Thursday, July 7, 2011

FamilySearch Updates 55 Collections; adds 25 million new records

Additions include Scandinavia, Eastern and Western Europe, Mexico, and Peru

The recent collection updates at FamilySearch.org reflect FamilySearch’s commitment to digitally convert and publish its microfilm collection

online. The latest additions include 25 million new images of historic records for 16 countries. The new records were added for Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, England, Italy,

Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, U.S., and Wales. Of particular interest is the addition of over 8 million civil registration records for the

Netherlands. Search the records online now at FamilySearch.org. See the list below for more details.
Collection Records Images Comment
Belgium Civil Registration, 1795–1910

0 603,436 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Brazil, Catholic Church Records 1835–

1966
0 272,329 Added browsable images to existing collection for Pernambuco, Archdiocese of Olinda and Recife.
Canada, Ontario Births, 1869–1912 688,262 0 Added index records to existing collection.
Canada, Quebec Notarial Records, 1800–1900

0 43,087 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Records

1908
0 76,563 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Czech Republic Church Books, 1552–1935

0 53,447 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Czech Republic, Land Records 1450–1850

0 49,603 New browsable image collection.
Czech Republic, Třeboň, Nobility Seignorial records,

1664–1698
0 6,491 New browsable image collection.
England, Bristol Parish Registers, 1538–1900

114,011 0 Added index records to existing collection.
England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538–1900

0 19,023 Added browsable images to existing collection.
England, Northumberland, Miscellaneous Records

0 8,866 New browsable image collection.
Italy, Civil Registration, 1806–1940

0 387,193 Added browsable images to existing collection for Bologna, Catania, Genova, Padova, Salerno, and Teramo.
Italy, Waldensian Evangelical Church Records

0 47,632 New browsable image collection.
Mexico, Guanajuato, Catholic Church Records, 1576–

1984
0 2,116,278 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Mexico, Michoacán, Catholic Church Records

1579–1992
0 2,600,181 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Mexico, Oaxaca, Catholic Church Records

0 3,438,115 New browsable image collection.
Mexico, Yucatan, Catholic Church Records 1543–

1970
0 1,233,393 New browsable image collection.
Netherlands, Civil Registration, 1792–1952

0 8,794,609 Added browsable images to existing collection.
New Zealand, Probate Records 0 44,794 New browsable image collection.
Peru, Catholic Church Records 0 1,571,496 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books, 1600–1950

0 126,498 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Slovakia Church Books, 1592–1910 0 152,054 Added browsable images to existing collection.
South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Records, 1690–

2007
0 412,267 New browsable image collection.
Spain, Cádiz, Passports, 1810–1866

0 14,277 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Spain, Municipal Records 0 45,898 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Switzerland, Vaud Terrier Records, 1234–1798

0 138,906 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Arkansas, Draft Registration Cards, compiled

1948–1959
0 76,701 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., California, San Mateo County Records, 1856–

1967
0 51,629 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., California, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian

Cemetery Records
0 13,690 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Idaho, Clark County Records 0 16,791 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Louisiana, First Registration Draft Cards,

compiled 1940–1945
0 78,408 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Louisiana, Second Registration Draft Cards,

compiled 1948–1959
0 73,995 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Maine, State Archive Collections

0 55,036 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Maryland, Register of Wills Books, 1792–

1983
0 23,155 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Probate Estate

Files, 1686–1881
0 7,172 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Mississippi Enumeration of Educable Children,

1850–1892, 1908–1957
0 211,757 New browsable image collection.
U.S., New York, Queens County Probate Records, 1899–

1921
0 47,263 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., North Carolina, County Records, 1833–1970

0 77,359 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., North Carolina Probate Records, 1735–1970

0 1,145,307 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Ohio, Montgomery County, Probate Estate Files,

1857–1900
0 25,212 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Ohio, Stark County Court Records, 1809–

1917
0 45,711 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Passenger List Index

Cards, 1883–1948
0 1,161,869 New browsable image collection.
U.S., South Carolina Probate Records, Files and Loose

Papers, 1732–1964
0 2,409 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Tennessee Probate Court Books, 1795–1927

0 628,641 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Tennessee Probate Court Files, 1795–1927

0 967,360 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Texas, Comanche County Records, 1858–1955

0 3,722 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas,

Membership Applications, 1892–2010
0 8,591 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Texas, Eagle Pass Arrival Manifests and Indexes,

1905–1954
0 135,227 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Texas, Eastland County Records, 1868–1949

0 22,519 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy

Collection
0 68,625 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Utah, Davis County Records, 1869–1920

0 32,595 New browsable image collection.
U.S., Washington State County Records, 1885–

1950
0 155,398 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Washington State, Army National Guard Records,

1880–1947
0 67,188 New browsable image collection.
U.S., West Virginia Will Books, 1756–1971

0 326,272 New browsable image collection.
Wales, Glamorgan Marriages, 1837–1922

58,798 0 New index collection.
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