Difference between revisions of "Micronesia, Pohnpei, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(modified browse instructions)
 
(53 intermediate revisions by 23 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{FamilySearch_Collection
+
''[[Federated States of Micronesia Genealogy|Micronesia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia Genealogy|Pohnpei]]''
|CID=CID1886069
 
|title=Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009
 
|location=Pacific Islands}}<br>
 
  
== Record Description  ==
+
{{Micronesia HR Infobox
 +
| CID = CID1886069
 +
| title = Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009
 +
| location = Micronesia
 +
| LOC_01 = Micronesia
 +
| LOC_02 = Pohnpei
 +
| loc_map =
 +
| record_type = Civil Registration
 +
| start_year = 1948
 +
| end_year = 2009
 +
| language = English
 +
| title_language =
 +
| FS_URL_01 = [[Federated States of Micronesia Civil Registration|Micronesia Civil Registration]]
 +
| FS_URL_02 = [[Federated States of Micronesia Census|Micronesia Census]]
 +
| FS_URL_03 = [[Federated States of Micronesia Church Records|Micronesia Church Records]]
 +
| FS_URL_04 = [[Federated States of Micronesia Land and Property|Micronesia Land Records]]
 +
| FS_URL_05 = [[Federated States of Micronesia Compiled Genealogies|Micronesia Compiled Genealogies]]
 +
| FS_URL_06 = [[Federated States of Micronesia Language and Languages|Micronesia Languages]]
 +
| FS_URL_07 = [[Federated States of Micronesia (Guide)|Micronesia Research Guide]]
 +
| FS_URL_08 =
 +
| FS_URL_09 =
 +
| FS_URL_10 =
 +
| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.oceaniagenweb.org/ Oceania Genweb]
 +
| RW_URL_02 =
 +
| RW_URL_03 =
 +
| RW_URL_04 =
 +
| RW_URL_05 =
 +
| RW_URL_06 =
 +
| RW_URL_07 =
 +
| RW_URL_08 =
 +
| RW_URL_09 =
 +
| RW_URL_10 =
 +
| custodian =
 +
}}
  
This collection contains birth, marriage, and death certificates from the State of Pohnpei, Micronesia, between the years of 1948-2009.
 
  
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/1886069/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
+
== What is in the Collection? ==
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
+
This collection contains an index to and images of birth, marriage, and death certificates from the State of Pohnpei, Micronesia, between the years of 1948-2009.
  
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>
+
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/1886069/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
  
{{Collection citation | text= "Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Clerk of Courts. Supreme Court, Kolonia.}}  
+
=== Browse This Collection ===
 
+
{{Collection Browse Link
[[Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
+
|CID=CID1886069
 
+
|title=Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009
== Record Content  ==
+
}}
  
 +
=== Sample Images ===
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
 
Image:Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration DGS 5081604 53.jpg|Birth
 
Image:Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration DGS 5081604 53.jpg|Birth
Line 26: Line 56:
 
</gallery>  
 
</gallery>  
  
These birth records usually contain the following information:  
+
== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
 
+
{| style="width:75%; vertical-align:top;"
 +
|style=" vertical-align:top; width:25%;"|
 +
'''Birth Records''' usually contain: <br>
 
*Name of child  
 
*Name of child  
 
*Gender  
 
*Gender  
Line 35: Line 67:
 
*Residence of parents  
 
*Residence of parents  
 
*Number of children previously born to mother
 
*Number of children previously born to mother
 
+
|style=" vertical-align:top; width:25%;"|
These marriage records usually contain the following information:  
+
'''Marriage Records''' usually contain: <br>
 
 
 
*Date and place of marriage  
 
*Date and place of marriage  
 
*Bride’s full name and residence  
 
*Bride’s full name and residence  
Line 45: Line 76:
 
*Names of witnesses  
 
*Names of witnesses  
 
*Person who officiated at marriage ceremony
 
*Person who officiated at marriage ceremony
 
+
|style=" vertical-align:top; width:25%;"|
These death records usually contain the following information:  
+
'''Death Records''' usually contain: <br>
 
 
 
*Name of deceased  
 
*Name of deceased  
 
*Date and place of death  
 
*Date and place of death  
Line 53: Line 83:
 
*Residence of deceased  
 
*Residence of deceased  
 
*Birth date of deceased
 
*Birth date of deceased
 +
|}
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
+
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
 +
You can search the index or view record images. Before searching either way, it is best to know the following:
 +
*Name of the person
 +
*Year of the record
 +
As you search, look for a record which matches this information.
  
To search this collection for birth records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
+
=== Search the Index ===
 +
#Go to the '''{{RecordSearch|1886069|Collection Page}}'''
 +
#Fill in the search boxes with the information you have
 +
#Click '''Search''' to bring up a list of possible matches
  
*Names of parents
+
=== View the Images ===
*Approximate year and place of birth
+
#Go to the '''{{RecordSearch|1886069|Browse Page|access=browse}}''' for the collection
 +
#Click on the correct '''Event Type''' link
 +
#Click on the correct '''Year or Inclusive Years''' link
 +
#Click on the correct '''Certificate Numbers''' link to open the image viewer
 +
#Use the onscreen controls to move between record images as you look for a match
  
To search this collection for marriage records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
+
{{Tip | More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1886069 | Micronesia, Pohnpei civil registration, 1948-2009]. Click on the camera icon to see images.}}
  
*Name of bride or groom
+
==What Do I Do Next?==
*Approximate year of marriage
+
===I Found the Person I Was Looking for, What Now?===
*Place of marriage
+
*Copy down all the information from the record.
 +
*Cite the record; see below for help citing this records in this collection.
 +
*Use the information to find the person in census or church records.
  
