New Legacy QuickTip Video - How to Use and Print Blank Forms in Legacy

We have another great Legacy QuickTip Video for you today! Learn:

  • How to use and print blank forms

Blank forms included with Legacy:

  • Census forms
  • Relationship diagram
  • Pedigree Chart
  • Family Group Record
  • Questionnaire

This QuickTip was presented live during the after-webinar party of this week's Genealogy 101, Part 3 of 3 webinar by Peggy Lauritzen.

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Genealogy 101, part 3 of 3: Locating and Reading Records - free webinar by Peggy Lauritzen now online for limited time

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Another amazing, heart-string-tugging, educational and entertaining webinar by Peggy Lauritzen today!

The recording of today's webinar, "Genealogy 101, part 3 of 3: Locating and Reading Records," by Peggy Lauritzen AND the after-webinar party is now available to view for free at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for a limited time.

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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 48 minute recording of "Genealogy 101, part 3 of 3: Locating and Reading Records" AND the after-webinar party is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time. Or watch it at your convenience with an annual or monthly webinar membership.

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  • Tips for Planning a Successful Seminar by Jana Sloan Broglin. June 10.
  • 10 Tips for Using Legacy with Specialized Studies by Tessa Keough. June 12.
  • The Secret Lives of Women - Researching Female Ancestors Using the Sources They Left Behind by Gena Philibert-Ortega. July 1.
  • Pinning Your Family History by Thomas MacEntee. July 8.
  • Making a Federal Case Out of It by Judy Russell (bonus webinar for annual/monthly webinar subscribers only). July 10.
  • Researching with Karen! by Karen Clifford. July 15.
  • Have Swedish Roots and Don't Know How to Get Started? by Kathy Meade. July 22.
  • Storyboard Your Family History by Lisa Alzo. July 29.
  • Mending Broken Ties: Reconstructing Family Trees Sawed by Slavery by Melvin J. Collier. July 31.
  • What's in a Name? Trouble! by Ron Arons. August 5.
  • Power Platting - Technology Tools to Create Pictures from Property Descriptions by Chris Staats. August 12.
  • Discovering Your Kentucky Ancestors by Mark Lowe. August 19.
  • Digital Family Reunions by Devin Ashby. August 21.
  • German Names and Naming Patterns by Jim Beidler. August 26.
  • Break Down Brick Walls in Eastern European Research - Tips, Tools and Tricks by Lisa Alzo. September 2.
  • Research Your Swedish Ancestors in Living Color Using ArkivDigital Online by Kathy Meade. September 9.
  • Technology and Techniques for Differentiating Two People with the Same Name by Geoff Rasmussen. September 11.
  • Researching Your Dutch Ancestors by Yvette Hoitink. September 16.
  • Researching Your Ancestors in England and Wales by Kirsty Gray. September 23.
  • Maps Tell Some of the Story for the African-Ancestored Genealogist by Angela Walton-Raji. September 25.
  • Using Periodicals to Find Your Ancestors by Gena Philibert-Ortega. September 30.
  • Wearables and Genealogy - Wacky and Wild or Worth the Wait by Thomas MacEntee. October 7.
  • Colonial Immigration - The English Pioneers of Early America by Beth Foulk. October 14.
  • Billions of Records, Billions of Stories by Devin Ashby. October 16.
  • What Happened to the State of Frankland - Using Tennessee's Pre-Statehood Records by Mark Lowe. October 21.
  • Complex Evidence - What is It? How Does it Work? And Why Does it Matter? by Warren Bittner. October 28.
  • Researching with Karen! by Karen Clifford. November 4.
  • Organizing Your Genetic Genealogy by Diahan Southard. November 11.
  • Bringing it All Together and Leaving a Permanent Record by Tom Kemp. November 13.
  • Mapping Madness by Ron Arons. November 18.
  • Stories in Stone - Cemetery Research by Gail Blankenau. December 2.
  • Thinking about Becoming an Accredited Genealogist? by Apryl Cox and Kelly Summers. December 9.
  • Pointing Fingers at Ancestors' Siblings - Breaking Down Brick Walls with Collateral Research by Marian Pierre-Louis. December 16.

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FamilySearch Records Update: More than 3.7 million new records for Belgium, England, Germany, the Philippines, and the United States

FamilySearch has added to its collections more than 3.7 million indexed records and images for Belgium, England, Germany, the Philippines, and the United States. Notable collection updates include 2,807,806 indexed records from the England, London Electoral Registers, 1847–1913 collection; 190,879 indexed records from the US, Texas, Brownsville Passenger and Crew List of Airplanes, 1943–1964 collection; and 137,815 images from the Philippines, Index to Filipino Passengers Arriving at Honolulu, Hawaii, 1900–1952 collection. See the table below for the full list of updates. Search these diverse collections and more than 5.8 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 world’s historic genealogical records online at FamilySearch.org.

