FamilySearch Volunteers Have Indexed Over 500 Million Records

January 27, 2011

New France, Italy, and Jamaica Projects Added to Start 2011

It is quite amazing to think it all started in 2006. That was when FamilySearch migrated its then CD-ROM based indexing program to the web. The rest is record-making history—literally. Fueled by growing numbers of record collections from which to choose, the convenience of contributing 24/7 from any PC with web access, and the contagious spirit of wanting to give back or contribute to something very meaningful, the work continues to expand. Volunteers worldwide continue to join the cause and donate time and talent to help index the world’s historic genealogical records.

In 2010, FamilySearch indexing posted the following milestones:

 

Since 2006, volunteers have indexed 548 million records! It has truly become a volunteer phenomenon and is the largest initiative of its kind. The records can be searched free of charge at FamilySearch.org.

New Projects Added in January 2011

(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 from the 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.)

Current FamilySearch Indexing Projects, Record Language, and Percent Completion

Argentina, Balvanera—Registros Parroquiales, 1833–1934 [Parte B]
(Argentina, Balvanera—Church Records, 1833–1934 [Part B])

Spanish

87%

Argentina, Santa Fe—Registros Parroquiales, 1634–1926 [Parte A]
(Argentina, Santa Fe—Church Records, 1634–1926 [Part A])

Spanish

52%

Brasil—Registro Civil, 1852–1914 [Parte 2A]
(Brazil—Civil Registration, 1852–1914 [Part 2A])

Portuguese

2%

Brasil, Florianópolis—Registros da Igreja, 1751–1954 [Parte A]
(Brazil, Florianópolis—Church Records, 1751–1954 [Part A])

Portuguese

17%

Brasil, Pernambuco, Recife—Registro Civil, 1900–1920
(Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife—Civil Registration, 1900–1920)

Portuguese

4%

Brasil, Rio de Janeiro—Matrimonios, 1900–1910 [Piloto]
(Brazil, Rio de Janeiro—Marriages, 1900–1910)

Portuguese

57%

Canada—Passenger Lists, 1881–1922

English

5%

Canada, Bas-Canada—Recensement de 1842
(Canada, Lower Canada—1842 Census)

French

60%

Canada, New Brunswick—Deaths, 1815–1938 [Part B]

English

94%

Canada, Ontario—Marriages, 1869–1927 [Part B]

English

9%

Chile—Registros Civiles, 1885–1900
(Chile—Civil Registration, 1885–1900)

Spanish

39%

Chile, Concepción—Registros Civiles, 1885–1903 [Parte 2B]
(Chile, Concepcion—Civil Registration, 1885–1903 [Part 2B])

Spanish

51%

Colombia, Bucaramanga—Registros Parroquiales, 1649–1959
(Colombia, Bucaramanga—Church Records, 1649–1959)

Spanish

14%

Colombia, Marinilla—Registros Parroquiales, 1815–1959
(Colombia, Marinilla—Parish Records, 1815–1959)

Spanish

82%

Deutschland, Baden, Achern—Kirchenbücher, 1810–1869 [Part D]
(Germany, Baden, Achern—Church Books, 1810–1869 [Part D])

German

54%

El Salvador—Registros Civiles, 1835–1910
(El Salvador—Civil Registration, 1835–1910)

Spanish

33%

España, Andalucía—Registros Civiles, 1837–1870
(Spain, Andalucia—Civil Registration, 1837–1870)

Spanish

10%

España, Lugo—Registros Parroquiales, 1530–1930 [Parte 1]
(Spain, Lugo—Parish Registers, 1530–1930 [Part 1])

Spanish

43%

France, Cherbourg—Registres Paroissiaux, 1802–1907
(France, Cherbourg—Parish Registers, 1802–1907)

French

45%

France, Coutances—Registres Paroissiaux 1802–1907
(France, Coutances—Parish Registers, 1802–1907)

French

86%

France, Paris—Registres Protestants, 1612–1906 [Partie D]
(France, Paris—Protestant Registers, 1612–1906 [Part D])

