Tuesday, September 19, 2017

RootsTech 2018 Now Open for Registration

RootsTech 2018 Now Open for Registration

SALT LAKE CITY (19 September 2017)--FamilySearch International has announced that registration to RootsTech 2018 is now open. RootsTech is a popular 4-day annual family history and technology conference where individuals and families are inspired to discover, preserve, and share their family roots, heritage, and stories. The conference will be held February 28 to March 3, 2018, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, go to RootsTech.org

In 2017 the growing event attracted more than 26,000 attendees in-person from all 50 U.S. states and more than 35 countries. Family Discovery Day, a free 1-day event held on Saturday as part of the conference, is also open for registration.

RootsTech 2018 will offer attendees a full lineup of inspiring and well-known keynote speakers; over 300 informative sessions, including hands-on computer labs taught by industry professionals and leaders; interactive activities and helpful exhibitors in the expo hall; and entertaining evening events. All are designed to inspire and empower personal family discoveries.

INNOVATION SHOWCASE

RootsTech 2018 officially begins on Wednesday, February 28, with class sessions beginning at 9:30 a.m. The all-new general session begins at 4:30 p.m. Steve Rockwood, CEO of FamilySearch International, will be the keynote speaker. Following Rockwood's address will be the all-new Innovation Showcase. The Innovation Showcase will feature the best new technology in the industry from around the globe. RootsTech is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Innovation Showcase from the public. The public can nominate its favorite family history related app, product, or service by using #RootsTechInnovation on Facebook or Twitter, or visit the Innovation Showcase page at rootstech.org. The submission deadline is October 15, 2017.

The showcase also offers attendees the opportunity to interact and connect with industry influencers, executives, and investors. Online viewers will also be able to vote for their favorite product or service during the live showcase event on Wednesday. (See RootsTech 2018 Grows to 4 Days, Introduces New Innovation Showcase.)

FAMILY DISCOVERY DAY

Registration for Family Discovery Day is also now open. The event takes place on Saturday, March 3, 2018, and is designed for families and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This free and fun 1-day event includes inspiring messages from Church leaders; engaging classes for families, youth, and young single adults; and evening entertainment to inspire and help families and members discover, preserve, and share their family connections. Family Discovery Day attendees will also have access to all the interactive activities and exhibitors found in the RootsTech Expo Hall. Event details, including speakers and classes, will be made available soon at RootsTech.org. Registration is required.

PRICES

Early bird discount pricing is available for a limited time on 4-day passes at just $169 (a $100 discount). Single-day RootsTech passes are also available for $99. A 4-day Getting Started pass is only $69. All passes include access to the popular Expo Hall and morning keynote sessions.

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About RootsTech
RootsTech, hosted by FamilySearch, is a global conference celebrating families across generations, where people of all ages are inspired to discover and share their memories and connections. This annual event has become the largest of its kind in the world, attracting tens of thousands of participants worldwide.

Monday, September 18, 2017

New Historical Records Released on FamilySearch from Feb 18th to Sept 12, 2017

The following is from FamilySearch.

Complete listing of Historic Records released on FamilySearch from Feb 18th to September 12, 2017. The newest collections are listed first.

New Historic Records on FamilySearch: Week of September 12, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, UT—Over 20 million new, free historic records were added this week from the Netherlands and Denmark, including 6 Denmark censuses from 1860 to 1906. These collections include both searchable name indexes and digital images. Additional records were added from BillionGravesEnglandFrench PolynesiaLuxembourgNicaraguaParaguay, and Peru, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, the United States, and Venezuela. Search these free records at FamilySearch by clicking on the links in the interactive table below. 