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

CollectionIndexed RecordsDigital ImagesComments
Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600–1913 79,444 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, 1621–1914 67,410 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Belgium, West Flanders, Civil Registration, 1582–1910 8,560 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
England, London Electoral Registers, 1847–1913 2,807,806 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Germany, Hesse, Stadtkreis Darmstadt, Darmstadt District, Civil Registration, 1876–1925 0 70,510 Added images to an existing collection.
Philippines, Index to Filipino Passengers Arriving at Honolulu, Hawaii, 1900–1952 0 137,815 New browsable image collection.
US, Florida, Pensacola, Passenger Lists, 1900–1945 0 1,937 New browsable image collection.
US, Louisiana World War I Service Records, 1917–1920 0 27,210 New browsable image collection.
US, Maine, Bath, Seamen’s Proofs of Citizenship, 1833–1868 0 3,516 New browsable image collection.
US, Massachusetts, Salem and Beverly Crew Lists and Shipping Articles, 1797–1934 0 33,017 New browsable image collection.
US, Michigan, South Haven Crew Lists, 1957–1959 0 61 New browsable image collection.
US, Minnesota, Duluth and Wisconsin, Superior Crew Lists, 1922–1958 0 26,368 New browsable image collection.
US, Montana, Manifests of Immigrant Arrivals and Departures, 1923–1956 0 38,373 New browsable image collection.
US, New York, New York, Index to Alien Crewmen Who Were Discharged or Who Deserted, 1917–1957 0 119,753 New browsable image collection.
US, Ohio, Southern District Naturalization Index, 1852–1991 83,982 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
US, Oregon, Portland, Index and Register of Vessels, 1949–1955 0 88 New browsable image collection.
US, Pennsylvania, Landing Reports of Aliens, 1798–1828 0 636 New browsable image collection.
US, Rhode Island, Davisville, Melville, Newport, and Quonset Point, Airplane Passenger and Crew Lists, 1955–1957 0 387 New browsable image collection.
US, South Carolina, Charleston U.S. Citizens Passenger Lists, 1919–1948 0 775 New browsable image collection.
US, Texas, Brownsville Passenger and Crew List of Airplanes, 1943–1964 190,879 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
US, Texas, Houston Arrival Manifests of Airplanes, 1946–1954 0 4,360 New browsable image collection.


Reserve Your Free Upgrade to Windows 10

This morning I glanced at the "notification area" (formerly known as system tray) of my Windows 8 desktop and noticed a brand new icon:

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Nervous to click it (I had a dream last night where I clicked on an email and got a virus...) yet excited to see what it was - I clicked.

What a welcome way to begin my week! It was a notification to reserve my free upgrade to Windows 10.

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Clicking on the "Reserve your free upgrade" button, this screen appeared:

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After clicking the "Send confirmation" button, it stated that I will receive a notification when Windows 10 is ready:

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Cool!

What's New in Windows 10?

Click here for the list of what's new.

When will Windows 10 be available?

July 29, 2015

Who is eligible for the free upgrade?

Microsoft's website says:

The only requirements are that a) your device is compatible, and b) you're running genuine Windows 7 Service Pack 1 or Windows 8.1. Windows 10 is designed to run on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 PCs. That means your device is likely compatible and will run Windows 10.

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Register for Webinar Wednesday - Genealogy 101 part 3: learning to obtain and read a record by Peggy Lauritzen

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We all have an aunt or a grandmother that has a shoebox full of obituaries, funeral cards, or other old documents that sit on a dresser or closet shelf. Or, perhaps we are that person with the shoebox. These beginning genealogy sessions will show how to take what you know and what you have access to, and teach the steps involved in getting it organized and compiled into a useful genealogy that can benefit future generations.

Session 3 - Learning how to obtain and read a record. After learning of the many ways to search for and obtain a record, we will analyze the information it may contain. We will examine some of the documents that produce the best evidence of family relationships. A small exercise in handwriting will round out this class.

Join us and Peggy Lauritzen for the live webinar Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 2pm Eastern U.S. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. Before joining, please visit www.java.com to ensure you have the latest version of Java which our webinar software requires. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion.

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About the presenter

Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, was involved in genealogy before she was even born. The daughter of avid genealogists, she was spending time in courthouses and cemeteries while other children were playing on swings and going to the beach. The love of her family’s history has never left her. With her experience as a former Family History Director, she is a frequent speaker at genealogical societies, workshops, seminars, and webinars where she loves bringing genealogy to life. Some of those would include The Ohio Genealogical Society, The Ohio State University, Brigham Young University, and many other state and local genealogy societies. She has recently completed several Legacy QuickGuides on Appalachia, which are also available on www.legacyfamilytree.com and www.amazon.com.

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A New Twist on an Old Trick

By Marian Pierre-Louis

In my Ten Brick Wall Tips for Beginners webinar I talked a lot about reviewing your genealogy data in new visual formats such as charts and lists. I also talked about the more commonly used timeline which is always a great help when doing genealogical research.

Recently I was once again tackling my brick wall ancestor, William Edwards, and his family. I find myself constantly trying to find new ways to look at the same old data. I was thinking about how William appeared in the 1800 US Federal Census but there was no trace of him after that.

