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Access the records: Guam, Land Records, 1898-1964 .
This collection will include records from 1898 to 1964.
This collection includes miscellaneous land records from the Department of Land Management.
For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.
Citation for This Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
- "Guam, Land Records, 1898-1964." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Department of Land Management, Tamuning.
These records contain the following information:
- Name of deceased
- Name of purchaser
- Locality of land
- Date purchased
- Names of witnesses
How to Use the Record
To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
- Ancestors name
- Place of Residence
Searching the Images
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the approximate "Municipality"
⇒Select the approximate "Record Type, Date Range and Volume" which takes you to the images.
Look at the images 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.
General Information About These Records
Land records will help locate a family. Some Guam land records list names of other family member names and marriage information.
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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
"Guam, Land Records, 1898-1964" images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 13 January 2012), Jesus Sanchez, estate sold 2 November 1935; citing Land Records, Umatac, Registry of Lands, deeds and titles, 1934-1947, vol. 1, images 5-9; Department of Land Management, Hagatna, Guam.
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