Monday, June 18, 2012

Millions of Historic Records Added for Belgium, China, Philippines, and the U.S.

More Completed State Indexes Now Searchable Online for the 1940 US Census 

FamilySearch published new, free records online for Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, England, Georgia, Indonesia, Italy, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, and the United States. The 1940 US Census Community Project continues to progress quickly. Online volunteers have now indexed 80 million names out of the historic 1940 census. Follow the progress online or search the 20 completed states at FamilySearch.org/1940census.  BillionGraves also contributed about a million indexed records. Search these diverse collections and 2.8 billion other records for free at FamilySearch.org.

Searchable historic records on FamilySearch.org are made available by thousands of online volunteers from around the world who transcribe (index) information from digital copies of handwritten records to make them easily searchable online. More online volunteers are needed (particularly those who can read foreign languages) to keep pace with the amount of digital images being published online at FamilySearch.org. Learn more about how to personally help provide free access to the world’s historic genealogical records online as a volunteer indexer 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 and its predecessors have 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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Digital Images
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349,963
Added browsable images to existing collection.
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206,316
New browsable image collection.
0
1,339,442
New browsable image collection.
980,915
980,915
Affiliate provided new indexed records and browsable images.  
74,323
1,202
Added indexed records and browsable images  to existing collection.
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119,291
New browsable image collection.
0
141,775
New browsable image collection.
0
23,008
New browsable image collection.
0
75,276
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
84,542
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
1,588,606
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
52,767
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
123,966
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
983
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
65,881
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
36,799
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
46,170
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
37,311
New browsable image collection.
0
49,009
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
27,223
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
26,259
Added browsable images to existing collection.
4,242
0
Added indexed records to existing collection.
0
104,831
New browsable image collection.
0
4,375
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
5,813
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
134,878
Added browsable images to existing collection.
21,878
0
Added indexed records to existing collection.
0
24,703
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
6,356,654
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
101,177
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
31,074
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
21,549
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
47,334
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
873,732
New browsable image collection.
2,629,006
0
New indexed collection
0
112,580
New browsable image collection.
0
158,340
New browsable image collection.
0
56,475
New browsable image collection.
0
5,146
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
265,333
Added browsable images to existing collection.
16,217
0
Added indexed records to existing collection.
0
69,935
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
47,107
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
89,204
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
74,400
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
29,852
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
101,198
New browsable image collection.
0
38,814
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
3,796,974
New browsable image collection.
0
118,518
Added browsable images to existing collection.
1,200,141
0
Added indexed records to existing collection.
2,325,643
0
Added indexed records to existing collection.
0
90,550
New browsable image collection.
0
69,454
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
43,465
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
46,360
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
86,849
New browsable image collection.
0
16,434
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
37,718
New browsable image collection.
86
689,079
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
25,788
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
32,220
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
159,181
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
26,908
Added browsable images to existing collection.
0
20,031
Added browsable images to existing collection.
46,148
0
Added indexed records to existing collection.
9,853,018
0
Added indexed records to existing collection.
404,753
404,753
 Affiliate provided indexed records and browsable images  to existing collection