In an interesting bit of conflicting data his wife appears in the 1810 US Federal Census in Charleston, Montgomery County, New York under the name of Christian Edwards. The reason I believe this is my Christina Edwards is because the only adult in the record is listed as a white female age 26-44. Christina was forty years old at the time. The enumerator was mistaken either when writing the name or the gender.

I decided I needed to revisit the information about the 1810 census document. I hadn't really looked at it in years. Other than Christina, I couldn't really remember what information was in the record.

This time, instead of using a timeline of one ancestor's entire life I created a new twist on the format. Instead what I did was I took multiple people and looked at one moment in time. My goal was to create a flashpoint for the year 1810 in order to try to determine where Christina and all her seven children were in 1810. Interestingly enough this quest opened up new questions and more mysteries!

I started by creating an excel spreadsheet with the following headers: Name, Relationship (to William Edwards), Age in 1810, Location, Source and Notes. I chose to include age so that I quickly see the stage in life for any given individual.

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My first surprise came when reviewing the census record to find that Christina was listed with only two of her seven children! This was going to be more complicated than I realized. In previous years I had been so focused on William and Christina that I didn't take the time to think about where the kids might have been.

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Christina Edwards (listed as "Christian") as found in the 1810 US Federal Census. Image from Ancestry.com

I quickly stopped and did age calculations for all the children. The oldest child, Elizabeth, was 22 in 1810. The youngest, Amanda, was two years old. The rest of the children were as follows: William Henry-21, John-18, Maria Barbara-16, Eleanor-14 and Solomon-10.

My next task was to work my way through the chart to try to determine where each person was at the time. I had to rely on any and all genealogical data I had in my possession.

Daughter Elizabeth was married to Elisha Allen in 1807. Elisha Allen is found in the 1810 US Federal Census in Charleston, New York with an adult female and two young girls. This fits with what I know of the family.

Son William Henry is more problematic. At 21 in 1810 he could be anywhere - serving in the military or working for someone else. A name like William Edwards is too common. And he is likely hiding in the census in the household of someone else. Same problem with son, John.

Daughters Maria Barbara and Eleanor pose the greatest problems for me. They are age 16 and 14 respectively. Normally I would expect to find them at home at that age. However, if the father, William is dead by this time as we suspect, then it is possible that they could have been sent to live with other relatives. Or they could have been sent to work in the homes of neighbors. It is known that Eleanor marries William Hubbs by 1817. Maria Barbara marries William Hubbs' brother, Thomas, in Charleston, New York in 1822.  Both girls spend their entire lives living in or near Charleston, New York.

The youngest children, Amanda and Solomon, fit with the boy and girl children found in the 1810 in the household of  Christian Edwards.

The completed chart looks this (click to englarge):

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What is the purpose of this chart and is it worth the effort of creating?

The process of completing the chart is the most important. First, seeking out the information and then documenting it. In the end the chart serves as a visually appealing reference tool which allows access to specific data quickly.

The process of creating a chart - in this case a flashpoint for 1810 - is what is so beneficial. It makes you review your information and look at it in a new light. It makes you ask questions you've never asked before. And, as in my case, it might create new questions that were never considered before.

Try making a flashpoint-in-time chart for yourself and see what happens. Or better yet try to come up with a completely different chart to visualize your information in a new way. Then share with us your discovery!

Marian Pierre-Louis is the Social Media Marketing Manager for Legacy Family Tree. She is also the host of The Genealogy Professional podcast. Check out her webinars in the Legacy library.


New Legacy QuickTip Video - Mapping Your Ancestor's Migration

We have another great Legacy QuickTip Video for you today! Learn:

  • How to create an animated migration map of your ancestor's movements

This QuickTip was presented live during the after-webinar party of this week's Migration Patterns East of the Mississippi Prior to 1860 webinar by Mary Hill.

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Free Legacy Family Tree update now available (version 8.0.0.499)

We have another great new update for our Legacy Family Tree 8 users (free) for you to download. It provides 446 brand new Research Guidance suggestions, the ability to download sources from FamilySearch, and includes fixes to some minor issues you have reported to us, so download the update to get the best Legacy ever!

See the download instructions below for step-by-step instructions on installing this update.

What's New

FamilySearch. For those using the FamilySearch tool, the ability to download a "source" from FamilySearch via the Sources tab is now available. Currently, the source information gets added to the Source Details of a master source named "FamilySearch", thus keeping your Master Source List clean - just like you like it - and adheres to the standards in Evidence Explained. In the near future we will add the option to download the FamilySearch source to its own master source that looks exactly like the source at FamilySearch.

Research Guidance. Legacy's exclusive, built-in Research Guidance, takes a look at what you already know about an ancestor, then gives you a prioritized list of research links and suggestions - all based on your ancestor's time period and location. Beginners love the guidance; experienced researchers love the checklist as a way to not overlook potential sources. Below is the list of new and updated Research Guidance sources added in this update. Click here for an overview of using Research Guidance.

