Saturday, April 30, 2011

Midnight Deadline: Early Bird Jamboree registration


There are just [11] hours left to register for 2011 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY JAMBOREE at the early-bird discount.  The clock is ticking.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to save on your registration fee.    

Full weekend registration (all three days)
Before May 1: $100 and you get a free copy of the syllabus, worth $20 
Before June 1: $120 
At the door: $150
Single-day registrations are also available 

SCGS members enjoy an additional discount. If you're not an SCGS member, think about joining now as part of your Jamboree registration. 

Pre-registrations will be accepted through June 1. Walk-in registrations are open at 12:00 noon on Friday, June 10. 

Register online through the SCGS website shopping cart  
Download, fill out and mail the printed registration form and postmark it by midnight.
Or call the SCGS office before 3pm PDT Saturday, April 30, and place your order by phone. The number is             818-843-7247      .

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P.S. - If you've already registered for Jamboree, GREAT, we'll see you in June. It's not too late to add a tour, a breakfast or banquet to your order. How about inviting a friend or relative to share the fun?  Double the fun!

Austin Genealogical Society Hosts Distinguished Genealogist Paula Stuart-Warren, CG

Austin Genealogical Society Hosts Distinguished Genealogist
Paula Stuart-Warren, CG

Noted Speaker to Discuss Railroads, Records, and Writing at Mini-Seminar

Austin, Texas — April 30, 2011 — The Austin Genealogical Society is pleased to present Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, as the speaker for the society’s next mini-seminar, to be held May 7, 2011, in Austin, Texas. The society’s popular mini-seminars, held several times each year, feature nationally recognized genealogy speakers and attract family historians from around the state.

Paula is a Certified Genealogist who specializes in Midwestern research, unique resources, major U.S. repositories, and Midwest and Plains Indians. She has been a course coordinator for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy since 1997, has lectured at National Genealogical Society and Federation of Genealogical Societies conferences since 1993, and has written for FGS Forum, NGS Magazine, and New England Ancestors. Currently she is President of the Northland Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists, a member of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Genealogical Societies, and co-chair of the 2011 FGS Conference.

During this half-day seminar, Paula will share her expertise on:

- Railroad Records and Railroad History: Methods for Tracking
- Tho’ They Were Poor, They May Have Been Rich in Records
- Baker’s Dozen: Easy Ways to Begin Writing Your Family History

“Educational programs are the heart and soul of AGS,” said Society President Sharon Foley. “We’re delighted to welcome Paula to Austin, learn about the three R’s – railroads, records, and writing – and show her some outsized Texas hospitality.”

The seminar will be held at Triumphant Love Lutheran Church, 9508 Great Hills Trail, Austin, Texas, 78759, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Costs are $10 for Austin Genealogical Society members and $15 for non-members. Advance registration is encouraged, but walk-up registration will be available the day of the event. For more information, please visit the AGS website at http://www.austintxgensoc.org.

About the Austin Genealogical Society

Founded in 1960, the Austin Genealogical Society is devoted to advancing genealogy through wide-ranging research and education and to preserving the heritage of Austin, Travis County, and Texas. AGS members enjoy monthly meetings on a variety of family history topics, mini-seminars with leading genealogists, hands-on technology workshops, and research trips to major repositories. The society also offers twice-yearly beginner classes for new researchers. For more information, please visit the AGS website at http://austintxgensoc.org.

Friday, April 29, 2011

APG Professional Achievement Award Call for Nominations

Professional Achievement Award
Call for Nominations - Due 1 June 2011

APG will award its fourth "Professional Achievement Award" at the APG Luncheon to be held 9 September 2011 at the FGS Conference, Springfield, Illinois. 

The award honors an APG member with a record of exceptional professional achievement and contributions to the field of genealogy through individual excellence and ethical behavior in published research, public presentations, innovative organizational leadership, writing or editing, or successful business achievement by creating valuable products or services. The winner will be a professional who has demonstrated a commitment to advance and promote the highest standards in the field.

Nominees must have been members been an APG member in good standing for at least one year.  Nominees not selected in a previous year remain eligible for nomination. Past recipients are Elizabeth Shown Mills in 2007; Sandra Luebking in 2008; Lou Szucs in 2009, and Christine Rose, 2010.

The Awards Committee invites APG members and APG Chapters to submit nominations to the APG Office (admin@apgen.org) by 1 June.  Nominations should include a written statement describing the nominee’s contributions to genealogy and APG. The Awards Committee will recommend a winner to the Executive Committee. 

