28 October 2010

FamilySearch Records Update

The following is from our friends at FamilySearch

No Halloween Trick, Just Genealogical Treats
Over 2 million records from 6 countries now available

People with ancestors from Ghana now have free online access to valuable census records, the first images from that African country to be published on FamilySearch. Other new collections include over two million indexed records from Germany, Norway, Puerto Rico, and three U.S. states: Arkansas, Idaho, and Minnesota. Search these records now at http://Beta.FamilySearch.org.

See the chart below for the complete list of newly added or updated collections.
Project
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
Germany, Ludwigshafen Church Record Extractions and Family Registers
106,564
New indexed records
Germany, 1890 - Mecklenburg-Schwerin Census
31,499
Additional images added
Ghana, 1982-1984 - Census
458,716
New indexed records
Norway, 1875 - Census
41,701
Additional images added
Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1836-2001
3,763
Additional images added
U.S., Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957
94,181
43,301
Additional records and images added
U.S., Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950
148,053
62,274
New indexed records and images
U.S., Minnesota State Census, 1905
1,973,884
52,150
New indexed records and images
U.S., Minnesota, State Census, 1865
3,396
New indexed records
 Note: For a link to this news release, please visit: https://news.beta.familysearch.org/node/975