NEW (445)
WorldGenWeb
USGenWeb
CanadaGenWeb
Albania Census, 1930
Armenia Church Books, 1838-1929
Austria Births and Baptisms, 1651-1940
Austria Burials, 1768-1918
Austria Evangelical-Lutheran Church Records, 1848-1900
Austria Marriages, 1722-1898
Austria Seigniorial Records, 1537-1920
Austria, Carinthia, Military Personnel Records, 1846-1897
Austria, Tirol, Innsbruck, Sankt Jakob Parish Register Index, 1578-1970
Austria, Upper Austria, Catholic Church Records, 1581-1919
Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Rolls, 1658-1937
Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates, 1818-1899
Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records, 1485-1894
Austria, Upper Austria, Wels, Census Records, 1613-1900
Austria, Vienna Population Cards, 1850-1896
Austria, Vienna, Jewish Registers of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1784-1911
British Columbia Estate Files, 1859-1949
British Columbia Naturalization Records, 1859-1926
British Columbia Wills, 1861-1981
British Columbia, Crown Land Grant Records, 1851-1874
British Columbia, Crown Land Grants, 1869-1930
British Columbia, Crown Land Pre-emption Registers, 1860-1971
British Columbia, Dominion Land Branch Records, 1885-1949
British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939
Caribbean Births and Baptisms, 1590-1928
Caribbean Deaths and Burials, 1790-1906
Caribbean Marriages, 1591-1905
Finland, Baptisms, 1657-1890
Finland, Burials, 1725-1909
Finland, Marriages, 1682-1892
Finland, Turku-Pori, Church Records, 1667-1900
Germany, Anhalt, Dessau, City Directories, 1866-1919
Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921
Germany, Baden, Church Book Duplicates, 1800-1870
Germany, Bavaria, Deggendorf, Miscellaneous City Records, 1600-1900
Germany, Bavaria, Dinkelsbühl Miscellaneous City Records, 1804-1946
Germany, Bavaria, Fürth, Emigration and City Directories, 1805-1913
Germany, Bavaria, Mindelheim Miscellaneous City Records, 1407-1950
Germany, Bavaria, Neuburg an der Donau Miscellaneous City Records, 1808-1949
Germany, Bavaria, Neumarkt Miscellaneous City Records, 1453-1973
Germany, Bavaria, Nördlingen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1385-1943
Germany, Bavaria, Passau, Miscellaneous City Records, 1700-1940
Germany, Bavaria, Straubing, Miscellaneous City Records, 1765-1917
Germany, Bavaria, Traunstein, Family Group Sheets, 1830-1900
Germany, Bavaria, Traunstein, Military Records, 1830-1918
Germany, Brandenburg, Berlin, Probate Records, 1796-1853
Germany, Brandenburg, Bernau bei Berlin, Jewish Records, 1688-1872
Germany, Brandenburg, Wittenberge, City Directories and Citizen Lists, 1851-1921
Germany, Bremen Passenger Departure Lists, 1904-1914
Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927
Germany, Hesse, Frankfurt, Civil Registration, 1811-1814, 1833-1928
Germany, Hesse, Stadtkreis Darmstadt, Darmstadt District, Civil Registration, 1876-1925
Germany, Hesse-Nassau, Civil Registers and Church Books, 1701-1875
Germany, Hessen, Darmstadt City Records, 1627-1940
Germany, Mecklenburg-Schwerin Census, 1867
Germany, Mecklenburg-Schwerin Census, 1890
Germany, Mecklenburg-Schwerin Census, 1900
Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg and Posen, Church Book Duplicates, 1794-1874
Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Angermünde, Miscellaneous City Records 1706-1922
Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Cottbus, Miscellaneous City Records, 1672-1919
Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Eberswalde, City Directories, 1890-1919
Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Heegermühle, Church Records, 1664-1824
Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Landkreis Ostprignitz-Ruppin, Miscellaneous Records, 1559-1945
Germany, Prussia, East Prussia, Königsberg, Index to Funeral Sermons and Memorials, 1700-1900
Germany, Prussia, Pomerania Church Records, 1544-1945
Germany, Prussia, Pomerania, Labes, Church Records, 1647-1764
Germany, Prussia, Pomerania, Stralsund, Church Book Indexes, 1600-1900
Germany, Prussia, Saxony, Halle, Miscellaneous City Records, 1401-1926
Germany, Prussia, Saxony, Nordhausen, City Directories, 1824-1919
Germany, Prussia, Saxony, Various Protestant Church Records, 1594-1951
Germany, Saxony, Bautzen, Church Records, 1699-1915
Germany, Saxony, Bautzen, Citizen Rolls, 1496-1923
Germany, Saxony, Dresden, Citizens' Documents and Business Licenses, 1820-1962
Germany, Saxony, Freiberg, Funeral Sermons, 1614-1661
Germany, Saxony, Leipzig, Miscellaneous City Records, 1701-1922
Germany, Saxony, Meissen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1724-1889
Germany, Prussia, Westphalia, Minden, Miscellaneous Collections from the Municipal Archives, 1574-1902
Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate Church Record Extractions and Family Registers, 1600-1925
Germany, Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach, Jena, City Directories, 1810-1935
Germany, Saxe-Meiningen, Saalfeld an der Saale, Miscellaneous City Records, 1876-1920
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt, Halberstadt Kreisarchiv, City Directories, Citizen Rolls, Residence Lists, and School Directories, 1700-1933
Germany, Westfalen, Minden, Index to Funeral Sermons, 1580-1740
Germany, Württemberg, Albstadt, Miscellaneous City Records, 1705-1850
Germany, Württemberg, Schwäbisch Hall, Probate Records, 1803-1929
Hungary Reformed Church Christenings, 1624-1895
Hungary, Baptisms, 1734-1895
Hungary, Catholic Church Records, 1636-1895
Hungary, Civil Registration, 1801-1980
Hungary, Funeral Notices, 1840-1990
Hungary, Jewish Vital Records Index, 1800-1945
Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881
Ireland Marriages, 1619-1898
Ireland, 1821 Census
Ireland, 1831 Census
Ireland, 1841 Census
Ireland, 1841 and 1851 Census Search Forms
Ireland, 1851 Census
Ireland, Calendar of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1920
Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958
Ireland, Deaths, 1864-1870 51,248
Ireland, Landed Estate Court Files, 1850-1885
Ireland, Prison Registers, 1790-1924
Ireland, Tithe Applotment Books, 1814-1855
Netherlands, Army Service Records, 1807-1929
Netherlands, Bibliothèque Wallonne, Card Indexes, ca. 1500-1858
Netherlands, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910
