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[[Japan Genealogy|Japan]]
 
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== Title in the Language of the Record ==
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== Title in the Language of the Record ==
  
日本、ブラジルへの旅客リスト
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タイトル: 日本, 海外渡航者名簿
  
== Record Description  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
 
This collection contains a list of Japanese emigrants from the country as recorded by the Diplomatic Record Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. The records are from an index of overseas travelers processed through Japanese emigration agents and related immigration papers for the years 1893-1941.  
 
This collection contains a list of Japanese emigrants from the country as recorded by the Diplomatic Record Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. The records are from an index of overseas travelers processed through Japanese emigration agents and related immigration papers for the years 1893-1941.  
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Japanese emigration records were generated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japanese Diplomacy office at the time when people emigrated from Japan.  
 
Japanese emigration records were generated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japanese Diplomacy office at the time when people emigrated from Japan.  
  
== Record Content  ==
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These records are in Japanese. See the [[Japan, Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)#For_Help_Reading_These_Records|For Help Reading These Records]] section for translation tools.
  
[[Image:Japan, Passenger Lists to Brazil DGS 4207823 18.jpg|thumb|right|Japan, Passenger Lists to Brazil DGS 4207823 18.jpg]] [[Image:Index of Emigration Records from Japan 1893 DGS 4046385 21.jpg|thumb|right|Index of Emigration Records from Japan 1893 DGS 4046385 21.jpg]]
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== Collection Contents ==
  
Passenger lists usually include the following information:  
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[[Image:Japan, Passenger Lists to Brazil DGS 4207823 18.jpg|thumb|100px|right|Passenger List]]
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[[Image:Index of Emigration Records from Japan 1893 DGS 4046385 21.jpg|thumb|150px|right|Emigration Record]]
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'''Passenger lists''' usually include the following information:  
  
 
*Full name of passenger  
 
*Full name of passenger  
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*Residence
 
*Residence
  
Emigration records usually include the following information:  
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'''Emigration records''' usually include the following information:  
  
 
*Passport Number  
 
*Passport Number  
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*Destination Place
 
*Destination Place
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
These records are used to identify the permanent domicile of the head of the household, which is helpful in obtaining the koseki. These records are good linkage records. They are particularly helpful for American researchers who are trying to determine where their Japanese ancestor came from.  
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These records are used to identify the permanent domicile of the head of the household, which is helpful in obtaining the koseki, the Japanese word for a family registry. These records are good linkage records. They are particularly helpful for American researchers who are trying to determine where their Japanese ancestor came from.  
  
=== Search the Collection  ===
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As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, place of birth, 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.
  
To start on your search in the Immigration Records, you need to know the following information:
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'''To search this collection by name:'''<br>
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
  
*Ancestor’s name
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== For Help Reading These Records ==
*Place of birth
 
*Residence at the time of departure
 
  
To search the indexed records, fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
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These records are in Japanese. For help with reading the records, see the following resource:
  
If you have found the record the ancestor that you are looking for, you can:  
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*[http://arutkural.tripod.com/tolcampus/jap-tamil.htm The Genealogy of the Japanese Language]
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*[http://translation.babylon.com/japanese/to-english/ Japanese to English Translation]
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== Tips to Keep in Mind ==
  
 
*Use the age to calculate an approximate birth date  
 
*Use the age to calculate an approximate birth date  
 
*Find the place of birth for your ancestor  
 
*Find the place of birth for your ancestor  
 
*Use the residence to locate census records
 
*Use the residence to locate census records
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*Use the destination information to look for immigration records
  
 
If you are wondering what to do next with the record you found, be sure to look at all of the information on other family records. This information will help you figure out relationships and form family groups. If you are unable to find your ancestor, search for your ancestor’s nickname and various spellings of the name.  
 
If you are wondering what to do next with the record you found, be sure to look at all of the information on other family records. This information will help you figure out relationships and form family groups. If you are unable to find your ancestor, search for your ancestor’s nickname and various spellings of the name.  
  
