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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 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.

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.

Pohnpei Clerk of Courts. Micronesia, Pohnpei civil registration. Pohnpei Supreme Court, Kolonia, Micronesia.

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.

Record Content

Key genealogical information found in birth certificates will include:

  • Full Name of Child
  • Full Name of Mother
  • Full Name of Father
  • Gender of Child
  • Full Date of Birth
  • Island and Municipality of Birth

Key genealogical information found in marriage certificates may include:

  • Bride’s Full Name
  • Groom’s Full Name
  • Age of Bride
  • Age of Groom
  • Bride’s Year of Birth
  • Groom’s Year of Birth
  • Date of Marriage
  • Island and Municipality of Marriage

Key genealogical information found in death certificates may include:

  • Full Name of Deceased
  • Gender of Deceased
  • Age of Deceased
  • Date of Death
  • Full Name of Deceased’s Mother
  • Full Name of Deceased’s Father
  • Island and Municipality of Death

How to Use the Record

For you to use this collection, you need to know the following information:

  • Ancestor's name
  • Name of Mother
  • Name of Father
  • Place of residence at the time of event

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

  • You can use the age to calculate an approximate birth date.
  • Use the information you have found to locate the time of residence for the census


To search the collection select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “Record” ⇒Select the “County” ⇒Select the “Volume and Year” 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.

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Contributions to This Article

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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

Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009,"  digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 27 January 2012), Aisek Serwia, died 8 February 1966; citing Pohnpei, Civil Registrations, >Death Certificates, > 1966, > 002-66 to 042-66, > image 15; Micronesia, Pohnpei, State Supreme Court, Civil Registration, Supreme Court, Kolonia, Micronesia.




 

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