Index to New York Naturalization Petitions 1792-1906

Filed in Federal, State, and Local Courts in New York, New York

Including New York (Manhattan), Kings (Brooklyn), Queens, and Richmond (Staten Island) Counties

National Archives microfilm publication M1674 serves as an index to some state and local court Naturalizations for the New York courts and time frames listed below. It is available as an online subscription-based database from Ancestry, or on microfilm. Ancestry has also digitized the naturalization petitions from 1794-1906.

ONLINE RECORDS: New York Naturalization Petitions 1794-1906 [requires payment] includes digitized images of the petitions

ONLINE INDEX: New York Petitions for Naturalization Index 1792-1989 [requires payment] includes digitized images of the index cards; (Note: National Archives Microfilm Publication M1674 covers 1792-1906 (see below). Ancestry's database includes this period plus 1907-1989.)

This publication is also available on digitized microfilm from FamilySearch...

DIGITZED MICROFILM: Index (Soundex) to New York Naturalization Petitions 1792-1906 (from FamilySearch)

National Archives Microfilm Publication M1674: Title: Index (Soundex) to Naturalization Petitions Filed in Federal, State, and Local Courts in New York, New York, Including New York, Kings, Queens, and Richmond Counties, 1792-1906 (294 rolls).

Indexes the following New York courts...
Note: Manhattan is in New York County
  • City Court of Brooklyn 1836-1894
  • Kings County Court 1806-1906
  • New York City Marine Court 1806-1849
  • New York County Common Pleas Court 1792-1895
  • New York County Superior Court 1828-1895
  • New York City & County Supreme Court 1868-1906
  • Queens County Court 1799-1906
  • Queens County Surrogate Court 1888-1898
  • Richmond County Court 1869-1906
  • U.S. Circuit Court Southern District 1846-1876
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District (Kings, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties) 1865-1906
  • U.S. District Court Southern Court Southern District (New York, Bronx and also Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Richmond, Rockland, Sullivan and Westchester counties) 1824-1906
This microfilm series uses the Soundex system for indexing surnames. What does Soundex mean?

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