== Related Websites ==
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For more Japanese records, see the [[Japan, Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Related_FamilySearch_Historical_Articles|Related FamilySearch Historical Articles]] section of this article.
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== Related Websites ==
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jpnwgw/Kosekilaw.html Kesekilaw Rootsweb page]: Explains how to use and get family papers called koseki  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jpnwgw/Kosekilaw.html Kesekilaw Rootsweb page]: Explains how to use and get family papers called koseki  
*[http://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/jicc/consulat.htm Japanese Embassies list]: Listing of Japanese embassies, needed to get koseki  
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*[http://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/jicc/consulate-guide.html]: Listing of Japanese embassies, needed to get koseki  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/military/japanese-internment.html Japanese military at Archives.gov]: Information about Japanese internment camps during WWII  
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/military/japanese-internment.html Japanese military at Archives.gov]: Information about Japanese internment camps during WWII  
 
*[http://www.densho.org/densho.asp Japanese American Legacy Project]  
 
*[http://www.densho.org/densho.asp Japanese American Legacy Project]  
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*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/fhc/Japan/index.asp Japanese immigrants to the United States]
 
*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/fhc/Japan/index.asp Japanese immigrants to the United States]
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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== Related Wiki Articles ==
  
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*[[Japan Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[Japan Genealogy]]
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*[[Japan Research Methods]]
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*[[Japan For Further Reading]]
 
*[[Japan]]  
 
*[[Japan]]  
*[[Japan Emigration and Immigration]]
 
*[[Emigration Records from Japan (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Related FamilySearch Historical Records ==
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*[[Japan, Village Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Japan, Genealogies (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Japan, Iwate Land Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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{{Contributor_invite}}
  
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.
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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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.
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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'''Collection Citation:'''
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{{Collection citation| text = "Japan, Passenger Lists, 1893-1941. Database. " ''FamilySearch'' https://familysearch.org : accessed 2016. 日本外務省外交史料館 (Diplomatic Record Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Tokyo).}}
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br>
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{{Record Citation Link
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{{Collection citation| text = "Japan, Passenger Lists, 1893-1941." ''FamilySearch'' https://familysearch.org : accessed 2013.  Diplomatic Record Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Minatoku, Tokyo.}}
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Title in the Language of the Record

タイトル: 日本, 海外渡航者名簿

What is in the Collection?

This collection contains a list of Japanese emigrants from the country as recorded by the Diplomatic Record Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. The records are from an index of overseas travelers processed through Japanese emigration agents and related immigration papers for the years 1893-1941.

Japanese emigration records were generated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japanese Diplomacy office at the time when people emigrated from Japan.

These records are in Japanese. See the For Help Reading These Records section for translation tools.

Collection Contents

Passenger List
Emigration Record

Passenger lists usually include the following information:

  • Full name of passenger
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • Date of departure
  • Gender
  • Destination
  • Residence

Emigration records usually include the following information:

  • Passport Number
  • Full Name
  • Prefecture
  • Birth Date
  • Gender
  • Residence before departure
  • Date of Departure
  • Departure Age
  • Destination Place

How Do I Search the Collection?

These records are used to identify the permanent domicile of the head of the household, which is helpful in obtaining the koseki, the Japanese word for a family registry. These records are good linkage records. They are particularly helpful for American researchers who are trying to determine where their Japanese ancestor came from.

As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, place of birth, 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.

To search this collection by name:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Japanese. For help with reading the records, see the following resource:

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • Use the age to calculate an approximate birth date
  • Find the place of birth for your ancestor
  • Use the residence to locate census records
  • Use the destination information to look for immigration records

If you are wondering what to do next with the record you found, be sure to look at all of the information on other family records. This information will help you figure out relationships and form family groups. If you are unable to find your ancestor, search for your ancestor’s nickname and various spellings of the name.

For more Japanese records, see the Related FamilySearch Historical Articles section of this article.

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Don't overlook FHL Place Japan items or FHL Keyword Japan items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Japan Archives and Libraries.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Related FamilySearch Historical Records

How You Can Contribute

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 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:

"Japan, Passenger Lists, 1893-1941. Database. " FamilySearch https://familysearch.org : accessed 2016. 日本外務省外交史料館 (Diplomatic Record Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Tokyo).

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Japan, Passenger Lists, 1893-1941.