Thursday, March 31, 2016


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

Happy ancestor hunting. Record Collections
Peru, Amazonas, Civil Registration, 1939-199828,700 *29 Mar 2016
BillionGraves Index19,134,702 *29 Mar 2016
Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-19804,388,493 *29 Mar 2016
South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-200662,162 *28 Mar 2016
Minnesota, YMCA World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919Browse Images *28 Mar 2016 Record Collections
 Mainz, Germany, Births, 1876-1900 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death151,698

Chihuahua, Mexico, Civil Registration Marriages, 1861-1967 (in Spanish)Birth, Marriage & Death2,128,082Updated

Chihuahua, Mexico, Civil Registration Births, 1861-1947 (in Spanish)Birth, Marriage & Death2,163,999Updated

Web: Rhode Island, Historical Cemetery Commission Index, 1647-2008Birth, Marriage & Death436,160New

Web: Queensland, Australia, Prison and Reformatory Indexes, 1824-1936Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal25,939New

Chihuahua, Mexico, Civil Registration Deaths, 1861-1987 (in Spanish)Birth, Marriage & Death3,289,741Updated

Web: Chester County, Pennsylvania, Birth Index, 1852 - 1855, 1893 - 1907Birth, Marriage & Death28,000New

Web: Queensland, Australia, Occupational Indexes, 1857-1922Schools, Directories & Church Histories73,778New

Web: Hibbing, Minnesota, High School Indexes, 1919-2001Schools, Directories & Church Histories88,106New

Web: Chester County, Pennsylvania, Tax Discount Index, 1740-1865Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal46,200New

Web: Queensland, Australia, Property Indexes, 1842-1895Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal44,836New

Web: Queensland, Australia, Index to Aliens, 1913Immigration & Travel3,330New

Bodmin, Cornwall, England, Inmates at St. Lawrence's Asylum, 1840-1900Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal1,466New

Cornwall, England, Penzance Dispensary Admissions, 1828-1841Schools, Directories & Church Histories4,592New

Truro, Cornwall, England, Police Charge Books, 1846-1896Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal9,624New

Cornwall, England, Militia and Sea Fencibles Index, 1780 - 1831Military4,151New

Cornwall, England, Workhouse Admission and Discharge Records, 1839-1872Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal14,694New

Falmouth, Cornwall, England, Congregational and Baptist Church Registers, 1763-1923Birth, Marriage & Death4,748New

Cornwall, England, Bodmin Gaol Records, 1821-1899Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal36,362New

Saturday, March 26, 2016


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

Happy ancestor hunting. Record Collections
Czech Republic, School Registers, 1799-1953Browse Images *25 Mar 2016
Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1800-1952144,334 *25 Mar 2016
South Carolina, Georgetown, Passenger Lists, 1904-19421,302 *25 Mar 2016
United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-19172,990,891 *24 Mar 2016
Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1734-19201,837,807 *23 Mar 2016 Record Collections
 Regen County, Germany, Marriage Records, 1876-1934 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death21,051Updated

Regen County, Germany, Births, 1876-1904 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death37,627Updated

U.S., Homestead Records, 1861-1936Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal81,291Updated

Regen County, Germany, Death Records, 1876-1983 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death58,957Updated

Mannheim, Germany, Death Records, 1870-1950 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death318,050Updated

Romania, Vital Records from Selected Regions, 1595-1914 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death4,736,723Updated

Web: England, London Lives Index, 1690-1832Stories, Memories & Histories1,653,830New

Wednesday, March 23, 2016


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

NOTE:   Louisiana Wills and Probate Records has been updated.

Happy ancestor hunting. Record Collections
South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-200662,162 *23 Mar 2016
Japan Genealogies, 850-2012Browse Images *22 Mar 2016
Japan Village Records, 709-1982Browse Images *22 Mar 2016 Record Collections
 Web: England, London Lives Index, 1690-1832Stories, Memories & Histories1,653,830New

Hamburg, Germany, Selected Births, 1874-1899 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death1,748,969

Hamburg, Germany, Selected Marriages, 1874-1920 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death1,262,471

Hamburg, Germany, Selected Deaths, 1874-1950 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death2,231,173Updated

North Carolina, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1958-1963Immigration & Travel5,845New

Louisiana, Wills and Probate Records, 1756-1984Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal222,161Updated

Jamaica, Civil Registration Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1878-1930Birth, Marriage & Death7,817,431Updated

