Micronesia, Pohnpei, Land Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
|This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.|
Access the records: Micronesia, Pohnpei, Land Records, 1971-2007 .
This collection will include records from 1971 to 2007.
Records contained in this collection include land transactions from the Phonpei District Land Commission. The records are written in English, the official government language, though some may be written in Pohnpeian and/or other local dialects.
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Citation for This Collection
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.
- "Micronesia, Pohnpei, Land Records, 1971-2007." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Pohnpei State Government, Court of Land Tenure Judiciary Branch.
These records usually contain the following information:
- Name of Grantor
- Name of Grantee
- Location of Residence
- Date of Record
- Date of Registration
- Document Number
How to Use the Record
To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
- The name and surname of the person
- Approximate year and place of residence
Search the Collection
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⇒ Select the appropriate "Record Type"
⇒ 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 if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
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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
"Micronesia, Pohnpei, Land Records, 1971- 2007," digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 27 March 2012), Micronesia, Pohnpei, Land Records, 1971- 2007 > Land parcel files > 006-E (01-07) > Images 8 of 600, Swister G Galio, 2 February 1998; citing Micronesia, Land Records, Pohnpei State Court Land Tenure, Land Parcel Files, Judiciary Branch, Kolonia Pohnei.