Collection
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
262,608
262,608
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
1,752,392
63,251
New indexed records and images collection
1,760,360
145,352
New indexed records and images collection
1,952,203
201,743
New indexed records and images collection
2,138,072
264,973
New indexed records and images collection
2,328,066
1,153,599
New indexed records and images collection
2,525,146
391,264
New indexed records and images collection
4,371
44,372
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
4,853
9,903
New indexed records and images collection
15,127
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
7,595,471
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
60,015
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
137,335
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
29,115
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
92,507
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
5,350
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
3,821
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
4,054
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
29,538
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
96,910
2,106
New indexed records and images collection
281,584
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection



New Historic Records on FamilySearch: Week of August 28, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, UTThis week, millions of new historic records were made freely available from the NetherlandsKansasSweden, and Washington. Many more were published from ArgentinaItalyLouisianaParaguay, and South AfricaSearch these new free records at FamilySearch by clicking on the links in the interactive table below. 

COLLECTIONS

INDEXED RECORDS

DIGITAL RECORDS

COMMENTS

Czech Republic Land Records 1450-1889
0
853,178
Added images to an existing collection
United States Freedmen's Bureau Records of Freedmen's Complaints 1865- 1872
140,985
209,817
New indexed records and images collection
Utah Tremonton and Garland Obituaries 1959-2013
18,360
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
New York Book Indexes to Passenger Lists 1906-1942
5,487,573
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
District of Columbia Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records 1863-1872
90,597
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Czech Republic School Registers 1799-1953
0
1,041,753
Added images to an existing collection
Peru Cusco Civil Registration 1889-1997
78,283
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Freedmen's Bureau Ration Records1865-1872
154,587
97,567
New indexed records and images collection
Illinois DeKalb County Land Records 1838-1927
57,179
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Freedmen's Bureau Records of the Superintendent of Education and of the Division of Education 1865-1872
145,374
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Norway Probate Index Cards 1640-1903
194,981
0
New indexed records collection
England Sussex Parish Registers 1538-1910
1,223,484
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Czech Republic Church Books 1552-1963
31,206
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Peru La Libertad Civil Registration 1903-1998
0
761
Added images to an existing collection
New Hampshire Vital and Town Records Index 1656-1938
442,376
0
New indexed records collection
Arizona County Marriages 1871-1964
72,804
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Portugal Porto Catholic Church Records 1535-1949
34,701
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Michigan Obituaries 1820-2006
152,033
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
New Jersey, State Census, 1855
73,030
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Minnesota Clay County School Census Records 1909-1962
296,251
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Muster Rolls of the Marine Corps 1798-1937
4,091,420
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection

New Historic Records on FamilySearch: Week of August 23, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, UTThis week over 8 million new records from the Netherlands were added and millions more from Denmark and EnglandSearch these new free records and new records from Belgium, BillionGraves, ChileKansasLiberiaLouisianaOhioSouth Africa, and Sweden at FamilySearch by clicking on the links in the interactive table below. 

Collection
Indexed
Records
Digital
Images
Comments
69,544
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
311,318
311,318
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
269,183
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
3,627,893
134,037
New indexed records and images collection
4,852,180
278,569
New indexed records and images collection
21,152
4,671
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
149,601
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
618,774
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
15,126
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
146
0
Added images to an existing collection
8,751,272
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
90,389
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection

New Historic Records on FamilySearch: Week of July 31, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, UT, (1 August 2017), FamilySearch added new historic records this week from the Netherlands, Argentina, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, and Paraguay, are now available! Search these new free records and new US records from California, Idaho, South Dakota, and Utah. Search one of the new collections by clicking on the links in the interactive table below.  

Collection
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
141,357
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
332,546
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
70,546
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
66,304
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
441
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
543,098
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
5,331
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
197,959
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
3,837,720
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
7,652
66,233
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
12,468
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
3,803
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection


New Historic Records on FamilySearch: Week of July 17, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, FamilySearch published nearly two million indexed historic records from the state of Washington this week. New indexed records and browsable images were also added for Argentina, Brazil British Columbia, Illinois, Italy, Louisiana, Paraguay, and Texas. Search these new free records and more at FamilySearch by clicking on the links in the interactive table below. 


