Malaysia Chinese Community Records

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Chinese community records (Dokumen persamaan Cina)

Research use: Family linkage material, family place of origin, gives original Chinese characters.

Record type: Family history, vital data, memorabilia, immigration, name adoption, Chinese temple and association data.

Time Period: 1800-present.

Content: Birth, marriage and death information, ancestral tablets, genealogies, family origin data, relatives, memberships. May include census and immigration data.

Location: Heirs of Chinese community kapitans, Chinese associations.

Population coverage: 10%.

Reliability: Good.[1]

References

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 2000.