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}}Guide to '''Federated States of Micronesia ancestry, family history and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.
  
== Getting started with Micronesia research  ==
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==Country Information==
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The Federated States of Micronesia is an independent sovereign island nation and a [[United States Genealogy|United States]] associated state in the Pacific Ocean whose nearest neighbors are [[Papua New Guinea Genealogy|Papua New Guinea]], [[Guam Genealogy|Guam]], the [[Northern Mariana Islands Genealogy|Mariana Islands]], [[Nauru Genealogy|Nauru]], the [[Marshall Islands Genealogy|Marshall Islands]], and [[Palau Genealogy|Palau]]. It was formerly ruled by [[Portugal Genealogy|Portugal]], [[Spain Genealogy|Spain]], [[Germany Genealogy|Germany]], and [[Japan Genealogy|Japan]]. The official language is English.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Federated States of Micronesia," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federated_States_of_Micronesia, accessed 2 May 2016.</ref>
  
[[Image:Micronesia, Federated States of, map.gif|right|250px|Micronesia, Federated States of, map.gif]]The Federated States of Micronesia [[Image:Micronesia, Federated States of, flag.png|border|22x12px|Micronesia, Federated States of, flag.png]] (FSM) includes four main island groups:<ref>"Federated States of Micronesia," ''Wikipedia'' (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federated_States_of_Micronesia: accessed 18 August 2008), and Central Intelligence Agency, "Micronesia, Federated States of," ''World Factbook'' (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/fm.html: accessed 18 August 2008).</ref>
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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Federated States of Micronesia Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Federated States of Micronesia research.
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*[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide]]
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*[[Federated States of Micronesia Civil Registration]]
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*[[Federated States of Micronesia Church Records]]
  
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<h3>Federated States of Micronesia Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Federated States of Micronesia research.
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*[[National Archives Pacific Region (San Francisco)]] holding records of California (north &amp; central), Nevada (except Clark County), Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Marshall, Caroline, and Northern Mariana Islands, overseas Pacific naval bases, Asian-Pacific immigration, American Indians.
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*[http://marshall.csu.edu.au/Marshalls/index.html Marshals Digital Micronesia]
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/micronesia.html Micronesia Genealogy (Kindred Trails)]
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*Pohnpei (Ponape)
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*Chuuk (Truk) Islands
 
*Yap Islands
 
*Kosrae (Kosaie)
 
 
 
The Federated States of Micronesia are situated about three-fourths of the way from Hawaii to Indonesia.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The term Micronesia also can refer to a wider area of the Pacific which includes seven other separate island nations beyond the Federated States of Micronesia.<ref>"Micronesia," ''Wikipedia'' (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micronesia: accessed 18 August 2008).</ref> For this wider area see [[:Category:Micronesia]], or for a map comparing the areas of Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Image:Pacific_Map.png click here].
 
 
 
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*[http://www.micronesiagenweb.com/ MicronesiaGenWeb]
 
*http://marshall.csu.edu.au/Marshalls/index.html
 
*http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ht/10/oci/ht10oci.htm
 
*http://www.kindredtrails.com/micronesia.html
 
*http://coombs.anu.edu.au/WWWVLPacific/Pac-Jrnl-Bibliography.html
 
*http://www.zeusprofiles.com/search.php?state=FM
 
 
 
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*[[Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records]])<br>
 
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*[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide]] to Family History Research
 
  
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==Federated States of Micronesia Clickable Map==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Federated States of Micronesia.  Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.
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The only empire created in this island nation was started at Yap.
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== Things you can do  ==
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==Jurisdictions==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Federated States of Micronesia.  Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.
  
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The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) includes four main island groups:<ref>"Federated States of Micronesia," ''Wikipedia'' (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federated_States_of_Micronesia: accessed 18 August 2008), and Central Intelligence Agency, "Micronesia, Federated States of," ''World Factbook'' (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/fm.html: accessed 18 August 2008).</ref>  
  
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1927004?region=Micronesia Historical Records]
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Federated_States_of_Micronesia Family History Center locator map]
  
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*'''[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide]]'''
 
*[[Federated States of Micronesia Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Federated States of Micronesia Biography|Biography]]
 
*[[Federated States of Micronesia Census|Census]]
 
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Federated States of Micronesia
Guide to Federated States of Micronesia ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

Country Information

The Federated States of Micronesia is an independent sovereign island nation and a United States associated state in the Pacific Ocean whose nearest neighbors are Papua New Guinea, Guam, the Mariana Islands, Nauru, the Marshall Islands, and Palau. It was formerly ruled by Portugal, Spain, Germany, and Japan. The official language is English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Federated States of Micronesia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Federated States of Micronesia research.

Federated States of Micronesia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Federated States of Micronesia research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Federated States of Micronesia Clickable Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Federated States of Micronesia. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.

Micronesia, Federated States of, map.gif

Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Federated States of Micronesia. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.

The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) includes four main island groups:[2]

  • Pohnpei - formerly known as Ponape
  • Chuuk - formerly known as Truk Islands
  • Yap
  • Kosrae - formerly known as Kosaie

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.


References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Federated States of Micronesia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federated_States_of_Micronesia, accessed 2 May 2016.
  2. "Federated States of Micronesia," Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federated_States_of_Micronesia: accessed 18 August 2008), and Central Intelligence Agency, "Micronesia, Federated States of," World Factbook (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/fm.html: accessed 18 August 2008).