Wednesday, February 3, 2016


The following record collections are shown as new or updated on and

Happy ancestor hunting. Record Collections
Japan Village Records, 709-1982Browse Images *03 Feb 2016
Italy, Caltanissetta, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1820-1935370,348 *03 Feb 2016
Italy, Bergamo, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1866-1901448,478 *03 Feb 2016
Italy, Grosseto, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1851-1907113,690 *03 Feb 2016
Italy, Modena, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1806-1942317,276 *03 Feb 2016
Italy, Prato, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1866-192337,487 *03 Feb 2016
Italy, Viterbo, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1870-194390,051 *03 Feb 2016
Indiana Marriages, 1811-20073,355,640 *03 Feb 2016
South Africa, Netherdutch Reformed Church Registers (Pretoria Archive), 1838-199148,422 *03 Feb 2016
Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937736,566 *02 Feb 2016
Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-19951,189,809 *02 Feb 2016
Philippines Civil Registration (National), 1945-1984180,213 *02 Feb 2016
Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-20134,709,144 *02 Feb 2016
British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938149,534 *02 Feb 2016
Ohio, Washington County Court Records, 1810-1930Browse Images *01 Feb 2016
Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-191160,430 *01 Feb 2016
Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961118,152 *01 Feb 2016
Venezuela, Archdiocese of Mérida, Catholic Church Records, 1654-2013596,635 *29 Jan 2016
Italy, Reggio Calabria, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1784-194345,338 *28 Jan 2016
Japan Genealogies, 850-2012Browse Images *28 Jan 2016
Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-19946,172,433 *28 Jan 2016
Kansas, Marriages, 1811-1911185,068 *28 Jan 2016
New York, New York, Index to Alien Crewmen Who Were Discharged or Who Deserted, 1917-19571,270,298 *28 Jan 2016
New Zealand, Auckland, Waikumete Cemetery Records, 1886-1943Browse Images *27 Jan 2016
BillionGraves Index18,487,546 *26 Jan 2016
New York Passenger Lists, 1820-189113,463,708 *26 Jan 2016
New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1891-1924Browse Images *25 Jan 2016
Peru, Áncash, Civil Registration, 1888-2005Browse Images *25 Jan 2016
Peru, Cajamarca, Civil Registration, 1938-1996Browse Images *25 Jan 2016 Record Collections
 New South Wales, Australia, Government Gazettes, 1853-1899Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal632,812Updated

Kentucky, Death Records, 1852-1963Birth, Marriage & Death5,555,562Updated

Lehigh and Berks Counties, Pennsylvania: Helffrich Pastoral RecordsSchools, Directories & Church Histories14,144Updated

UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960Immigration & Travel16,195,292Updated

Mexico, Select Church Records, 1537-1966 (in Spanish)Birth, Marriage & Death41,624,175New

Michigan, Death Records, 1867-1950Birth, Marriage & Death8,380,545New

Missouri, Methodist Church Records, 1856-1970Birth, Marriage & Death77,793New

Sunday, January 24, 2016


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Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968178,391 *21 Jan 2016
Florida and South Carolina, Airplane Arrival Manifests, 1944-1945Browse Images *19 Jan 2016
Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911Browse Images *19 Jan 2016 Record Collections
 North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal1,145,136Updated

UK, Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services, 1853-1928Military829,176Updated

Elbe-Weser Triangle, Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1621–1879 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death3,678,922New

Ostholstein, Germany, Selected Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1597-1959 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death1,472,565New

UK, Shipping and Seamen WWI and WWII Rolls of Honour, 1914-1945Military110,993New

Württemberg, Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500–1985 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death50,786,925New

U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930 - 2015Birth, Marriage & Death34,652,650Updated

Victoria, Australia, Police Gazettes, 1914-1924Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal272,784New

Web: Queensland, Australia, Immigration Indexes, 1848-1972Immigration & Travel444,188New

Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia Employee Records, 1909-1969Schools, Directories & Church Histories18,203New

Western Australia, Australia, Convict Records, 1846-1930Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal682,508New

Web: Queensland, Australia, Naturalisation Index, 1851-1904Immigration & Travel12,190New

