Japan, Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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|CID=CID1803988
 
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|title=Emigration Records from Japan
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|title=Japan, index to immigration and emigration records, 1893, 1914, 1922-1927
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|location=Asia and Middle East
 
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== Collection Time Period ==
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== Record Description ==
  
This collection contains emigration records from 1914, and 1922 through 1927. The index and some other assorted papers date from 1893 and are in Excel format.  
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This collection contains a list of Japanese emigrants from the country as recorded by the Diplomatic Record Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. The records also include emigration records from 1914, and 1922 through 1927. The index and some other assorted papers date from 1893 and are in Excel format.  
  
== Record Description ==
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Japanese emigration records were generated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japanese Diplomacy office at the time when people emigrated from Japan.
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
  
These records are a list of Japanese emigrants from the country as recorded by the Diplomatic Record Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.  
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The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation
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| text =Diplomatic Archives. Emigration Records from Japan. Diplomatic Record Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minatoku, Tokyo.}}
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The suggested format for citing FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the following article: [[How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]]
  
 
=== Record Content  ===
 
=== Record Content  ===
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The key genealogical facts in these Emigration Records include:  
 
The key genealogical facts in these Emigration Records include:  
  
[[Image:Emigration Records from Japan DGS 4687946 14.jpg|thumb|right]]
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*Full name of passenger
 
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*Date of birth
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*Gender
 
*The class that person is traveling on in the ship  
 
*The class that person is traveling on in the ship  
 
*Nationality  
 
*Nationality  
*Gender
 
*Full name
 
 
*Age (Under 1 Year, over 1 year, over 12 Years)  
 
*Age (Under 1 Year, over 1 year, over 12 Years)  
 
*Occupation  
 
*Occupation  
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These records are used to identify the permanent domicile of the head of the household, which is helpful in obtaining the koseki. These records are good linkage records. They are particularly helpful for American researchers who are trying to determine where their Japanese ancestor came from.  
 
These records are used to identify the permanent domicile of the head of the household, which is helpful in obtaining the koseki. These records are good linkage records. They are particularly helpful for American researchers who are trying to determine where their Japanese ancestor came from.  
  
== Record History  ==
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'''To search the collection by name'''
  
Japanese emigration records were generated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japanese Diplomacy office at the time when people emigrated from Japan.  
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
 
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=== Why the Record Was Created  ===
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This record was created to record the numbers and names of people emmigrating from Japan.  
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=== Record Reliability  ===
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This collection comes from a very reliable source.  
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[[Japan Emigration and Immigration]]  
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*[[Japan Emigration and Immigration]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ====
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection  ===
 
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*“Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]: accessed 4 March 2011), entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
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*“El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, FamilySearch ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]: accessed 21 March 2011), entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.
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== Sources of information for This Collection  ==
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{{Incomplete Citations}}
  
The suggested format for citing FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the following article: [[How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]]
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“Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; citing Delaware, State Marriage Records, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover. When the citation has been replaced with a citation specific to the collection being described, the heading should be changed to “Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection” in heading style 3.

Revision as of 20:12, 5 December 2012

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Record Description

This collection contains a list of Japanese emigrants from the country as recorded by the Diplomatic Record Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. The records also include emigration records from 1914, and 1922 through 1927. The index and some other assorted papers date from 1893 and are in Excel format.

Japanese emigration records were generated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japanese Diplomacy office at the time when people emigrated from Japan.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Diplomatic Archives. Emigration Records from Japan. Diplomatic Record Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minatoku, Tokyo.

The suggested format for citing FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the following article: How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections

Record Content

The key genealogical facts in these Emigration Records include:

  • Full name of passenger
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • The class that person is traveling on in the ship
  • Nationality
  • Age (Under 1 Year, over 1 year, over 12 Years)
  • Occupation
  • Residence
  • Destination and address in full at such destination
  • Embark date/port
  • Disembark date/port
  • Name of Ship

How to Use the Record

These records are used to identify the permanent domicile of the head of the household, which is helpful in obtaining the koseki. These records are good linkage records. They are particularly helpful for American researchers who are trying to determine where their Japanese ancestor came from.

To search the collection by name

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection

“Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; citing Delaware, State Marriage Records, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover. When the citation has been replaced with a citation specific to the collection being described, the heading should be changed to “Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection” in heading style 3.