Czech Republic, Church Books, 1552-1948Birth, Marriage & Death200,019Updated

Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books Index, 1742-1964 (in Polish)Birth, Marriage & Death732,303Updated

Ireland, Intelligence Profiles, 1914-1922Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal766New

Ireland, Courts Martial Files, 1916-1922Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal1,913New

Monday, March 21, 2016


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

Happy ancestor hunting. Record Collections
Find A Grave Index143,638,443 *16 Mar 2016
Massachusetts Births, 1841-19153,831,485 *15 Mar 2016
Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-19154,175,664 *15 Mar 2016
Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916208,653 *15 Mar 2016
Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-19101,324,801 *15 Mar 2016 Record Collections
 South Dakota, State Census, 1945Census & Voter Lists570,085Updated

Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal3,852,784Updated

New Hampshire, Wills and Probate Records, 1643-1982Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal195,087Updated

Essex, England, Select Church of England Parish Registers, 1518-1960Birth, Marriage & Death2,220,120Updated

Derbyshire, England, Select Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1910Birth, Marriage & Death3,309,988Updated

Baden, Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1502-1985 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death24,390,923New

Mexico, Select Marriages Index, 1556-1989 (in Spanish)Birth, Marriage & Death20,282,313Updated

Isle of Man, Select Parish Registers, 1598-1936Birth, Marriage & Death764,286Updated

Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996Birth, Marriage & Death5,026,461Updated

Yorkshire, England, Quarter Session Records, 1637-1914Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal331,599New

Tuesday, March 15, 2016


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

Happy ancestor hunting. Record Collections
Belgium, West Flanders, Civil Registration, 1582-1910242,297 *15 Mar 2016
Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913326,541 *15 Mar 2016
Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1913273,715 *15 Mar 2016
Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-191436,786 *15 Mar 2016
Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541-1914406,002 *15 Mar 2016
Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, 1621-1914152,070 *15 Mar 2016 Record Collections
 El Salvador, Civil Registration Records, 1836-1910 (in Spanish)Birth, Marriage & Death1,728,500

Missouri, Wills and Probate Records, 1766-1988Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal496,064Updated

Web: Indiana, Marion Public Library Birth Index, 1882-1978Birth, Marriage & Death120,421

Web: Tacoma, Washington, Obituary Index, 1939-2010Birth, Marriage & Death416,413

District of Columbia, Select Deaths and Burials, 1840-1964Birth, Marriage & Death190,903

Saturday, March 12, 2016

FamilySearch has updated their Index to the War of 1812 Service Records
Ancestry has added many updated and new record collections

Happy ancestor hunting.
FamilySearch Record Collections
United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-18151,130,851 *11 Mar 2016 Record Collections
 Michigan, Death Records, 1867-1950Birth, Marriage & Death8,380,545New

Indiana, Select Marriages Index, 1748-1993Birth, Marriage & Death3,938,237Updated

Baja California Sur, Mexico, Civil Registration Deaths, 1883-1987 (in Spanish)Birth, Marriage & Death110,311Updated

Aguascalientes, Mexico, Civil Registration Deaths, 1859-1961 (in Spanish)Birth, Marriage & Death1,165,716Updated

Bristol, England, Select Church of England Parish Registers, 1720-1933Birth, Marriage & Death1,987,950Updated

Baja California Sur, Mexico, Civil Registration Births, 1860-1930 (in Spanish)Birth, Marriage & Death33,781Updated

Baja California Sur, Mexico, Civil Registration Marriages, 1860-1950 (in Spanish)Birth, Marriage & Death39,098Updated

West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938Birth, Marriage & Death3,629,631Updated

Russia, Lutheran Church Book Duplicates Index, 1750-1891 (in Russian)Birth, Marriage & Death447,069Updated

Iowa, Wills and Probate Records, 1758-1997Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal593,850Updated

California, Wills and Probate Records, 1850-1953Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal198,941Updated

Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal327,070Updated

Tasmania, Australia, Railway Employment Records, 1903-1977Schools, Directories & Church Histories130,527New

Tasmania, Australia, Teacher Employment History Cards, 1886-1945Schools, Directories & Church Histories659New

Washington, Wills and Probate Records, 1851-1970Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal123,915Updated

West Virginia, Wills and Probate Records, 1724-1985Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal644,031Updated

Utah, Wills and Probate Records, 1800-1985Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal41,587Updated

Thursday, March 10, 2016


It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words.
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