Welcome to the Chinese Genealogy message board!
Our aim is the exchange of genealogy information and knowledge.
Due to the high number of spam effective immediately only members can post. We apology for the inconvenience.
All members please ensure your browser is set to accept cookies. Otherwise you may not be able to post.
Alternatively you can list us as one of your trusted sites.
Time difference between your computer and board is due to the host is on EST.
Members from other time zones can adjust their time zone setting. It is under Profile, Preferences, Time Zone.

Shop Talk

Board Threads Posts Last Post
No New Posts Chinese genealogy - 2 Viewing

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

899 9,572 Great Grandfather "Lee Chin" from Guangdong to Jamaica
by Henry
Oct 22, 2020 15:34:16 GMT -5
No New Posts Location, location, location - 1 Viewing

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

409 3,951 Aigang Village
by kate
Oct 22, 2020 19:29:00 GMT -5
No New Posts Chinese culture and protocols

To share and ask questions on Chinese culture.

Moderator: lachinatown

87 565 Regarding ancestor veneration
by jessie
Oct 13, 2020 15:56:07 GMT -5
No New Posts Sharing Tales

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

Moderator: helen

164 1,815 Hoy Ping (Kaiping) Wongs
by babaruby
Oct 15, 2020 4:07:40 GMT -5
No New Posts The paper trail

Recommend genealogy or genealogy related books and book reviews here.

Moderators: kinmun, twoupman

86 281 Welcome to China Families
by peace
May 17, 2019 12:55:10 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

38 296 Calendar conversion: lunar calendar to Western calendar
by gckimm
Oct 8, 2020 12:00:07 GMT -5
No New Posts Clan and district associations

Addresses, activities and history of overseas clan and distrrict associations

Moderator: Woodson

39 233 Tom ( 譚 ) Clan
by Henry
Oct 10, 2020 12:42:57 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

36 775 Chen/Tan/Chan/Chin (陳/陈) Clan
by kingchua19
Sept 29, 2020 3:30:58 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.

Moderator: kantmakm

29 209 So I took a DNA test and the results were surprising!
by mailon
Jul 28, 2020 1:55:01 GMT -5
No New Posts Tips on posting

Tips and ideas to help you to get the most out your postings

Moderator: Woodson

by boycua
Jul 29, 2020 6:01:56 GMT -5


Board Threads Posts Last Post
No New Posts Chinese Roots Wiki

We've started a Chinese genealogy wiki for our members and visitors to collaborate and share their knowledge.

Moderators: doug, Henry, christine

3 55 Chinese Roots Wiki
by terrencelee
Sept 24, 2020 22:11:42 GMT -5
No New Posts Genealogy links - 3 Viewing

Please post Chinese genealogy or resources links here

Moderator: maisan

103 309 Libraries & Archives
by mailon
Jul 28, 2020 2:15:38 GMT -5
No New Posts Historic links - 1 Viewing

Links to sites featuring historic Chinese people of interest

Moderator: Woodson

123 394 Fook Wah (or Wo) Tong & Co., San Francisco
by sclee415
Oct 3, 2020 12:19:15 GMT -5
No New Posts News links

Links that are of interest to other members and visitors

Moderator: Woodson

Sub-board: Sichuan earthquake

216 640 Douglas Lam
by douglaslam
Jan 11, 2020 8:59:30 GMT -5
No New Posts Culture, arts and literature

To explore Chinese culture and arts

Moderator: Woodson

121 531 Huntington Library, San Marino, California USA
by lachinatown
Oct 2, 2020 12:42:56 GMT -5

The lighter side

Board Threads Posts Last Post
No New Posts Laugh-in - 1 Viewing

Do you have a joke, a riddle, or an oddity which you wish to share with other members? Post them here.

Moderator: Woodson

17 46 Bored ?
by ginagaladriel
Dec 5, 2016 11:22:48 GMT -5
No New Posts Kitchen sink

Items which don't belong to any of the groups.

Moderator: Woodson

113 637 Village Houses
by ian54
Jun 25, 2020 12:21:17 GMT -5

Suggestions and Comments

Board Threads Posts Last Post
No New Posts Suggestion box

Suggestions and ideas from members and visitors on improving this site are more than welcome

Moderator: Woodson

8 50 Membership
by chak
Mar 24, 2013 16:20:31 GMT -5
No New Posts Comments

Your thoughts and opinions of this board and the Siyi Genealogy web site

Moderator: Woodson

11 46 Tracing my roots
by screwfac3
Jul 14, 2020 6:34:50 GMT -5
No New Posts Poll

Surveys, a passive expression of opinions

Moderator: Administrator

1 8 A minute of your time
by nnfong70
Dec 12, 2017 9:52:56 GMT -5


Board Threads Posts Last Post
No New Posts Introduction

Welcome message from moderator. Posting is restricted.

Moderator: Administrator

1 1
No New Posts Board stuff

Info and updates. Posting is restricted.

Moderator: Administrator

6 7 ProBoard Update
by Administrator
Apr 29, 2013 10:50:48 GMT -5


New Posts New Posts No New Posts No New Posts

Forum Information & Statistics

Board Statistics
Threads and Posts
Total Threads: 2,547      Total Posts: 20,572
Last Updated: Aigang Village by kate (Oct 22, 2020 19:29:00 GMT -5)
Recent Threads - Recent Posts - RSS Feed
Total Members: 3,285
Newest Member: downt
Most Users Online: 154 (Feb 9, 2018 13:39:11 GMT -5)
View today's birthdays
Members Online
Users Online
0 Staff, 0 Members, 11 Guests.
24 Hours
Users Online in the Last 24 Hours
0 Staff, 8 Members, 364 Guests.
davidr8, helen, pamwong, jessie, gckimm, Henry, Doug 周, philiptancl