Netherlands, Census and Population Registers, 1574-1940
Netherlands, Deaths and Burials, 1668-1945
Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records, 1580-1911
Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1942
Netherlands, Friesland Province, Church Records, 1543-1911
Netherlands, Friesland Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1950
Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1800-1952
Netherlands, Gelderland Province, Church Records, 1405-1966
Netherlands, Groningen Province, Church Records, 1595-1864
Netherlands, Groningen Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1940
Netherlands, Limburg Parish Register Transcripts, 1562-1822
Netherlands, Limburg Province, Certificates of Nationality, 1860-1913
Netherlands, Limburg Province, Church Records, 1542-1910
Netherlands, Limburg Province, Civil Registration, 1792-1963
Netherlands, Marriages, 1565-1892
Netherlands, Noord-Brabant Province Population Registers, 1820-1930
Netherlands, Noord-Brabant Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1942
Netherlands, Noord-Brabant, Church Records, 1473-1965
Netherlands, Noord-Holland Province, Church Records, 1523-1948
Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950
Netherlands, Overijssel Province, Church Records, 1542-1893
Netherlands, Overijssel Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1960
Netherlands, Passenger Lists Holland-America Line, 1900-1974
Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Church Records, 1542-1955
Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1950
Netherlands, Zeeland Province, Church Records, 1527-1907
Netherlands, Zeeland Province, Civil Registration, 1796-1940
Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Church Records, 1076-1916
Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1679-1942
Netherlands, Zuid-Holland, Leiden, Notarial Records, 1591-1806
Sweden, Blekinge Church Records, 1612-1916; index 1646-1860
Sweden, Gotland Church Records, 1582-1940; index 1655-1860
Sweden, Gävleborg Church Records, 1616-1908; index 1671-1860
Sweden, Göteborg och Bohus Church Records, 1577-1932; index 1659-1860
Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860
Sweden, Jämtland Church Records, 1582-1928; index 1642-1860
Sweden, Jönköping Church Records, 1581-1935; index 1633-1860
Sweden, Kalmar Church Records, 1577-1907; index 1625-1860
Sweden, Kopparberg Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1628-1860
Sweden, Kristianstad Church Records, 1585-1910; index 1646-1860
Sweden, Kronoberg Church Records, 1589-1921; index 1612-1860
Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860
Sweden, Norrbotten Church Records, 1612-1923; index 1658-1860
Sweden, Skaraborg Church Records, 1612-1921; index 1625-1860
Sweden, Stockholm Church Records, 1556-1939, index 1634-1860
Sweden, Stockholm City Archives, Index to Church Records, 1546-1927
Sweden, Södermanland Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1640-1860
Sweden, Uppsala Church Records, 1308-1901; index 1613-1860
Sweden, Värmland Church Records, 1509-1925; index 1640-1860
Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860
Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records, 1501-1940; index 1650-1860
Sweden, Västmanland Church Records, 1538-1901; index 1622-1860
Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860
Sweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-1860
Sweden, Östergötland Church Records, 1555-1911; index 1616-1860
Manitoba Probate Records, 1871-1930
Manitoba, Census Indexes, 1831-1870
Manitoba, Church Records, 1800-1959
New Brunswick Census, 1861
New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938
New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950
New Brunswick Provincial Returns of Marriages and Late Registrations, 1920-1950
New Brunswick Provincial Returns of Marriages, 1887-1919
New Brunswick, Births and Baptisms, 1819-1899
New Brunswick, County Deed Registry Books, 1780-1930
New Brunswick, County Registers of Births, ca. 1812-1919
New Brunswick, Death Certificates, 1920-1934
New Brunswick, Death Certificates, 1935-1938
New Brunswick, Late Registration of Births, 1810-1899
New Brunswick, Marriage Registers, 1789-1889
New Brunswick, Provincial Returns of Births and Late Registrations, 1810-1906
New Brunswick, Provincial Returns of Deaths, 1815-1919
Newfoundland Census, 1921
Newfoundland Census, 1935
Newfoundland Census, 1945
Newfoundland, Church Records, 1793-1945
Newfoundland, Vital Records, 1840-1949
Newfoundland, Vital Statistics, 1753-1893
Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms, 1702-1896
Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877
Nova Scotia Census, 1861
Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001
Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877
Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904
Nova Scotia Marriages, 1711-1909
Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918
Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932
Nova Scotia Probate Records, 1760-1993
Nova Scotia Vital Records, 1763-1957
Nova Scotia, Antigonish Catholic Diocese, 1823-1905
Nova Scotia, Halifax County, Deed Indexes, 1749-1958
Nova Scotia, Queens County, Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, 1700-1950
Canada, Upper Canada Census, 1842
Ontario Births, 1869-1912
Ontario Census, 1861
Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947
Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927
Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899
Ontario, Marriages, 1800-1910
Ontario, Roman Catholic Church Records, 1760-1923
Ontario, Toronto Trust Cemeteries, 1826-1989
Prince Edward Island Baptism Card Index, 1721-1885
Prince Edward Island Census, 1861
Prince Edward Island Death Card Index, 1721-1905
Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888
Prince Edward Island, Church Records, 1777-1985
Quebec Census, 1861
Quebec, Births and Baptisms, 1662-1898
Quebec, Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1979
Quebec, Non-Catholic Parish Registers, 1763-1967
Quebec, Notarial Records, 1800-1920
Quebec, Quebec Judicial District, Guardianships, 1639-1930
Saskatchewan Provincial Records, 1879-1987
Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957
