Official Record Keeper for U.S. Naturalization Documents in New Jersey
Here is where you go to get a copy of the U.S. Naturalization documents for Frank Rakowski.Since it’s free, you may also want to get a name search for Walter Rakowski.
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Northeast Regional facility located in New York,
maintains a copy of the Soundex Index to Naturalization Petitions for the United States District Courts in New York and New Jersey.
You can request a free name search via email, but all the responses of the searches are sent back to the requester through the U.S. mail. The email address is: email@example.com
They ask for the following information: 1) Name of naturalized individual, 2) Date of birth, 3) Country of origin, 4) Date of immigration, 5) Place of naturalization and 6) Date of naturalization.
Indicate in your email that you are particularly interested in the following documents: Petition for Naturalization, Declaration of Intention and/or Certificate of Arrival.
Finally, you must include your mailing address and other contact information in your email request.
Within two weeks to a month, you should receive a reply from the NARA, which, if successful, should include a copy of the INDEX CARD for the requested individual. The INDEX CARD will contain the individual’s name, address, date of naturalization, country of birth and the certificate number (or volume and page) for the recorded document.
Or, the NARA may tell you that they do not have any Hudson County, NJ Court of Common Pleas records and will refer you to the Hudson County Clerk.