Japan Genealogies (FamilySearch Historical Records)
|This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.|
Access the records: Japan, Clan Genealogies, 1700-1900 .
- 1 Title in the Language of the Records
- 2 Record Description
- 3 Citation for This Collection
- 4 How to Use the Record
- 5 Related Websites
- 6 Related Wiki Articles
- 7 Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
Title in the Language of the Records
A collection of Japanese clan genealogies from Japan, arranged by family. Dates and localities will vary. All records from this collection are housed at the National Archives of Japan in Tokyo.
For a list of family names currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.
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.
- Japanese Clan Genealogies. National Archives of Japan, Tokyo, Japan.
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.
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Key genealogical facts may include:
- Full family name
- Name of spouse
- Name of children
- Children's birth dates
How to Use the Record
To search the collection select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “Family Name” ⇒Select the “Country” ⇒Select the “Prefecture” ⇒Select the “County or City, Town or Village” ⇒Select the “Title, Vol., Page and Year” which will take 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.
Related Wiki Articles
Contributions to This Article
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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 Examples for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection
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Example for a Browsed Collection:
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: 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.
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