Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Ancestry.com Sept Content and Product Releases

SEPTEMBER CONTENT RELEASES

Alabama, Surname Files, 1901–2005 - Compiled starting in 1901, these records include a variety of items and record types arranged by surname: newspaper clippings, obituaries, local and family histories, donated family research and records, extracts from censuses, research requests made to the archives, and other items. Est. Record Count: 6k

New South Wales, Australia, Returns of the Colony, 1822–1857 - This is a collection of the colony’s records in the civil, economic, judicial, police, penal, medical, ecclesiastical, and educational establishments. Est. Record Count: 80k 

1930 Mexico Census - Mexico’s 1930 national census (“El Quinto Censo General de Población y Vivienda 1930, México”) is both the largest and most recent Mexican census to be made available to the public. Est. Record Count: 13 million

Lübeck Census Records - Census records are very rare for Germany as the country’s nationwide censuses were to be conducted on a state-wide level. These four additional Lübeck censuses have been added online, alongside the seven already on the site.
·         Lübeck Census, 1862, Est. Record Count: 45k
·         Lübeck Census, 1871, Est. Record Count: 50k
·         Lübeck Census, 1875, Est. Record Count: 50k
·         Lübeck Census, 1880, Est. Record Count: 60k

Ireland Catholic Parish Records - This database contains indexed images of burial registers from Roman Catholic parishes in Ireland.
·         Ireland, Catholic Parish Baptisms, 1742–1881, Est. Record Count: 275k
·         Ireland, Catholic Parish Marriages and Banns, 1742–1884, Est. Record Count: 120k
·         Ireland, Catholic Parish Deaths, 1742–1881, Est. Record Count: 25k

Ireland Birth, Marriage and Death Records - Civil registration of all births, marriages, and deaths in Ireland began in 1864.
·         Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620–1911, Est. Record Count: 4 million
·         Ireland Civil Registration Births Index, 1825–1978, Est. Record Count: 9 million
·         Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845–1958, Est. Record Count: 4 million
·         Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864–1958, Est. Record Count: 6 million

Germany, World War I Casualty Lists, 1914–1917 - This database contains World War I casualty lists for the German army. The lists include soldiers who died, were injured, or went missing during the war. Est. Record Count: 5 million

UK Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817–1857 - This database contains indexed images of medical journals from 19th-century British ships, which include names of patients and other passengers and crew aboard. Est. Record Count: 40k

UK Surgeon Superintendents’ Journals of Convict Ships, 1858–1867 - This database contains indexed images of medical journals kept by surgeons aboard convict ships sailing from England to Australia. Est. Record Count: 2k

Quebec, Genealogical Dictionary of Canadian Families, 1608–1890 This database is the premier genealogical dictionary of French-Canadian families. This large, seven-volume collection was published by the French-Canadian priest and genealogist Father Cyprien Tanguay from 1871 to 1890.  Est. Record Count: 350k

Palermo, Italy Birth and Marriage Records  - At the turn of the 19th century, the Italian port city of Palermo in Sicily experienced an increased level of growth thanks to a migration into the city from agricultural areas, as well as an economic and industrial boom. Between 1850 and 1930, 4.5 million Italians immigrated to the United States and a lot of them came from southern Italy, with Palermo being Sicily’s main port city.
·         Palermo, Italy, Births, 1896–1905, Est. Record Count: 100k
·         Palermo, Italy, Marriages, 1820–1895, Est. Record Count: 200k

SEPTEMBER PRODUCT RELEASES

Family Tree Maker 2012 - Ancestry.com announced the release of Family Tree Maker® 2012, an improved and expanded version of the world’s No. 1-selling family history software. With its new TreeSync™ capabilities, Family Tree Maker 2012 enables family history enthusiasts to sync their desktop family trees and their online trees at Ancestry.com. With TreeSync now you can access and update your tree wherever you are whether it’s through Family Tree Maker, Ancestry.com, or using the Ancestry iPhone or iPad apps. And sharing your tree is easier than ever. Simply email invitations to family and friends and they can view your online tree or collaborate with you.