Kathleen W. Hinckley, CG
Executive Director
Association of Professional Genealogists PO Box 350998 Westminster, CO  80035-0998
(303) 465-6980
FAX: (303) 456-8825

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Ancestry.com Inc. Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results

Ancestry.com Subscriber Growth of 33% Year-Over-Year
Total Revenues Up 41% Year-Over-Year
Raises FY 2011 Outlook

PROVO, Utah, April 28, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ancestry.com Inc. (Nasdaq:ACOM), the world's largest online family history resource, today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011.

"Ancestry.com had an outstanding start to 2011, ending the first quarter with over 1.6 million subscribers and delivering record financial performance. The investments we are making in content and in our product are generating positive feedback from users, and our ongoing marketing programs, along with the second season of Who Do You Think You Are? on NBC, are helping to further broaden interest in the family history category," said Tim Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer of Ancestry.com. "We intend to continue investing in the business through product enhancements, content acquisition and the further ramp-up of our talent base to support our anticipated growth in 2011 and beyond."

Ancestry.com Web Sites Highlights
  • Subscribers totaled 1,615,000 as of March 31, 2011, growth of 33% from the end of the first quarter of 2010 and 16% since the end of 2010.
  • Gross subscriber additions were 425,000 in the first quarter of 2011, compared to 279,000 in the first quarter of 2010 and 203,000 in the fourth quarter of 2010.
  • Monthly churn1 was 3.7% in the first quarter of 2011, compared to 3.3% in the first quarter of 2010 and 3.9% in the fourth quarter of 2010.
  • Subscriber acquisition cost2 in the first quarter of 2011 was $69.56, compared to $69.57 in the first quarter of 2010 and $96.87 in the fourth quarter of 2010.
  • Average monthly revenue per subscriber3 in the first quarter of 2011 was $18.05, compared to $16.70 in the first quarter of 2010 and $17.78 in the fourth quarter of 2010.
First Quarter 2011 Financial Highlights
  • Total revenues for the first quarter of 2011 were $91.0 million, an increase of 41.3% over $64.4 million in the first quarter of 2010, driven by growth in our core Ancestry.com Web sites revenues of 42.7%.
  • Operating income for the first quarter of 2011 was $14.2 million, compared to $7.6 million in the first quarter of 2010.
  • Net income was $9.0 million, or $0.18 per fully diluted share, for the first quarter of 2011 compared to $4.0 million, or $0.08 per fully diluted share, in the first quarter of 2010.
  • Adjusted EBITDA4 for the first quarter of 2011 was $25.6 million, compared to $17.0 million in the first quarter of 2010. Adjusted EBITDA margin for the first quarter of 2011 was 28.1%, compared to 26.4% in the first quarter of 2010.
  • Free cash flow5 totaled $18.7 million for the first quarter of 2011 compared to $11.4 million for the first quarter of 2010.
  • Cash and cash equivalents totaled $102.3 million as of March 31, 2011.
Recent Business Highlights
  • Who Do You Think You Are? television series successfully completed its second season and NBC announced its renewal for a third season, which is currently expected to air in the first quarter of 2012.
  • Addition of several new important content collections, including U.S. slave manifest records, the definitive 19th century collection of Irish historical records, and newly digitized U.S. Civil War records.
  • Ancestry.com's mobile app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod reached 1 million downloads last week, with over 400,000 of those downloads happening in Q1 alone.
Business Outlook

The Company's financial and operating expectations for the second quarter and full year 2011 are as follows:

Second Quarter 2011
  • Revenues in the range of $98.0 to $100.0 million
  • Adjusted EBITDA in the range of $35.0 to $37.0 million
  • Ending subscribers of approximately 1,670,000
Full Year 2011
  • Revenues in the range of $395.0 to $400.0 million (increased from the previously expected range of $370.0 to $375.0 million)
  • Adjusted EBITDA in the range of $135.0 to $140.0 million (increased from the previously expected range of $125.0 to $130.0 million)
  • Ending subscribers of approximately 1,710,000 to 1,730,000 (increased from the previously expected range of 1,700,000 to 1,725,000)
Conference Call & Webcast

Ancestry.com will host a conference call with analysts and investors today at 3:00 p.m. MT (5:00 p.m. ET). An accompanying slide presentation and a live webcast of the conference call will be available at the investor relations section of the Ancestry.com Web site, http://ir.ancestry.com/. Participants can also access the conference call by dialing 800-946-0774 (within the United States), or 719-457-2640 (international callers) approximately ten minutes prior to the start time.

