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Find Your Family - New Records from FamilySearch

Article Date: 
25 March, 2011 (All day)


FamilySearch continues to publish records at a “record” pace.  Over the past few months many new records have been added.  These records include:


Collection Number of Images Number of Records

Argentina Church Records     202,698

Brazil Catholic Church Records 1,162,880

Canada Notorial Records     113,475

Chile Civil Registration     696,721

El Salvador Civil Registration       41,876

German Church Records   209,634

Guatemala Civil Registration           5,241

Hungary Catholic Church Records 9,065,513

Italy Civil Registration     234,956

Mexico Church Records 5,752,835

Philippines Civil Registration 1,535,971

Spanish Diocese Records         11,629

California Marriages 281,432

California Naturalization Index   22,506

Illinois Probate     244,131

Illinois State Census     256,004

Louisiana Confederate Pensions     198,414

Louisiana Parish Estate Files       83,768

Nebraska Homestead Records   39,373

New York Passenger lists 422,545

New York Estate Files       26,082 492,465

Texas County Records 345,228

Union Provost Marshal Files 107,471

Venezuelan Civil Registration   88,680

Zimbabwe & Rhodesian Death Notices 402,591


Numbers listed under images indicate that there are digital images of the records.  If there are numbers under ‘Number of Records’, then the collection has been indexed and may be searched by name.

FamilySearch has been publishing nearly every week for many months.  It is worthwhile to have a look at the site weekly, or at least once a month to see what new has been added.  Many individuals are finding that their brick wall problems are being knocked down by the availability of these new online resources.  The records can be accessed at  Names can be searched from the search box on the home page.  The image only collectin can be browsed by clicking on the location under the “Browse by Location” heading just below the search box.