Family Registries

Family Registries:
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Jeff, Thanks!Fellow researcher Jeff Morita was nice enough to write about his experience of trying to obtain copies of his grandparents' koseki from offices in Hiroshima-ken.


Gene, Thanks!Fellow researcher Gene Montgomery was nice enough to write about his experience of trying to obtain a birth certificate and koseki for his wife from offices in Okinawa-ken.


Ken, Thanks!Fellow researcher Ken Honda was nice enough to write about his experience of trying to obtain copies of his great-grandparents' koseki from offices in Fukuoka-ken.


KaimyouKaimyou Some very rough information about posthumous names that may appear on temple records.


Information, tips, or experiences about obtaining a copy of a koseki from Japan are happily accepted here!

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