A replay of the call will be available approximately two hours after the call has ended and will be available through Friday, May 6, 2011. To access the replay, dial 888-203-1112 (within the United States), or 719-457-0820 (international callers) and enter the replay passcode 9389152. The webcast replay will also be available for 12 months on the investor relations section of the Ancestry.com Web site, http://ir.ancestry.com/, under Events and Presentations.

Use of Non-GAAP Measures

Management believes that adjusted EBITDA and free cash flow are useful measures of operating performance because they exclude items that we do not consider indicative of our core performance. In the case of adjusted EBITDA, we adjust net income for such things as interest, taxes, stock-based compensation expense and certain non-cash and non-recurring items. Free cash flow subtracts from adjusted EBITDA the capitalization of content database costs, purchases of property and equipment and cash paid for income taxes and interest. However, these non-GAAP measures should be considered in addition to, not as a substitute for or superior to, net income and net cash provided by operating activities, or other financial measures prepared in accordance with GAAP. A reconciliation to the GAAP equivalents of these non-GAAP measures is contained in tabular form on the attached unaudited financial statements.

Our management uses adjusted EBITDA and free cash flow as measures of operating performance; for planning purposes, including the preparation of our annual operating budget; to allocate resources to enhance the financial performance of our business; to evaluate the effectiveness of our business strategies; to provide consistency and comparability with past financial performance; to facilitate a comparison of our results with those of other companies; and in communications with our board of directors concerning our financial performance. We also use adjusted EBITDA and have used free cash flow as factors when determining the incentive compensation pool.

About Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com Inc. (Nasdaq:ACOM) is the world's largest online family history resource, with more than 1.6 million paying subscribers. More than 6 billion records have been added to the site in the past 14 years. Ancestry users have created more than 24 million family trees containing over 2.4 billion profiles. Ancestry.com has local Web sites directed at nine countries that help people discover, preserve and share their family history, including its flagship Web site at www.ancestry.com.

National Archives: Civil War Exhibition to Travel

  April 28, 2011

National Archives Groundbreaking Civil War Exhibition to Travel
“Discovering the Civil War” to launch multi-city national tour summer 2011

Washington, DC. . . This summer, the highly acclaimed National Archives Discovering the Civil War exhibition that premiered in Washington, DC, will embark upon a major, multi-city national tour starting with the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan.  Additional stops include the Houston Museum of Natural Science in Houston, Texas, and the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville, Tennessee.

The groundbreaking exhibit Discovering the Civil War peels back 150 years of accumulated analysis, interpretation, and opinion to take a fresh look at the Civil War through little-known stories, seldom-seen documents, and unusual perspectives.  Discovering the Civil War presents the most extensive display ever assembled from the incomparable Civil War collection of the National Archives.  “We are pleased to share this important and historic exhibition more broadly,” said Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero.  “The Henry Ford, the Houston Museum of Natural Science, and the Tennessee State Museum venues will enable many more thousands of people to share the discoveries about the Civil War revealed in the records of the National Archives.” 

The exhibition will include a rare showing of the original Emancipation Proclamation at each site, limited to 3-days or 36 hours to protect this fragile but treasured document.  Each venue will also present related special events and programming.  The exhibition was created by the National Archives and the Foundation for the National Archives.

Discovering the Civil War traveling exhibit venues:

The Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Michigan
20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124-5029
May 21 - September 5, 2011
Special display of the original Emancipation Proclamation, June 20-22, 2011
The Henry Ford, located in Dearborn, Michigan, is known as the nation's "largest indoor-outdoor history museum" complex, and attracts over 1.6 million visitors a year.  Named for its founder, the automobile industrialist Henry Ford, and based on his desire to preserve items of historical significance, the museum began with Ford's personal collection of historic objects.  The 12-acre complex now houses an array of famous homes, machinery, exhibits, and Americana, including the chair President Abraham Lincoln sat in during the production of Our American Cousin at Ford's Theatre when he was assassinated on April 14, 1865. 

The Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, Texas
5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, Texas, 77030
October 14, 2011 – April 29, 2012
Established in 1909, the Houston Museum of Natural Science in Texas is an expansive, multi-story science center that welcomes over two million visitors a year to experience the natural world through exceptional permanent galleries as well as unparalleled world premiere exhibitions.  In addition to Discovering the Civil War, other museum special exhibitions include Terra Cotta Warriors and the upcoming Treasures from the Hermitage: Russia’s Crown Jewels. 

Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, Tennessee
505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243-1120
February 12-September 2, 2013 
Founded in 1937, the Tennessee State Museum starts from pre-colonization and goes through the 20th century, with a special focus on the American Civil War, the Frontier, and the Age of Jackson.  The museum's collection of uniforms, weapons, and battle flags from the Civil War is one of the largest in the nation.  The museum also has a permanent military exhibition describing the country's military conflicts from the early battles of the Spanish-American War through World War II.

About the exhibition
Discovering the Civil War offers visitors the chance to join researchers in unlocking secrets, solving mysteries, and uncovering unexpected events in Civil War records of the National Archives.  The exhibition features letters, diaries, photos, maps, petitions, receipts, patents, amendments, and proclamations. 

This exhibition is unconventional in every way. It combines these great treasures with engaging touch-screen interactives incorporating social media tools in a physical environment inspired by 21st Century research rooms.  Rather than trying to recreate 1860, these interactives let visitors see the war through the lens of 2010 technology. Passing over the traditional chronological approach, the exhibition is arranged by such themes as, “Spies and Conspiracies,” “Prisoners and Casualties,” “Emancipation,” “Global War,” and “Raising Armies.”

Discovering the Civil War marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War.  In this groundbreaking exhibit, visitors will discover:
  • The original Louisiana ordinance of secession;
  •  A computer interactive based on a “substitute book” listing names and information on men who were paid $300 to replace draftees;
  • Abraham Lincoln’s “substitute” in the Union Army;
  • How Lincoln stopped the execution of a Confederate major;
  • A message from the governor of North Carolina rejecting Lincoln’s call for troops;
  • The Chinese connection to the Civil War;
  • Similarities of the Constitution of the Confederacy and the U.S. Constitution;
  • Original pension records from a Michigan woman who served in the Union Army as Frank Thompson;
  • That two 13th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution were proposed by Congress;
  • How a congressional investigation into war profiteering transformed the meaning of the word “shoddy;”
  • Film of the 75th reunion of the Battle of Gettysburg;
  • Original Freedmen’s Bureau records documenting murders and outrages committed against African Americans; and
  • Innovative wartime patents including a multipurpose device that could serve as a tent, knapsack or blanket.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR GENEALOGICAL STUDIES ANNOUNCES THE RETIREMENT OF DR. PENELOPE CHRISTENSEN AND THE APPOINTMENT OF KIRSTY GRAY

For Immediate Release
THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR GENEALOGICAL STUDIES ANNOUNCES THE RETIREMENT OF DR. PENELOPE CHRISTENSEN AND THE APPOINTMENT OF KIRSTY GRAY TO THE ENGLISH RECORDS PROGRAMME

*** The following refers to our English Studies Programme; because of this we have chosen to retain the British spelling.

English Studies Director, Dr. Penelope Christensen has announced her retirement from The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. Dr. Christensen has been the Director of the English Certificate Programme ever since she founded it in 2000. She is the author of 25 courses, including several Methodology courses, all English Record courses and beginner level courses for three other countries. For nearly two decades Dr. Penelope Christensen has been writing genealogy instructional materials, including how-to books published by Heritage Productions. She is starting her well-deserved retirement to concentrate on completing her family genealogy books, doing some travelling and tending to her beautiful garden.

“We will always be extremely thankful to Dr. Penelope Christensen for her dedication in educating our students in genealogical research. The materials she has developed over the last twenty years have been expertly written to share her acquired knowledge in an easy-to-learn manner” says Louise St Denis, Managing Director at the National Institute. Louise adds, “Dr. Penny, as she is affectionately known to her students, is leaving big shoes to fill. She is our most popular instructor!”

English Records Programme

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies offers nine Certificate Programmes including the English Studies Programme. This one, covering research in England offers 13 core courses on English research and record types. Courses include, Census Records, Civil Registration, Probate, Parish Registers, Poor Law and Parish Chest Records, Occupations and more. Certificates can be earned by students who, in addition to the 13 record courses, also complete 14 methodology type courses and an additional 13 elective courses. To learn more about the National Institute’s Certificate Programmes, see their website at http://www.genealogicalstudies.com/.

Kirsty Gray Appointed Director of English Studies

Kirsty Gray, residing about 40 miles (64 km) outside London England, has been appointed the new Director of English Studies at the National Institute. In her new position, Kirsty will be reviewing and updating the record courses from Census and Civil Registration to the much more advanced records such as Land, Property, Education and Court Records.

