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Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Pemalang, District Court Records
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Pemalang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
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Location of Pemalang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
Record Description
Record Type Court
Collection years 1961-2013
Languages Indonesian
Title in the Language: Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Pemalang, Catatan Naturalisasi
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Pengadilan Negeri Pemalang

What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection will include district court records from Pemalang, Central Java, Indonesia. The records span from 1961-2013. These records include:

  • Permohonan Akte Kelahiran (applications for birth certificates)
  • Ganit Nama (name changes)
  • Pengesahan Anak Angkat (adoption endorsements)
  • Registers Kelahiran (register of births)
  • SBKRI (applications for Indonesian citizenship)
  • Berita Acara Sumpah (minutes of citizenship oaths)
  • Perdata Perceraian (civil divorces)
  • Perdata Tanah (land records)
  • Perdata Eksekusi (civil executions)
  • Permohonan Ahli Waris (court decrees of inheritance)

The original records are housed at the district court in Pemalang, Indonesia.

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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

These records are written in Indonesian. For help reading them see:

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Pemalang, District Court Records, 1961-2013.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

Records from this collection may contain the following information:

Birth Certificate Applications:

  • Name and Gender of Child
  • Date and Place of Birth
  • Parents' Names, including Maiden Name of Mother
  • Parents’ Ages, Occupations and Residence
  • Names of Witnesses or Godparents
  • Witnesses’ Age, Occupation and Residence

Name Change Applications:

  • Name before change
  • Name after change
  • Date and place of birth

Adoption Endorsements:

  • Parents’ Names
  • Parents’ Dates of Birth
  • Employment/Income
  • Date of Marriage
  • Name of Child
  • Child’s Date of Birth
  • Ethnicity of Child

Citizenship Applications:

  • Name of Applicant
  • Nationality
  • Oath of Allegiance
  • Date of Admission

Citizenship Oaths Minutes:

  • List of People Taking the Oath
  • Date
  • Name of Presiding Authority (Judge)
  • Names of Witnesses

Divorce Records:

  • Name of Applicant
  • Name of Spouse
  • Residence
  • Date of Application

Land Records:

  • Name of Grantor
  • Name of Grantee
  • Location
  • Date of Record
  • Date of Registration
  • Document Number
  • Signature

Civil Execution Records:

  • Offender’s Name and Gender
  • Offender’s Date of Birth
  • Ethnicity
  • Date of Offense
  • Date of Incarceration
  • Date of Execution

Inheritance Decrees:

  • Name of Decedent
  • Date of Death
  • Name of Beneficiaries
  • List of inheritance items

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

For additional details about these records and help using them see Indonesia, Civil Registration Records - FamilySearch Historical Records and Indonesia, Naturalization and Citizenship Records - FamilySearch Historical Records.

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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Name of ancestor
  • Identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Add any new information to your records
  • Look at passenger arrival records can help you determine when an ancestor arrived and the port of departure. They can also help identify family and community members who arrived together and the country they came from
  • Use the information found in the Naturalization Records to determine when vital events in your ancestor's life occurred. This can lead to information that can point to additional family members and generations
  • Use the information to find other records
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Check for them with another name. An individual may appear with only one of their names, an abbreviation of their name, or an alias
  • Search the records of nearby localities (Tegal, Pekalongan), Purbalingga, Banyumas, Banjarnegara)

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Indonesia.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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