Japan, Iwate Land Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection contains land and property records for the years 1650-1800.
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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]
These records are written in Japanese using Romanized and Japanese characters. For help reading these records see Japanese Genealogical Word List.
To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- Name of grantor
- Name of grantee
- Date of record
- Date of registration
- Document number
- Person's signature
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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
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- Name of the person (grantor or grantee)
- Approximate date of the event
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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I Can’t Find The Person I’m Looking for, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Japan.
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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