American Samoa, Delayed Birth Registrations - FamilySearch Historical Records
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American Samoa, Delayed Birth Registrations, 1962-1972
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|Flag of Territory of American Samoa|
|High Court of American Samoa|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection contains affidavits of delayed registration of births from American Samoa from 1962 to 1972. The original microfilms are held at the High Court, Pago Pago in American Samoa. Records may be in either English or Samoan.
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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]
These records are written in Samoan and English.
What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Search the Index[edit | edit source]Search by name by visiting the Collection Details Page.
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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Look at the original record to see if it may contain information that was not recorded in the index
- Use the information to find other records about the person
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I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Examine the original record to see if there were errors in transcription.
- There may be more than one person in the records with the same name
- Sometimes individuals were known by other names during their lifetime
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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