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[[Image:Micronesia Area Map.PNG|right|450px]][[Image:{{PalaArch}}]] ''[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide ]] >  [[Micronesia|Micronesia ]] >  Palau''  
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[[Image:Micronesia Area Map.PNG|right|450px|Micronesia Area Map.PNG]][[Image:{{PalaArch}}]] ''[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide ]] >  [[Micronesia|Micronesia ]] >  Palau''  
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*[[Palau Bibliography|Bibligraphy]]
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See the CIA ''World Factbook'' at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ps.html
  
 
=== General Information  ===
 
=== General Information  ===
  
[[Portal:Palau|Palau]] is the smallest nation in the world. It is the westernmost cluster of the 6 major island groups that make up the Caroline Islands. Population in the year 2000 was 19,129. The archipelago includes more than 200 islands, of which 8 are inhabited. The religious majority is Roman Catholic.  
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[[Image:Palau flag.png|right|150px|Palau flag.png]] Palau is the smallest nation in the world. It is the westernmost cluster of the 6 major island groups that make up the Caroline Islands. Population in the year 2000 was 19,129. The archipelago includes more than 200 islands, of which 8 are inhabited. The religious majority is Roman Catholic.  
  
 
The LDS Church had 426 members here, with one district (Koror) and 2 branches in the year 2008.  
 
The LDS Church had 426 members here, with one district (Koror) and 2 branches in the year 2008.  
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'''700 A.D.''' Chinese made contact with the Micronesian and Polynesian inhabitants.<br>'''1525''' Spanish arrived<br>'''1886''' Spain took control.<br>'''1899''' After the Spanish-American war, the islands were sold to Germany.<br>'''1914''' The Japanese occupied the islands.<br>'''1920''' League of Nations mandated civil administration by the Japanese. The Japanese population rose to over 100,000. The indigenous population was 40,000.<br>'''1934''' They were annexed to Japan.<br>'''1942''' Bombed and occupied by the Americans during World War II<br>'''1947''' The United Nations placed Palau under U.S. administration as a trust territory (TTPI). A High Commissioner was appointed administrators for each district..<br>'''1951''' The U.S. Navy Dept.’s authority was passed to the U.S. Department of the Interior.<br>'''1979''' The districts become states of the Federation, a judicial system was established, and an orderly transfer of government from the U.S. to the Federal States of Micronesia is made.<br>'''1986''' Palau becomes an independent part of the Federated States of Micronesia.<br>'''1994''' Palau becomes independent, in free association with the USA.  
 
'''700 A.D.''' Chinese made contact with the Micronesian and Polynesian inhabitants.<br>'''1525''' Spanish arrived<br>'''1886''' Spain took control.<br>'''1899''' After the Spanish-American war, the islands were sold to Germany.<br>'''1914''' The Japanese occupied the islands.<br>'''1920''' League of Nations mandated civil administration by the Japanese. The Japanese population rose to over 100,000. The indigenous population was 40,000.<br>'''1934''' They were annexed to Japan.<br>'''1942''' Bombed and occupied by the Americans during World War II<br>'''1947''' The United Nations placed Palau under U.S. administration as a trust territory (TTPI). A High Commissioner was appointed administrators for each district..<br>'''1951''' The U.S. Navy Dept.’s authority was passed to the U.S. Department of the Interior.<br>'''1979''' The districts become states of the Federation, a judicial system was established, and an orderly transfer of government from the U.S. to the Federal States of Micronesia is made.<br>'''1986''' Palau becomes an independent part of the Federated States of Micronesia.<br>'''1994''' Palau becomes independent, in free association with the USA.  
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== Jurisdictions  ==
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Pauau is divided into 16 states.
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*Ngiwal
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*Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research (Wiki article [[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|click here]])
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*[http://www.micronesiagenweb.com/islands/palau/index.html Micronesia Genealogy Project for Palau]
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*[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/other/International/PALAU.html%7C Palau Mailing List]
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Revision as of 21:55, 16 July 2012

Micronesia Area Map.PNG
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Pacific Island Guide Micronesia  >  Palau
News

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Events
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Topics
*Archives and Libraries

See the CIA World Factbook at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ps.html

General Information

Palau flag.png
Palau is the smallest nation in the world. It is the westernmost cluster of the 6 major island groups that make up the Caroline Islands. Population in the year 2000 was 19,129. The archipelago includes more than 200 islands, of which 8 are inhabited. The religious majority is Roman Catholic.

The LDS Church had 426 members here, with one district (Koror) and 2 branches in the year 2008.

Historical background

700 A.D. Chinese made contact with the Micronesian and Polynesian inhabitants.
1525 Spanish arrived
1886 Spain took control.
1899 After the Spanish-American war, the islands were sold to Germany.
1914 The Japanese occupied the islands.
1920 League of Nations mandated civil administration by the Japanese. The Japanese population rose to over 100,000. The indigenous population was 40,000.
1934 They were annexed to Japan.
1942 Bombed and occupied by the Americans during World War II
1947 The United Nations placed Palau under U.S. administration as a trust territory (TTPI). A High Commissioner was appointed administrators for each district..
1951 The U.S. Navy Dept.’s authority was passed to the U.S. Department of the Interior.
1979 The districts become states of the Federation, a judicial system was established, and an orderly transfer of government from the U.S. to the Federal States of Micronesia is made.
1986 Palau becomes an independent part of the Federated States of Micronesia.
1994 Palau becomes independent, in free association with the USA.

Jurisdictions

Pauau is divided into 16 states.

  • Aimeliik
  • Airai
  • Angaur
  • Hatohobei
  • Kayangel
  • Koror
  • Melekeok
  • Ngaraard
  • Ngarchelong
  • Ngardmau
  • Ngatpang
  • Ngchesar
  • Ngeremlengui
  • Ngiwal
  • Peleliu
  • Sonsorol

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Research Tools


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Resources available

Go to the Internet at familysearch.org and click on theLibrary. From that tab, click on the Family History Library Catalog. Choose a Place search. Then type inPalau.
Or, you can use a Film/fiche number search and look at the descriptions os these microfilms, all of which contain information about the Caroline Islands: 1779918, 928558 items 2 and 12, 1717502 and 1717753. General Information


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