the records of different courts. Different courts processed immigration over time. In order to understand court jurisdiction over time, see Owen C. Coy,Phd, Guide to the County Archives of California, Calif. Hist. Survey Comm., Sacramento, 1919.
Briefly: In Nevada County, the presiding courts progressed from District and County courts in the 1850s - 1860s to the Nevada County Superior Court in the 1880s and beyond.
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