Thursday, October 28, 2010

FamilySearch Update: Ghana, Germany, Norway, Puerto Rico among newest publications

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friends at FamilySearch.org. Please address all inquiries to support@FamilySearch.org.

Over 2 million records from 6 countries now available

People with ancestors from Ghana now have free online access to valuable census records, the first images from that African country to be published on FamilySearch. Other new collections include over two million indexed records from Germany, Norway, Puerto Rico, and three U.S. states: Arkansas, Idaho, and Minnesota. Search these records now at http://Beta.FamilySearch.org.

See the chart below for the complete list of newly added or updated collections. 

Project
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
Germany, Ludwigshafen Church Record Extractions and Family Registers

106,564
New indexed records
Germany, 1890 - Mecklenburg-Schwerin Census
31,499

Additional images added
Ghana, 1982-1984 - Census

458,716
New indexed records
Norway, 1875 - Census
41,701

Additional images added
Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1836-2001
3,763

Additional images added
U.S., Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957
94,181
43,301
Additional records and images added
U.S., Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950
148,053
62,274
New indexed records and images
U.S., Minnesota State Census, 1905
1,973,884
52,150
New indexed records and images
U.S., Minnesota, State Census, 1865
3,396

New indexed records



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