Wednesday, March 30, 2011

FamilySearch Update 30 March 2011

New Free Records Online for Czech Republic, France, Germany, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain

Keep updating your wish list as FamilySearch continues to expand its online historical records. New collection additions this week represent seven European countries.  Millions of records were added for the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Poland, Portugal, and Spain. Oh, and did we forget to mention that over a million new records were added for California, Maryland, Montana, Ohio, Texas, and Washington State? See the table below for more details. You can search all of the record collections now for free at familysearch.org.

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Collection Records Images Comment
Czech Republic, Northern Bohemia, Litoměřice Archive Church Books, 1552-1905 39,869 0 Added index records from various church parishes within Northern Bohemia from the State Archive of Litoměřice.
Czech Republic, Northern Moravia, Opava Archive Church Books, 1571-1905 0 68,345 Added browsable images from various church parishes within Northern Moravia from the Provincial Archive of Opava.
France, Quimper et Léon Catholic Diocese, 1772-1909 56,003 22,130 Added images and index to existing collection.
Germany, Miscellaneous City Records 0 74,517 Added browsable images for Neumarkt.
Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books, 1600-1950 0 197,923 Added browsable images from Lublin, Gliwice, and Częstochowa Roman Catholic Church Diocese.
Portugal, Catholic Church Records, 1530-1890 0 519,943 Added browsable images from Braga.
Slovakia, Church Books, 1592-1910 0 257,568 Added browsable images from the area of western Slovakia that are within the jurisdiction of the State Regional Archive of Bratislava.
Spain, Catholic Church Records, 1500-1930 50,278 293 Added images and index from Spain, Avila parish (Madrigal and Garganta) to existing collection.
Spain, Municipal Records 20,068 677,871  Added marriage record index for the city of Malaga, Spain; and browsable images from the Sevilla, Spain Municipal Archive.
U.S., California, San Mateo County Records, 1856-1967 0 9,030 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Maryland, Probate Estate and Guardianship Files, 1796-1940 12,943 441,525 Added images and index to existing collection.
U.S., Maryland, Register of Wills Books, 1792-1983 0 107,465 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Montana, Rosebud County Records 0 13,818 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Ohio, Cuyahoga County Probate Files, 1813-1900 0 36,230 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1934 195,240 158,733 Added images and index to existing collection.
U.S., Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977 120,536 0 Added index records to existing collection.
U.S., Washington State County Records; King, Kitsap and Pierce Counties, 1854-1950 0 30,216 New browsable image collection.

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