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Access the records: Guam, Judicial, Land, Obituaries, and Census Records, 1712-2000 .
Title in the Language of the Record
Guam, Judicial, tierra, obituarios y censo
This collection includes the following records:
- Court records from 1901-1935
- Land records 1896-1902
- Obituaries 1970-1999
- 1897 Guam Census
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Citation for This Collection
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- Micronesia Area Research Center. Guam Judicial, Land, Census, Obituary records. University of Guam Research Center, Mangilao, Guam.
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These census records may contain the following information:
- Name of head of household
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
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
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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
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“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.
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