Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Wonosobo, Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Wonosobo, Naturalization Records, 1927-2011
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Wonosobo, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
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Record Description
Record Type Naturalization
Collection years 1927-2011
Languages Indonesian
Title in the Language: Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Wonosobo, Catatan Naturalisasi
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Related Websites
Pengadilan Negeri Wonosobo

What is in This Collection?

These records date from 1927 to 2011 and contain naturalization and citizenship-related records from the District Court of Purwodadi, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia. This specific collection includes the following record types:

  • Penetapan Ahli Waris (heir appointment documents)
  • Permohonan Akte Kelahiran (applications for birth certificates)
  • Permohonan Perceraian (applications for divorce)
  • Pewarganegaraan (naturalizations)
  • Surat Bukti Kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia (SBKRI)

The Surat Bukti Kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia (SBKRI), or applications for citizenship, were primarily filled out by Chinese Immigrants to Indonesia.

Reading These Records

These records are written in Indonesian. For help reading these records see the following:

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Wonosobo, Naturalization Records, 1927-2011.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The information in these records usually include the following:

Naturalization records

  • Name of the Immigrant
  • Place/Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Address
  • Work Information

Other records

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Complete name and age of parties involved
  • Places of birth
  • Individuals' religion, occupation, residency and marital status
  • Complete name and age of Guardian
  • Guardian's occupation, religion, residency and relationship

Collection Content

For additional details about these records and help using them see Indonesia, Naturalization and Citizenship Records (FamilySearch Historical Records) and Indonesia, Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Coverage Table

This collection includes the following record types:

Indonesian Name of Document
English Name of Document
Year Range of Collection
Penetapan Ahli Waris
Heir Appointment Documents
Permohonan Akte Kelahiran
Applications for Birth Certificates
Permohonan Perceraian
Applications for Divorce
Naturalization Records
Surat Bukti Kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia (SBKRI)
Application for Indonesian Citizenships

Surat Bukti Kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia (SBKRI) usually documents ethnic Chinese people living in Indonesia.

For a list of record categories and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

How Do I Search This Collection?

To search this collection for records, it would be helpful to know the following information:

  • Name of immigrant or person
  • Approximate year of event, such as immigration or divorce
  • Place of last residence or event

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View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page

  1. Select Record Type
  2. Select Year and Number(s) to view the images

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Use the age to calculate the year of birth
  • Use the names of the parents to search for their naturalization records.
  • Look at passenger arrival records can help you determine when an ancestor arrived and the port of departure. They can also help identify family and community members who arrived together and the country they came from
  • Use the information found in the Naturalization Records to determine when vital events in your ancestor's life occurred. This can lead to information that can point to additional family members and generations
  • Use the information to find other records
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • Check for them with another name. An individual may appear with only one of their names, an abbreviation of their name, or an alias
  • Check in the record collections for neighboring localities such as Kendal, Temanggung, Magelang, Purworejo, Kebumen, Banjarnegara, and Batang

Research Helps

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Indonesia.

Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation
"Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Wonosobo, Naturalization Records, 1927-2011" Images. FamilySearch. : 14 June 2016. Pengadilan Negeri Wonosobo (Wonosobo District Court, Wonosobo).
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