Wednesday, September 28, 2011

FamilySearch: Australia, Estonia, Mexico, US additions

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

 New Collections for Australia, Estonia, Mexico, and U.S. 

U.S. Additions Include Utah, California, Illinois and 7 other states 

28 September 2011


New records collections from Australia, Estonia, Mexico and the United States can now be searched for free at FamilySearch.org. In addition, new records were added to Austria, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Honduras, Poland, South Africa, and Spain collections. Find your ancestors now at FamilySearch.org.

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Collection Records Images Comments
Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records, 1800–2000 0 19,898 New browsable image collection.
Austria, Seigniorial Records, 1537-1888 0 255,279 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Records, 1879-1987 0 13,864 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Chile, Civil Registration, 1885-1903 54,265 1,964 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Czech Republic Church Books, 1552-1935 0 67,701 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Czech Republic, Censuses 1843-1921 0 20,395 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Czech Republic, Třeboň, Nobility Seignorial records, 1664-1698 0 64,620 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Estonia, Church Books 1835-1940 0 10,245 New browsable image collection.
Estonia, Petseri County, Surname Register Cards 1921-1923 0 12,902 New browsable image collection.
Honduras, Church Records, 1633-1978 0 37,122 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Mexico, Puebla, Civil Registration, 1861-1930 0 1,457,276 New browsable image collection.
Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books, 1600-1950 0 34,473 Added browsable images to existing collection.
South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-2004 0 96,404 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Spain, Diocese of Albacete, Catholic Church Records, 1504-1979 810,218 0 Added index records to existing collection.
Spain, Diocese of Avila, Catholic Church Records, 1502-1975 77,954 0 Added index records to existing collection.
U.S., California, San Mateo County Records, 1856-1967 0 17,174 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Idaho, Cassia County Records, 1879-1960 0 16,031 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Illinois, Probate Records, 18191970 0 64,589 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Maine, State Archive Collections, 1636–1964 0 24,686 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Maine, Washington County Courthouse Records, 1785-1950 0 91,241 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Minnesota, County Birth Records, 1863-1983 0 113,520 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Mississippi State Archives, Various Records, 1820-1951 0 125,677 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Ohio, Cuyahoga County Probate Files, 1813-1900 0 17,788 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Utah, Davis County Records, 1869-1953 0 7,786 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Wisconsin, Probate Estate Files, 1848-1935 0 41,117 Added browsable images to existing collection. 

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