Wednesday, March 9, 2011

U.S. and Mexico Records Added This Week at FamilySearch

New U.S. records from MO, NC, NJ, OH, VT, WV

Record collections for Mexico and the U.S. were expanded this week. The Mexico 1930 Census is drawing closer to completion with the addition of the state of Puebla—way to go FamilySearch volunteers! Patrons will also find new records from Missouri, North Carolina, New Jersey, Ohio, Vermont, and West Virginia (see table below for more details). Search them now for free at FamilySearch.org.

If you enjoy the steady stream of free records added weekly, please consider "giving back" by contributing a little time online as a FamilySearch volunteer. You can start and stop anytime. Find out more at indexing.familysearch.org.

Collection Records Images Comment
Mexico Census, 1930 (Puebla) 1,151,608 2,337 Additional state added to the Mexico 1930 Census.
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933 87,199 79 Updated collection.
U.S., Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications 0 27,874 New collection.
U.S., North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994 9,777 0 Name index to deaths recorded in North Carolina.
U.S., Ohio, Cuyahoga County Probate Files, 1813-1900 0 90,601 Additional images added to the probate case files from the Cuyahoga County Courthouse in Cleveland. Files arranged by docket number, case number, and date.
U.S., Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954 221,293 729,956 Index cards of town clerk transcriptions of births, marriages, and deaths, 1760-1954.
U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (WV, NJ)

686,269 1,178,358 West Virginia and New Jersey cards added.
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