Published: Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011
FamilySearch has added more than 20 collections in the past month that have
more than a million new records or images. Dozens of collections from records
around the world have also been updated with thousands of other records.
More than 6.6 million index records were added to Hungary Catholic Church
Record, 1636-1895 and more than 2.5 million images were added to New York, New
York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1925-1942. Another 1.5 million images and more
than 800,000 records were added to U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards,
Seven collections from Mexico have been updated with more than a million
records or images include: Mexico, Durango, Civil Registration, 1861–1995;
Mexico, Michoacán, Civil Registration, 1859–1940; Mexico, Chiapas, Civil
Registration, 1861–1990; Mexico, Coahuila, Civil Registration, 1861–1998;
Mexico, Zacatecas, Civil Registration, 1860–2000; Mexico, México Estado, Civil
Registration, 1861–1941 and Mexico, Chihuahua, Civil Registration, 1861–1997.
More than a million browsable images have been added to these five
collections: Austria, Seigniorial Records 1537–1888; Chinese Genealogies,
1500–1900; Ecuador, Catholic Church Records, 1565–1996; Peru, Catholic Church
Records1687-1992; and Ecuador, Catholic Church Records, 1565–1996.
And at least eight collections from the U.S. have had images and other
information added, including: U.S., Illinois, Northern District Naturalization
U.S., Index to Passenger Arrivals, Atlantic and Gulf Ports, 1820–1874; U.S.,
Alabama Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861–1865; U.S.,
Georgia Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861–1865; U.S.,
Kentucky Civil War Records of Union Soldiers, 1861–1865; U.S., Mississippi
Civil War Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861–1865; U.S., North Carolina
Civil War Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861–1865; and U.S., Tennessee Civil
War Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861–1865.
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