Collections
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
100,273
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
332,546
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
146,071
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
20,129
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
3,663
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
32,133
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
51,472
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
25,896
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
49,256
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
0
124,588
Added images to an existing collection
0
5,241
New browsable image collection.
1,891,273
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
0
1,315
Added images to an existing collection

New Historic Records on FamilySearch: Week of June 28, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, (26 June 2017), This week 3 million New York City marriage licenses were published, plus nearly 3 million for Find a Grave records and millions of new browsable images and indexed records from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Chile, Dominican Republic, England, Italy, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa, Scotland, and the BillionGraves Index. Search these new free records and more at FamilySearch by clicking on the links in the interactive table below. 

Collection
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
9,601
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
4,987
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
4,719
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
21,919
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
519,990
519,990
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
311,909
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
79,045
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
179,013
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
16,372
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
2,969,879
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
317,650
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
389,073
30,389
New indexed records and images collection
0
505,027
New browsable image collection.
0
93,143
New browsable image collection.
0
4,701
New browsable image collection.
0
11,248
New browsable image collection.
0
94,071
New browsable image collection.
0
116,842
New browsable image collection.
61,391
114,886
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
176,570
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
0
2,009
Added images to an existing collection
3,124,588
0
New indexed records collection
21,329
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
55,922
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
27,916
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
9,787
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
38
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
41,997
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
14,946
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
0
12,545
Added images to an existing collection


New Historic Records on FamilySearch: Week of 22 May 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, UT, (May 25, 2017), The largest historic record collection updates this week are for Peru (over 1 million newly indexed civil registrations) New York Passenger Lists. Search these new free records and more from Chile, Denmark, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Utah, and New Hampshire at FamilySearch by clicking on the links in the interactive table below. 


Collection
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
Chile, Cemetery Records, 1821-2015
25,452
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Denmark, Copenhagen City, Civil Marriages, 1739-1964, Index 1877-1964
12,648
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt, Halberstadt Kreisarchiv, Ahnenpäße (Ancestor Passports)
0
1,024
New browsable image collection.
Peru, Lima, Civil Registration, 1874-1996
1,024,061
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Peru, Amazonas, Civil Registration, 1939-1998
1,147
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Spain, Province of Asturias, Municipal Records, 1470-1897
24,204
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Switzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1880
10,443
48,947
New indexed records and images collection
Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914
32,711
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
New Hampshire, Civil War Service and Pension Records, 1861-1866
25,046
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
New York Book Indexes to Passenger Lists, 1906-1942
1,171,363
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection

New Historic Records On FamilySearch: Week of April 24, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, UT This week nearly 2 million free indexed historic records were published in FamilySearch's United States collections including significant new vital records for Rhode Island, Maine and Connecticut.  Three million historic record images were added for Italy (Benevento, Brescia, Napoli, and Trapani), along with additions to England, Ghana, Poland, South Africa, Sweden, and Pennsylvania. Search these new free records and more at FamilySearch by clicking on the links in the interactive table below. 


Collection
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1692-1900
40,317
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Ghana, Accra, Marriages, 1863-2003
13,402
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Italy, Trapani, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1906-1928
0
1,141,588
Added images to an existing collection
Italy, Brescia, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1797-1815, 1866-1943
0
620,801
New browsable image collection.
Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1865
0
164,991
Added images to an existing collection
Italy, Benevento, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1810-1942
0
1,077,809
Added images to an existing collection
Poland, Lublin Roman Catholic Church Books, 1784-1964
42,704
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Records (Stellenbosch Archive), 1690-2011
3,133
61,679
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Deaths, 1895-1972
16,456
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Sweden, Kronoberg Church Records, 1589-1921; index 1612-1860
26,409
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921
465,527
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Pennsylvania Obituary and Marriage Collection, 1947-2010
669
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Connecticut Marriages, 1640-1939
755,384
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953
528,204
32,524
New indexed records and images collection

New Historic Records On FamilySearch: Week of April 10, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, UTIf you have French heritage, this is your week. FamilySearch has recently published over 3.3 million French Census records from 1876 to 1906. Also in this update are some large historic record collections from Argentina, The Netherlands, Peru, and Sweden. You can also find some newly indexed records from Brazil, Cape Verde, New Zealand, Poland, Switzerland, and the United States. Search these new free records and more at FamilySearch by clicking on the links in the interactive table below. 


