Tuesday, June 21, 2011

FamilySearch Adds Free Records for 10 Countries

FamilySearch Adds Free Records for 10 Countries
U.S. collections added for Iowa, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio, Vermont, and Wisconsin

Twenty-two collections for 10 countries were updated recently at FamilySearch.org. The Germany and Mexico church records were the two largest collections added.  Collections were also added for Brazil, Canada, Guatemala, Italy, Norway, Sweden, and the United States. See the list below for more details. Search the records online now at FamilySearch.org.

FamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch has been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources free online at FamilySearch.org or through over 4,600 family history centers in 132 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Collection
Records
Images
Comments
0
135,859
Added browsable images to existing collection.
14,864
7,234
New index collection.
0
12,313
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
70,184
New browsable image collection. Homestead files for 1908.
1,503,247
0
Added index records to existing collection.
0
252,037
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
682,186
Added browsable images to existing collection for Bologna, Catania, Genova, Padova, and Teramo.
0
2,290,550
New browsable image collection.
80,729
0
Added index records to existing collection.
12,977
679
Added index records to existing collection. Images available on external website.
47,948
3,574
Added index records to existing collection. Images available on external website.
46,251
2,639
Added index records to existing collection. Images available on external website.
456,064
0
Added records to existing collection. Current to 30 April 2011.
131,790
0
New index collection.
37,751
0
Added indexed records to existing collection.
87,522
0
Added browsable images to existing collection.
640,167
170
New index collection.
259,950
393,556
Added index records and images to existing collection.

0
21,168
New browsable image collection.
0
1,478
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
58,375
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
15,135
Added browsable images to existing collection.