To search this collection for death records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
+
===  I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now? ===     
 +
*When looking for an individual with a common name, look at all the search results before deciding which is the correct person. Use other information, such as place of birth, age, occupation, or names of parents, to help with this decision.
 +
*Try variations of given names and surnames. A person might have been listed under a middle name, nickname, or abbreviation of their given name.
 +
*Vary the search terms. For example, expand the date range or search by either the given name or surname to return a broader list search results.
 +
*Search the records of nearby locations.
  
*Name of deceased
+
== Citing This Collection  == 
*Approximate year of death
+
Proper citations make it easier to get back to sources that you have found, so citing sources properly can help you keep track of research. Correct citations also allow others to check completed research by giving them a way to find and examine records for themselves.
*Place of death
 
  
==== Search the Collection  ====
+
Below are the proper citations to use for this whole collection as well as for individual records and images within it:
  
To search the collection image by image select Browse through images on the initial collection page<br> ⇒ Select the appropriate Event Type <br> ⇒ Select the appropriate Year or Inclusive Years <br> ⇒ Select the appropriate Certificate Numbers which will take you to the images.
+
;Collection Citation:
 +
{{Collection citation | text= "Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009" Database with Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Pohnpei Supreme Court, Kolonia.}}<br><br>
  
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.
+
;Record (or Index) Citation:
Keep in mind:
+
{{Record Citation Link
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
+
|CID=CID1886069
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
+
|title=Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration 1948-2009
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
+
}}
  
==== Using the Information  ====
+
;Image Citation:  
 
+
{{Image Citation Link
When you have found the information that you have been looking for:  
+
|CID=CID1886069
 
+
|title=Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration 1948-2009
*You can use the age on the marriage or death records to calculate an approximate birth date.
+
}}
 
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
 
 
[http://www.oceaniagenweb.org/ Oceania Genweb]
 
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles<br>  ==
 
 
 
*[[Federated States of Micronesia Civil Registration|Federated States of Micronesia Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Federated States of Micronesia|Federated States of Micronesia]]
 
*[[Micronesia]]
 
 
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
 
 
{{Contributor invite}}  
 
 
 
== Citing Family Search 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  ===
+
== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
  
"Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009," digital images, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://familysearch.org https://familysearch.org]&nbsp;: accessed 27 January 2012), Aisek Serwia, died 8 February 1966; citing Pohnpei, Civil Registrations, &gt;Death Certificates, 1966, 002-66 to 042-66, image 15; Micronesia, Pohnpei, State Supreme Court, Civil Registration, Supreme Court, Kolonia, Micronesia.
+
{{Contributor invite}}

Latest revision as of 14:05, 28 June 2017

Micronesia Gotoarrow.png Pohnpei

Access the Records
Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009 .
CID1886069
{{{CID2}}}
{{{CID3}}}
{{{CID4}}}
{{{CID5}}}
{{{CID6}}}
{{{CID7}}}
{{{CID8}}}
{{{CID9}}}
This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Pohnpei, Micronesia, Micronesia
Flag of the Federated States of Micronesia.svg.png
Flag of the Federated States of Micronesia
Location of Pohnpei, Micronesia, Micronesia
Micronesia.png
Record Description
Record Type: Civil Registration
Collection years: 1948-2009
Languages: English
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive



What is in the Collection?

This collection contains an index to and images of birth, marriage, and death certificates from the State of Pohnpei, Micronesia, between the years of 1948-2009.

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

Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009.

Sample Images

What Can These Records Tell Me?

Birth Records usually contain:

  • Name of child
  • Gender
  • Child's birth date and place of birth
  • Name of father
  • Name of mother
  • Residence of parents
  • Number of children previously born to mother

Marriage Records usually contain:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Bride’s full name and residence
  • Groom’s full name and residence
  • Bride's birth date and place of birth
  • Groom's birth date and place of birth
  • Names of witnesses
  • Person who officiated at marriage ceremony

Death Records usually contain:

  • Name of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Gender and race of deceased
  • Residence of deceased
  • Birth date of deceased

How Do I Search This Collection?

You can search the index or view record images. Before searching either way, it is best to know the following:

  • Name of the person
  • Year of the record

As you search, look for a record which matches this information.

Search the Index

  1. Go to the Collection Page
  2. Fill in the search boxes with the information you have
  3. Click Search to bring up a list of possible matches

View the Images

  1. Go to the Browse Page for the collection
  2. Click on the correct Event Type link
  3. Click on the correct Year or Inclusive Years link
  4. Click on the correct Certificate Numbers link to open the image viewer
  5. Use the onscreen controls to move between record images as you look for a match

What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking for, What Now?

  • Copy down all the information from the record.
  • Cite the record; see below for help citing this records in this collection.
  • Use the information to find the person in census or church records.

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

  • When looking for an individual with a common name, look at all the search results before deciding which is the correct person. Use other information, such as place of birth, age, occupation, or names of parents, to help with this decision.
  • Try variations of given names and surnames. A person might have been listed under a middle name, nickname, or abbreviation of their given name.
  • Vary the search terms. For example, expand the date range or search by either the given name or surname to return a broader list search results.
  • Search the records of nearby locations.

Citing This Collection

Proper citations make it easier to get back to sources that you have found, so citing sources properly can help you keep track of research. Correct citations also allow others to check completed research by giving them a way to find and examine records for themselves.

Below are the proper citations to use for this whole collection as well as for individual records and images within it:

Collection Citation
"Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration, 1948-2009" Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Pohnpei Supreme Court, Kolonia.

Record (or Index) Citation
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Micronesia, Pohnpei Civil Registration 1948-2009.


Image Citation
When looking at an image, the citation is found 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 Civil Registration 1948-2009.


How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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.