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Sunday, December 21, 2014

NEW AND UPDATED RECORD COLLECTIONS ON FAMILYSEARCH.ORG AND ANCESTRY.COM

The following record collections are shown as new and updated on FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com.

Happy ancestor hunting.
 
FamilySearch.org Record Collections
Title Records Last Updated
Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1609-1909238,573 *20 Dec 2014
Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541-1910212,210 *20 Dec 2014
Belgium, Luxembourg, Civil Registration, 1580-1920Browse Images *20 Dec 2014
Michigan, Probate Records, 1797-1973Browse Images *20 Dec 2014
Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-19128,758 *20 Dec 2014
Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913197,522 *20 Dec 2014

Ancestry.com Record Collections
 New Zealand, Birth Index, 1840-1950Birth, Marriage & Death1,018,830Updated

New Zealand, Death Index, 1848-1964Birth, Marriage & Death1,101,582Updated

Friday, December 19, 2014

NEW AND UPDATED RECORD COLLECTIONS ON FAMILYSEARCH.ORG AND ANCESTRY.COM

The following record collections are shown as new and updated on FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com

Happy ancestor hunting.
 
FamilySearch.org Record Collections
Title Records Last Updated
Austria, Upper Austria, Catholic Church Records, 1581-191035,269 *20 Dec 2014
Czech Republic, Church Books, 1552-196386,069 *19 Dec 2014
Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1865412,251 *19 Dec 2014
Italy, Mantova, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1496-1906Browse Images *19 Dec 2014
Washington, County Records, 1803-2010Browse Images *19 Dec 2014
Michigan, Probate Records, 1797-1973Browse Images *18 Dec 2014
Germany, Württemberg, Schwäbisch Hall, Probate Records, 1803-1929Browse Images *18 Dec 2014
Italy, Torino, Ivrea, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1865-1937Browse Images *18 Dec 2014
New Mexico, County Marriages, 1885-1954Browse Images *18 Dec 2014
Czech Republic, School Registers 1799-1953Browse Images *18 Dec 2014
Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, 1621-191079,005 *18 Dec 2014
Russia, Tatarstan Confession Lists, 1775-1932Browse Images *17 Dec 2014

Ancestry.com Record Collections
 Web: United Kingdom, Women's Royal Air Force Index, 1918-1920Military31,086New

Web: UK, Coal Mining Accidents and Deaths Index, 1700-1950Birth, Marriage & Death102,978New

Summit County, Ohio, Coroner's, Hospital and Cemetery Records, 1882-1947Birth, Marriage & Death12,047New

Caltagirone, Catania, Italy, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1861-1943 (in Italian)Birth, Marriage & Death1,252,189New

Web: Gloucestershire, England, Overseers Index, 1615-1888Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills44,943New

Messina, Messina, Italy, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1866-1939 (in Italian)Birth, Marriage & Death927,560New

Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1945Census & Voter Lists14,507,979Updated

New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary's Papers, 1788-1856Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills174,705Updated

El Salvador, Civil Registration Records, 1836-1910 (in Spanish)Birth, Marriage & Death1,371,167New

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

NEW AND UPDATED RECORD COLLECTIONS ON FAMILYSEARCH.ORG AND ANCESTRY.COM

The following record collections are shown as new or updated on FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com

Happy ancestor Hunting.
 
FamilySearch.org Record Collections
Title Records Last Updated
Czech Republic, Church Books, 1552-196386,069 *17 Dec 2014
Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, 1621-191079,005 *17 Dec 2014
Ohio, Probate Records, 1789-1996Browse Images *17 Dec 2014
Italy, Bergamo, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1866-1901Browse Images *17 Dec 2014
California, Oakland, Alameda County, Obituary Card Files, 1985-201146,907 *16 Dec 2014
Delaware Births and Christenings, 1710-189621,666 *16 Dec 2014
Delaware Marriages, 1713-19194,424 *16 Dec 2014
Delaware Deaths and Burials, 1815-19551,490 *16 Dec 2014
Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006382,132 *16 Dec 2014
Peru, Lambayeque, Civil Registration, 1873-1998123,108 *15 Dec 2014
Mexico, Chihuahua, Civil Registration, 1861-1997111,726 *15 Dec 2014


