19 November 2010

A Lot to Be Thankful For: 15 Million New Indexed Genealogical Records

Digital images and indexes include 34 collections from 13 countries
 The collection of indexes and images available on FamilySearch’s beta website continues to grow by leaps and bounds, with the addition of 34 collections of genealogical records. These records include 15 million indexed records and 2.5 million images. The bounty of information covers 13 different countries around the world: Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Honduras, Guatemala, Brazil, France, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Jamaica, Canada, and the United States. Search these records now at Beta.FamilySearch.org.

 See the chart below for the complete list of newly added or updated collections.
Project
Digital Images
Indexed Records
Comments
Belgium Marriages, 1563-1890
0
58,674
Index only.
Belgium, Antwerp Police Immigration Index, 1840-1930
5,417
343,930
New records and images. This is an index of immigration dossiers compiled by the Antwerp police force between 1840 and 1930. Presently, the immigration dossiers are only available on microfilm, so this publication allows us to reference these dossiers.
Brazil, Church Records, 1814-1930
93,787
0
New images for Ribeirao Preto, Bauru, Rio Preto, Santo Andre, Novo Hamburgo, Passo Fundo
Canada, Ontario Births, 1869-1912
54,121
164,139
New images and records
Chile, Concepcion, Civil Registration, 1885-1903
19,389
70,450
New images and records
Colombia, Diocese of CĂșcuta Parish Registers,
1762-1996
465,172
0
New images added to existing collection
France Births and Baptisms, 1546-1896
0
6,779,071
Index only
Germany, Bremen Passenger Departure Lists, 1904-1914
44,465
44,315
New images and records
Guatemala, Guatemala City, Sagrario Parish Baptisms, 1898-1920
7,748
0
New images added to existing collection
Honduras, Tegucigalpa – Baptisms, 1895-1931
3,790
26,521
New images and records
Jamaica, Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880
37,199
0
New images added to existing collection
Jamaica, Civil Births 1878-1899
247,593
260,500
New images and records
Mexico Census, 1930
2,302
1,165,649
New images and records added to existing collection (Michoacan, Nuevo Leon, Zacatecas)
Spain, Avila–Catholic Church Records, 1500-1930
26,298
0
New images added to existing collection
Spain, Catastro de Ensenada, 1749-1756
375,988
0
New images added to existing collection
U.S., Arizona, Service Records of Confederate Soldiers of the Civil War, 1861-1863
0
1,173
Index only. Data courtesy of Footnote.com
U.S., Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957
0
94,181
New records added to existing collection
U.S., Georgia –Death Records, 1928-1930
123,416
0
New images added to existing collection
U.S., Index to Naturalizations of World War I Soldiers, 1918
0
18,324
Index only. Data courtesy of Footnote.com
U.S., Louisiana, Eastern District Naturalization Petitions, 1838-1861
0
1,450
Index only. Data courtesy of Footnote.com
U.S., Maryland, Naturalization Indexes, 1797-1951
0
85,222
Index only. Data courtesy of Footnote.com
U.S., Maryland, Naturalization Petitions, 1906-1931
0
45,165
Index only. Data courtesy of Footnote.com
U.S., Massachusetts Naturalization Index, 1906-1966
0
388,086
Index only. Data courtesy of Footnote.com
U.S., Minnesota, State Census, 1865
3,396
246,591
New images and records
U.S., Mormon Battalion Pension Applications, 1846-1923
0
26,830
Index only. Data courtesy of Footnote.com
U.S., New York State Census, 1905
0
3,601,920
New records for the following counties:  Albany, Bronx, Broome, Columbia, Essex, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, New York, Onondaga, Oswego, Seneca, Warren and Yates. This release completes this collection.
U.S., New York, Eastern District Naturalization Petitions, 1865-1957
0
675,035
Index only. Data courtesy of Footnote.com
U.S., New York, Western District, Naturalization Index, 1907-1966
0
89,554
Index only. Data courtesy of Footnote.com
U.S., Oklahoma, Applications for Enrollment of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914
0
882,272
Index only. Data courtesy of Footnote.com
U.S., Rhode Island, State Census, 1885
10,844
321,999
New images and records
U.S., Rhode Island, State Census, 1905
954,549
474,152
New images and records. This census was taken on a two-sided form where only one person appears on each form.
U.S., South Dakota State Census, 1945
0
546,305
New records added to existing collection
U.S., Tennessee County Marriages, 1790-1950
0
14,098
New records added to existing collection
U.S., Utah, Territorial Case Files of the U.S., District Courts, 1870-1896
0
39,040
Data courtesy of Footnote.com

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