Saskatchewan, Judicial District Court Records, 1891-1954
Saskatchewan, Probate Estate Files, 1887-1931
South Africa, Transvaal, Estate Files, 1950-1993
UK - Channel Islands Births and Baptisms, 1820-1907
UK - Isle of Man Births and Baptisms, 1607-1910
UK - Isle of Man Deaths and Burials, 1844-1918
UK - Isle of Man Marriages, 1606–1911
UK - Isle of Man Parish Registers, 1598-2009
UK - Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988
UK - Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988
UK - Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977
UK - Scotland Census, 1841
UK - Scotland Census, 1851
UK - Scotland Census, 1861
UK - Scotland Census, 1871
UK - Scotland Census, 1881
UK - Scotland Census, 1891
UK - Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
UK - Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910
UK - United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913
UK - United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933
UK - United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941
UK - United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915
UK - United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920
UK - United Kingdom, World War I Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920
UK - England and Wales Census, 1841
UK - England and Wales Census, 1851
UK - England and Wales Census, 1861
UK - England and Wales Census, 1871
UK - England and Wales Census, 1881
UK - England and Wales Census, 1891
UK - England and Wales Census, 1901
UK - England and Wales Census, 1911
UK - England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977
UK - England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008
UK - England and Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007
UK - England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005
UK - Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907
UK - Wales Marriages, 1541-1900
UK - Wales Probate Abstracts, 1544-1858
UK - Wales, Anglesey, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Brecknockshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Caernarvonshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Cardiganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Carmarthenshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Court and Miscellaneous Records, 1542-1911
UK - Wales, Deaths and Burials, 1586-1885
UK - Wales, Denbighshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Flintshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900
UK - Wales, Glamorgan, Parish Register Marriages, 1837-1922
UK - Wales, Glamorgan, West Glamorgan, Electoral Registers, 1839-1925
UK - Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Merionethshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Monmouthshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Montgomeryshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Pembrokeshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Radnorshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
UK - England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991
UK - England Marriages, 1538–1973
UK - England, Bristol Parish Registers, 1538-1900
UK - England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900
UK - England, Cheshire Non-conformist Records, 1671-1900
UK - England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000
UK - England, Cheshire Probate Records, 1492-1940
UK - England, Cheshire Workhouse Records, 1848-1967
UK - England, Cheshire, Land Tax Assessments, 1778-1832
UK - England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900
UK - England, Cheshire, Register of Electors, 1842-1900
UK - England, Cheshire, School Records, 1796-1950
UK - England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010
UK - England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918
UK - England, Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936
UK - England, Durham Diocese Bishop's Transcripts, 1639-1919
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Allertonshire Peculiar Administration Bonds and Inventories, 1670-1808
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Allertonshire Peculiar Stray Probate Bonds, 1732-1768
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Calendar of Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1594-1815
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1692-1900
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Original Will Strays, 1743-1900
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Probate Inventories, 1676-1846
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Registered Wills 1526-1858
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Renunciations, 1767 and 1794
UK - England, Durham Probate Bonds, 1556-1858
UK - England, Durham Probate Commissions, Monitions and Citations, 1650-1858
UK - England, Durham, Dean and Chapter of Durham's Allerton and Allertonshire Original Wills, Inventories and Bonds, 1666-1845
UK - England, Durham, Diocese of Durham Original Wills, 1650-1857
UK - England, Essex Parish Registers, 1503-1997
UK - England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts, 1560-1911
UK - England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments, 1689-1832
UK - England, Kent, Manorial Documents, 1241-1976
UK - England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911
UK - England, Kent, Quarter Sessions and Court Files, 1558-1899
UK - England, Kent, Register of Electors, 1570-1907
UK - England, Kent, Wills and Probate, 1440-1881
UK - England, Kent, Workhouse Records, 1777-1911
UK - England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910
UK - England, Lancashire, Oldham Cemetery Registers, 1797-2004
UK - England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910
UK - England, London Electoral Registers, 1847-1913
UK - England, Manchester, Miscellaneous Records, 1700-1916
UK - England, Middlesex, Westminster, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812
UK - England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941
UK - England, Norfolk Marriage Bonds, 1557-1915
UK - England, Norfolk Monumental Inscriptions, 1600-1900's
UK - England, Norfolk Non-conformist Records, 1613-1901
UK - England, Norfolk Poor Law Union Records, 1796-1900
