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Re: gggrandfather born Amoy, China


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Posted by JWC Low on November 20, 1997 at 21:12:57:

In Reply to: gggrandfather born Amoy, China posted by Patricia May on April 19, 1997 at 23:19:16:

I saw European listings on microfilm at the Latter Saints Family History Center in China. Their libraries are located in many areas internationally. Initially, I searched their microfische which has a copy of the catalog card with descriptions of the microfilm or book contents, Under different subjects for different parts of China and other countries, such as:China, Kwangtung, Chungshan-Hsien-Emigration and Immigration. I had to borrow the actual microfilm by interlibrary from Salt Lake City, Utah from the local family history center. Europeans were listed by name and occupation; some were listed as a member of a parish in Shanghai, HK, etc. (baptisms, marriages, deaths). Mostly, I found the handwritten/typed entries legible. Some entries are short on details.Good luck.


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