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Do you have questions related to Chinese genealogy? Post it here. Or do you have some insignhts that you would like to share? Post it here.

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529 5,966 Shi family (施)
by michel
Mar 30, 2015 22:37:46 GMT -5
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You have the name of your village but just can't find it on the map? Why not post it here? Somebody out there may have a map with your village on it.

Moderator: Henry

217 2,199 Wu Shek village in Sar Woo township -Yunping
by allant
Mar 30, 2015 9:54:37 GMT -5
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To share and ask questions on Chinese culture.

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55 329 Bruce Lee in LA Chinatown
by lachinatown
Mar 27, 2015 17:28:12 GMT -5
No New Posts Sharing Tales

Post your genealogy experience or story with the rest of us.

Moderator: helen

128 1,496 Looking for translator in Taishan
by laurenb
Mar 6, 2015 10:22:16 GMT -5
No New Posts The paper trail

Recommend genealogy or genealogy related books and book reviews here.

Moderators: kinmun, twoupman

65 191 Australian Trove archive and historical Chinese newspapers
by kerry
Mar 17, 2015 5:55:19 GMT -5
No New Posts Software for Chinese Genealogy

Chinese genealogy has its uniqueness which can be challenging to the standard off the shelve software. This section is for us to share our experiences, frustrations and work arounds.

Moderator: Doug 周

29 228 Charting Software-Programmer's call for help
by Doug 周
Oct 27, 2014 17:12:49 GMT -5
No New Posts Clan and district associations

Addresses, activities and history of overseas clan and distrrict associations

Moderator: Woodson

30 176 Gee Family Associations
by ida
Jan 13, 2015 17:27:54 GMT -5
No New Posts Clan Progenitor References

The names of clan ancestors at the province, county, and
town levels are very useful as nodes for linking clan lineages.

Moderator: Henry

18 378 Lin/Lim/Lam/Lum (林) Clan
by Doug 周
Mar 25, 2015 10:35:34 GMT -5
No New Posts DNA Chinese Genealogy

With DNA has become more accessible to the general public more and more people have found it useful in their genealogy search.

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10 57 mtDNA Haplogroup C
by Doug 周
Mar 6, 2015 2:50:50 GMT -5
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We've started a Chinese genealogy wiki for our members and visitors to collaborate and share their knowledge.

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3 22 Chinese Roots Wiki
by Doug 周
Mar 29, 2015 19:10:08 GMT -5
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Please post Chinese genealogy or resources links here

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93 279 A common male ancestor?
by blackwolf
Dec 21, 2014 12:06:22 GMT -5
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Links to sites featuring historic Chinese people of interest

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95 313 What do you know about YUAN MING YUEN 圓明園
by Doug 周
Feb 18, 2015 10:44:03 GMT -5
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194 584 Digging up the family roots
by helen
Jan 29, 2015 23:41:07 GMT -5
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107 466 New Chinese American Exhibit at NY Historical Society
by Doug 周
Mar 29, 2015 12:08:03 GMT -5

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16 44 ALS Challenge Came to Malaysia
by philiptancl
Sept 4, 2014 6:05:33 GMT -5
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101 581 Denying Historians: China’s Archives Increasingly Off-Bounds
by helen
Aug 30, 2014 22:52:25 GMT -5

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8 50 Membership
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Mar 24, 2013 16:20:31 GMT -5
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by Doug 周
Mar 13, 2015 14:41:48 GMT -5
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