Guam, Judicial, Land, Obituaries, and Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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|title=Guam, Judicial, Land, Obituaries, and Census Records, 1896-1999
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|title=Guam, Judicial, Land, Obituaries, and Census Records, 1712-2000
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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
Please add the title in '''Spanish''' here.
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Guam, Judicial, tierra, obituarios y censo
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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*Obituaries 1970-1999  
 
*Obituaries 1970-1999  
 
*1897 Guam Census
 
*1897 Guam Census
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For a list of records by document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1392581/waypoints Browse].
  
 
== Citation for This Collection  ==
 
== Citation for This Collection  ==
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{{Collection citation
 
{{Collection citation
| text =<!--bibdescbegin-->Micronesia Area Research Center. Guam Judicial, Land, Census, Obituary records. University of Guam Research Center, Mangilao, Guam.<!--bibdescend-->}}  
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| text = Micronesia Area Research Center. Guam Judicial, Land, Census, Obituary records. University of Guam Research Center, Mangilao, Guam.}}  
 
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
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Key genealogical facts found in this collection generally include:  
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These census records may contain the following information:  
  
'''Censuses'''
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*Name of head of household
 
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*Gender
*Name of Resident
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*Occupation
 
*Residence  
 
*Residence  
 
*Race
 
*Race
  
'''Land Records'''
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These land records may contain the following information:
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*Name of resident
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*Date and place of purchase
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*Location of land
  
'''Obituaries'''
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These obituary records may contain the following information:
  
 
*Name of deceased  
 
*Name of deceased  
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*Name of father or husband  
 
*Name of father or husband  
 
*Name of mother or wife  
 
*Name of mother or wife  
*Place of Burial
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*Place of burial
 
*Names of children
 
*Names of children
 
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
To begin your search in obituary records, you need to know the following information:  
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To begin your search in the obituary records, you need to know the following information:  
  
*Name of your ancestor
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*Name of deceased
*Name of parents (if applicable)
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*Approximate year of death
*Place of death
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*Date of death
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For your search in land records, you need to know the following information:  
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To search in the land records, it would bee helpful if you knew the following information:  
  
*Place of residence
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*Name of ancestor
*Name of county
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*Residence
*Name of your Ancestor
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For your search in judicial records, you need to know the following information:  
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To search in the judicial records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:  
  
 
*Name of your ancestor’s children  
 
*Name of your ancestor’s children  
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*Place of residence
 
*Place of residence
  
To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “Record” ⇒Select the “County” ⇒Select the “Volume and Year” which takes you to the images
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To search in the census records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
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*Name of ancestor
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*Approximate place of birth
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==== Search This Collection  ====
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To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:<br> ⇒Select the appropriate “Record”<br> ⇒Select the appropriate “County”<br> ⇒Select the appropriate “Volume and Year” which will take you to the images
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Look at each image one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.  
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
[http://www.freewebs.com/allthingsguam/genealogypeopleresearchers.htm All Things Guam]  
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*[http://www.freewebs.com/allthingsguam/genealogypeopleresearchers.htm All Things Guam]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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{{Contributor_invite}}  
 
{{Contributor_invite}}  
 
  
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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 [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch 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 [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
===== Citation Examples for Records Found in a FamilySearch Historical Collection  =====
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
 
{{Incomplete Citations}}  
 
{{Incomplete Citations}}  
  
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.  
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.
 
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''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 5.''
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Revision as of 16:44, 27 February 2013

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

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Guam, Judicial, tierra, obituarios y censo

Record Description

This collection includes the following records:

  • Court records from 1901-1935
  • Land records 1896-1902
  • Obituaries 1970-1999
  • 1897 Guam Census

For a list of records by document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

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.

Micronesia Area Research Center. Guam Judicial, Land, Census, Obituary records. University of Guam Research Center, Mangilao, Guam.

Record Content

These census records may contain the following information:

  • Name of head of household
  • Gender
  • Occupation
  • Residence
  • Race

These land records may contain the following information:

  • Name of resident
  • Date and place of purchase
  • Location of land

These obituary records may contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Name of father or husband
  • Name of mother or wife
  • Place of burial
  • Names of children

How to Use the Record

To begin your search in the obituary records, you need to know the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Approximate year of death

To search in the land records, it would bee helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of ancestor
  • Residence

To search in the judicial records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of your ancestor’s children
  • Name of your ancestor
  • Place of residence

To search in the census records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of ancestor
  • Approximate place of birth

Search This Collection

To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the appropriate “Record”
⇒Select the appropriate “County”
⇒Select the appropriate “Volume and Year” which will take you to the images

Look at each image one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

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 Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.