Genealogy Projects tagged with Civil Service Examinations on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Jinshi degree through the ages

    The Jinshi degree originated in 605 CE (Sui Dynasty), and has evolved to be the sole stepping stone into the higher echelon of the civil service by the time of the Ming and the Qing. The Ming and Qing Jinshi are well documented; while the earlier ones are largely incomplete. Family genealogies often taken careful notes of such accomplishments, and can be a valuable source to compile a complete ...