Queensland, Australia, Police Gazette Index, 1881-1945Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal416,924New

Australia, Commonwealth Public Service Lists, 1904, 1920Schools, Directories & Church Histories36,882New

Queensland and Victoria, Australian Directories, 1859-1947Schools, Directories & Church Histories26,318,691New

Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922Birth, Marriage & Death15,566,659Updated

Web: Queensland, Australia, Hospital Indexes, 1872-1908Schools, Directories & Church Histories8,308New

Monday, January 18, 2016


The following record collections are shown as new or updated on and

Happy ancestor hunting. Record Collections
Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911Browse Images *15 Jan 2016
Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968178,391 *15 Jan 2016
Spain, Province of Málaga, Municipal Records, 1760-1956180,341 *15 Jan 2016
Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1956215,947 *15 Jan 2016
Ontario Births, 1869-19112,219,999 *15 Jan 2016
England and Wales Census, 186119,591,106 *14 Jan 2016
Liberia, Marriage Records, 1941-1974Browse Images *13 Jan 2016
Poland, Radom Roman Catholic Church Books, 1587-196643,143 *11 Jan 2016 Record Collections
 U.S., Select Crew Lists and Manifests, 1890-1963Immigration & Travel2,231,647Updated

Kansas, City and County Census Records, 1919-1961Census & Voter Lists15,278,743Updated

Tennessee, Wills and Probate Records, 1779-2008Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal635,226Updated

New Jersey, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1956-1964Immigration & Travel559,403New

Mönchengladbach, Germany, Births, 1798-1903 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death757,312New

U.S., Departing Passenger and Crew Lists, 1914-1962Immigration & Travel7,615,611New

Sibiu, Romania, Citizenship Registration, 1709-1857 (in German)Immigration & Travel9,854New

Eastern Prussian Provinces, Germany [Poland], Selected Civil Vitals, 1874-1945 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death901,018New

Michigan, Death Records, 1867-1950Birth, Marriage & Death8,380,545New

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915Birth, Marriage & Death62,793,107Updated

Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal897,105Updated

Reports of Deaths of American Citizens Abroad, 1835-1974Birth, Marriage & Death213,880Updated

Indiana, Wills and Probate Records, 1798-1999Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal455,282Updated

UK, Police Gazettes, 1812-1902, 1921-1927Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal117,119New

South Australia, Australia, Police Gazettes, 1927-1947Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal355,260New

Monday, January 11, 2016


"GENCOM Genealogy Gems is back after the holidays and rested up for the new year.  I wish a happy and blessed New Year for all of my followers and viewers.

The following record collections are shown as new or updated on and

Happy ancestor hunting for all of 2016. Record Collections
United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-201415,860,544 *09 Jan 2016
Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1734-19201,837,807 *07 Jan 2016
North Carolina, State Supreme Court Case Files, 1800-1909876,769 *07 Jan 2016
Bolivia Catholic Church Records, 1566-199661,549 *07 Jan 2016
Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964322,898 *07 Jan 2016
Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913321,812 *07 Jan 2016
Rhode Island, District Court Naturalization Indexes, 1906-1991136,534 *06 Jan 2016
Sweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-1860243,219 *06 Jan 2016
Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1865559,011 *05 Jan 2016
Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records, 1829-2001106,224 *05 Jan 2016
Alaska, Vital Records, 1816-195957,479 *31 Dec 2015
United States Census, 186027,150,234 *31 Dec 2015
Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941Browse Images *30 Dec 2015
BillionGraves Index18,259,763 *29 Dec 2015
United States Census, 188050,471,461 *29 Dec 2015
Germany, Baden, Church Book Duplicates, 1800-1870395,15228 Dec 2015
Italy, Udine, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1806-1815, 1871-1911252,03728 Dec 2015
Italy, L'Aquila, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1865, 1911-194375,87028 Dec 2015
Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1576-20141,411,03823 Dec 2015
South Africa, Netherdutch Reformed Church Registers (Pretoria Archive), 1838-1991Browse Images22 Dec 2015
Austria, Upper Austria, Catholic Church Records, 1581-191974,48222 Dec 2015
New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947581,05621 Dec 2015
Italy, Pescara, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1929282,54318 Dec 2015
Missouri, Cole County Circuit Court Case Files, 1820-1927Browse Images18 Dec 2015
England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-19101,727,71218 Dec 2015
Wales, Glamorgan, West Glamorgan, Electoral Registers, 1839-19251,643,48316 Dec 2015
United States Census, 1920107,658,84916 Dec 2015
England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911579,77716 Dec 2015
England, Kent, Register of Electors, 1570-19074,706,63616 Dec 2015
England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-19101,214,83716 Dec 2015
Spain, Province of Sevilla, Municipal Records, 1293-19661,224,25116 Dec 2015
Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-19504,599,29716 Dec 2015
Find A Grave Index136,052,40515 Dec 2015
Philippines, Manila, Civil Registration, 1899-19842,247,41114 Dec 2015
Italy, Ragusa, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1900-19407,10414 Dec 2015
Italy, Savona, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1806-1813, 1838-1936153,76314 Dec 2015
United States Census, 1930125,176,43914 Dec 2015
Venezuela, Archdiocese of Mérida, Catholic Church Records, 1654-2013596,63512 Dec 2015
Japan Village Records, 709-1949Browse Images11 Dec 2015
United States Census, 1940134,867,56211 Dec 2015 Record Collections
Braunschweig, Germany, Forced Laborers Who Died in Braunschweig, 1939-1945Stories, Memories & Histories218New

