Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Boyolali, Naturalization and Citizenship Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Record Description

This collection contains naturalization and citizenship-related records from the District Court in Boyolali, Central Java, Indonesia. The collection includes the following:

Indonesian Name of document English Name of document Year range of collection
Permohonan Akte Kelahiran Applications for birth certificates 1985-1988
Permohonan akte Perkawinan Applications for marriage licenses 1978-1996
Permohonan Anak Angkat Applications for adoption of a child 1967-2011
Permohonan Ahli Waris Court decrees of inheritance 1969-1998
Permohonan Ganti Nama Applications for name changes 1971-1997
Permohonan Pewarganegaraan Applications for naturalizations 1971-1997
Permohonan Surat Bukti Kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia Applications for Indonesian Citizenships 1960-2002

The Surat Bukti Kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia, or applications for citizenship were primarily filled out by Chinese Immigrants to Indonesia. These documents were not generally required of the population, but specifically of the Chinese Indonesians.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

District Court of Boyolali. Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Boyolali, Naturalization Records. Boyolali District Court, Jawa, Indonesia.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include the following information:

Applications for birth certificates (Permohonan Akte Kelahiran):

  • Name of Child
  • Date and place of birth

Applications for marriage certificates (Permohonan akte Perkawinan):

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names of witnesses

Applications for adoption of a child (Permohonan Anak Angkat):

  • Name of child
  • Names of parents
  • Date and place of birth for the child and parents
  • Place of residence

Court decrees of inheritance (Permohonan Ahli Waris):

  • Name of deceased
  • Names of heirs and family members
  • Date and place of death

Applications for name changes (Permohonan Ganti Nama):

  • Full name before name change
  • Full name after name change
  • Date and place of birth

Applications for naturalizations (Permohonan Pewarganegaraan):

  • Name of applicant
  • Date and place of birth
  • Name of spouse and children
  • Age at naturalization

Applications for Indonesian Citizenship (Permohonan SBKRI):

  • Name of Immigrant
  • Name of spouse
  • Age of immigrant
  • Place of residence

How to Use the Record

Beginning Your Search

To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Ancestors name
  • Place of birth
  • Approximate year of birth
  • Names of parents
  • Name of spouse

Searching the Images

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the " Record type" category
⇒Select the " Year(s), Volume, Certificate number" category which will take you to the images

Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch ( accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.