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The four top sources for Japanese genealogical research are: [http://www.accessj.com/2013/01/koseki-japanese-family-registration.html ''koseki''] (household registers), ''kakochō'' (Buddhist death registers), ''Shumonchō'' (Examination of Religion Register), and ''kafu'' (compiled family sources).<ref>John W. Orton, Basil P. Yang, Ted A. Telford, and Kenji Suzuki, "Panel: East Asian Family Sources: The Genealogical Society of Utah," ''World Conference on Records: Preserving Our Heritage, August 12-15, 1980,'' Vol. 11: Asian and African Family and Local History. {{FHL|33546|item|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 929.1 W893 1980 v. 11}} Shumonchō are also known as ninbetuchō and goningumichō. Compiled family sources are also known as keizu.</ref>
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The four top sources for Japanese genealogical research are: koseki (household registers), kakochō (Buddhist death registers), Shumonchō (Examination of Religion Register), and kafu (compiled family sources).[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John W. Orton, Basil P. Yang, Ted A. Telford, and Kenji Suzuki, "Panel: East Asian Family Sources: The Genealogical Society of Utah," World Conference on Records: Preserving Our Heritage, August 12-15, 1980, Vol. 11: Asian and African Family and Local History. FHL US/CAN Book 929.1 W893 1980 v. 11 Shumonchō are also known as ninbetuchō and goningumichō. Compiled family sources are also known as keizu.