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Located approximately 3,300 miles West of Hawaii, 1,500 miles East of the Philippines, and 1,550 miles South of Japan, the Island of Guam is the Western most territory of the United States. Guam is truly a tropical island paradise. Approximately 30 miles long and 4 to 9 miles wide, the Northern end of Guam is a plateau of rolling hills and cliffs rising to 600 feet above sea level. Waterfalls, rivers and bays abound throughout Guam's central and southern areas.  
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== Getting started with Guam research  ==
 
== Getting started with Guam research  ==
 
Located approximately 3,300 miles West of Hawaii, 1,500 miles East of the Philippines, and 1,550 miles South of Japan, the Island of Guam is the Western most territory of the United States. Guam is truly a tropical island paradise. Approximately 30 miles long and 4 to 9 miles wide, the Northern end of Guam is a plateau of rolling hills and cliffs rising to 600 feet above sea level. Waterfalls, rivers and bays abound throughout Guam's central and southern areas.
 
  
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
  
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Guam is a territory of the United States.&nbsp; The capital city is Hagatna (formerly Agana).<br>
  
 
== Research Tools  ==
 
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*[http://guampedia.com/ Guampedia]<br>  
 
*[http://guampedia.com/ Guampedia]<br>  
*Chamorro Roots, website and database of Chamorro researcher Bernard Punzalan [http://chamorroroots.com/ chamorroroots.com/]<br>  
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*[http://chamorroroots.com/ Chamorro Roots], website and database of Chamorro researcher Bernard Punzalan.<br>  
 
*Guam Land Records1898-1964 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1392585 www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1392585/ ]<br>  
 
*Guam Land Records1898-1964 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1392585 www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1392585/ ]<br>  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/HI/Guam/ Guam Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium) <br>  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/HI/Guam/ Guam Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium) <br>  
 
*http://www.uog.edu/marc/ <br>  
 
*http://www.uog.edu/marc/ <br>  
*[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/other/International/GUAM.html| Guam Mailing List]  
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*[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/other/International/GUAM.html%7C Guam Mailing List]  
*Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research (Wiki article [[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|click here]])  
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*Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research (Wiki article [[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|click here]])<br>
*http://www.usavital.com/state/usav_state_guam.html
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*(helpful tools and resources, gazetteers)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=iywCAAAAYAAJ&lpg=PA707&ots=6sD8V9Oiq_&dq=safford%20guam%20and%20its%20people&pg=PA707#v=onepage&q=safford%20guam%20and%20its%20people&f=false Guam and Its People]<br>
*(language dictionary, handwriting guide or tutorial, etc.)
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*[http://chamorrobible.org/chamorro-dictionary1.htm Chamorro Dictionary]<br>
  
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*The first census in Guam was taken in 1710 when it was still a possession of Spain. The government of Spain took 20 additional censuses from 1710 through 1897. The 1897 census index, ''The Patron de Almas: Año de 1897'', is online on the [http://ns.gov.gu/genealogy/ Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC)] website.  
 
*The first census in Guam was taken in 1710 when it was still a possession of Spain. The government of Spain took 20 additional censuses from 1710 through 1897. The 1897 census index, ''The Patron de Almas: Año de 1897'', is online on the [http://ns.gov.gu/genealogy/ Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC)] website.  
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*Guam Land Records, available at FamilySearch<br>
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*Guam Land Records, available at FamilySearch<br>  
 
*1920 U. S. Census<br>
 
*1920 U. S. Census<br>
  
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*'''[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide]]'''  
 
*'''[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide]]'''  
 
*[[Guam Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
*[[Guam Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
*[[Guam Census|Census]]
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*[[Guam Vital Records|Vital Records]]
  
 
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Located approximately 3,300 miles West of Hawaii, 1,500 miles East of the Philippines, and 1,550 miles South of Japan, the Island of Guam is the Western most territory of the United States. Guam is truly a tropical island paradise. Approximately 30 miles long and 4 to 9 miles wide, the Northern end of Guam is a plateau of rolling hills and cliffs rising to 600 feet above sea level. Waterfalls, rivers and bays abound throughout Guam's central and southern areas.

Getting started with Guam research

Jurisdictions

Guam is a territory of the United States.  The capital city is Hagatna (formerly Agana).

Research Tools

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Guam, Land Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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  • The first census in Guam was taken in 1710 when it was still a possession of Spain. The government of Spain took 20 additional censuses from 1710 through 1897. The 1897 census index, The Patron de Almas: Año de 1897, is online on the Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC) website.
  • Other helpful resources include:
  • Guam Land Records, available at FamilySearch
  • 1920 U. S. Census
  • 1930 U. S. Census
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