Collection
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
Argentina Entre Ríos Catholic Church Records 1764-1983
250,892
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014
69,091
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Cape Verde, Catholic Church Records, 1787-1957
20,464
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
France, Hérault, Census, 1906
288,302
0
New indexed records collection
France, Hérault, Census, 1876
313,194
0
New indexed records collection
France, Hérault, Census, 1891
321,960
0
New indexed records collection
France, Nord, Census, 1906
1,339,687
0
New indexed records collection
France, Côtes-d'Armor, Census, 1876
618,426
0
New indexed records collection
France, Côtes-d'Armor, Census, 1906
469,914
0
New indexed records collection
Italy, Mantova, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1496-1906
0
2,967
Added images to an existing collection
Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records
1,227,251
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1843-1998
133
258,576
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
BillionGraves Index
211,684
211,684
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
Peru, Diocese of Huacho, Catholic Church Records, 1560-1952
45,481
159,173
New indexed records and images collection
Peru, Catholic Church Records, 1603-1992
97,188
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Poland, Radom Roman Catholic Church Books, 1587-1966
2,430
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Sweden, Stockholm City Archives, Index to Church Records, 1546-1927
172,282
14,541
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
Switzerland, Bern, Civil Registration, 1792-1876
3,956
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States, Cancelled, Relinquished, or Rejected Land Entry Case Files, 1861-1932
0
282,418
Added images to an existing collection
California, San Mateo County Records, 1851-1991
14,144
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection


New Historic Records On FamilySearch: March 27, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah (31 March 2017), Many historic Catholic Church records from Argentina are now freely searchable on FamilySearch.org. Also in the latest new publications are some large historic record collections including Outward Passenger Lists from Australia, France Census records, and Boston Massachusetts Crew Lists. Search these new free records and more at FamilySearch by clicking on the links in the interactive table below. 


Collection
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
Argentina, Catamarca, Catholic Church Records, 1724-1971
9,801
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Argentina, Jujuy, Catholic Church Records, 1662-1975
282
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Argentina, Corrientes, Catholic Church Records, 1734-1977
4,318
118,320
Added indexed records and images to an existing
collection
Argentina, La Rioja, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1970
14,378
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Argentina, Misiones, Catholic Church Records, 1874-1975
3
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Argentina, Salta, Catholic Church Records, 1634-1972
1,053
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Argentina, San Juan, Catholic Church Records, 1655-1975
1,121
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Argentina, Santiago del Estero, Catholic Church Records, 1581-1961
4,410
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Argentina, Santa Fe, Catholic Church Records, 1634-1975
1,463
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Australia, Victoria, Outward Passenger Lists, 1852-1924
169,641
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
France, Côtes-d'Armor, Census, 1891
405,590
0
New indexed records collection
Peru, Puno, Civil Registration, 1890-2005
10,826
26,448
Added indexed records and images to an existing
collection
Portugal Setúbal Catholic Church Records 1555-1911
37,208
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Minnesota, Clay and Steele County Obituaries, 1865-2006
12,346
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940
268,757
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965
43,250
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
New York, Southern District, U.S District Court Naturalization Records, 1824- 1946
121,276
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Massachusetts, Boston Crew Lists, 1917-1943
1,362,898
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection

New Historic Records On FamilySearch: Week of March 20, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah (March 25, 2017), Hundreds of thousands of free indexed records from all over Italy are featured in these newly published online collections. Additionally, find newly searchable records from Canada, Ecuador, Germany, The Netherlands, Peru, Sweden and the United States. Search these new free records and more at FamilySearch by clicking on the links in the interactive table below. 

