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Genealogy Garage: Exploring Chinese Genealogy Books (Zupu) on My China Roots

Date
May 18
Time
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
youtube.com/watch?v=lCAFWyvjvjI
Council District
City Council District 14

This session will give an overview of Chinese genealogy books (also known as zupu or jiapu): what they are, how they can be used in your Chinese family history research, and how to search for yours inside the My China Roots database. Using samples from the database, Clotilde Yap will present the main sections of a typical zupu, how to locate your ancestor’s name, and how to extract your lineage from a zupu. On the day and time of the event, go to the website (YouTube channel). Sign in with a free YouTube account if you would like to ask questions during the live event.

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