Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Purwodadi, Citizenship Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Title in the Language of the Record

Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Purwodadi Kewarganegaraan Rekaman

What is in the Collection?

This collection will include records from 1960 to 2012. These records are written in Indonesian.

Records include naturalization and citizenship records from the District Court of Purwodadi, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia. They also include Surat Bukti Kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia (SBKRI or Proof of Citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia) which documents Indonesian citizenship of ethnic Chinese living in Indonesia.

The following record types are included in this collection:

  • Kelahiran (Birth Records)
  • Permohonan Naturalisasi (Applications for Naturalization)
  • Kewarganegaraan (Applications for Citizenship)
  • Permohonan Pengangkatan Anak (Applications for Adoption)
  • Permohonan Surat Keterangan Warga Negara (Citizen Petition Letters)
  • Pewarganegaraan (Naturalization Records)
  • Surat Bukti Kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia (SBKRI or Proof of Citizenship Records)

For more details about the description and contents of these records, see the wiki article: Indonesia, Naturalization and Citizenship Records (FamilySearch Historical Records). For a list of record categories and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Collection Contents

These records may contain the following information:

  • Name of applicant(s)
  • Place and date of birth
  • Occupation
  • Residence
  • Name of spouse
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names of children and their dates and places of birth
  • Previous nationality
  • Religion
  • Government ID numbers
  • Names of other relatives and witnesses

How Do I Search the Collection?

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

  • Name of ancestor
  • Place of residence
  • Approximate year of birth or immigration

To search the collection by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page. Then:
⇒Select the appropriate “Record Type”
⇒Select the appropriate “Year and Volume” which will take you to the images.

Search the collection images one by one, omparing 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.

What Do I Do Next?

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

  • Use the name of the spouse to search for a marriage record for the couple.
  • Use the age to calculate a birth year.
  • Use the names of the parents to search for their marriage record.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Indonesian. For help reading the records, see the following wiki article:

Indonesia Language and Languages

Other Searches

Try looking in the record collections for neighboring areas such as Demak, Kudus, Semarang, Boyolali, Grobogan, Pati, and Sragen.

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Collection Citation:

"Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Purwodadi Citizenship Records, 1960-2012." Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2016. Pengadilan Negeri Purwodadi (Purwodadi District Court, Purwodadi).

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