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Korea
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Record Description
Record Type: Obituaries and cemetery records
Collection years: 100-2015
Languages: Korean and Chinese
Title in the Language: 한국 부고 와 묘지 기록
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Obituaries

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  • Birth Place
  • Name at Birth
  • Parents' Names

Cemetery Records

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