Guam Genealogy

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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]  
 
*[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/other/International/GUAM.html| 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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*[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>  
 
*[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>  
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| forum name = Oceania Research forum
 
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== Help Wanted  ==
 
== Help Wanted  ==

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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.

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

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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
  • JAG Files of the Pacific, available at Fold3

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