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

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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.

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.

Pohnpei Land records. Micronesia, Pohnpei, Land records. Pohnpei Court of Land Tenure Judiciary Branch, Pohnpei, Micronesia.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These 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
  • Birth year
  • Occupation of ancestor

Search the Collection

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Record Type" category
⇒ Select the "File Numbers" category which will take you to the images.

Look at each image 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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 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

"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.  


 

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