Japan Record Finder
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This table can help you decide which records to search using the following steps:
- In column 1, find your goal.
- In column 2, find the types of records most likely to have the information you need.
- In column 3, find additional records that may be useful.
|What you are looking for:||Try these records first:||Other useful records:|
|Birth date and birthplace|
|Municipal origins and boundaries|
|Parents, children, and other family members|
|Places of residence|
Record Types and Beginning Dates
|Record Type (English)||Record Type (Japanese)||Records Begin|
|Buddhist death registration||Kakocho||1675|
|Christian church||Kirisuto Kyokai kiroku||1875|
|Religious inquisiiton census||Shumonno||1650|
|Compiled histories; family and clan genealogies||Keizu||800|
|Emigrant passenger lists; Assorted papers on emigrant shipping||Ryokaku meibo to imin unsosen mondai zakken||1875|
|Enshrined patriots||Senshisha meibo||1875|
|Feudal government calendars||Daimyocho||1525|