Czech Republic, Mexico, and U.S. Records Added

May 11, 2010

Eight new searchable collections were updated or added this week at FamilySearch.org—millions of new free images and records.

This week the complete name indexes for the states of Alabama, Colorado, and Illinois were published online at FamilySearch’s Record Search pilot (FamilySearch.org, click Search Records, and then click Record Search pilot) or Beta.FamilySearch.org.

The Delaware state birth records, 1875 Minnesota State Census, and Illinois, Cook County birth records were also added.

Also released was a digital image collection of church records from Litomerice, Czech Republic—60,000 images! Consumers will see these types of collections more and more online as FamilySearch digitizes microfilms in its Granite Mountain Records Vault. Instead of a microfilm reader in a local family history center, patrons use FamilySearch’s image viewer online to search these high quality digital collections—and they are accessible 24/7.

See the chart below for the complete list of all the newly added or improved collections.

None of this would be possible without the great contributions of many online FamilySearch volunteers. These individuals donate the time and effort needed to make these collections freely available to FamilySearch patrons. If you would like to help by donating a few minutes here and there online with projects of personal interest, become a FamilySearch community volunteer at FamilySearchIndexing.org. Many hands produce great work. Thank you for your support!

Collection Name

Indexed
Records

Digital Images

Comments

Czech Republic, Litomerice State Regional Archive Church Records 1552-1905, pt. 03 - WP

60,573

Browsable images only

Mexico Census 1930 Index, Yucatan

378,550

1,061,300

U.S Delaware State Birth Records 1861-1922 - FSI

121,234

93,600

U.S Illinois, Cook County Birth Registers 1873-1908

1,240,000

33,245

U.S 1875 Minnesota State Census

475,000

13,600

US Federal Census, 1910, Alabama

1,870,520

46,763

US Federal Census, 1910, Colorado

767,680

19,192

US Federal Census, 1910, Illinois

5,024,520

125,613

 

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