Philippines Chinese Voluntary Association Records

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Chinese Voluntary Association Records

Chinese Volunteer Association Records

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

Record type: Family history, memorabilia, membership applications.

Time Period: 1850-present.

Content: Birth, marriage and death registers, ancestral tablets, genealogies, family origin data, relatives. May include other types of Chinese materials such as censuses and immigration records.

Location: Association offices, municipal archives.

Population coverage: 3%.

Reliability: Good.[1]


  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Philippines,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1986-1999.