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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.

Moderator: twoupman

509 5,523 Common Ancestor with Surname Chen (陳/陈)
by kjhong
Sept 14, 2014 3:06:23 GMT -5
No New Posts Location, location, location

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

202 2,075 The Wong side of the family
by lachinatown
Sept 9, 2014 10:04:27 GMT -5
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To share and ask questions on Chinese culture.

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50 310 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympics Opening Ceremony
by laohuaqiao
Aug 18, 2014 15:45:09 GMT -5
No New Posts Sharing Tales

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

Moderator: helen

116 1,415 75th Anniversary of Chinese War Refugees allowed into NZ
by helen
Sept 11, 2014 3:31:33 GMT -5
No New Posts The paper trail

Recommend genealogy or genealogy related books and book reviews here.

Moderators: kinmun, twoupman

61 172 Recommend reading: The Lucky Ones:... by Mae Ngai
by kjhong
Aug 28, 2014 16:43:06 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

27 217 Making sure GEDCOM is precise & accurate
by Doug 周
Aug 25, 2014 1:49:52 GMT -5
No New Posts Clan and district associations - 1 Viewing

Addresses, activities and history of overseas clan and distrrict associations

Moderator: Woodson

30 175 Tan Genealogy: Heritage and Lineage
by Henry
Aug 29, 2014 18:58:21 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

17 366 Wu Cheng Zeng Genealogy (武城曾氏重修族譜)
by kjhong
Sept 1, 2014 1:54:58 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 47 FYI-DNA links of interest
by Doug 周
Aug 19, 2014 0:02:25 GMT -5
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18 90 Finding your village with help - Kaiping Municpal Government
by helen
Jul 12, 2014 18:15:53 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 14 Village /surname database on Hok Shan/Heshan
by laohuaqiao
Mar 25, 2013 23:59:11 GMT -5
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Please post Chinese genealogy or resources links here

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93 276 Around China: Genealogy is no match for urbanization
by chinesesurname
Apr 24, 2014 21:23:10 GMT -5
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Links to sites featuring historic Chinese people of interest

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94 312 My China Roots via John Jung
by douglaslam
Sept 7, 2014 7:59:12 GMT -5
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191 578 Appoitment as the Chairman of the Board of Governors for MBT
by philiptancl
Jul 25, 2014 11:00:54 GMT -5
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To explore Chinese culture and arts

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105 430 食在香港 Eat, drink and be Merry Hong Kong Style
by lachinatown
Aug 11, 2014 22:15:33 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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Items which don't belong to any of the groups.

Moderator: Woodson

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
by chak
Mar 24, 2013 16:20:31 GMT -5
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9 40 Tracing my roots
by bengtek
Jul 29, 2014 22:53:11 GMT -5
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1 7 A minute of your time
by kjhong
Jul 17, 2014 14:38:24 GMT -5


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