French

93%

France, Saint-Lo—Registres Paroissiaux, 1802–1907
(France, Saint-Lo—Parish Registers, 1802–1907)

French

62%

Guatemala, Guatemala—Registros Civiles, 1800–1900
(Guatemala, Guatemala—Civil Registration, 1800–1900)

Spanish

18%

Guatemala, Guatemala—Registros Civiles, 1877–1900
(Guatemala, Guatemala—Civil Registration, 1877–1900)

Spanish

41%

Ireland—Tithe Applotment Books, 1824–1840

English

10%

Italia, Provincia di Vicenza—Registri Parrocchiali, 1597–1937
(Italy, Vicenza Province—Parish Registers, 1597–1937)

Italian

(New)

Italy, Trento—Baptisms, 1784–1924 [Part 2A]

Italian

56%

Jamaica—Church of England Parish Baptisms, 1664–1880

English

(New)

Jamaica—Civil Births, 1900–1930 [Part C]

English

34%

Mexico, D.F.—Bautismos, 1536–1900 [Parte A]
(Mexico, D.F.—Church Baptisms, 1536–1900 [Part A])

Spanish

4%

Mexico, Veracruz—1930 Federal Censo
(Mexico, Veracruz—1930 Federal Census)

Spanish

(New)

New Zealand—Passenger Lists, 1871–1915 [Part 2A]

English

11%

Nicaragua, Masaya—Registros Civiles, 1879–1984
(Nicaragua, Masaya—Civil Registration, 1879–1984)

Spanish

3%

Norge—Tinglysningskort, 1640–1903
(Norway—Probate Index Cards, 1640–1903)

Norwegian

4%

Perú, Lima—Registros Civiles, 1887–1921 [Parte A]
(Peru, Lima—Civil Registration, 1887–1921 [Part A])

Spanish

94%

Portugal, Setúbal—Registros da Igreja, 1581–1910
(Portugal, Setúbal—Church Records, 1581–1910)

Portuguese

27%

República Dominicana—Nacimientos Civiles, 1828–1906
(Dominican Republic—Civil Births, 1828–1906)

Spanish

1%

Russland, Sankt Petersburg—Kirchenbuchduplikat, 1833–1885
(Russia, Saint Petersburg—Parish Register Duplicates, 1833–1885)

German

44%

South Africa, Cape Province—Church Records, 1660–1970

Afrikaans, Dutch, English

71%

Sverige, Södermanland—Kyrkoböcker, till 1860 [Del 1]
(Sweden, Södermanland—Church Records, to 1860 [Part 1])

Swedish

81%

Sverige, Uppsala—Kyrkoböcker, till 1860 [Del 1]
(Sweden, Uppsala—Church Records, to 1860 [Part 1])

Swedish

83%

Sverige, Örebro—Kyrkoböcker, till 1860 [Del 1]
(Sweden, Örebro—Church Records, to 1860 [Part 1])

Swedish

33%

U.K., Essex—Parish Registers, 1538–1900 [Part A]

English

17%

U.K., Manchester—Parish Registers, 1813–1925 [Part B]

English

92%

U.K., Warwickshire—Parish Registers, 1538–1900 [Part 2 Adv]

English,
Old English

46%

Uruguay—Registros Civiles (Nacimientos), 1879–1930
(Uruguay—Civil Registration (Births), 1879–1930)

Spanish

12%

U.S.—Naval Enlistment Registers, 1855–1891

English

61%

U.S., Alabama—County Marriages, 1809–1950 [Part A]

English

74%

U.S., Arkansas—WWII Draft Registration, 1942

English

50%

U.S., Illinois—County Marriages, 1810–1934 [Part A]

English

93%

U.S., Indiana, Elkhart County—Marriages, 1811–1959

English

(New)

U.S., Iowa—County Births, 1880–1935 [Part A]

English

25%

U.S., Iowa—County Marriages, 1838–1992 [Part A]

