Tuesday, August 30, 2011

FamilySearch Adds 6 Million Records

Austria, Mexico, Peru, U.S. Each Add Over a Million Records

30 August 2011

FamilySearch.org added over six million records this week to its free online database. The new collections include seigniorial records from Austria, civil registrations from Chihuahua, Mexico, and probate records from Kentucky, U.S. Also added this week are records from Brazil, Guatemala, Hungary, Peru, Poland, South Africa, and Spain. View them all 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.


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1,375,643
New browsable image collection.
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425,826
Added browsable images to existing collection.
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1,379
Added browsable images to existing collection.
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586,296
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
1,552,617
New browsable image collection.
0
7,634
Added browsable images to existing collection.
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1,043,903
Added browsable images to existing collection.
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27,159
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
22,711
Added browsable images to existing collection.
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23,210
Added browsable images to existing collection.
188,681
0
Added index records to existing collection. Now current as of 31 July 2011.
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32,582
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
623,942
New browsable image collection.
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66,545
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
47,474
Added browsable images to existing collection.
9,981
229,414
Added index records to existing collection.
154,203
38,853
New index collection.
0
124,194
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
24,174
Added browsable images to existing collection.