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''[[Pacific]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[:Category:Micronesia|Micronesia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Guam Genealogy|Guam]]'' <br>  
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Guide to '''Guam ancestry, family history and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records. <br>  
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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.  
 
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  ==
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=== Jurisdictions  ===
 
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== Jurisdictions  ==
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Guam is a territory of the United States.&nbsp; The capital city is Hagatna (formerly Agana).<br>  
 
Guam is a territory of the United States.&nbsp; The capital city is Hagatna (formerly Agana).<br>  
  
== Research Tools  ==
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=== Research Tools  ===
  
 
*[http://guampedia.com/ Guampedia]<br>  
 
*[http://guampedia.com/ Guampedia]<br>  
 
*[http://chamorroroots.com/ Chamorro Roots], website and database of Chamorro researcher Bernard Punzalan.<br>  
 
*[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>
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*[[Guam, Land Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Guam, Land Records wiki article]]
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**{{RecordSearch|1392585|Guam Land Records1898-1964}}
 
*[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>  
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*[http://www.uog.edu/marc/ Micronesian Area Research Center at University of Guam] <br>  
*[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/other/International/GUAM.html%7C Guam Mailing List]  
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*[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/intl/GUM/GUAM.html Rootsweb Guam Mailing List]  
*Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research (Wiki article [[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|click here]])<br>
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*[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research]]<br>  
 
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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>  
*[http://chamorrobible.org/chamorro-dictionary1.htm Chamorro Dictionary]<br>
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*[https://books.google.com/books?id=fZFFAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA1&lpg=PA1&dq=Dictionary+and+Grammar+of+the+Chamorro+Language+of+the+Island+of+Guam+by+Edward+R.+von+Preissig,+Ph.D.&source=bl&ots=PQe8IQD4WV&sig=G0uTT6IO55P2gE4b8S9YdaKdDgg&hl=en&sa=X&ei=0Rs1VbGYH8vWoATDqIGgCA&ved=0CDkQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q&f=false 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.
  
[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Guam,_Land_Records_%28FamilySearch_Historical_Records%29 Guam, Land Records (FamilySearch&nbsp;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 [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 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Guam Land Records]] at FamilySearch<br>  
*1920 U. S. Census<br>
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*1930 U. S. Census  
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*{{FHL|2057750|item|disp=1940 U. S. Census}} of [https://familysearch.org/1940census Guam online index]
*JAG Files of the Pacific, available at Fold3<br>
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**1940 U. S. Census of Guam [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2F9RWV-929%3A790102201%3Fcc%3D2000219 online images]
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*[http://www.fold3.com/title_492/wwii_jag_case_files_pacific_navy/ WWII JAG Case Files, Pacific-Navy] against Japanese<br>  
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*[http://www.fold3.com/title_491/wwii_jag_case_files_pacific_army/ WWII JAG Case Files, Pacific-Army] against Japanese
  
 
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Guide to Guam ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

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Apra harbor in Guam.
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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.

Jurisdictions

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

Research Tools

Did you know?

  • 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.
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