St. Denis commented “We are looking forward to Ms. Gray's involvement in our English programme. In the past, researching from abroad versus researching locally within England, meant research methods were different. With their steadfast uploading of such a wide variety of databases and original documents, Internet content providers are changing where researchers access the required documents. Abroad or within England, research methods are merging. We look forward to Kirsty bringing her experience in researching English records from the Internet and in local repositories to our students. Her excellent reputation in genealogical circles and her youthful energy will make Kirsty an excellent addition to the team at the National Institute.”

Kirsty grew up in Dorset and studied at the University of Reading (England) and Ottawa University (Canada); she was awarded a Master's degree in Chemistry in June 2000. Kirsty has taught Science and Mathematics at secondary school level, and has also held management responsibilities such as Head of Sixth Form Studies and Head of Learning though she now ‘just teaches’ in an independent school in Oxfordshire so that she can focus more on genealogy.

Kirsty became interested in family history at the tender age of seven years with her maternal grandfather’s tree in hand. She became obsessed with her great-grandmother’s maiden name of Sillifant and began a One-Name Study on the name in 1999, publishing tri-annual journals on the surname for the last six years. Kirsty took up genealogy professionally while training to be a teacher in 2002. She now runs Family Business, conducting research for private individuals, academics, and companies worldwide.

Kirsty is an author, having written for the magazine Practical Family History and currently writing for Family Tree Magazine and Your Family Tree on various topics for beginners to more advanced levels. A sought after lecturer, her knowledge, and her energetic and infectious personality wows audiences across the UK.

After serving as Secretary of the Guild of One-Name Studies (GOONS), she took on the role of Chairman in April 2010 and is credited with “turning the Guild around and bringing it back to life.”

About joining the faculty at the National Institute, Kirsty remarked, “I am delighted to be joining the team at the National Institute as Director for English Studies. Their unique approach to distance learning in the field of genealogy has inspired many students since they began in 1999. I look forward to building on the excellent work of Dr. Penny Christensen, updating and developing new courses, providing advice to enthuse, excite and challenge individuals to delve deeper into the lives of their ancestors.”

Everyone at the National Institute welcomes Kirsty to her new position and looks forward to the growth of the English Studies Programme.


About The National Institute for Genealogical StudiesThe National Institute, leaders in online genealogy education, have been offering genealogy and history courses for over 11 years. They now offer over 200 courses in genealogical studies to help enhance the researcher’s skills.

For those looking to acquire more formal educational training, The National Institute offers—in affiliation with the Continuing Education Unit of the University of St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto—Certificate Programmes in the records of Australia, Canada, England, Germany, Ireland, Scotland and the United States, as well as a General Methodology and Librarianship Certificate.

For more information please visit our site at http://www.genealogicalstudies.com/ or call us toll-free in North America at 1-800-580-0165 or email us at admin@genealogicalstudies.com.

Contact:
Louise St Denis
1-800-580-0165
admin@genealogicalstudies.com

Civil War Records Course

ARLINGTON, VA, 25 APRIL 2011: The National Genealogical Society proudly announces the release of its newest educational course, Introduction to Civil War Records, developed by renowned military expert Craig Roberts Scott, CG. It will debut at its thirty-third Family History Conference in Charleston in South Carolina, 11 - 14 May 2011.

Craig Robert Scott is a nationally-recognized lecturer, educator, genealogical and historical researcher with more than thirty years experience. He is a member of the Company of Military Historians and specializes in the diverse military records at the National Archives.

Besides being CEO and President of Heritage Books, Inc., a genealogical publishing firm, Craig coordinates the Military tracks at Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and Samford University Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research in Birmingham, Alabama. He has authored The “Lost Pensions”: Settled Accounts of the Act of 6 April 1838 and Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury, Inventory 14 (Revised).

Now Craig brings his military expertise to NGS with the Introduction to Civil War Records. In this course, he focuses on current genealogical practices of research. In this six chapter course, he will teach you strategies to identify and locate information on an ancestor living at the time of the Civil War. You will learn about numerous records created for, during, and after the war like compiled service records, prisoners of war record, pension files and indexes and post-war records to name a few.

This NGS American Genealogy Studies course is available on CD-ROM as a PDF file for $35.00 for NGS’ members. Craig will make a personal appearance on Saturday 14 May from to for questions and autographs.

The NGS American Genealogy Studies courses are designed for people who want to complete a short course on a specific topic and put the resultant knowledge to work right away. Courses offer the convenience of completing a genealogy study course at their own pace in their home. Courses are reasonably priced, and NGS members receive a discount.

The National Genealogical Society was organized in Washington, D.C. in 1903. NGS’ mission is to serve and grow the genealogical community by providing education and training, fostering increased quality and standards, and promoting access to and preservation of genealogical records.




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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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