Japan, Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period  ==
 
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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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.
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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  ===
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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:
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*Full name of passenger
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*Date of birth
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*Gender
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*The class that person is traveling on in the ship
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*Nationality
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*Age (Under 1 Year, over 1 year, over 12 Years)
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*Occupation
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*Residence
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*Destination and address in full at such destination
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*Embark date/port
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*Disembark date/port
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*Name of Ship
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
== Record History  ==
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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.
  
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
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'''To search the collection by name'''
  
=== Record Reliability  ===
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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.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jpnwgw/Kosekilaw.html Kesekilaw Rootsweb page] explains how to use and get family papers called koseki
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*[http://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/jicc/consulat.htm Japanese Embassies list] - listing of Japanese embassies, needed to get koseki
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/military/japanese-internment.html Japanese military at Archives.gov] - information about Japanese Internment camps during WWII
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*[http://www.densho.org/densho.asp Japanese American Legacy Project]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jpnwgw/ Japan's GenWeb Project]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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*[[Japan Emigration and Immigration]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also 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.  
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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]].  
 
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 : 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 : 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.