Web: Minnesota, Alien Registration Index, 1918Immigration & Travel111,827New

Poland, French Prisoners in Stutthof, 1939-1945Stories, Memories & Histories237New

Zbąszyń, Poland, Polish-German Children Expelled from Germany, 1938Stories, Memories & Histories219New

Northamptonshire, England, Burials, 1813-1912Birth, Marriage & Death484,456Updated

Balta, Ukraine, Orphans in Balta Ghetto, 1941-1943Stories, Memories & Histories643New

Web: Minnesota, Women in Industry, 1919Schools, Directories & Church Histories41,684New

Algeria, Prisoner Exchange from Bergen-Belsen to UNRRA Camp, 1945Stories, Memories & Histories200New

Sands Directories: Sydney and New South Wales, Australia, 1858-1933Schools, Directories & Church Histories9,731,017Updated

Czechoslovakia, Selected Jewish Holocaust Records, 1939-1945 (USHMM) (in German)Schools, Directories & Church Histories66,473New

Northamptonshire, England, Marriages, 1754-1912Birth, Marriage & Death733,877New

Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1532-1812Birth, Marriage & Death4,138,400New

U.S., Southern Claims Commission Allowed Claims, 1871-1880Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal2,353Updated

Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912Birth, Marriage & Death2,323,156Updated

NARA Collections on Ancestry.comReference, Dictionaries & Almanacs1,433Updated

Texas, Wills and Probate Records, 1833-1974Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal110,840Updated

Rhode Island, Wills and Probate Records, 1582-1932Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal106,591Updated

Rostock, Germany, Births, 1876-1902 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death86,860Updated

Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839–1923Immigration & Travel1,856,643Updated

Fargo, North Dakota, Passenger Lists, 1958Immigration & Travel280Updated

U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012Schools, Directories & Church Histories359,973,947Updated

Angermünde, Germany, Marriages, 1874-1923 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death12,265New

Ebersberg, Germany, Births, 1876-1905 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death11,029New

Ludwigshafen, Germany, Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1798-1875 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death247,379New

Ludwigshafen, Germany, Births, 1876-1903 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death198,500New
Ebersberg, Germany, Deaths, 1876-1951 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death16,991New

Ludwigshafen, Germany, Family Tables, 1730-1903 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death197,927New

Ahlem, Germany, Prisoner Deaths, 1944-1945Stories, Memories & Histories257New

Würzburg, Germany, Deported Jews, 1941-1943Stories, Memories & Histories276New

Ahlem, Germany, Jewish Survivors, 1945Stories, Memories & Histories243New

Oranienburg, Germany, Auschwitz-Sachsenhausen Transfers, 1944Stories, Memories & Histories356New

