Micronesia, Pohnpei, Land Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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This collection will include records from 1971 to 2007.<br>
  
 
Records contained in this collection include land transactions from the Phonpei District Land Commission. The records are written in English, the official government language,&nbsp;though&nbsp;some&nbsp;may be written&nbsp;in Pohnpeian and/or other local dialects.  
 
Records contained in this collection include land transactions from the Phonpei District Land Commission. The records are written in English, the official government language,&nbsp;though&nbsp;some&nbsp;may be written&nbsp;in Pohnpeian and/or other local dialects.  
  
For a list of record categories currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1498320/waypoints Browse].  
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For a list of record categories currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1498320/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
  
== Citation for This Collection  ==
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=== 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.<br>
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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>  
  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Micronesia, Pohnpei, Land Records, 1971-2007."  Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Pohnpei State Government, Court of Land Tenure Judiciary Branch.}}  
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[[Micronesia, Pohnpei, Land Records (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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<br> [[Micronesia, Pohnpei, Land Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
  
 
== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
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'''Key genealogical facts found in land transactions may include:'''
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Records usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of Grantor  
 
*Name of Grantor  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
To search the collection select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒ Select the Record Type ⇒ Select the File Numbers which will take you to the images.
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To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
  
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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*The name and surname of the person  
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*Approximate year and place of residence
  
To use these records, it would be helpful to know your ancestor's name and their residence at the time of the purchase.
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==== Search the Collection  ====
  
When browsing this collection it is helpful to know the following:  
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To search the collection image by image select Browse through images on the initial collection page: <br> ⇒ Select the appropriate Record Type <br> ⇒ Select the appropriate File Numbers which will take you to the images.
  
*The place where the event occurred
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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.
*The name and surname of the person
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*The approximate date of the event
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*The name of the parents or spouse
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==

Revision as of 21:07, 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 1971 to 2007.

Records contained in this collection include land transactions from the Phonpei District Land Commission. The records are written in English, the official government language, though some may be written in Pohnpeian and/or other local dialects.

For a list of record categories 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, Land Records, 1971-2007." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Pohnpei State Government, Court of Land Tenure Judiciary Branch.


Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of Grantor
  • Name of Grantee
  • Location of Residence
  • Date of Record
  • Date of Registration
  • Document Number
  • Signature

How to Use the Record

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

  • The name and surname of the person
  • Approximate year and place of residence

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image select Browse through images on the initial collection page:
⇒ Select the appropriate Record Type
⇒ 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 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.

Related Websites

Micronesia Genealogy Queries

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 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

"Micronesia, Pohnpei, Land Records, 1971- 2007," digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 27 March 2012), Micronesia, Pohnpei, Land Records, 1971- 2007 > Land parcel files > 006-E (01-07) > Images 8 of 600, Swister G Galio, 2 February 1998; citing Micronesia, Land Records, Pohnpei State Court Land Tenure, Land Parcel Files, Judiciary Branch, Kolonia Pohnei.