26 January 2011

FamilySearch Kicks Off 2011 with the Addition of 90 Million New Online Records

Includes 18 Million Digital Images from 13 Countries

No doubt family history enthusiasts will have a heyday looking over the latest collection updates! The 18 million free, browsable digital images are just a sample of what should be a banner year as FamilySearch continues to plug away at digitizing its massive microfilm collection for online access. U.S. researchers will be excited to begin poring over the 3 million new digital images of U.S. naturalization records included in this update.

Patrons will also find 72 million new, searchable, indexed records to search for free thanks to FamilySearch’s cadre of online volunteer indexers and agreements with Ancestry.com and findmypast.com. Findmypast.com’s index to the 1881 and 1891 England and Wales censuses and Ancestry.com’s indexes for U.S. border crossings from Canada to U.S. and Mexico to U.S. can now be searched free of charge at FamilySearch.org.

See the table below for additional details of the latest collection updates.

Collection
Images
Records
Comment
Brazil, Catholic Church Records
588,020
Images added to the following collections: Sao Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul, and Rio de Janeiro
Canada, Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937, and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947
188,756
Index only.
Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927
363,464
Index only.
Canada, Quebec Notarial Records, 1800-1900
71,036
Notary records from Montreal and Terrebonne.
England, Bristol, Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1900
271,298
Index only.
England and Wales Census, 1881
30,262,586
Index only. Images available at findmypast.com.
England and Wales Census, 1891
31,782,845
Index only. Images available at findmypast.com.
Guatemala Civil Registration, 1877-1934
2,085,501
Images have waypoints.
Italy, Civil Registration
51,466
Localities published: Rovigo
Italy, Napoli Province Municipal Records, 1809-1936
84
37,416
Jamaica, Civil Birth Registration
305,360
New records added to existing collection. Images were already published.
Mexico, Catholic Church Records
4,031,651
Images added for localities in the following states: Guerrero, Mexico (Estada), Morelos, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Zacatecas
Mexico Census, 1930 (San Luis Potosi)
526
501,486
Netherlands, Civil Registration, 1792-1952
4,180,580
Images and waypoints added for Drenthe, Gelderland, Groningen, Limburg, Overijssel, and Utrecht.
New Zealand, Immigration Passenger Lists, 1839-1973
1,446
144,523
Nicaragua, Managua, Civil Registration, 1879-2007
1,263,191
New images.
Philippines, Manila Civil Registration, 1899-1994
1,972,249
New images.
Poland, Radom Roman Catholic Diocese Church Books, 1654-1946, Part 1
254,375
Digital images of baptism, birth, marriage, burial and death records for parishes in   the Radom, Poland, diocese.
U.S., Border Crossings From Canada to United States, 1895-1956
4,335,400
Data courtesy of Ancestry.com.
U.S., Border Crossings >From Mexico to United States, 1903-1957
3,610,754
Data courtesy of Ancestry.com.
U.S., California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index, 1852-1989
581,198
Images and waypoints added.
U.S., California, Southern District Court (Central) Naturalization Index, 1915-1976
567,808
Images and waypoints added.
U.S., Delaware Death Records, 1855-1955
180,832
14,584
U.S., Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950
1,493,775
Images and waypoints added.
U.S., Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915
200,672
18,134
New records and images added to the existing collection. 2,126,586 records were moved to this collection from the legacy collection.
U.S., Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915
72,760
15,110
New records and images added to the existing collection. 1,083,931 records were moved to this collection from the legacy collection.
U.S., Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950
207,650
338,109
U.S., New England Naturalization Index, 1791-1906
635,867
Images and browse entries are available.
U.S., New York State Census, 1892, Part 2
9,589
Images added for the following localities: Albany, Broome, Essex, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, Long Island City, Madison, Onondaga, Ontario, Oswego, Queens, Warren
U.S., Rhode Island, State Census, 1935
693,472
693,472
Contains information from index cards created for each person in the 1935 state census.
Wales, Probate Abstracts, 1773-1780
186
New images.
Total
18,936,289
72,883,291


































































































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