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Access the records: Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009 .
This collection contains birth, marriage, and death certificates from the State of Pohnpei, Micronesia, between the years of 1948-2009.
For a list of records by date and event currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.
Birth records usually contain the following information:
- Name of child
- Child's birth date and place of birth
- Name of father
- Name of mother
- Residence of parents
- Number of children previously born to mother
Marriage records usually contain the following information:
- Date and place of marriage
- Bride’s full name and residence
- Groom’s full name and residence
- Bride's birth date and place of birth
- Groom's birth date and place of birth
- Names of witnesses
- Person who officiated at marriage ceremony
Death records usually contain the following information:
- Name of deceased
- Date and place of death
- Gender and race of deceased
- Residence of deceased
- Birth date of deceased
How to Use the Record
To search this collection for birth records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
- Names of parents
- Approximate year and place of birth
To search this collection for marriage records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
- Name of bride or groom
- Approximate year of marriage
- Place of marriage
To search this collection for death records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
- Name of deceased
- Approximate year of death
- Place of death
Search the Collection
To search the collection image by image select Browse through images on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the appropriate "Event Type" category
⇒ Select the appropriate "Year or Inclusive Years" category
⇒ Select the appropriate "Certificate Numbers" category 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.
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 and 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.
Using the Information
When you have found the information that you have been looking for:
You can use the age on the marriage or death records to calculate an approximate birth date.
|FHL Place Micronesia, Pohnpei items or FHL Keyword Micronesia, Pohnpei items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.|
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Citations for This Collection
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information (often called citing 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.
- "Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. Citing Clerk of Courts. Supreme Court, Kolonia.
Record citation (or citation for the index entry):
|The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration 1948-2009.|
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