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Access the records: Guam, Land Records, 1898-1964 .

Contents

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1898 to 1964.

This collection includes miscellaneous land records from the Department of Land Management.

For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Guam, Land Records, 1898-1964.

Record Content

 

Land records may contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Name of purchaser
  • Locality of land
  • Date purchased
  • Names of witnesses

How to Use the Record

Searching the Images

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 approximate "Municipality"
⇒Select the approximate "Record Type, Date Range and Volume" which takes 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.

General Information About These Records

Land records will help locate a family. Some Guam land records list names of other family member names and marriage information.

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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.

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Contributions to This Article

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 especially need language translations for both content and images. For specific needs, please look for callout boxes throughout the article or 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, Land Records, 1898-1964." Images. FamilySearch. Website: accessed 2015. Citing Department of Land Management, Tamuning.
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, Land Records.

 

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