Tuesday, April 26, 2011

FamilySearchIndexing Update

21 April 2011

Historic Records Indexing Volunteers Going Strong
23 New Projects; 5 New Partners

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH—FamilySearch indexing volunteers continue to set new milestones, indexing 1.5 million historic records a day on average now. Volunteers wrapped up 16 projects in March and have indexed over 500 million records since 2005! So how do we reward such a great achievement? By gi
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ving them more work to do, of course! We’ve added 23 new projects for them to tackle! See the list below for details of over 100 current projects.  

We are also very excited to announce our list of FamilySearch indexing partners is growing. Indexing partners are invaluable. They bring additional zeal and expertise to indexing projects they sponsor. The partners’ members and FamilySearch patrons will benefit from high quality, highly searchable, and desirable online indexes as a result of their participation. Our latest partners and their currently sponsored projects are:

·       California State Genealogical Alliance—U.S., California, 1852 State Census
·       Guild of One-Name Studies—U.K., Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 18451930
·       JewishGen Hungarian—Hungary Jewish Vital Registers and Records
·      Texas State Genealogical Society—U.S., Texas, County Tax Rolls 1837–1920 [Part A]
·      Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society—U.S., Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh—City Deaths, 1870–1905

Volunteers are always needed and encouraged to help with any of FamilySearch’s indexing projects (see the lists below). Volunteers can start and stop any time at indexing.familysearch.org. Completed indexes will be published for free online access at familysearch.org.

New Projects Added in the Past Month

·      Canada, Bas-Canada—Recensement de 1831
(Canada, Lower Canada—1831 Census)
·      España, Málaga—Nacimientos, 1841–1870
(Spain, Malaga—Births, 1841–1870)
·      France, Protestant Church Records [Part 2A]
·      Mexico, Tlaxcala—Nacimientos, 1867–1925
(Mexico, Tlaxcala—Births, 1867–1925)
·      Perú—Registros Civiles Nacimientos, 1860–1978 [Parte A]
(Perú—Civil Birth Registrations, 1860–1978 [Parte A])
·      Polska, Księgi Metrykalne—Diecezja Radom, 1654–1946 [Część 1]
(Poland, Radom Diocese—Church Books, 1654–1946 [Part 1])
·      Украина, Киев—Метрические книги русской православной церкви, 1843–1845 [Часть C]
(Ukraine, KyivOrthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1843–1845 [Part C])
(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 fromthe available online indexing batches and will now go through a final completion check process. They will be published at familysearch.org in the near future.)

·      Deutschland, Baden, Achern—Kirchenbücher, 1810–1869 [Part D]
·      España, Avila, Barroman—Registros Parroquiales, 1550–1930
·      France, Saint-Lo—Registres Paroissiaux, 1802–1907
·      Jamaica—Civil Births, 1900–1930 [Part C]
·      Sverige, Södermanland—Kyrkoböcker, till 1860 [Del 1]
·      U.S., Colorado—1930 Federal Census
·      U.S., Indiana, Elkhart County—Marriages, 1811–1959
·      U.S., Kansas—1930 Federal Census
·      U.S., Nevada—WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942
·      U.S., Ohio—Tax Records, Post 1825 [Part 4]
·      U.S., South Dakota—1930 Federal Census
·      U.S., Tennessee—County Marriages, 1790–1950 [Part C]
·      U.S., Utah, Salt Lake County—Death Registers, 1848–1908
·      U.S., Vermont—Vital Records, 1760–1954 [Part B]
·      U.S., Wyoming—1930 Federal Census
·      Украина, Киев—Метрические книги русской православной церкви, 1843–1845 [Часть B]
Current FamilySearch Indexing Projects, Record Language, and Percent Completion

