Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID1979263 |title=Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records, 1951-2010|location=Pacific Islands}}  
 
{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID1979263 |title=Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records, 1951-2010|location=Pacific Islands}}  
  
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== Record Description  ==
  
 
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This collection will include records from 1951 to 2010.<br>
== Record Description  ==
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This collection contains court documents from the Supreme Court of Pohnpei, Micronesia. The records consist primarily of case files for criminal and civil proceedings, dockets, and appeals. Also included are wills, inheritances, land leases, deeds, and miscellaneous court actions.  
 
This collection contains court documents from the Supreme Court of Pohnpei, Micronesia. The records consist primarily of case files for criminal and civil proceedings, dockets, and appeals. Also included are wills, inheritances, land leases, deeds, and miscellaneous court actions.  
  
For a list of records by date and event currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1979263/waypoints Browse].
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For a list of records by date and event currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1979263/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
 
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This collection dates from 1951 to 2010. 
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records, 1951-2010." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing:Pohnpei Supreme Court. Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court records. Supreme Court, Pohnpei. }}
  
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[[Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
| text=<!--bibdescbegin-->Pohnpei Supreme Court. Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court records. Supreme Court, Pohnpei.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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== Record Content  ==
  
=== Record Content  ===
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{{Incomplete Image Translations}}
  
 
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Image:Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records DGS 5081590 630 Will Part 1.jpg|Will
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Image:Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records DGS 5084676 55 Will Record.jpg|Will example 1
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Image:Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records DGS 5084676 56 Will Record 2.jpg| Will example 2
Key genealogical facts found in wills usually include the following information:
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Image:Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records DGS 5084676 57 Civil Administration Record.jpg|Civil Administration Record
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Image:Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records DGS 5085614 6 Deed Record.jpg|Deed
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Court records may contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of deceased  
 
*Name of deceased  
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*Ancestor's name  
 
*Ancestor's name  
 
*Date of birth  
 
*Date of birth  
*Names of children
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*Names of spouse
  
<br>If you have found the information and don't know what to do with it, you can do the following:
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==== Search the Collection  ====
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To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:<br> ⇒Select the appropriate Court Name <br> ⇒Select the appropriate Event Type <br> ⇒Select the appropriate Year or Inclusive Years <br> ⇒Select the appropriate File Numbers which will take you to the images.
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Look at the images 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.
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==== Using the Information  ====
  
 
*Use the age to calculate an approximate birth date  
 
*Use the age to calculate an approximate birth date  
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*Use residence to locate census records for the time period
 
*Use residence to locate census records for the time period
  
If you can't find the ancestor that you are looking for:
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==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor?  ====
  
 
*Try searching for nicknames of your deceased ancestor, such as Thos. for Thomas, Wm for William, Chas. for Charles, Geo. for George, etc.  
 
*Try searching for nicknames of your deceased ancestor, such as Thos. for Thomas, Wm for William, Chas. for Charles, Geo. for George, etc.  
 
*Search the last census that your ancestor was apart of. This way, you may have a hint at where their last residence was.
 
*Search the last census that your ancestor was apart of. This way, you may have a hint at where their last residence was.
 
To search the collection select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “Court Name” ⇒Select the “Event Type” ⇒Select the “Year or Inclusive Years” ⇒Select the “File Numbers” 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 which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
 
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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*[[Federated States of Micronesia]]
 
*[[Federated States of Micronesia]]
  
== Contributor Invite ==
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== Contributions to This Article ==
  
 
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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]].  
 
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  =====
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
 
“Micronesisa, Pohnpei Court Records,&nbsp;1951-2010,” digital images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org: accessed 27 March 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano, Court Records, Pohnpei Supreme Court, San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
 
“Micronesisa, Pohnpei Court Records,&nbsp;1951-2010,” digital images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org: accessed 27 March 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano, Court Records, Pohnpei Supreme Court, San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Revision as of 21:06, 29 August 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1951 to 2010.

This collection contains court documents from the Supreme Court of Pohnpei, Micronesia. The records consist primarily of case files for criminal and civil proceedings, dockets, and appeals. Also included are wills, inheritances, land leases, deeds, and miscellaneous court actions.

For a list of records by date and event 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 Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records, 1951-2010." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing:Pohnpei Supreme Court. Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court records. Supreme Court, Pohnpei.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Court records may contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Name of spouse
  • Name of witnesses
  • Full names of children
  • Date of record

How to Use the Record

To search this collection, you need to know the following information about the ancestor that you are looking for:

  • Ancestor's name
  • Date of birth
  • Names of spouse

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the appropriate Court Name
⇒Select the appropriate Event Type
⇒Select the appropriate Year or Inclusive Years
⇒Select the appropriate File Numbers 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 which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

Using the Information

  • Use the age to calculate an approximate birth date
  • Get vital information such as where they were born, where his/her family has migrated to and from
  • Use residence to locate census records for the time period

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Try searching for nicknames of your deceased ancestor, such as Thos. for Thomas, Wm for William, Chas. for Charles, Geo. for George, etc.
  • Search the last census that your ancestor was apart of. This way, you may have a hint at where their last residence was.

Related Websites

Selected Pohnpei Supreme Court Decisions

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.

Citing Family Search 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

“Micronesisa, Pohnpei Court Records, 1951-2010,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 27 March 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano, Court Records, Pohnpei Supreme Court, San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.