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== Title in the Languages of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Languages of the Record  ==
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This collection will include records from 1500 to 2012.  
 
This collection will include records from 1500 to 2012.  
  
These records include family biographies, genealogies, and histories. The text is in Korean and Chinese.  
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These records include family biographies, genealogies, and histories. The text is in Korean and Chinese. For translation tools, see the section titled [[Korea, Collection of Genealogies (FamilySearch Historical Records)#For_Help_Reading_These_Records|For Help Reading These Records]].  
  
 
Ancestors are based on the male family line. Children are raised to believe they can never repay their debt to their parents, hence the popularity of ancestor worship and the importance of genealogy records. They hold ancestral ceremonies for the previous three generations (parents, grandparents, and great grandparents) several times a year, particularly on Chusok and New Year's Day.  
 
Ancestors are based on the male family line. Children are raised to believe they can never repay their debt to their parents, hence the popularity of ancestor worship and the importance of genealogy records. They hold ancestral ceremonies for the previous three generations (parents, grandparents, and great grandparents) several times a year, particularly on Chusok and New Year's Day.  
  
Genealogies and family histories are created because of the great cultural importance of family and lineage. Children are taught that the actions of one family member reflect on the rest of the family and the debt to their parents can never be repaid, hence the popularity of ancestor worship. Ancestral ceremonies are held for the previous three generations (parents, grandparents, and great grandparents) from the male family line several times a year, particularly on Chusok and New Year's Day. Marriage also is thought of as a union of two families and a means to ensure the continuity of the husband's family line.  
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Genealogies and family histories are created because of the great cultural importance of family and lineage. Children are taught that the actions of one family member reflect on the rest of the family. Marriage also is thought of as a union of two families and a means to ensure the continuity of the husband's family line.  
  
For a list of family names currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1398522/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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|title=Korea, Collection of Genealogies, 1500-2012
 
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The citation below refers to the original source of the data and images published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation | text= "Korea, Collection of Genealogies, 1500-2012." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Chonbuk University.}}  
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[[Korea, Collection of Genealogies (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
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These records may contain the following information:  
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'''Genealogy records''' may contain the following information:  
  
 
*Family name  
 
*Family name  
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*Province
 
*Province
  
==== Search the Collection ====
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=== Search the Collection ===
  
To search the collection image by image <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page: <br> ⇒Select “Family Name" <br> ⇒Select   “Country" <br> ⇒Select “Province” <br> ⇒Select “City or County” <br> ⇒Select “Town or Village” <br> ⇒Select “Title, Year, Volume/Page” which will take you to the images.  
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'''To search by image:'''<br> To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page: <br> ⇒Select “Family Name" <br> ⇒Select “Country" <br> ⇒Select “Province” <br> ⇒Select “City or County” <br> ⇒Select “Town or Village” <br> ⇒Select “Title, Year, Volume/Page” which will take 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.  
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Search the collection by image 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.  
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'''When searching:'''<br> As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
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These records are in Korean. For help reading these records, see the following resource:
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*[[South Korean Language and Languages]]
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*[[Korean names]]
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*[http://koreangenealogy.org/book/introduction/ Korean Genealogy guide]
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=== Tips to Keep in Mind  ===
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*Use the location to search for others records in that area.
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*Use the age to approximate a birth date.
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*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
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*Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank, or status within the community.
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
 
*[http://koreangenealogy.org Korean Genealogy Guide]  
 
*[http://koreangenealogy.org Korean Genealogy Guide]  
*[http://blog.eogn.com/eastmans_online_genealogy/2010/08/korean-genealogy-online.html Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter]
 
 
*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/south_korea.html South Korea Genealogy &amp; Family History Resources]  
 
*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/south_korea.html South Korea Genealogy &amp; Family History Resources]  
 
*[http://www.vcao.net/south-korea-ancestry-archives.html South Korea Ancestry Archives]  
 
