FamilySearch Adds Close to 650 Thousand Images from Belgium, Indonesia, Mexico, Spain, and the United States

July 30, 2013

FamilySearch Adds Close to 650 Thousand Images from Belgium, Indonesia, Mexico, Spain, and the United States

FamilySearch has recently added more than 649,152 million images from Belgium, Indonesia, Mexico, Spain, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 230,768 images from the Belgium, Namur, Civil Registration, 1800–1912, collection, the 127,839 images from the Mexico, San Luis Potosí, Miscellaneous Records, 1570–1876, collection, collection, and the 139,682 images from the U.S., Washington, County Records, 1856–2009, collection. See the table below for the full list of updates. Search these diverse collections and more than 3.5 billion other records for free at FamilySearch.org.

Searchable historic records are made available on FamilySearch.org through the help of thousands of volunteers from around the world. These volunteers transcribe (index) information from digital copies of handwritten records to make them easily searchable online. More volunteers are needed (particularly those who can read foreign languages) to keep pace with the large number of digital images being published online at FamilySearch.org. Learn more about volunteering to help provide free access to the world’s historic genealogical records online at FamilySearch.org.

FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources for free at FamilySearch.org or through more than 4,600 family history centers in 132 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Collection

Indexed Records

Digital Images

Comments

Belgium, Namur, Civil Registration, 1800–1912

0

230,768

Added images to an existing collection.

Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Wonogiri District Court Records, 1967–2013

0

139,991

New browsable image collection.

Mexico, San Luis Potosí, Miscellaneous Records, 1570–1876

0

127,839

Added images to an existing collection.

Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officers, 1833–1960

0

10,872

Added images to an existing collection.

U.S., Washington, County Records, 1856–2009

0

139,682

Added images to an existing collection.

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