Argentina, Balvanera—Registros Parroquiales, 1833–1934 [Parte C]
(Argentina, Balvanera—Church Records, 1833–1934 [Part B])
Spanish
17%
Argentina, Santa Fe—Registros Parroquiales, 1634–1926 [Parte A]
(Argentina, Santa Fe—Church Records, 1634–1926 [Part A])
Spanish
71%
Brasil—Registro Civil, 1852–1914 [Parte 2A]
(Brazil—Civil Registration, 1852–1914 [Part 2A])
Portuguese
6%
Brasil, Florianópolis—Registros da Igreja, 1751–1954 [Parte A]
(Brazil, Florianópolis—Church Records, 1751–1954 [Part A])
Portuguese
21%
(Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife—Civil Registration, 1900–1920)
Portuguese
4%
Brasil, Rio de Janeiro—Imigração Cartões, 1900–1965 [Parte A]
(Brazil, Rio de Janeiro—Immigration Cards, 1900–1965 [Part A])
Portuguese
45%
(Brazil, Rio de Janeiro—Marriages, 1900–1910)
Portuguese
61%
English
6%
Canada, Bas-Canada—Recensement de 1831
(Canada, Lower Canada—1831 Census)
French
(New)
English
20%
Chile—Registros Civiles, 1885–1900
(Chile—Civil Registration, 1885–1900)
Spanish
49%
Chile, Concepción—Registros Civiles, 1885–1903 [Parte 2B]
(Chile, Concepcion—Civil Registration, 1885–1903 [Part 2B])
Spanish
74%
Colombia, Bucaramanga—Registros Parroquiales, 1649–1959
(Colombia, Bucaramanga—Church Records, 1649–1959)
Spanish
16%
Deutschland, Baden-Württemberg, Kirchzarten—Kirchenbücher, 1810–1869
(Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Kirchzarten—Church Book Duplicates, 1810–1869)
German
40%
El Salvador—Registros Civiles, 1835–1910
(El Salvador—Civil Registration, 1835–1910)
Spanish
44%
El Salvador—Registros Civiles, 1836-1910 [Parte B]
(El Salvador—Civil Registration, 1836–1910 [Part B])
Spanish
3%
España, Andalucía—Registros Civiles, 1837–1870
(Spain, Andalucia—Civil Registration, 1837–1870)
Spanish
23%
España, LugoRegistros Parroquiales, 15301930 [Parte 1]
(Spain, Lugo—Parish Registers, 1530–1930 [Part 1])
Spanish
44%
España, Málaga—Nacimientos, 1841–1870
(Spain, Malaga—Births, 1841–1870)
Spanish
(New)
France, Cherbourg—Registres Paroissiaux, 1802–1907
(France, Cherbourg—Parish Registers, 1802–1907)
French
53%
France, Protestant Church Records [Part 2A]
French
(New)
Guatemala, Guatemala—Registros Civiles, 1800–1900
(Guatemala, Guatemala—Civil Registration, 1800–1900)
Spanish
36%
Guatemala, Guatemala—Registros Civiles, 1877–1900
(Guatemala, Guatemala—Civil Registration, 1877–1900)
Spanish
51%
English
23%
Italia, Provincia di Vicenza—Registri Parrocchiali, 1597–1937
(Italy, Vicenza Province—Parish Registers, 1597–1937)
Italian
60%
Italian
76%
English
42%
Magyarország, Szabolcs—polgári anyakönyvi adatok, 1895–1978 [1. Rész]
(Hungary, Szabolcs—Civil Registration, 1895–1978 [Part 1])
Hungarian
8%
Mexico, D.F.—Bautismos, 1536–1900 [Parte A]
(Mexico, D.F.—Church Baptisms, 1536–1900 [Part A])
Spanish
8%
Mexico, Tlaxcala—Nacimientos, 1867–1925
(Mexico, Tlaxcala—Births, 1867–1925)
Spanish
(New)
Mexico, Veracruz—1930 Federal Censo
(Mexico, Veracruz—1930 Federal Census)
Spanish
94%
English
16%
Nicaragua, Masaya—Registros Civiles, 1879–1984
(Nicaragua, Masaya—Civil Registration, 1879–1984)
Spanish
9%
Norge —Tinglysningskort, 1640–1903
(Norway—Probate Index Cards, 1640–1903)
Norwegian
5%
Perú—Registros Civiles Nacimientos, 1860–1978 [Parte A]
(Perú—Civil Birth Registrations, 1860–1978 [Parte A])
Spanish
(New)
Polska, Księgi Metrykalne—Diecezja Radom, 1654–1946 [Część 1]
(Poland, Radom Diocese—Church Books, 1654–1946 [Part 1])
Polish
(New)
Portugal, Setúbal—Registros da Igreja, 1581–1910
(Portugal, Setúbal—Church Records, 1581–1910)
Portuguese
31%
República Dominicana—Nacimientos Civiles, 1828–1906
(Dominican Republic—Civil Births, 1828–1906)
Spanish
2%
Russland, Sankt Petersburg—Kirchenbuchduplikat, 1833–1885
(Russia, Saint Petersburg—Parish Register Duplicates, 1833–1885)
German
48%
South Africa, Cape Province—Church Records, 1660–1970
Afrikaans, Dutch, English
81%
Sverige, Uppsala—Kyrkoböcker, till 1860 [Del 1]
(Sweden, Uppsala—Church Records, to 1860 [Part 1])
Swedish
89%
Sverige, Örebro—Kyrkoböcker, till 1860 [Del 1]
(Sweden, Örebro—Church Records, to 1860 [Part 1])
Swedish
34%
English
(New)
English
(New)
English
19%
English,
Old English
62%
Uruguay—Registros Civiles (Nacimientos), 1879–1930
(Uruguay—Civil Registration (Births), 1879–1930)
Spanish
20%
English
74%
U.S., California—WWII Draft Registration, 1942
English
19%
English
18%
English
92%
English
(New)
English
54%
English
79%
English
(New)
English
12%
English
(New)
English
(New)
English
57%
English
33%
English
(New)
English
73%
English
59%
English
85%
English
53%
U.S., North Dakota—1930 Federal Census
English
36%
English
84%
English
33%
English
(New)
English
(New)
English
44%
U.S., Puerto Rico—1910 Censo Federal
(U.S., Puerto Rico—1910 Federal Census)
Spanish
46%
U.S., Puerto Rico—Nacimientos Civiles, 1836–1930 [Parte B]
(U.S., Puerto Rico—Civil Births, 1836–1930 [Part B])
Spanish
14%
English
(New)
Venezuela—Nacimientos Civiles, 1873–1909
(Venezuela—Civil Births, 1873–1909)
Spanish
7%
Venezuela, Mérida—Registros Parroquiales, 1654–1992 [Parte 2]
(Venezuela, Merida—Parish Registers, 1654–1992 [Part 2])
Spanish
57%
Česká Republika (Tschechien), Litoměřice—Matriky, 1552–1905 [část 1B]
(Czech Republic, Litomerice—Church Records, 1552–1905 [Part 1B]
German
28%
Österreich, Wiener Meldezettel, 1890–1925
(Austria, Vienna—Population Cards, 1890–1925)
German
50%
Russian
(New)
Russian
(New)

