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FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Japan, Clan Genealogies, 1700-1900 .

Contents

Title in the Language of the Records

日本、藩、系譜

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1700 to 1900.

A collection of Japanese clan genealogies from Japan, arranged by family. Dates and localities will vary. All records from this collection are housed at the National Archives of Japan in Tokyo.

For a list of family names 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. Source citations include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Japan, Clan Genealogies, 1700-1900" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing National Archives, Tokyo.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content


These Clan Genealogies may include the following information:

  • Full family name
  • Name of spouse
  • Name of children
  • Children's birth dates

How to Use the Record

To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Ancestors name
  • Place of birth
  • Estimated birth year

Search the Collection

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:

⇒Select the "Browse" link on the initial search page
⇒Select the "Family Name (姓)" category
⇒Select the "Country (国)" category
⇒Select the "Prefecture (都道府県)" category
⇒Select the "County or City (郡又は市), Town or Village (町又は村)" category
⇒Select the "Title (題名), Vol. (巻)/Page (頁), and Year (年)" category 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 which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

Related Websites

Japan Genweb

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Contributions to This Article

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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

“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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