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Title in the Language of the Record
بھارت، پنجاب، Moga میں لینڈ ملکیت Pedigrees، 1887-1958
This Collection will include records from 1887 to 1958.
This collection contains land ownership pedigrees (Shajjra Nasb), kept by the state at the district level. These pedigrees show familial relationships of individual’s land ownership as it was passed from father to son. Records appear to be written in Urdu script, which is read from right to left.
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The Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), Government of India, has initiated a centrally sponsored scheme to computerize land records. The centrally sponsored scheme on Computerization of Land Records (CoLR) was started as a pilot project in eight districts/states:
- Rangareddy (Andhra Pradesh)
- Sonitpur (Assam)
- Singbhum (Bihar)
- Gandhinagar (Gujarat)
- Morena (Madhya Pradesh)
- Wardha (Maharashtra)
- Mayurbhanj (Orissa)
- Dungarpur (Rajasthan)
Families and pedigrees are recorded in the land records. Extended pedigrees from biographies, some going back 110 generations to 2200 BC.
This collection of land ownership pedigrees from Moga covers the years 1887 to 1960.
Citation for This Collection
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- India State of Punjab. India, Moga land ownership pedigrees. Moga District, Punjab, India.
The key genealogical facts found in these land ownership pedigrees include:
- Given and surname of top ancestor
- Given and surnames of children
- Type of land transaction
- History of the village
- How the subdivisions were named
- Record keeper's name
- Revenue collector's name
- Date document signed
- Name of the street, the village, district, and subdivision
How to Use the Record
The Urdu language script is read from right to left, as are the land ownership pedigrees. Records prior to 1950 are written in Urdu; thereafter, the records are written in Punjabi.
To find out what an English word translates to in Urdu, you can type in an English word at this website: English to Urdu Word Lookup
Beginning Your Search
To begin your search, it would be helpful to know the following information:
- Name of ancestor
- Place of residence
- Names of family members
Searching the Images
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the “District Office" category
⇒Select the “Record type and volume number" category which will take you to the images.
Look at each image 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.
- History of Punjab
- Land Records Information Management Systems S. Fawad Raza, Muhammad Almas, Kamran Ahmed. PDF Document of "Land Records Information Management System".
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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.