9 Million Browsable Images from 9 Countries Added This Week

March 22, 2011

New Records for Brazil, Canada, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Italy, Mexico, U.S., and Venezuela

The bounty just keeps coming from FamilySearch’s digital pipeline. Mexico collections earned the top spot this week, with nearly 5 million new browsable images added. The Mexico records date from 1545 to 1984. In addition to Mexico, FamilySearch continued this week to strengthen its free online international collections by expanding 7 more of its collections. Millions more records or images were added for Brazil, Canada, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Italy, and Venezuela. The U.S. collections were also expanded, with new data for California, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Montana, Nebraska, New York, Texas, Union Provost Marshal’s File, and Virginia. See the table below for more details. You can search all of the record collections now for free at FamilySearch.org.

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Collection

Records

Images

Comment

Brazil, Catholic Church Records

0

1,007,788

New images added to existing collection:
Minas Gerais: Diocese of Luz, Diocese of Patos de Minas; Paran√°: Archdiocese of Curitiba; Rio Grande Do Sul: Diocese of Santa Cruz Do Sul; Sao Paulo: Archdiocese of Sao Paulo, Diocese of Itapeva, Diocese of Presidente Prudente.

Canada, Quebec, Notarial Records, 1800-1900

0

113,475

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Chile, Concepcion, Civil Registration, 1885-1903

0

696,721

New browsable image collection.

El Salvador, Civil Registration Records, 1836-1910

0

41,876

New browsable image collection.

Guatemala Civil Registration, 1877-1934

0

5,241

New browsable image collection.

Italy, Civil Registration, 1806-1940  

0

115,035

New browsable images added to existing collection: Rovigo, Oristano, Trieste, and Teramo.

Mexico, Chiapas, Catholic Church Records, 1558-1978

0

752,385

New browsable image collection.

Mexico, Guanajuato, Catholic Church Records, 1576-1984

0

168,067

New browsable image collection.

Mexico, Morelos, Catholic Church Records, 1598-1969

0

1,448

New browsable image collection.

Mexico, Nayarit, Catholic Church Records, 1596-1967

0

452,505

New browsable image collection.

Mexico, Puebla, Catholic Church Records, 1545-1970

0

4,378,429

New browsable image collection.

U.S., California, County Marriages, 1850-1952

281,432

0

New index collection.

U.S., California, San Diego Naturalization Index, 1868-1958

22,506

0

Records courtesy of Footnote.com. Indexed records linked to images on Footnote.com.

U.S., California, San Mateo County Records, 1856-1967

0

18,857

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Illinois, Probate Records, 1819-1970

0

244,131

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Louisiana Confederate Pensions, 1898-1950

0

198,414

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Louisiana, Orleans Parish Estate Files, 1804-1846

0

83,768

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Maine, State Archive Collections

0

13,919

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Montana, Rosebud County Records

0

40,990

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Nebraska, Broken Bow Homestead Records, 1890-1908

39,373

0

Records courtesy of Footnote.com. Indexed records linked to images on Footnote.com.

U.S., New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891

0

422,545

New browsable image collection.

U.S., New York, Kings County Estate Files, 1866-1923

26,082

492,465

Added images and index to existing collection.

U.S., Texas, Mills County Clerk Records, 1841-1985

0

1,506

Added images to existing collection.

U.S., Union Provost Marshal Files of Two or More Civilians, 1861-1866

0

107,471

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Virginia, Surry County Marriage Records, 1735-1950

0

19,618

New browsable image collection.

Venezuela, Civil Registration

0

88,680

New browsable image collection.

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