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Record Description

This collection will include records from 1971 to 2007.

Records contained in this collection include land transactions from the Phonpei District Land Commission. The records are written in English, the official government language, though some may be written in Pohnpeian and/or other local dialects.

For a list of record categories currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Record Content

Records usually contain the following information:

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

How to Use the Record

To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • The name and surname of the person
  • Approximate year and place of residence

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image select Browse through images on the initial collection page:
⇒ Select the appropriate "Record Type" category
⇒ Select the appropriate "File 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.

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Don't overlook FHL Place Micronesia, Pohnpei items or FHL Keyword Micronesia, Pohnpei items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.

Related Websites

Micronesia Genealogy Queries

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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

"Micronesia, Pohnpei, Land Records, 1971-2007." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Pohnpei State Government, Court of Land Tenure Judiciary Branch.
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 Micronesia, Pohnpei, Land Records 1971-2007.


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