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{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID1979263 |title=Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records, 1951-2010|location=Pacific Islands}}  
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== Record Description  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
 
This collection will include records from 1951 to 2010.<br>  
 
This collection will include records from 1951 to 2010.<br>  
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This collection contains court documents from the Supreme Court of Pohnpei, Micronesia. The records consist primarily of case files for criminal and civil proceedings, dockets, and appeals. Also included are wills, inheritances, land leases, deeds, and miscellaneous court actions.  
 
This collection contains court documents from the Supreme Court of Pohnpei, Micronesia. The records consist primarily of case files for criminal and civil proceedings, dockets, and appeals. Also included are wills, inheritances, land leases, deeds, and miscellaneous court actions.  
  
For a list of records by date and event currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1979263/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
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For a list of records by date and event currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1979263/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
  
== Record Content  ==
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== Collection Contents ==
  
 
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Court records may contain the following information:  
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'''Court records''' may contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of deceased  
 
*Name of deceased  
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*Date of record
 
*Date of record
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
 
To search this collection, you need to know the following information about the ancestor that you are looking for:  
 
To search this collection, you need to know the following information about the ancestor that you are looking for:  
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*Names of spouse
 
*Names of spouse
  
==== Search the Collection  ====
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To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:<br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Court Name" category <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Event Type" category <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Year or Inclusive Years" category <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "File Numbers" category which will take you to the images.  
 
 
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:<br> ⇒Select the appropriate Court Name <br> ⇒Select the appropriate Event Type <br> ⇒Select the appropriate Year or Inclusive Years <br> ⇒Select the appropriate File Numbers 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.  
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Search the collection by image 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.  
  
==== Using the Information  ====
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
  
 
*Use the age to calculate an approximate birth date  
 
*Use the age to calculate an approximate birth date  
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*Use residence to locate census records for the time period
 
*Use residence to locate census records for the time period
  
==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor? ====
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== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For, Now What? ==
  
 
*Try searching for nicknames of your deceased ancestor, such as Thos. for Thomas, Wm for William, Chas. for Charles, Geo. for George, etc.  
 
*Try searching for nicknames of your deceased ancestor, such as Thos. for Thomas, Wm for William, Chas. for Charles, Geo. for George, etc.  
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
[http://www.fsmlaw.org/pohnpei/decisions/index.htm Selected Pohnpei Supreme Court Decisions]  
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[http://fsmsupremecourt.org/WebSite/pohnpei/decisions/index.htm Selected Pohnpei Supreme Court Decisions]  
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
 
*[[Micronesia]]  
 
*[[Micronesia]]  
*[[Federated States of Micronesia]]
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*[[Federated States of Micronesia Genealogy|Federated States of Micronesia]]
 
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
 
 
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== Citing Family Search Historical Collections  ==
 
 
 
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1979263/waypoints Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records, 1951-2010]  
 
  
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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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
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== Citing this Collection ==
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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. <br><br> '''Collection Citation'''<br>
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
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{{Collection citation | text= "Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records, 1951-2010." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Pohnpei Supreme Court. Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court records. Supreme Court, Pohnpei. }}
  
{{Collection citation | text= "Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records, 1951-2010." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing:Pohnpei Supreme Court. Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court records. Supreme Court, Pohnpei. }}
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What is in the Collection?

This collection will include records from 1951 to 2010.

This collection contains court documents from the Supreme Court of Pohnpei, Micronesia. The records consist primarily of case files for criminal and civil proceedings, dockets, and appeals. Also included are wills, inheritances, land leases, deeds, and miscellaneous court actions.

For a list of records by date and event currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Collection Contents

Court records may contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Name of spouse
  • Name of witnesses
  • Full names of children
  • Date of record

How Do I Search the Collection?

To search this collection, you need to know the following information about the ancestor that you are looking for:

  • Ancestor's name
  • Date of birth
  • Names of spouse

To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the appropriate "Court Name" category
⇒Select the appropriate "Event Type" category
⇒Select the appropriate "Year or Inclusive Years" category
⇒Select the appropriate "File Numbers" category 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 which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

What Do I Do Next?

  • Use the age to calculate an approximate birth date
  • Get vital information such as where they were born, where his/her family has migrated to and from
  • Use residence to locate census records for the time period
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Don't overlook FHL Place Micronesia, Pohnpei items or FHL Keyword Micronesia, Pohnpei items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For, Now What?

  • Try searching for nicknames of your deceased ancestor, such as Thos. for Thomas, Wm for William, Chas. for Charles, Geo. for George, etc.
  • Search the last census that your ancestor was apart of. This way, you may have a hint at where their last residence was.

Related Websites

Selected Pohnpei Supreme Court Decisions

Related Wiki Articles

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


"Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records, 1951-2010." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Pohnpei Supreme Court. Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court records. Supreme Court, Pohnpei.


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 Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records, 1951-2010.