Monday, January 05, 2009

FamilySearch: 4 million records added

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5 January 2009
FamilySearch added about 4 million new records to its Record Search pilot over the holidays. Patrons will find records from Brazil, Hungary, Czech Republic, Southern Bohemia, Třeboň, West Virginia, and the much anticipated Indian Territory records from the 1900 U.S. Census. See the chart below for more details. The new records can be searched for free at www.FamilySearch.org (Click Search Records, then Record Search pilot).

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
Civil Registration
1,291,670 Digital Images
Updated – New localities added to browse

Hungary Funeral Notices
539,096 Digital Images
New

Czech Republic, Southern Bohemia,
Třeboň Archive Church Books
24,835 Digital Images
New

Arizona Death Certificates
265,726 Indexed Records
264,534 Digital Images
New

West Virginia Births
242,781 Indexed Records
Ten new counties added

West Virginia Deaths
402,154 Indexed Records
Ten new counties added

West Virginia Marriages
393,867 Indexed Records
Ten new counties added

1900 United States Census
826,030 Indexed Records
Added Indian Territory