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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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811 8,694 Name
by Henry
Apr 21, 2019 16:16:58 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

371 3,601 Chan from Gaoyao district
by Henry
Apr 21, 2019 9:44:44 GMT -5
No New Posts Chinese culture and protocols

To share and ask questions on Chinese culture.

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83 535 Adoption in Guangdong province in the 1930s
by Henry
Apr 17, 2019 13:16:19 GMT -5
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Post your genealogy experience or story with the rest of us.

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164 1,777 Africa: The Tham Nomadic Travels
by ian54
Apr 6, 2019 19:33:57 GMT -5
No New Posts The paper trail

Recommend genealogy or genealogy related books and book reviews here.

Moderators: kinmun, twoupman

85 279 Newspapers - China families
by seemex
Apr 18, 2019 22:17:27 GMT -5
No New Posts Software for Chinese Genealogy - 1 Viewing

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

33 270 Unusual tone marks
by genekl
Jan 29, 2019 11:43:21 GMT -5
No New Posts Clan and district associations

Addresses, activities and history of overseas clan and distrrict associations

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34 202 Fung Clan Association in Hong Kong
by canadianchan
Jul 6, 2018 11:56:49 GMT -5
No New Posts Clan Progenitor References - 1 Viewing

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

Moderator: Henry

34 657 Chen/Tan/Chan/Chin (陳/陈) Clan
by philiptancl
Apr 18, 2019 20:31:08 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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22 156 23andMe Ancestry Composition
by trevor
Feb 10, 2019 20:56:48 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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by lachinatown
Jan 19, 2019 15:43:51 GMT -5
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102 305 Online Hoisanva Dictionary Updated!!!
by jeremychin
Mar 8, 2019 10:05:18 GMT -5
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123 389 searching Fujian YungChun Link
by citylim
Mar 11, 2019 3:22:53 GMT -5
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215 637 AN OUTRAGE
by jschikan
Apr 18, 2019 12:30:41 GMT -5
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120 529 Family Crest coat of arms
by jeremychin
Apr 3, 2019 11:06:47 GMT -5

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by ginagaladriel
Dec 5, 2016 11:22:48 GMT -5
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110 623 Village Houses
by ian54
Dec 16, 2018 11:38:34 GMT -5

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Mar 24, 2013 16:20:31 GMT -5
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by lachinatown
May 7, 2018 15:43:55 GMT -5
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1 8 A minute of your time
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Dec 12, 2017 9:52:56 GMT -5


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