FamilySearch Adds 6 Million Records

August 30, 2011

Austria, Mexico, Peru, U.S. Each Add Over a Million Records

FamilySearch.org added over six million records to its free online database this week. The new collections include seigniorial records from Austria; civil registrations from Chihuahua, Mexico; and probate records from Kentucky, U.S. Also added this week are records from Brazil, Guatemala, Hungary, Peru, Poland, South Africa, and Spain. View them all now at FamilySearch.org.

Collection

Records

Images

Comments

Austria, Seigniorial Records, 1537–1888

0

1,375,643

New browsable image collection.

Brazil, Catholic Church Records, 1835–1966

0

425,826

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Guatemala Civil Registration, 1877–1934

0

1,379

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Hungary Civil Registration, 1895–1980

0

586,296

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Mexico, Chihuahua, Civil Registration, 1861–1997

0

1,552,617

New browsable image collection.

Mexico, Jalisco, Civil Registration, 1832–2000

0

7,634

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Peru, Catholic Church Records, 1687– 1992

0

1,043,903

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books, 1600–1950

0

27,159

Added browsable images to existing collection.

South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers, 1660–1970

0

22,711

Added browsable images to existing collection.

Spain, Cádiz, Testaments, 1550–1920

0

23,210

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S. Social Security Death Index, 1875– 2010

188,681

0

Added index records to existing collection. Now current as of 31 July 2011.

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

0

32,582

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Kentucky, Probate Records, 1792–1977

0

623,942

New browsable image collection.

U.S., Louisiana, First Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1940–1945

0

66,545

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Louisiana, Second Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1948–1959

0

47,474

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663–1917

9,981

229,414

Added index records to existing collection.

U.S., Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh City Deaths, 1870–1905

154,203

38,853

New index collection.

U.S., Washington State County Records, 1885–1950

0

124,194

Added browsable images to existing collection.

U.S., Washington State, Army National Guard Records, 1880–1947

0

24,174

Added browsable images to existing collection.

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