'''2. Gather written records.<br>'''My mother wrote our family genealogy on a family map, or ''Hohoko''. Many Tongan families have charts like this. She wrote on sail cloth with a ball point pen so it could be folded up and carried and not be torn or destroyed by the elements. The map is about 4 feet wide and 20 feet long. (See the [[Step 5. Organize your information|picture in Step 5 of the Pacific Island Guide]].)
'''3. Enter information into
Persona Ancestral File or similar computer program.'''<br>Family members helped me copy the information from the ''Hohoko'' into the [[PAF and Other Genealogy Organizers|Person Ancesral File computer program]]. From there, it can be printed out as [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Image:Pedigree_Chart_Blank.png pedigree charts] and [[Family group record: roadmap for researchers|family group records]] and entered into the TempleReady program to request [[Step 10. Submit names to the IGI|LDS temple ordinance work]].
'''4. Write what is learned and share the information with others.<br>'''We also compiled the stories of our family and published them in a book, Tisina Wolfgramm Gerber, ''[http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH27&CISOPTR=31717 Iohani Wolfgramm, Man of Faith and Courage]'' [FHL book 921.9612 G313i]. Testimonies, family stories and memories, as well as family history of our ancestors have been compiled in this book. You also could eventually compile your family stories into a book, if you have the time and the means to do it,
'''Iohani and Salote Wolfgramm Papers'''
Tisina Wolfgramm Gerber
, ''[Iohani and Salote Wolfgramm Papers]'' (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 2003) [[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=1116459&disp=%5BThe+Iohani+and+Salote+Wolfgramm+paper%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL film 1224623]]. These papers include :<br>
*''95 Genealogy Charts of Royal Families, Nobles, and Chiefs from `Ahoeitu and Tangaloa and his son `Ahoeitu (the first Tui Tonga, 950 A.D.) to Tui Ha`atakalaua, 1450, including the Ha`a Túi Kanokupolu line.'' This is not a complete record, but only a few from the Genealogy papers of Iohani and Salote Wolfgramm.
*''Amelia Tamaha Records from the year 1844''
*Túi Latai Mataele (''who came from the royal lines) book of records
he copied from the Tongan Royal Palace''
*''Veikune book of records of Queen Matáaho’s father.''
*''77 Genealogy Charts of Royal Families, Nobles, and Chiefs from `Ahueitu and Tangaloa and his son `Aho Eitu, the first Tui Tonga 950 A.D. to Takulaua Tui, Ha`a Takalaua 1450, including the Ha'a Túi Kanokupolu line. ''These charts are in larger print, with some additional names than are found on the 99 Genealogy Charts of Royal Families, Nobles, and Chiefs in this same collection.
An important collection of copied genealogies for Tonga is found in the <u>''Cole-Jensen Collection: Oral Genealogies and Genealogical Information Collected from the Polnesian Peoples and from the Pacific Islands.''</u> These records were collected over a 50 year period and microfilmed in 1984 by the Genealogical Sociey of Utah. The original collection consisted of 51 binders. The original materials no longer exist as an intact collection. However, there are nine microfilms: '''1358001''' through 1'''358009''', available at various family history centers. This collection sontains family group records, pedigree charts, and oral genealoges collected from the lslands of Hawaii, New Zealand, Samoa, Tonga, Niue, Cook Ilslands, and French Polynesia, including the Society, Marquesas, Austral Islands, and the Tuamotu Archipelago. The following microfilms contain Tongan information:
1358004: Newspaper article with pictures of Queen Salote Tupou III and Tongan genealogies from Binder 20.
1358006: Names, dates, and places for 1000 pedigree charts. From Binder 35.