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Title in the Language of the Record
Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Purwodadi Kewarganegaraan Rekaman
This collection will include records from 1960 to 2012.
This collection contains citizenship records from the District Court of Purwodadi.
The language of the records are in Indonesian.
Immigration to Indonesia was in practice since the ancient era. The early phase of Indonesia Immigration started when fishermen of Indonesia migrated to the neighboring islands, which include Singapore, Philippines, Australia and Palau. Immigration to Indonesia also took place at this time when huge populace from the Indian subcontinent visited the country and settled there. They also highly influenced the culture and society of the country considerably.
The main immigration of Indonesia took place in the nineteenth century when people of Indonesia were sent to Australia for working in the pearl and sugarcane industries. Most of them had to return after the Second World War but few of them managed to stay back.
The Indonesia Emigration and Immigration article has more information about the history of Indonesian immigration
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- "Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Purwodadi Citizenship Records, 1960-2012." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Pengadilan Negeri Purwodadi.
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These citizenship records usually contain the following information:
- Full name before the change
- Place and date of birth
- Name of spouse
- Date and place of marriage
- Names of children and their dates and places of birth
- Place of name change
- Name of person who declared the information
- Names of witnesses
These checklist records usually contain the following information:
- Name of applicant
- Place and date of birth
- Current residence
- Residency identification card number
- Name of parents, guardian or spouse
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- Approximate year of birth
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"Indonesia, Central Java, Purwodadi Citizenship Records, 1960-2011," digital images, Family Search (https://familysearch.org: accessed 26 April 2012), S.B.K.R.I > 1997-1999, no. ln > image 25 of 880, Liem Hok Nio, application for proof of citizenship dated 2 January 1997; citing Lembaga Silsilah Indonesia, Citizenship and Naturalization Records, Purwodadi.