FamilySearch Adds More Than 2.2 Million Indexed Records and Images to Australia, Philippines, Slovakia, Ukraine, the United States, and Zimbabwe

March 11, 2015  - by 

FamilySearch adds more than 2.2 million indexed records and images to Australia, Philippines, Slovakia, Ukraine, the United States, and Zimbabwe. Notable collection updates include the 133,189 indexed records from the Zimbabwe, Death notices, 1904–1976 collection; the 78,244 images from the US, Tennessee, Freedmen’s Bureau Field Office Records, 1865–1872 collection; and the 62,154 images from the Ukraine, Zaporizhia Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists), 1811–1858 collection. See the table below for the full list of updates. Search these diverse collections and more than 3.5 billion other records for free at FamilySearch.org.

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Collection Indexed Records Digital Images Comments
Argentina, Mendoza, Catholic Church Records, 1665–1975 124,414 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Australia, New South Wales, Cemetery, Military, and Church Record Transcripts, 1816–1982 190,180 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records, 1829–1961 18,165 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Canada, New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789–1950 303,599 255,805 New indexed records and images collection.
France, Haute-Garonne, Toulouse, Censuses, 1872 and 1886 247,943 9,244 New indexed records and images collection.
Italy, Napoli, Barano d’Ischia, Civil Registration (Comune), 1809–1929 19,327 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Italy, Napoli, Serrara Fontana, Civil Registration (Comune), 1809-1929 1,216 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Philippines, Civil Registration (Local), 1888–1983 0 11,131 Added images to an existing collection.
Slovakia, Church and Synagogue Books, 1592–1910 5,271 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Ukraine, Zaporizhia Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists), 1811–1858 0 62,154 New browsable image collection.
US, BillionGraves Index 307,634 307,634 Added indexed records and images to an existing collection.
US, Georgia, Brunswick Passenger Lists, 1904–1939 0 400 New browsable image collection.
US, Indiana, Gary and East Chicago Crew Lists, 1945–1956 0 2,122 New browsable image collection.
US, Mississippi, Freedmen’s Department (Pre-Bureau Records), 1863–1866 0 4,286 New browsable image collection.
US, Montana, Big Horn County Records, 1884–2011 8,231 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
US, Montana, Judith Basin County Records, 1887–2012 633 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
US, Montana, Pondera County Records, 1910–2012 6,037 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
US, Montana, Sweet Grass County Records, 1887–2011 6,183 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
US, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013 0 37,708 Added images to an existing collection.
US, Tennessee, Freedmen’s Bureau Field Office Records, 1865–1872 0 78,244 Added images to an existing collection.
US, United States, Burial Registers for Military Posts, Camps, and Stations, 1768–1921 16,152 474 New indexed records and images collection.
US, United States, Panama Canal Zone, Employment Records and Sailing lists, 1905–1937 72,542 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
US, Utah, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1879–1934 5,612 569 New indexed records and images collection.
Zimbabwe, Death notices, 1904–1976 133,189 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.

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  1. I work in family history center. I need to know how on my family tree in my family search.org/tree how to have the hints section show on the tree my daughters Slovakian heritage to find out more about her hints. She is living and maybe her ancestors could be reached to ordinance work. Her names are Kubik, Jansen. Can you suggest something to include this. I am a consultant here in Everett, WA. I have been a member of the church for about 40 years snce Mar 20 1972 and have a strong testimony of the gospel. consultant for 20 years.

    1. Kathleen, you may already have this phone number, but try calling Family Search Research Support at 18664061830. They should be able to help you figure out how to make that hints section show.