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== Record Description  ==
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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/1886069/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
 
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/1886069/waypoints 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.<br>
 
 
{{Collection citation | text= "Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Clerk of Courts. Supreme Court, Kolonia.}}
 
 
[[Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration (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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Birth records usually contain the following information:  
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*Number of children previously born to mother
 
*Number of children previously born to mother
  
Marriage records usually contain the following information:  
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*Date and place of marriage  
 
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*Person who officiated at marriage ceremony
 
*Person who officiated at marriage ceremony
  
Death records usually contain the following information:  
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*Name of deceased  
 
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==== Search the Collection  ====
 
==== Search the Collection  ====
  
To search the collection image by image select Browse through images on the initial collection page<br> ⇒ Select the appropriate Event Type <br> ⇒ Select the appropriate Year or Inclusive Years <br> ⇒ Select the appropriate Certificate Numbers which will take you to the images.  
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To search the collection image by image select Browse through images on the initial collection page<br> ⇒ Select the appropriate "Event Type" category <br> ⇒ Select the appropriate "Year or Inclusive Years" category <br> ⇒ Select the appropriate "Certificate Numbers" category 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. Keep in mind:
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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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 and 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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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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==== Using the Information  ====
 
==== Using the Information  ====
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When you have found the information that you have been looking for:  
 
When you have found the information that you have been looking for:  
  
*You can use the age on the marriage or death records to calculate an approximate birth date.
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You can use the age on the marriage or death records to calculate an approximate birth date.  
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== Citing Family Search Historical Collections  ==
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== Citations for This Collection ==
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1886069/waypoints Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009]
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<br> 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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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= "Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Clerk of Courts. Supreme Court, Kolonia.}} <br> '''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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Latest revision as of 15:37, 7 August 2015

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

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Contents

Record Description

This collection contains birth, marriage, and death certificates from the State of Pohnpei, Micronesia, between the years of 1948-2009.

For a list of records by date and event currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Record Content

Birth records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of child
  • Gender
  • Child's birth date and place of birth
  • Name of father
  • Name of mother
  • Residence of parents
  • Number of children previously born to mother

Marriage records usually contain the following information:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Bride’s full name and residence
  • Groom’s full name and residence
  • Bride's birth date and place of birth
  • Groom's birth date and place of birth
  • Names of witnesses
  • Person who officiated at marriage ceremony

Death records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Gender and race of deceased
  • Residence of deceased
  • Birth date of deceased

How to Use the Record

To search this collection for birth records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Names of parents
  • Approximate year and place of birth

To search this collection for marriage records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of bride or groom
  • Approximate year of marriage
  • Place of marriage

To search this collection for death records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Approximate year of death
  • Place of death

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image select Browse through images on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the appropriate "Event Type" category
⇒ Select the appropriate "Year or Inclusive Years" category
⇒ Select the appropriate "Certificate Numbers" category 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.

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 and 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.

Using the Information

When you have found the information that you have been looking for:

You can use the age on the marriage or death records to calculate an approximate birth date.

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How You Can Contribute

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


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

"Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Clerk of Courts. Supreme Court, Kolonia.
Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):
The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration 1948-2009.

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 Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration 1948-2009.

 

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