Ancestry.com Record Collections
 Sweden, Church Records, 1500-1941 (in Swedish)Birth, Marriage & Death35,144,937Updated

Canada, Canadian National Railway Immigrant Records, 1937-1961Immigration & Travel4,158Updated

New Zealand, Who's Who in New Zealand and the Western Pacific, 1908, 1925, 1938Stories, Memories & Histories9,537New

Eastern Cape, South Africa, Estate Files, 1962-1971Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills425,696New

Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922Birth, Marriage & Death5,157,166Updated

Detroit Border Crossings and Passenger and Crew Lists, 1905-1963Immigration & Travel1,110,283Updated

Canada, City and Area Directories, 1819-1906Schools, Directories & Church Histories8,299,563Updated

Trieste, Trieste, Italy, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1924-1939 (in Italian)Birth, Marriage & Death787,569New

Sunday, December 14, 2014

NEW AND UPDATED RECORD COLLECTIONS ON FAMILYSEARCH.ORG AND ANCESTRY.COM

The following record collections are shown as new or updated on FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com

Happy ancestor hunting.
 
FamilySearch.org Record Collections
Title Records Last Updated
Massachusetts, Boston Crew Lists, 1917-1943140,843 *12 Dec 2014
Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1939, 1959-19952,289,013 *12 Dec 2014
China, Collection of Genealogies, 1239-2014Browse Images *12 Dec 2014
Illinois, Cook County Birth Certificates, 1878-19381,675,664 *11 Dec 2014
Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980662,225 *11 Dec 2014
Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988Browse Images *11 Dec 2014
Hawaii, Obituaries Index, ca. 1980-present41,650 *10 Dec 2014
Newfoundland, Vital Records, 1840-194916,711 *09 Dec 2014
Kentucky, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872Browse Images *09 Dec 2014
Georgia, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872Browse Images *09 Dec 2014
Tennessee, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872Browse Images *08 Dec 2014
Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006164,211 *08 Dec 2014
North Dakota, Census 1925Browse Images *08 Dec 2014
Oregon, Yamhill County Records, 1857-1963Browse Images *08 Dec 2014
Canada Census, 19114,810,676 *08 Dec 2014


Ancestry.com Record Collections
 Sweden, Selected Indexed Household Clerical Surveys, 1880-1893 (in Swedish)Census & Voter Lists1,584,188New

Georgia, Control Register of Convicts, 1817-1976Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills293,156New

England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973Birth, Marriage & Death38,632,484Updated

Web: Indiana, WWII Servicemen Database Index, 1941-1946Military26,054New

New Zealand, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007Birth, Marriage & Death1,623,788New

THE TRUTH ABOUT DNA TESTING FOR GENETIC GENEALOGY

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Saturday, December 6, 2014

THANK GOODNESS FOR FAMILYSEARCH.ORG ONLINE CATALOG


Before the advent of the online catalog, FamilySearch Library customers used the card catalog to search for material in the collection.
     
Can you guess what the most popular online record collections of 2014 were on Ancestry? Visit their online card catalog and sort by "popularity" to see the most popular.              http://ancstry.me/1vRh7kI    


Happy ancestor hunting.

NEW AND UPDATED RECORD COLLECTIONS ON FAMILYSEARCH.ORG AND ANCESTRY.COM

The following record collections are shown as new or updated on FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com

Happy ancestor hunting.
 
FamilySearch.org Record Collections
Title Records Last Updated
Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980393,213 *06 Dec 2014
Peru, Cusco, Civil Registration, 1889-1997240,154 *05 Dec 2014
District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1959437,136 *05 Dec 2014
Nebraska, State Census, 1885747,367 *05 Dec 2014
Minnesota, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1869-1940164,338 *05 Dec 2014
Oregon, Yamhill County Records, 1857-1963Browse Images *05 Dec 2014
Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969Browse Images *04 Dec 2014
Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006164,211 *04 Dec 2014
Barbados, Church Records, 1637-1887307,081 *04 Dec 2014

Ancestry.com Record Collections
 Dorset, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-2010Birth, Marriage & Death343,284Updated