Gurs, France, Deportations to Auschwitz-Birkenau, 1942-1943Stories, Memories & Histories1,661New

Erfurt, Germany, House Lists, 1859-1872 (in German)Schools, Directories & Church Histories395,758New

Ebersberg, Germany, Marriages, 1876-1921 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death8,698New

Germany and Poland, Hungarian-Jewish Women in Labor Camps, 1944Stories, Memories & Histories193New

Port Stephens, Australia, Area Cemeteries, 1845-2010Birth, Marriage & Death2,436New

Web: Indiana, County Marriage Indexes, 1993-2015Birth, Marriage & Death1,886,853New

Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal1,928,279Updated

Angermünde, Germany, Births, 1874-1903 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death27,358New

Web: Victoria, Australia, Outward Passenger Index, 1852-1915Immigration & Travel1,754,004New

Angermünde, Germany, Deaths, 1874-1950 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death36,641New

South Carolina, Passenger Lists, 1906-1962Immigration & Travel140,501Updated

Rostock, Germany, Deaths, 1876-1950 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death183,015New

North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976Birth, Marriage & Death7,543,578Updated

Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980Birth, Marriage & Death1,598,986Updated

Australia, Handbook and Almanac, 1886Reference, Dictionaries & Almanacs1,115New

New South Wales, Australia, Bailliere's Gazetteer and Road Guide, 1870Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers723New

Australia, Fox's History of QueenslandReference, Dictionaries & Almanacs2,815New

South Australia, Australia, Bailliere's Gazetteer and Road Guide, 1866Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers354New

Australia, Pastoral Directories, 1913-1954Schools, Directories & Church Histories108,359New
Tasmania, Australia, Bailliere's Gazetteer and Road Guide, 1877Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers258New

Queensland, Australia, Bailliere's Gazetteer and Road Guide, 1876Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers320New

Victoria, Australia, Bailliere's Gazetteer and Road Guide, 1879Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers544New

Puerto Rico, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1901-1962Immigration & Travel2,378,523Updated

Web: Alabama, Episcopal Church Registers Index, 1832-1972Birth, Marriage & Death14,276New

Web: Chester County, Pennsylvania, Poor School Children, 1810-1841Schools, Directories & Church Histories62,979New

Kansas, Wills and Probate Records, 1803-1987Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal160,758Updated

Thursday, December 10, 2015


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United States Census, 1930125,176,388 *10 Dec 2015
Spain, Province of Sevilla, Municipal Records, 1293-19661,224,251 *10 Dec 2015
Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration (District Registers), 1839-1938Browse Images *10 Dec 2015
Italy, Caltanissetta, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1820-1935291,719 *09 Dec 2015
Utah, Weber, Ogden, John David Eccles Photograph Collection, 1951-1976Browse Images *09 Dec 2015
Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1679-1942157,246 *09 Dec 2015
Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-19504,599,297 *09 Dec 2015
Italy, Reggio Calabria, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1896-194345,338 *09 Dec 2015
Delaware Vital Records, 1650-1974624,586 *08 Dec 2015
BillionGraves Index17,976,691 *07 Dec 2015 Record Collections
 Alessandria and Asti, Piedmont, Italy, Civil registration records, 1866-1938 (in Italian)Birth, Marriage & Death1,456,595Updated

U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940Birth, Marriage & Death8,094,994Updated

Gloucestershire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1913Birth, Marriage & Death3,162,197Updated

Vermont, Marriage Records, 1909-2008Birth, Marriage & Death1,362,971Updated

Gloucestershire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1938Birth, Marriage & Death1,489,053Updated

Gloucestershire, England, Burials, 1813-1988Birth, Marriage & Death821,508Updated

Vermont, Birth Records, 1909-2008Birth, Marriage & Death960,913Updated

Vermont, Death Records, 1909-2008Birth, Marriage & Death506,711Updated

Gloucestershire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1813Birth, Marriage & Death4,839,232Updated

New York, Irish Immigrant Arrival Records, 1846-1851Immigration & Travel602,753Updated

West Yorkshire, England, Electoral Registers, 1840-1962Census & Voter Lists46,743,829Updated