How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Collections—600 to Be Exact!

April 25, 2011

Latest Additions Reach New Milestone in Free Online Historic Record Collections

The latest additions to FamilySearch's online collection of free historic record collections pushes it to 600! That's right, 600 free, original source record collections online from all over the world. The tally of insomniacs will certainly expand as the numbers of family history researchers enjoy the latest updates. This week there are new international records from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, Poland, and Spain. Now take a seat while the list of updates for the U.S. collections are noted—California, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington State, Wisconsin, and the Virgin Islands. Whew! See the table below for details. You can search all of the record collections now for free at FamilySearch.org.

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Collection

Records

Images

Comment

Argentina, Catholic Church Records

360,671

347

Added images and index to existing collection.

Brazil, Catholic Church Records

0

147,511

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Canada, Quebec Notarial Records, 1800-1900

0

19,974

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Colombia, Catholic Church Records

41,672

0

Added index records to existing collection.

France, Coutances, Catholic Diocese, 1802-1907

133,771

0

Added index records to existing collection.

France, Protestant Church Records, 1612-1906

45,305

14,155

Added images and index to existing collection.

Italy, Civil Registration, 1806-1940

47,588

37,439

Added index records and images for Castellammare di Stabia, Catania, Teramo, and Trieste to existing collection.

Jamaica, Civil Birth Registration

275,358

308,905

Added images and index to existing collection.

Mexico Census, 1930

1,063,750

0

Added the state of Oaxaca.

Mexico, Chiapas, Catholic Church Records, 1558-1978

0

218,722

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Mexico, Nayarit, Catholic Church Records, 1596-1967

0

47,203

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Mexico, San Luis Potosí, Catholic Church Records, 1586-1970

0

51,249

New browsable image collection.

Peru, Catholic Church Records

0

592,054

New browsable image collection.

Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books, 1600-1950

0

216,211

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Spain, Cádiz, Passports, 1810-1866

0

8,573

New browsable image collection.

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

123,230

0

Added Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Shasta, Sierra, Solano, Stanislaus, and Sutter Counties to existing collection.

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

0

17,569

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., District of Columbia Marriages, 1811-1950

377,681

127,190

New index collection, first part.

U.S., Illinois County Marriages, 1810-1934

323,712

0

Added Adams, Alexander, Bond, Boone, Brown, Champaign, Christian, Clark, and Clay Counties to existing collection.

U.S., Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959

114,658

0

Added Elkhart County to existing collection.

U.S., Kentucky, Death Records, 1911-1955

1,384,241

0

New index collection.

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

0

1,469

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1820-1891

0

80,509

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887

68,176

0

New index collection.

U.S., Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949

156,395

88,640

New collection. Counties published: Anoka, Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Cottonwood, Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, and  Goodhue.

U.S., Mississippi, Tippah County Records, 1836-1923

0

55,910

New browsable image collection.

U.S., New York State Census, 1892

1,051,915

5,175

Added  Madison, Warren, Greene, Albany, Hamilton, Ontario, Broome, Herkimer, Cayuga, Oswego, Onondaga, Essex, Lewis, and Queens Counties to existing collection.

U.S., New York, Northern Arrival Manifests, 1902-1956

0

850,465

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Case Files of Chinese Immigrants, 1900-1923

0

60,096

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Passenger Lists, 1800-1882

0

58,940

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Texas, Eastland County Records, 1868-1949

38,070

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Washington State County Records; King, Kitsap and Pierce Counties, 1854-1950

0

15,653

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Wisconsin, Probate Estate Files, 1848-1933

0

2,184

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Virgin Islands US, Church Records

0

5,363

New browsable image collection.

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