Dorset, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921Birth, Marriage & Death403,005Updated

Dorset, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906Birth, Marriage & Death399,322Updated

Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812Birth, Marriage & Death1,168,009Updated

Iowa State Census, 1905Census & Voter Lists1,445,414New

Jamaica, Civil Birth Registration, 1878-1930Birth, Marriage & Death4,553,171New

Minnesota, Naturalization Card Index, 1930-1988Immigration & Travel71,367New

Czech Republic, Church Books, 1552-1948Birth, Marriage & Death145,927New

West Yorkshire, England, Select Rate Books, Accounts and Censuses, 1705–1893Schools, Directories & Church Histories163,445New

West Yorkshire, England, Select Land Tax Records, 1704-1932Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills3,899,907New

Oregon, Biographical and Other Index Card File, 1700s-1900sStories, Memories & Histories185,407New

Sydney, Australia, Morgue Registers of Bodies, 1881-1908Birth, Marriage & Death6,734New

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

NEW AND UPDATED RECORD COLLECTIONS ON FAMILYSEARCH.ORG AND ANCESTRY.COM

The following record collections are shown as new or updated on FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com.

Happy ancestor hunting.
 
FamilySearch.org Record Collections
Title Records Last Updated
Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006164,211 *03 Dec 2014
North Dakota, Census, 1915Browse Images *03 Dec 2014
Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-19951,013,769 *03 Dec 2014


Ancestry.com Record Collections
 Sweden, Indexed Birth Records, 1860-1941 (in Swedish)Birth, Marriage & Death12,218,388Updated

Web: Quebec City, Quebec, Mount Hermon Cemetery Index, 1846-1904Birth, Marriage & Death8,795New

West Yorkshire, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1985Birth, Marriage & Death1,331,307Updated

Tennessee, Passenger and Crew Manifests of Airplanes Arriving at Memphis, 1958-1961Immigration & Travel1,599New

West Yorkshire, England, Select Rate Books, Accounts and Censuses, 1705–1893Schools, Directories & Church Histories163,445New

West Yorkshire, England, Wakefield Charities Coroners Notebooks, 1852-1909Birth, Marriage & Death19,384New

West Yorkshire, England, Bastardy Records, 1690-1914Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills14,058New

West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812Birth, Marriage & Death3,040,260Updated

West Yorkshire, England, Select Land Tax Records, 1704-1932Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills3,899,907New

West Yorkshire, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1910Birth, Marriage & Death2,093,490Updated

New York, Sing Sing Prison Admission Registers, 1865-1939Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills69,621New

New York, Clinton Prison Admission Ledgers, 1851-1866, 1926-1939Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills4,292New

New York State, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1917-1974Immigration & Travel1,807,152Updated

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NEW OR UPDATED RECORD COLLECTIONS ON FAMILYSEARCH.ORG AND ANCESTRY.COM

The following record collections are shown as new and updated on FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com

Happy ancestor hunting.
 
FamilySearch.org Record Collections
Title Records Last Updated
New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-189111,636,556 *26 Nov 2014
Canada, Births and Baptisms, 1661-19591,523,881 *26 Nov 2014
Canada, Marriages, 1661-1949225,320 *26 Nov 2014
BillionGraves Index10,376,845 *26 Nov 2014


Ancestry.com Record Collections
 UK, Lunacy Patients Admission Registers, 1846-1912Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills842,355New

England & Wales, Criminal Lunacy Warrant and Entry Books, 1882-1898Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills4,332New

England, Criminal Lunatic Asylum Registers, 1820-1843Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills613New

Web: Perth, Scotland, Burgh Burial Index, 1794-1855Birth, Marriage & Death38,124New

Web: UK, Methodist Ministers Death Index, 1800-1963Birth, Marriage & Death10,959New

UK and Ireland, Masters and Mates Certificates, 1850-1927Immigration & Travel281,933Updated

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

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If you have any questions about which test your need to further your research just call or email me.  Or better yet, come to our DNA SIG Meeting on Wednesday, 10 December at 10:00 AM at the Broadmoor Branch Library and we will be glad to help.
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