Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records, 1951-2010 .
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Location of Micronesia, Micronesia
Record Description
Record Type: Court Records
Collection years: 1951-2010
Languages: English
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What is in the Collection?

This collection contains images of court documents from the Supreme Court of Pohnpei for the years 1951-2010. The records consist primarily of case files for criminal and civil proceedings, dockets, and appeals. Also included are wills, inheritances, land leases, deeds, and miscellaneous court actions.

Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records, 1951-2010.

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What Can These Records Tell Me?

Court records normally include:

  • Name of deceased
  • Name of spouse
  • Name of witnesses
  • Full names of children
  • Date of record

How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching, it is best to know the following:

  • Name of the person
  • Year of the record

As you search, look for a record which matches this information.

View the Images

  1. Go to the Browse Page for the collection
  2. Click on the correct Court Name link
  3. Click on the correct Event Type link
  4. Click on the correct Year or Inclusive Years link
  5. Click on the correct File Numbers link to open the image viewer
  6. Use the onscreen controls to move between record images as you look for a match

What Do I Do Next?

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

  • Copy down all the information from the record.
  • Cite the record; see below for help citing this records in this collection.
  • Use the information to find the person in census or church records.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • When looking for an individual with a common name, look at all the search results before deciding which is the correct person. Use other information, such as place of birth, age, occupation, or names of parents, to help with this decision.
  • Try variations of given names and surnames. A person might have been listed under a middle name, nickname, or abbreviation of their given name.
  • Vary the search terms. For example, expand the date range or search by either the given name or surname to return a broader list search results.
  • Search the records of nearby locations.

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
"Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records, 1951-2010." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Pohnpei Supreme Court. Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court records. Supreme Court, Pohnpei.

Image Citation
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Micronesia, Pohnpei, Court Records, 1951-2010.

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