Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Jepara, Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Jepara, Court Records
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Jepara, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
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Record Description
Record Type Court
Collection years 1960-2013
Languages Indonesian
Title in the Language: Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Jepara Pengadilan Negeri Arsip
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What is in This Collection?

When complete, this collection will include records from 1960-2013 and consist of records from the district court of Jepara, Central Java, Indonesia.

Reading These Records

These records are written in Indonesian. For help reading these records see the following:

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Jepara, Court Records, 1980-2013.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The information in these records usually include the following:

Birth Certificates

  • Name and Gender of Child
  • Date of Birth
  • Place of Birth
  • Father’s Name
  • Mother’s Name (Including Maiden Name)
  • Place of Residence
  • Name of Witnesses or Godparents

Adoption Applications

  • Parents’ Names
  • Parents’ Dates of Birth
  • Employment/Income
  • Date of Marriage
  • Name of Child
  • Child’s Date of Birth
  • Ethnicity of Child

Inheritance Decrees

  • Name of Decedent
  • Date of Death
  • Name of Beneficiaries
  • List of inheritance items

Collection Content

For additional details about these records and help using them see Indonesia, Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records) and Indonesia, Naturalization and Citizenship Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Sample Images

Coverage Table

Record English Translation Dates
Kewarganegaraan Indonesian citizenship records 1960-1961, 1979, 1981-1997
Permohonan Ahli Waris Heir application records 1973-2013
Permononan Ganti Nama Applications for name changes 200-2013

How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Name of ancestor
  • Approximate year of event (such as immigration, birth, or marriage)
  • Last place of residence of individual or parents

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page

  1. Select Record Type
  2. Select Year and Number(s) to view the images

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

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

  • Use the information you find to determine when vital events in your ancestor's life occurred. This can lead to information that can point to additional family members and generations
  • Use the information to find other records
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • Check for them with another name. An individual may appear with only one of their names, an abbreviation of their name, or an alias
  • Search the records of nearby localities such as Pati, Kudus, and Demak

Research Helps

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Indonesia.

Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation
"Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Jepara, Court Records, 1960-2013." Images. FamilySearch. : 14 June 2016. Pengadilan Negeri Jepara (Jepara District Court, Central Java).
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

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