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


Collection Time Period

This collection dates from 1951 to 2010.

Record Description

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.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in case files may include:

  • Name of defendant
  • Name of plantiff
  • Date of record
  • Name of judge
  • Name of witnesses

How to Use the Record

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Selected Pohnpei Supreme Court Decisions

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Citation for This Collection

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.

Micronesia, Pohnpei. State Supreme Court. Court Records. Supreme Court, Pohnpei.

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.

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 Records 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.


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