UK - England, Norfolk Register of Electors, 1844-1952
UK - England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1510-1997
UK - England, Northumberland, Cumberland, Durham, Miscellaneous Records, 969-2007
UK - England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910
UK - England, Warwickshire Parish Registers, 1538-1900
UK - England, Westminster Rate Books, 1634-1900
UK - England, Yorkshire, Allertonshire, Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1667-1819
Ukraine, Sumy Civil Registers, 1918-1922
Ukraine, Births and Baptisms, 1784-1879
Ukraine, Donetsk Church Books, 1809-1928
Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1840-1845
Ukraine, Odessa Census Records 1897
Ukraine, Western Ukraine Catholic Church Book Duplicates, 1600-1937
Ukraine, Zaporizhia Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists), 1811-1858
California, Airplane Passenger Lists from Honolulu, Hawaii, 1947-1948
California, Chinese Partnerships and Departures from San Francisco, 1912-1943
California, Immigration Registers of Japanese, Filipinos, and Hawaiians at San Francisco, 1928-1942
California, San Diego, Airplane Passenger and Crew Lists, 1929-1954
California, San Diego, Chinese Passenger and Crew Lists, 1905-1923
California, San Diego Passenger Lists, 1904-1952
California, San Francisco Airplane Arrival Card Index, 1936-1949
Colorado, Naturalization Records, 1876-1990
Delaware Baptisms, 1697-1886
Georgia, Brunswick Passenger Lists, 1904-1939
Hawaii, Passenger Lists of Airplanes departing Honolulu, 1942-1948
Hawaii, Index to Filipino Arrivals to Honolulu, 1946
Illinois, Soldier burial places, 1774-1974
Indiana, Daviess County, Washington Times Herald Obituaries, 1984-2012
Indiana, Gary and East Chicago Crew Lists, 1945-1956
Louisiana, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
Maine, Crew List Arriving at Eastport, 1949-1958
Maine, Crew Lists Arriving at Robbinston, 1947-1954
Maryland, Piney Point Crew Lists, 1950-1956
Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915
Massachusetts, Boston Crew Lists, 1917-1943
Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists Index, 1899-1940
Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1820-1891
Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1848-1891
Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1891-1943
Massachusetts, Boston Tax Records, 1822-1918
Massachusetts, Boston, Crew Lists, 1811-1921
Massachusetts, Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910
Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915
Massachusetts, Land Records, 1620-1986
Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910
Massachusetts, Naturalization Index, 1906-1966
Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Probate Estate Files, 1686-1915
Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Probate Records, 1633-1967
Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887
Massachusetts, State Vital Records, 1841-1920
Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1627-2001
Massachusetts, Worcester County, Probate Files, 1731-1925
Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006
Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995
Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1935
Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952
Michigan, Death Index, 1971-1996
Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995
Michigan, Deaths, 1867-1897 507,104
Michigan, Detroit Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of Detroit, 1906-1954
Michigan, Eastern District, Naturalization Index, 1907-1995
Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995
Michigan, Probate Records, 1797-1973
Michigan, State Census, 1894
Minnesota, Baudette, Warroad, and International Falls Passenger Lists, 1910-1923
Minnesota, Births and Christenings, 1840-1980
Minnesota, Clay County Land and Property Records, 1872-1947
Minnesota, Clay County, School Census Records, 1909-1962
Minnesota, Clay and Steele County Obituaries, 1865-2006
Minnesota, County Birth Records, 1863-1983
Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949
Minnesota, Death Records, 1866-1916
Minnesota, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990
Minnesota, Divorce Index, 1970-1995
Minnesota, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1869-1940
Minnesota, Itasca County Land Records, 1872-1930
Minnesota, Marriages, 1849-1950
Minnesota, Naturalization Card Index, 1930-1988
Minnesota, Roseau County Land Records, 1892-1930
Minnesota, Stevens County Genealogical Society Records, 1876-2006
Minnesota, Will Records, 1849-1985
Mississippi, Confederate Records, 1889-1942
Mississippi, Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 1900-1974
Mississippi, Enumeration of Educable Children, 1850-1892; 1908-1957
Mississippi, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
Mississippi, Freedmen's Department (Pre-Bureau Records), 1863-1866
Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911
Mississippi, Probate Records, 1781-1930
Mississippi, State Archives, Various Records, 1820-1951
Mississippi, Tippah County Family Histories
Mississippi, Tippah County Marriages, 1858-1979
Mississippi, Tippah County Records, 1836-1923
Missouri, Andrew and Cole County Probate Records, 1826-1945
Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935
Missouri, Cole County Circuit Court Case Files, 1820-1927
Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications
Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1802-1969
Missouri, County Naturalization Records, 1883-1927
Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976 3
Missouri, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
Missouri, Jackson County Voter Registration Records, 1928-1956
Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920
Missouri, Probate Records, 1750-1998
Missouri, State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933
Nebraska, Broken Bow Homestead Records, 1890-1908
Nebraska, Marriages, 1855-1995
North Dakota, Manifests of Immigrant Arrivals, 1910-1952
Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969
Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001
Puerto Rico, Records of Foreign Residents, 1815-1845
Texas and Arizona Arrivals, 1903-1910
Virgin Islands US, Church Records, 1765-2010
Wyoming, Marriages, 1877-1920