*[http://www.vcao.net/south-korea-ancestry-archives.html South Korea Ancestry Archives]  
*[http://www.everyculture.com/Ja-Ma/South-Korea.html#ixzz1RucrzGdI Culture of South Korea]
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*[http://www.everyculture.com/Ja-Ma/South-Korea.html#ixzz1RucrzGdI Culture of South Korea]  
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*http://www.kostma.net/Familytree/PersonIndex.aspx?mode=3
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https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-24303-46731-65?cc=1398522&wc=13366912#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fcollection%2F1398522%2Fwaypoints
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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http://koreangenealogy.org/
  
*[[North Korea|North Korea]]
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http://www.genealogy.com/forum/regional/countries/topics/korea/
*[[South Korea]]  
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http://genealogy.inje.ac.kr/main/main.php
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http://ainga.co.kr/
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https://www.google.com/search?q=%EC%A0%84%EC%9E%90%EC%A1%B1%EB%B3%B4&qscrl=1&gws_rd=ssl
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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*[[South Korean Family History and Genealogy]]  
 
*[[South Korean History]]  
 
*[[South Korean History]]  
*[[South Korean Family History and Genealogy]]
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*[[North Korea]]
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*[[South Korea]]
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*[[Korea, Civil Service Examinations and Records of Officials and Employees (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Citations for This Collection ==
 
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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.
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually. <br><br> '''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Korea, Collection of Genealogies, 1500-2012." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Chonbuk University, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do.}}<br><br>
  
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"Korea, Collection of Genealogies, 1500-2009," images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org: accessed 7 March 2012), An 안 安 &gt; Korea 한국 &gt; Gyeongsangbuk-do 경상북도o &gt; Yeongju-si 영주시i&nbsp; &gt; Sunheung-myeon 순흥면 &gt;순흥안씨취우정파세보 順興安氏聚友亭派世譜, 권 1, 1980년 &gt; image 41 of 321, 이름)안 한종 安漢宗 안 (An) given name&nbsp;:한종 (Han-jong), 1690; citing Republic of Korea Song, Collection,&nbsp; Chonbuk University, South Korea.
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FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Languages of the Record

편집 한국, 족보의 콜렉션

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1500 to 2012.

These records include family biographies, genealogies, and histories. The text is in Korean and Chinese. For translation tools, see the section titled For Help Reading These Records.

Ancestors are based on the male family line. Children are raised to believe they can never repay their debt to their parents, hence the popularity of ancestor worship and the importance of genealogy records. They hold ancestral ceremonies for the previous three generations (parents, grandparents, and great grandparents) several times a year, particularly on Chusok and New Year's Day.

Genealogies and family histories are created because of the great cultural importance of family and lineage. Children are taught that the actions of one family member reflect on the rest of the family. Marriage also is thought of as a union of two families and a means to ensure the continuity of the husband's family line.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Korea, Collection of Genealogies, 1500-2012.

Record Content

Genealogy records may contain the following information:

  • Family name
  • Town or village
  • Province
  • City or county
  • Country
  • Year

How to Use the Record

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

  • Name of ancestor
  • Place of birth
  • Province

Search the Collection

To search by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select “Family Name"
⇒Select “Country"
⇒Select “Province”
⇒Select “City or County”
⇒Select “Town or Village”
⇒Select “Title, Year, Volume/Page” which will take you to the images.

Search the collection by image 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.

When searching:
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Korean. For help reading these records, see the following resource:

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • Use the location to search for others records in that area.
  • Use the age to approximate a birth date.
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank, or status within the community.
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Don't overlook FHL Place Korea items or FHL Keyword Korea items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.

Related Websites

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-24303-46731-65?cc=1398522&wc=13366912#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fcollection%2F1398522%2Fwaypoints

http://koreangenealogy.org/

http://www.genealogy.com/forum/regional/countries/topics/korea/

http://genealogy.inje.ac.kr/main/main.php http://ainga.co.kr/

https://www.google.com/search?q=%EC%A0%84%EC%9E%90%EC%A1%B1%EB%B3%B4&qscrl=1&gws_rd=ssl

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.

Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

"Korea, Collection of Genealogies, 1500-2012." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Chonbuk University, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do.

Image Citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Korea, Collection of Genealogies, 1500-2012.



 

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