INDEX TO NATURALIZATION RECORD
DISTRICT AND COUNTY COURTS
BASTROP COUNTY, TEXAS
FROM 1837 TO 1941
Bastrop, July 21st, Delegation of the WPA naturalization record index in
Bastrop County, including the names of many naturalized civilians,
was announced today by Wa. C. E. Wagoner, district manager.
Completion of the project, which was certified by the War
Department as important in the National Defense Program,
makes information available on all persons naturalized
in the county p? to September, 1906, ? attached. Later
naturalization records required no ? be made, standardized
procedure having been followed in filing papers after the year
1906. Earlier information had been difficult and sometimes
impossible to obtain prior to the completion of the WPA project, see attached.
The naturalization project was prepared jointly by the Advisory
Committee to the Council of National Defense and by the
Immigration and Naturalization Service of the Department of
Justice. A statewide index of naturalization records will be
prepared, arranged alphabetically by counties, and will
be made available to the Immigration and Naturalization
Service, Carbin Copies of index records will be available
in the offices of county clerks for each county and for
future reference and use by investigators and the general public, WPA officials stated.
The project provided approximately 3 months employment for
3 clerical writers in Bastrop County and six months employment for 400 workers in Texas.
Scanned Images of Index (work needs to be done to transcribe images)
IM007443.JPG Image of above
IM007479.JPG I & J's
IM007508.JPG Q & R's
IM007537.JPG X, Y, Z's