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FamilySearch Adds 6 Million Records for Ten Countries
Posted 30 August 2011
By Paul Nauta, Public Affairs Manager, FamilySearch.org


FamilySearch Adds 6 Million Records

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

30 August 2011

FamilySearch.org added over six million records this week to its free online database. 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.  

FamilySearch International 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 has been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources free online at FamilySearch.org or through over 4,600 family history centers in 132 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. 
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 Records1687-1992 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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FamilySearch International 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 has been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources free online at FamilySearch.org or through over 4,600 family history centers in 132 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.




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