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Title in the Language of the Record

Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Wonosobo, Naturalisasi Rekaman

Record Description

These records date from 1927 to 2011 and contain naturalization and citizenship-related records from the District Court of Purwodadi, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia. The records are in Indonesian.

For more details about the description and contents of these records, see the wiki article: Indonesia, Naturalization and Citizenship Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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.

To browse the images for available record types and years, please visit the Browse page.

Record Content

Naturalization records may contain the following information:

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

Other records may contain the following information:

  • 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

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 to Use the Record

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

Search the Collection

To search the collection images:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the appropriate “Record Type”
⇒Select the appropriate “Year and Number(s)” category which will take you to the images.

Search the collection by image, comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, as well as some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

Using the Information

When you have found the information that you are looking for, the following will help you further your research:

  • Use the age to calculate the year of birth
  • Use the names of the parents to search for their naturalization records.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Indonesian. For help with reading the records, see the following resources:

Indonesia Language and Languages

Other Searches

Try searching in the record collections for neighboring localities such as Kendal, Temanggung, Magelang, Purworejo, Kebumen, Banjarnegara, and Batang.

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Don't overlook FHL Place Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Wonogiri (kab.) items or FHL Keyword Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Wonogiri (kab.) items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Indonesia Archives and Libraries.

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We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.

Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

"Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Wonosobo, Naturalization Records, 1927-2011" Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2015. Citing Pengadlian Negeri Wonosobo.
Image Citation
The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Wonosobo, Naturalization Records, 1927-2011.


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