FamilySearch Updates 55 Collections; adds 25 million new records

July 8, 2011

Additions include Scandinavia, Eastern and Western Europe, Mexico, and Peru

The recent collection updates at FamilySearch.org reflect FamilySearch’s commitment to digitally convert and publish its microfilm collection

online. The latest additions include 25 million new images of historic records for 16 countries. The new records were added for Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, England, Italy,

Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, U.S., and Wales. Of particular interest is the addition of over 8 million civil registration records for the

Netherlands. Search the records online now at FamilySearch.org. See the list below for more details.

Collection

Records

Images

Comment

Belgium Civil Registration, 1795–1910

0

603,436

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Brazil, Catholic Church Records 1835–

1966

0

272,329

Added browsable images to existing collection for Pernambuco, Archdiocese of Olinda and Recife.

Canada, Ontario Births, 1869–1912

688,262

0

Added index records to existing collection.

Canada, Quebec Notarial Records, 1800–1900

0

43,087

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Records

1908

0

76,563

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Czech Republic Church Books, 1552–1935

0

53,447

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Czech Republic, Land Records 1450–1850

0

49,603

New browsable image collection.

Czech Republic, Třeboň, Nobility Seignorial records,

1664–1698

0

6,491

New browsable image collection.

England, Bristol Parish Registers, 1538–1900

114,011

0

Added index records to existing collection.

England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538–1900

0

19,023

Added browsable images to existing collection.

England, Northumberland, Miscellaneous Records

0

8,866

New browsable image collection.

Italy, Civil Registration, 1806–1940

0

387,193

Added browsable images to existing collection for Bologna, Catania, Genova, Padova, Salerno, and Teramo.

Italy, Waldensian Evangelical Church Records

0

47,632

New browsable image collection.

Mexico, Guanajuato, Catholic Church Records, 1576–

1984

0

2,116,278

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Mexico, Michoacán, Catholic Church Records

1579–1992

0

2,600,181

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Mexico, Oaxaca, Catholic Church Records

0

3,438,115

New browsable image collection.

Mexico, Yucatan, Catholic Church Records 1543–

1970

0

1,233,393

New browsable image collection.

Netherlands, Civil Registration, 1792–1952

0

8,794,609

Added browsable images to existing collection.

New Zealand, Probate Records

0

44,794

New browsable image collection.

Peru, Catholic Church Records

0

1,571,496

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books, 1600–1950

0

126,498

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Slovakia Church Books, 1592–1910

0

152,054

Added browsable images to existing collection.

South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Records, 1690–

2007

0

412,267

New browsable image collection.

Spain, Cádiz, Passports, 1810–1866

0

14,277

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Spain, Municipal Records

0

45,898

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Switzerland, Vaud Terrier Records, 1234–1798

0

138,906

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Arkansas, Draft Registration Cards, compiled

1948–1959

0

76,701

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., California, San Mateo County Records, 1856–

1967

0

51,629

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., California, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian

Cemetery Records

0

13,690

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Idaho, Clark County Records

0

16,791

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Louisiana, First Registration Draft Cards,

compiled 1940–1945

0

78,408

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Louisiana, Second Registration Draft Cards,

compiled 1948–1959

0

73,995

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Maine, State Archive Collections

0

55,036

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Maryland, Register of Wills Books, 1792–

1983

0

23,155

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Probate Estate

Files, 1686–1881

0

7,172

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Mississippi Enumeration of Educable Children,

1850–1892, 1908–1957

0

211,757

New browsable image collection.

U.S., New York, Queens County Probate Records, 1899–

1921

0

47,263

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., North Carolina, County Records, 1833–1970

0

77,359

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., North Carolina Probate Records, 1735–1970

0

1,145,307

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Ohio, Montgomery County, Probate Estate Files,

1857–1900

0

25,212

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Ohio, Stark County Court Records, 1809–

1917

0

45,711

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Passenger List Index

Cards, 1883–1948

0

1,161,869

New browsable image collection.

U.S., South Carolina Probate Records, Files and Loose

Papers, 1732–1964

0

2,409

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Tennessee Probate Court Books, 1795–1927

0

628,641

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Tennessee Probate Court Files, 1795–1927

0

967,360

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Texas, Comanche County Records, 1858–1955

0

3,722

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Texas, Daughters of the Republic of Texas,

Membership Applications, 1892–2010

0

8,591

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Texas, Eagle Pass Arrival Manifests and Indexes,

1905–1954

0

135,227

New browsable image collection.

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

0

22,519

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Texas, Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy

Collection

0

68,625

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Utah, Davis County Records, 1869–1920

0

32,595

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Washington State County Records, 1885–

1950

0

155,398

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Washington State, Army National Guard Records,

1880–1947

0

67,188

New browsable image collection.

U.S., West Virginia Will Books, 1756–1971

0

326,272

New browsable image collection.

Wales, Glamorgan Marriages, 1837–1922

58,798

0

New index collection.

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