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The '''Place''' Search of the Family History Library Catalog will help you find and use records about Tongans. In the online Catalog click on each blue underlined topic or title to see more details about it. Click the '''View Film Notes''' button to see microfilm numbers. The sources on microfilm can be ordered and viewed at your local Family HIstory Center. To find a Family History Center near you, [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp click here]. Search the online Catalog for the records of Tongan ancestors at each of the following levels:
'''''National level.''''' Use the Place Search to find the records of for the whole nation of Tonga. To do this {{FHL|Tonga|subject|disp=click here}}, and then click on the blue underlined topic of interest. <br>
'''''Island group level.''''' Likewise, use the Place Search to find additional records at the island group level. Click one of the main three island groups below and then click on the blue underlined topic of interest within that group. <br>
*{{FHL|Tonga%2C+Ha%27apai|subject|disp=Ha`apai}} island group
*{{FHL|Tonga%2C+Vava%27u|subject|disp=Vava`u}} island group
'''''Island level.''''' Some of the records of Tonga are about an entire island, for example, Niuafo'ou. To start, open the the Place Search by httpclicking [https://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display#form=localitysearch&columns=*,0,0 clicking catalog here {{dead link}}]. Then find records at the island level by typing the name of the island in the ''Place'' field, and then clicking on the '''Search''' button. In the ''Place Search Results'' click the blue underlined name of the island. Then click the blue underlined topic of interest for that island to see titles under that topic. Click the blue underlined title to see more details. If available, also click the '''View Film Notes''' button. <br>
'''''Village level.''''' Some records are only about one village, for example, Hoi. To start, open the the Place Search by httpclicking [https://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display#form=localitysearch&columns=*,0,0 clicking catalog here {{dead link}}]. Then find records at the village level by typing the name of the village in the ''Place'' field, and then clicking on the '''Search''' button. In the ''Place Search Results'' click the blue underlined name of the village. Then click the blue underlined topic of interest for that village to see titles under that topic. Click the blue underlined title to see more details. If available, also click the '''View Film Notes''' button. <br>
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[[Category:Tonga]] [[Category:Pacific_Island_Research]]
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