Wednesday, August 03, 2011

FamilySearch additions of late

1.8 Million Records and Images Added to 23 U.S. Collections

Additions Made to Collections from Seven Other Countries

 

2 August 2011

Historic records from eight countries have been digitized and added to FamilySearch.org. In addition to 1.8 million new U.S. records, collections from seven other countries were added: Canada, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Mexico, Philippines, and Poland. There are many gems for curious minds, such as the updates to the South Dakota 1945 State Census, New York court records, Indiana marriage records, or how about the service affidavits of Utahans who served in the militia during the Indian Wars from 1909-1917. Begin searching now at FamilySearch.org.
 
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Collection Records Images Comments
Canada, Quebec Notarial Records, 1800–1900 0 40,283 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Czech Republic Church Books, 1552–­1935 0 19,381 Added browsable images to existing collection.
France, Coutances Catholic Diocese, 1802–1907 51,151 2,832 Added images and index to existing collection.
Italy, Civil Registration, 1806–1940 0 223,659   Added browsable images to several existing collections.
Mexico, Jalisco, Catholic Church Records, 1599–1979 0 4,625 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Mexico, Morelos, Catholic Church Records, 1598–1969 0 2,310 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Mexico, Puebla, Catholic Church Records, 1545–1970 0 38,774 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Mexico, Quintana Roo, Civil Registration, 1866–1902 0 3,739 New browsable image collection.
Philippines, Lingayen-Dagupan Catholic Archdiocese Parish Registers, 1615–1982 128,715 0 New index collection.
Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books, 1600–1950 0 45,116 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S.,California, Collections of the California Genealogical Society, 1700–1942 0 165,529 New browsable image collection.
U.S.,California, San Mateo County Records, 1856–1967 0 73,147 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S.,California, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian Cemetery Records, 1932–2011 0 12,265 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Indiana, Marriages, 1811–1959 44,359 0 Added index records to existing collection.
U.S.,Louisiana, First Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1940–1945 0 54,738 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S.,Louisiana, Orleans Parish Second District Judicial Court Case Files, 1846–1880 0 82,785 New browsable image collection.
U.S.,Louisiana, Second Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1948–1959 0 151,525 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S.,Maryland, Register of Wills Books, 1792–1983 0 17,630 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S.,Montana, Cascade County Records, 1888–1945 0 28 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S.,New York, Orange County Probate Records, 1787–1938 0 32,013 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S.,New York, Queens County Probate Records, 1899–1921 0 23,531 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S.,North Carolina, County Records, 1833–1970 0 12,924 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S.,North Carolina, State Supreme Court Case Files, 1800–1909 0 51,595 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S.,Ohio, Montgomery County, Probate Estate Files, 1850–1900 0 191,779 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S. Social Security Death Index, 1962–2011 413,804 0 Added index records. Updated as of 30 June 2011.
U.S.,South Dakota State Census, 1945 158,646 171,965 Added images and index to existing collection.
U.S.,Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection, 1800–1999 0 25,149 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S.,Utah, Indian War Service Affidavits, 1909–1917 0 13,038 New browsable image collection.
U.S.,Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890–1915 33,262 1,687 New images and index collection.
U.S.,Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1908–1949 35,512 22,517 Added images and index to existing collection.
U.S.,Washington State County Records, 1885–1950 0 32,698 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S.,Washington State, Army National Guard Records, 1880–1947 0 6,925 Added browsable images to existing collection.
United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 20,073 36,130 Added images and index to existing collection.

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