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WorldCat (repository)
British Columbia Birth Registrations, 1854-1903
British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986
British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932
DISBYT updated to include separate English and Swedish links
Massachusetts, Death Index, 1970-2003
Massachusetts, Federal Census Mortality Schedule, 1870
Massachusetts, Federal Census Mortality Schedule, 1880
Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915
Massachusetts, State Census, 1855
Massachusetts, State Census, 1865
Michigan, Births, 1867-1902
Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925
Minnesota, Birth Index, 1935-2002
Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2002
Minnesota, Marriage Index, 1958-2001
Minnesota, State Census, 1865
Minnesota, State Census, 1875
Minnesota, State Census, 1885
Minnesota, State Census, 1895
Minnesota, State Census, 1905
Minnesota, Territorial Census, 1857
Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865
Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865
Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865
Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865
Nebraska, State Census, 1885
North Dakota, Census 1915
North Dakota, Census 1925

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Migration Patterns East of the Mississippi Prior to 1860 - free webinar by Mary Hill now online for limited time

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FamilySearch Records Update: More than 1.7 million new records for Australia, China, India, Peru, the Philippines, and the United States

FamilySearch has added to its collections more than 1.7 million indexed records and images for Austrailia, China, India, Peru, the Philippines, and the United States. Notable collection updates include 327,195 images from the Peru, Lima, Civil Registration, 1874–1996 collection; 275,449 images from the Peru, Puno, Civil Registration, 1890–2005 collection; and 249,700 images from the Peru, San Martín, Civil Registration, 1850–1999 collection. See the table below for the full list of updates. Search these diverse collections and more than 5.8 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 world’s historic genealogical records online at FamilySearch.org.

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

CollectionIndexed RecordsDigital ImagesComments
Australia, New South Wales, 1828 Census 0 2,530 New browsable image collection.
Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration of Births, 1899–1912 0 12,662 New browsable image collection.
Australia, Tasmania, Correspondence of the Immigration Office Concerning the Nomination, Arrival, and Settlement of Migrants, 1920–1943 0 90 Added images to an existing collection.
Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records, 1829–1961 0 50,885 Added images to an existing collection.
Australia, Victoria, Assisted Immigrant Arrivals at Victorian Ports, 1839–1871 0 127,892 New browsable image collection.
China Collection of Genealogies, 1239–2014 0 142,311 Added images to an existing collection.
India, Hindu Pilgrimage Records, 1194–2015 0 143,871 Added images to an existing collection.
Peru, La Libertad, Civil Registration, 1903–1998 0 110,758 Added images to an existing collection.
Peru, Lima, Civil Registration, 1874–1996 0 327,195 Added images to an existing collection.
Peru, Moquegua, Civil Registration, 1850–1996 0 22,743 New browsable image collection.
Peru, Puno, Civil Registration, 1890–2005 0 275,449 Added images to an existing collection.
Peru, San Martín, Civil Registration, 1850–1999 0 249,700 New browsable image collection.
Philippines, Eastern Samar, Roman Catholic Diocese of Borongan, Parish Registers, 1842–1984 0 32,304 New browsable image collection.
US, California County Naturalizations, 1849–1949 0 99,436 New browsable image collection.
United States, Cancelled, Relinquished, or Rejected Land Entry Case Files, 1861–1932 0 161,468 Added images to an existing collection.