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Need help to find relatives at Xin-min, Puning, Guangdong


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i am a Vietnamese, I known that my grand-grand-parent came from China at the end of XiX century.


All the information that I get is he came from Xin-min village - 新民村, Pu-ning district - 普寧邑, Guangdong province. His family name is Chan (Chen).


I dont know how to find out his origin, maybe someone know how to help me.


Tks in advance.

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Throughout SE Asia, Chinese immigrants from particular regions often banded together to form clan associations. A number of these still exist, and you might search for one fitting your ancestors' origin that could help you.


(Family research, no matter the country, can be a decades-long adventure, especially if you can't deal with the language; expect to devote years off and on to this.)

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