Tonga Genealogy

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=== Getting started with Tonga research  ===
 
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Understanding the history of Tonga is critical.  Click here to access [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Tonga_(Pacific_Island_Guide) guidelines] for doing Tongan research.  When you are done, click on the upper left hand arrow of the tool bar to return to this page.
  
 
=== Jurisdictions  ===
 
=== Jurisdictions  ===

Revision as of 16:58, 23 October 2012

Tonga, unique among Pacific nations, never completely lost its indigenous governance. The archipelagos of "The Friendly Islands" were united into a Polynesian kingdom in 1845. Tonga became a constitutional monarchy in 1875 and a British protectorate in 1900; it withdrew from the protectorate and joined the Commonwealth of Nations in 1970. Tonga remains the only monarchy in the Pacific.

Getting started with Tonga research

Understanding the history of Tonga is critical.  Click here to access guidelines for doing Tongan research.  When you are done, click on the upper left hand arrow of the tool bar to return to this page.

Jurisdictions

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