Collection
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869
42,862
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Ecuador, Catholic Church Records, 1565-2011
73,853
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Germany, Baden, Church Book Duplicates, 1800-1870
39,041
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Italy, Prato, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1866-1923
15,463
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Italy, Rieti, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1840-1945
1,525
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Italy, Enna, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1866-1944
108,603
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Italy, Grosseto, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1851-1907
155
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Italy, Viterbo, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1870-1943
168
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Italy, Mantova, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1496-1906
111,726
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records
2,532,170
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Find A Grave Index
3,390,197
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Peru, La Libertad, Civil Registration, 1903-1998
28,563
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Peru, Amazonas, Civil Registration, 1939-1998
2,668
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Sweden, Norrbotten Church Records, 1612-1923; index 1658-1860
6,531
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Sweden, Kopparberg Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1628-1860
7,194
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
New Hampshire, Civil War Service and Pension Records, 1861-1866
72,842
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Alaska, Vital Records, 1816-1959
18,844
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Pennsylvania, Eastern District Petitions for Naturalization, 1795-1931
61,584
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
New York State Census, 1865
18,804
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection


New Historic Records On FamilySearch: Week of March 6, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah (8 March 2017)-- Good news for those with French heritage this week. Over half a million France 1876 census records have been added to FamilySearch's database. Search new free records from British Columbia, The United Kingdom, France, Ghana, The Netherlands, Spain, Maine and Texas, and more at FamilySearch by clicking on the links in the interactive table below. 


Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939
54,330
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918
7,536
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
France, Saone-et-Loire, Census, 1876
594,235
13,310
Added images to an existing collection
Ghana, Accra, Marriages, 1863-2003
0
10,644
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records
185,088
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
BillionGraves Index
161,343
161,343
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Spain, Soldier Personal Service Files, 1835-1940
5,090
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)
1,710
2,218
Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States, YMCA World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919
27,352
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Maine, United States Naturalization Records, 1918-1991
0
29,001
Added images to an existing collection
Texas, Matagorda County, School Census Records, 1923-1945
0
7,316
New indexed records and images collection


New Historic Records On FamilySearch: Week of February 28, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah (28 February 2017), Large or small, each indexed or digital image collection of historical records at FamilySearch has the potential to unlock family discoveries. Perhaps one of the newly published records from this week will have what you need to break down that genealogical brick wall. Over one million records from various archives were added to The Netherlands collection this week. Search these free records and other new collection additions from Costa Rica, The Czech Republic, Denmark, Italy, South Africa, Michigan and California by clicking on the links in the interactive table below. 


Collection
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
Costa Rica Civil Registration, 1860-1975
0
496
Added images to an existing collection
Czech Republic Church Books, 1552-1963
27,883
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Denmark, Military Conscription Rolls, 1789-1792
74,156
9,228
New indexed records and images collection
Italy, Nuoro, Nuoro, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1866-1915
4,954
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records
1,659,936
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-2006
28,448
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
California County Marriages, 1843-1918
3,610
0
New indexed records collection
Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006
146,032
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection


New Historic Records On FamilySearch: Week of February 13, 2017

Summary
Another 15 million indexed historic records have been added to FamilySearch's vast collections. Included are a wide variety of records from 13 countries (including Argentina, Australia, Denmark, England, and the Netherlands) containing passenger lists, obituaries, school records, marriage records and more. And check out the 7 million Oklahoma school, Illinois church, Louisiana World War I Service, Michigan obituary, and North Carolina couty marriage records. Search these free records and more at FamilySearch by clicking on the links in the interactive table below.
Collection
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
61,602
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
273,551
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
1,598,094
116,274
New indexed records and images collection
211,390
0
New indexed records collection
182,479
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
54,266
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
47,665
3,485
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
0
2,011,878
Added images to an existing collection
33,214
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
71,620
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
746
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
41,377
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
728,435
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
68,551
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
0
1,313
Added images to an existing collection
1,795,894
237,537
New indexed records and images collection
0
12,462
New browsable image collection.
74,174
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
194,888
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
0
392
Added images to an existing collection
19,345
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
7,397,703
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
449,089
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
3,422
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
27,451
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
770,164
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
557,105
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
487,520
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
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/indexing.
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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 4,921 family history centers in 129 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.