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Title in the Language of the Record

Guam, Judicial, tierra, obituarios y censo

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Guam, Judicial, Land, Obituaries, and Census Records, 1712-2000.

Record Description

This collection includes the following records:

  • Court records from 1901-1935
  • Land records 1896-1902
  • Obituaries 1970-1999
  • 1897 Guam Census

For a list of records by document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Guam, Judicial, Land, Obituaries, and Census Records, 1712-2000.

Record Content

Census records may contain the following information:

  • Name of head of household
  • Gender
  • Occupation
  • Residence
  • Race

Land records may contain the following information:

  • Name of resident
  • Date and place of purchase
  • Location of land

Obituary records may contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Name of father or husband
  • Name of mother or wife
  • Place of burial
  • Names of children

How to Use the Record

Search This Collection

To search by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate “Record Type”
⇒Select the appropriate “Year or Year Range (Box and Folder Numbers)” which will take you to the images.

Search the collection by image 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.

When searching:
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Spanish. For help with reading the records, see the following resources:

Spanish Genealogical Word List

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Don't overlook FHL Place Guam items or FHL Keyword Guam items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Guam Archives and Libraries.

Known Issues with This Collection

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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

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How You Can Contribute

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.

Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

"Guam, Judicial, Land, Obituaries, and Census Records, 1712-2000." Images. FamilySearch. Website: accessed 2015. Citing Micronesia Area Research Center. Guam Judicial, Land, Census, Obituary records. University of Guam Research Center, Mangilao, Guam.
Image Citation:
The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Guam, Judicial, Land, Obituaries, and Census Records.


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