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

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Title in the Language of the Record

Guam, Judicial, tierra, obituarios y censo

Record Description

This collection includes the following records:

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

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Micronesia Area Research Center. Guam Judicial, Land, Census, Obituary records. University of Guam Research Center, Mangilao, Guam.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection generally include:


  • Name of Resident
  • Residence
  • Race

Land Records


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

How to Use the Record

To begin your search in obituary records, you need to know the following information:

  • Name of your ancestor
  • Name of parents (if applicable)
  • Place of death
  • Date of death

For your search in land records, you need to know the following information:

  • Place of residence
  • Name of county
  • Name of your Ancestor

For your search in judicial records, you need to know the following information:

  • Name of your ancestor’s children
  • Name of your ancestor
  • Place of residence

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

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.

Citing FamilySearch 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

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch ( accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.