Location: Logan County WV

West Virginia Naturalization Records

Naturalization to become a U.S. citizen was a two-part process: the Declaration of Intent to Naturalize, or First Papers, and the Naturalization Record (including the Naturalization Petition), or Final Papers. The First Papers were normally filed five years before the Final Papers because of the five-year residency requirement to become a citizen. No centralized files existed before 1906. In 1906 federal forms replaced the various formats that had been used by the various courts. Copies were sent to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), creating a central file for naturalization papers. The INS is now known as the U.S....

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Workman, Sarah Helen – Obituary

Stroke is Fatal to Mrs. Workman; Burial Thursday Mrs. Sarah Helen Workman, a resident of La Grande the last 328 years, died at the Grande Ronde hospital at an early hour this morning following a stroke. Funeral services will be held at the Snodgrass and Zimmerman mortuary, with Rev. M. H. Greenlee, of the Fir Street Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will take place in the family plot at Elgin. A native of Logan county, West Virginia, Mrs. Workman was 67 years, seven months and 113 days of age. She was born April 18, 1869. Survivors include her widowed husband, Edwin, and the following children: Mrs. Eva Bowery of La Grande; George, of Winlock, Wash.; Ash, of Kelso, Wash.; Carl, of Portland; Kenneth, of La Grande.; and Mrs. A. L. Morris and Gwendith Workman, both of Tacoma, Wash. La Grande Observer November 1936 Contributed by: Larry...

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