FamilySearch Adds More Than 10 Million Indexed Records and Images to Canada, Czech Republic, Ukraine, and the United States

August 5, 2014

FamilySearch Adds More Than 10 Million Indexed Records and Images to Canada, Czech Republic, Ukraine, and the United States

FamilySearch has added more than 10 million indexed records and images to collections from Canada, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, New Zealand, South Korea, Ukraine, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 3,427,354 indexed records from the Canada Census, 1911, collection; the 1,334,575 image records from the Czech Republic, Censuses, 1800–1945, collection; and the 2,545,965 indexed records from U.S., Idaho, SoutheastCounties Obituaries, 1864–2007, 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 worldís historic genealogical records online at FamilySearch.org.

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Collection

Indexed Records

Digital Images

Comments

Canada Census, 1911

3,427,354

Added indexed records to an existing collection.

Czech Republic, Censuses, 1800-1945

0

1,334,575

Added images to an existing collection.

Dominican Republic, Civil Registration, 1801–2010

0

199,481

Added images to an existing collection.

New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1848–1991

145,146

145,146

Added indexed records and images to an existing collection.

South, Korea, Collection of Genealogies, 1500–2012

0

143,281

Added images to an existing collection.

Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1840–1845

386,265

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection.

U.S., Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864–2007

2,545,965

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection.

U.S., Idaho, Southern Counties Obituaries, 1943–2013

585,880

52,677

New indexed records and images collection.

U.S., Maine, State Archive Collections, 1718–1957

0

83,424

Added images to an existing collection.

U.S., Maryland, Register of Wills Records, 1629–1999

0

70,174

Added images to an existing collection.

U.S., Mormon Migration Database, 1840–1932

143,658

0

New indexed record collection.

U.S., New York, Queens County Probate Records, 1785–1950

0

241,319

Added images to an existing collection.

U.S., ObitsUtah Obituary Index

372,279

0

New indexed record collection.

U.S., Ohio, Cuyahoga County Probate Files, 1813–1932

0

221,657

Added images to an existing collection.

U.S., Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers, 1850–2005

511,361

0

New indexed record collection.

U.S., Virginia, African-American Funeral Programs, 1920–2009

0

22,727

New browsable image collection.

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