Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Purwokerto, Miscellaneous Government Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Purwokerto, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
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Location of Purwokerto, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
Record Description
Record Type Government Records
Collection years 1950-2012
Languages Indonesian
Title in the Language: Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Purwokerto, Naturalisasi Rekaman
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What is in the Collection?

This collection includes records for the years 1950 through 2012. These records are written in Indonesian.

This collection contains naturalization and citizenship records from the District Court in Purwokerto, Central Java, Indonesia, as well as other government records, including:

  • Kewarganegaraan Indonesia (Indonesian citizenship records)
  • Penolakan Warga Negara Indonesia (Records of rejection of citizenship)
  • Penolakan Warisan (Records of heritage rejection)
  • Permohonan Ahli Waris (Heir application records)
  • Permohonan Akte Kelahiran Anak (Birth certificate applications)
  • Permohonan Akte Kelahiran Istimewa (Special birth certificate requests)
  • Permohonan Kewarganegaraan (Applications for citizenship)
  • Permohonan Perceraian (Divorce petitions)
  • Pewarganegaraan Indonesia (Naturalization records)
  • Register Kelahiran Istimewa (Special birth registers)
  • WNI Kewarganegaraan (Citizenship records)

The early phase of Indonesia immigration started when fishermen of Indonesia migrated to the neighboring islands. Immigration to Indonesia also took place at this time when huge populations from the Indian subcontinent visited the country and settled there.

For a list of records by categories and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Purwokerto, Miscellaneous Government Records, 1950-2012.

Collection Contents

Naturalization Records may contain the following information:

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

Divorce records may contain the following information:

  • Date and place of original marriage
  • Complete name and age of spouses
  • Spouses' place of birth
  • Spouses' religion, occupation, residency and marital status
  • Complete name and age of bride
  • Date of divorce

Birth records may contain the following information:

  • Parents' names and residence
  • Child's name
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Witnesses

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search in these records, it would be helpful if you knew some of the following information:

  • Name of ancestor
  • Approximate year of event (such as immigration, birth, or marriage)
  • Last place of residence of individual or parents

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

Search the collection images one by one, 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.

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

If you have trouble finding your ancestors, check the records for neighboring areas such as Banyumas, Cilacap, Brebes, Tegal, Pemalang, Purbalinga, Banjarnegara, and Kebumen.

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Collection Citation

"Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Purwokerto, Miscellaneous Government Records, 1950-2012." Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2017. Pengadilan Negeri Purwokerto (Purwokerto District Court, Purwokerto).

Image Citation

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