English

73%

U.S., Massachusetts—1930 Federal Census

English

(New)

U.S., Michigan—1930 Federal Census

English

(New)

U.S., Michigan—County Marriages, 1820–1956 [Part A]

English

(New)

U.S., Minnesota—County Marriages, 1860–1949 [Part A]

English

83%

U.S., New Jersey—County Marriages, 1682–1956 [Part 1]

English

29%

U.S., New York—1892 State Census [Part 2]

English

67%

U.S., New York—Marriage Licenses, 1908–1938 [Part A]

English

46%

U.S., New York—Marriages, 1908–1935 [Part A]

English

47%

U.S., New York—WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942

English

(New)

U.S., North Carolina—1930 Federal Census

English

(New)

U.S., North Carolina—County Marriages, 1762–1959 [Part B]

English

39%

U.S., North Carolina—Freedmen Letters, 1862–1870

English

32%

U.S., Oklahoma—County Marriages, 1891–1959 [Part B]

English

91%

U.S., Oklahoma—Land Allotment Records, 1899–1907 [Part B]

English

9%

U.S., Puerto Rico—1910 Censo Federal
(U.S., Puerto Rico—1910 Federal Census)

Spanish

25%

U.S., Puerto Rico—Nacimientos Civiles, 1836–1930 [Parte B]
(U.S., Puerto Rico—Civil Births, 1836–1930 [Part B])

Spanish

8%

U.S., Tennessee—County Marriages, 1790–1950 [Part B]

English

29%

U.S., Tennessee—County Marriages, 1790–1950 [Part C]

English

62%

U.S., Texas—Birth Records, 1903-1934 [Part D]

English

79%

U.S., Texas—County Marriages, 1837–1977 [Part B]

English

70%

U.S., Vermont—Vital Records, 1760–1954 [Part B]

English

(New)

Venezuela—Nacimientos Civiles, 1873–1909
(Venezuela—Civil Births, 1873–1909)

Spanish

3%

Venezuela, Mérida—Registros Parroquiales, 1654–1992 [Parte 2]
(Venezuela, Merida—Parish Registers, 1654–1992 [Part 2])

Spanish

39%

Österreich, Wiener Meldezettel, 1890–1925
(Austria, Vienna—Population Cards, 1890–1925)

German

40%

Украина, Киев—Метрические книги русской православной церкви, 1843–1845 [Часть B]
(Ukraine, Kiev—Orthodox Consistory Church Books, 1843–1845 [Part B])

Russian

50%

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

10%

Belgique—Registres Civile, 1851–1900 [Partie A]
(Belgium—Civil Registration, 1851–1900 [Part A])

French

78%

Brasil, Minas Gerais—Church Records, 1706-1952

Portuguese

1%

Canada, Ontario, Toronto—Trust Cemeteries, 1826–1935

English

22%

Deutschland, Westfalen, Minden—Volkszählung, 1880–1900
(Germany, Westphalia, Minden—City Censuses, 1880–1900)

German

12%

España, Avila, Barroman—Registros Parroquiales, 1550–1930
(Spain, Avila, Barroman—Parish Registers, 1550–1930)

Spanish

47%

España, Malaga—Registros Civiles, 1846–1870
(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

(New)

Norway—1875 Census [Part B]

Norwegian

78%

Philippines, Lingayen, Dagupan—Registros Parroquiales, 1615–1982
(Philippines, Lingayen, Dagupan—Church Registers, 1615–1982)

Spanish

87%

Polska—Księgi Metrykalne—Diecezja Lublin, 1902–1945
(Poland, Lublin Diocese—Church Books, 1902–1945)

Polish

54%

U.K., Norfolk—Parish Registers, 1538–1900

English

67%

U.S., Colorado—1885 State Census

English

3%

U.S., Ohio—Tax Records, Post 1825 [Part 4]

English

36%

U.S., Utah, Salt Lake County—Birth Registers, 1890–1908

English

69%

U.S., Utah, Salt Lake County—Death Registers, 1848–1940

English

33%

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