Google + RSS Feed

Heir Adoptions

0

April 18, 2011 by Valerie Elkins

Almost all Japanese families somewhere on their family tree you will find adoptions. It is necessary to understand that these …
keep reading


How Do You Say “genealogy” In Japanese?

0

March 30, 2011 by Valerie Elkins

The short answer is keizu. The longer answer is not so easy. There several reasons why it is difficult for …
keep reading


Creating Records that are Disaster-Proof

2

March 22, 2011 by Valerie Elkins

Japan has experienced disasters before. During WWII the 82 day Battle of Okinawa or tetsu no ami [rain of steel] …
keep reading


How to Obtain Your Family’s Koseki (Family Household Registration)

6

February 26, 2011 by Valerie Elkins

The┬ákoseki is kept and protected by the city hall in the hometown (honseki) or permanent address of the head of …
keep reading


About

2

January 20, 2011 by Valerie Elkins

My name is Valerie…not very Japanese sounding is it? I’m not even Japanese…so why am I writing a blog helping …
keep reading


Why are there no Japanese records online?

9

January 20, 2011 by Valerie Elkins

If you have searched for your ancestor from Japan on any online database (like Ancestry.com), you have already discovered that …
keep reading


Japanese Genealogy Help

Search This Blog