Illinois, County Naturalization Records - FamilySearch Historical Records/Known Issues

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Note[edit | edit source]

NOTE: For a way to determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection or how to find missing images elsewhere, see Article 56000, Using Film Notes in the Catalog to determine the content of a final waypoint in Historical Records.

NOTE: Most missing records are available on microfilm. See Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche for instructions on ordering microfilm as well as finding a local FamilySearch Center where you can view the films.

Known Issues[edit | edit source]

Question 1[edit | edit source]

Question 1: Some records are missing. Where can they be viewed?
Answer 1: See answers below for information about known missing records and their respective film numbers, if available, or alternate online location:
Tazewell >
• Petitions for naturalization, petition evidence, special naturalizations 1856-1868, Film 1689032
• Petitions for naturalization, petition evidence, special naturalizations 1868-1891, Film 1689033
• Petitions for naturalization, petition evidence, special naturalizations 1892-1906, Film 1689034

Question 2[edit | edit source]

Question 2: The Event Type and Year Range (waypoint) title does not properly reflect the actual digital record content. Is there a way to determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection?
Answer 2: The following list of known waypoint discrepancies describes the event type or year range that actually exist in this collection:
Fulton > Petition evidence from 1908-1943 vols 1835 through 49916 should be labeled Certificate of Naturalization Stubs as they are stub books from the Certificates that were issued.
Fulton > Petitions for Naturalization and Petition Evidence could more simply be titled Petitions of Naturalization.