Monday, November 22, 2010

FamilySearchIndexing: over 160 Million records in 2010

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

FamilySearch Indexers Pass the 160 Million Record Mark for 2010

FamilySearch volunteers have been busy–we have indexed 160 million records so far this year and more are on the way! New projects now available include records from Canada, England, Russia, and the United States. Completed collections that will soon be available on beta.familysearch.org include records from Canada, Germany, England, Russia, and the United States.

New Projects in the Past Two Weeks

(See the chart below for a complete list and current status of all indexing projects.)

Recently Completed Projects

(Note: Recently completed projects have been removed from the available online indexing batches and will now go through a final completion check process. They will be published at beta.familysearch.org in the near future.)

·         Canada, Ontario—Deaths, 1933–1937
·         Deutschland, Baden, Achern—Kirchenbücher, 1810–1869 [Part C]
·         Deutschland, Mecklenburg—Volkszählung, 1890 [Div 93–156]
·         U.K., Bristol—Parish Registers, 1837–1900 [Part G]
·         U.S., District of Columbia—1930 Federal Census
·         U.S., Indiana—WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942
·         U.S., Kentucky—1930 Federal Census
·         U.S., Vermont—Vital Records, 1760–1954 [Part A]
·         U.S., West Virginia—1930 Federal Census
·         Украина, Киев—Метрические книги русской православной церкви, 1843–1845 [Часть А]
Current FamilySearch Indexing Projects, Record Language, and Percent Completion

Spanish
49%
Spanish
89%
Spanish
33%
Portuguese
1%
Portuguese
12%
Portuguese
3%
Portuguese
51%
English
5%
English
(New)
English
91%
Česká republika, Litoměřice—Matriky, 1552-1905 [část 1]
(Tschechien, Litomerice—Kirchenbücher [Teil 1])
German
89%
Spanish
26%
Spanish
33%
Spanish
12%
Spanish
60%
German
3%
Spanish
22%
Spanish
2%
España, LugoRegistros Parroquiales, 15301930 [Parte 1]
Spanish
41%
France, Cherbourg—Registres Paroissiaux, 1802–1907
French
43%
France, Coutances—Registres Paroissiaux 1802–1907
French
45%
French
80%
France, Saint-Lo—Registres Paroissiaux, 1802–1907
French
58%
Spanish
9%
Spanish
21%
Italian
68%
Italian
40%
Spanish
1%
Mexico, Puebla—1930 Federal Censo
Spanish
70%
English
7%
Spanish
74%
Norwegian
2%
Spanish
72%
Portuguese
23%
Spanish
1%
Russland, Sankt Petersburg—Kirchenbuchduplikat, 1833–1885
German
35%
South Africa, Cape Province—Church Records, 1660–1970
Afrikaans, Dutch, English
63%
Swedish
64%
Swedish
71%
Swedish
29%
English
(New)
English
13%
English
(New)
English/
Old English
24%
Spanish
4%
English
55%
English
(New)
English
45%
English
37%
English
31%
English
(New)
English
23%
English
74%
English
57%
English
26%
English
9%
English
38%
English
92%
English
25%
English
24%
English
33%
English
31%
English
15%
English
9%
English
61%
English
17%
Spanish
7%
Spanish
94%
Spanish
3%
English
(New)
English
29%
English
36%
English
12%
English
(New)
Spanish
1%
Spanish
22%
Österreich, Wiener Meldezettel, 1890–1925
German
32%
Russian
53%
Russian
(New)

Current FamilySearch Partner Projects, Record Language, and Percent Completion

Dutch
84%
French
58%
Portuguese
1%
English
18%
German
11%
Spanish
10%
Spanish
89%
Spanish
54%
French
72%
Norwegian
57%
Spanish
72%
English
17%
U.S., Ohio—Tax Records, Post 1825 [Part 3]
English
80%
U.S., Utah, Salt Lake County—Birth Registers, 1890–1908
English
67%
U.S., Utah, Salt Lake County—Death Registers, 1848–1940
English
32%

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