Guam Judicial, Land, Obituaries, and Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Guam, Judicial, Land, Obituaries, and Census Records, 1712-2000 .
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Record Description
Record Type Judicial, Land, Obituaries, and Census
Collection years 1712-2000
Languages Spanish
Title in the Language Guam, Judicial, tierra, obituarios y censo, 1712-2000
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Related Websites
University of Guam, UOG Station Mangilao, Guam

What Is In This Collection?

This collection includes the following records:

  • Court records from 1901-1935
  • Land records 1896-1902
  • Obituaries 1970-1999
  • 1897 Guam Census

For a list of records by document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Collection Contents

Census records may contain the following information:

  • Name of head of household
  • Gender
  • Occupation
  • Residence
  • Race

Land records may contain the following information:

  • Name of resident
  • Date and place of purchase
  • Location of land

Obituary records may contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Name of father or husband
  • Name of mother or wife
  • Place of burial
  • Names of children

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How Do I Search This Collection?

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Fill in the requested information in the boxes on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches.

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⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate “Record Type”
⇒Select the appropriate “Year or Year Range (Box and Folder Numbers)” 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.

When searching:
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, 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.

Known Issues with This Collection

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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Citing This Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"Guam, Judicial, Land, Obituaries, and Census Records, 1712-2000." Images. FamilySearch. Website: accessed 2016. La Universidad de Guam, UOG estación Mangilao, Guam (University of Guam, UOG Station Mangilao, Guam).

Image Citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Guam, Judicial, Land, Obituaries, and Census Records, 1712-2000..

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