Friday, September 12, 2008

FamilySearch: 12 Sept Update

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friend Paul Nauta of FamilySearch.org. Please address all inquiries to Support@FamilySearch.org .

12 September 2008
The following free collections were added to the Record Search pilot this week at FamilySearch.org (go to Search Records and then Record Search pilot or directly at http://pilot.familysearch.org).

Thanks as always to the growing number of online FamilySearch Indexing volunteers who help make these historic records so readily available. Individuals interested in volunteering on current or future indexing projects can do so immediately at FamilySearchIndexing.org.

Key
Project
Images (yes or no)
Indexed (yes or no)
Records Comments

1850 U.S.
Yes
587,550
Added Louisiana and Wisconsin

1850 U.S. Slave Schedule
Yes
243,023
Added Slave Schedule for Louisiana

Mexico-Burials and Marriages, 1700 to 1900
No 1,486,827
Database was reloaded with enhanced search capabilities to recognize more family/surnames.

Norway-Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1700 to 1900
No
6,018,831
Database was reloaded with enhanced search capabilities to recognize more family/surnames.

Spain, Avila-Catholic Parish Records 1530 to 1935 534,149
No
Digital images only preparatory to indexing online.