Current FamilySearch Partner Projects, Record Language, and Percent Completion

België—Burgerlijke Stand, 1851–1900 [Deel 3A]
(Belgium—Civil Registration, 1851–1900 [Part 3A])
Dutch, Flemish
24%
Belgique—Registres Civile, 1851–1900 [Partie A]
(Belgium—Civil Registration, 1851–1900 [Part A])
French
88%
Belgique—Registres Civile, 1851–1900 [Partie C]
(Belgium—Civil Registrations, 1851–1900 [Part C]
French
10%
Portuguese
1%
English
31%
Deutschland, Westfalen, Minden—Volkszählung, 1880–1900
(Germany, Westphalia, Minden—City Censuses, 1880–1900)
German
18%
España, Avila, Bernuy-Zapardiel—Registros Parroquiales, 1530–1935
(Spain, Avila, Bernuy-Zapardiel—Parish Registers, 1530–1935)
Spanish
19%
España, MalagaRegistros Civiles, 18461870
(Spain, Malaga—Civil Registration, 1846–1870)
Spanish
54%
France, Quimper et Leon, Brest, Saint Pierre—Registres Paroissiaux, 1772–1909
(France, Quimper et Leon, Brest, Saint Pierre—Parish Registers, 1772–1909)
French
73%
Hungarian, German, and more
(New)
Norwegian
95%
Norwegian
2%
Polska—Księgi Metrykalne—Diecezja Lublin, 1902–1945
(Poland, Lublin Diocese—Church Books, 1902–1945)
Polish
66%
English
80%
English
(New)
English
72%
English
(New)
English
11%
English
(New)
English
(New)

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