FamilySearch Adds More Than 37.9 Million Indexed Records and Images to Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Guatemala, Indonesia, Italy, South Africa, and the United States

January 26, 2015  - by 

FamilySearch adds more than 37.9 million indexed records and images to Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Guatemala, Indonesia, Italy, South Africa, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 24,405,544 indexed records and 1,244,622 images from the US, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980–2014 collection; the 801,893 images from the Belgium, Limburg, Civil Registration, 1798–1906 collection; and the 38,322 indexed records and 687,456 images from the Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809–1865 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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Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, 1621–1914

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10,785

Added images to an existing collection.

Collection Indexed Records Digital Images Comments
Austria, Upper Austria, Catholic Church Records, 1581–1919 0 16,882 Added images to an existing collection.
Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588–1909 0 224,761 Added images to an existing collection.
Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582–1914 0 1,295 Added images to an existing collection.
Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541–1912 0 153 Added images to an existing collection.
Belgium, Limburg, Civil Registration, 1798–1906 0 801,893 Added images to an existing collection.
Belgium, Luxembourg, Civil Registration, 1580–1920 0 187 Added images to an existing collection.
Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600–1913 0 57,710 Added images to an existing collection.
Belgium, West Flanders, Civil Registration, 1582–1910 0 56,139 Added images to an existing collection.
Canada, Newfoundland Census, 1935 0 9,509 New browsable image collection.
Canada, Newfoundland Census, 1945 0 7,457 New browsable image collection.
Canada, Newfoundland, 1921 Census 0 8,415 New browsable image collection.
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt, Halberstadt Kreisarchiv, City Directories, Citizen Rolls, Residence Lists, and School Directories, 1700–1933 0 58,139 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Alta Verapaz, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 17,770 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Baja Verapaz, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 24,503 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Chimaltenango, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 3,075 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, El Progreso, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 103,502 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Escuintla, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 2,355 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Guatemala, Civil Registration, 1877–2006 0 1,486 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Huehuetenango, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 17,993 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Izabal, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 9,848 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Jalapa, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 42,552 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Jutiapa, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 36,732 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Petén, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 713 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 41,022 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Quiché, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 70,397 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Retalhuleu, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 550 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 63 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, San Marcos, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 16,730 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Santa Rosa, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 97,101 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Sololá, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 70,746 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Suchitepéquez, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 1,312 New browsable image collection.
Guatemala, Zacapa, Civil Registration, 1877–1994 0 18,271 New browsable image collection.
Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Mungkid, District Court Records, 1985–2013 0 18,256 Added images to an existing collection.
International, Currentobituary.com index, 2001–2014 591,417 0 New indexed record collection.
Italy, Mantova, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1496–1906 0 543,918 Added images to an existing collection.
Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809–1865 38,322 687,456 Added images to an existing collection.
Italy, Pescara, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1865–1929 0 61,597 Added images to an existing collection.
Italy, Reggio Calabria, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1896–1943 0 101,272 New browsable image collection.
Luxembourg, Church Records, 1601–1948 0 272,699 New browsable image collection.
South Africa, Transvaal, Estate Files, 1950–1993 0 191,580 New browsable image collection.
US, BillionGraves Index 386,819 386,819 Added indexed records and images to an existing collection.
US, California, Oakland, Alameda County, Newspaper Record Collection, 1985–2011 0 5,755 Added images to an existing collection.
US, Delaware, Marriages and Marriage Licenses, 1713–1894 5,490 0 New indexed record collection.
US, Hawaii, Honolulu Passenger Lists, 1900–1953 277,734 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
US, Minnesota, Clay and Steele County Obituaries, 1865–2006 185,214 29,539 New indexed records and images collection.
US, United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980–2014 24,405,544 1,244,622 Added indexed records and images to an existing collection.
US, United States Passport Applications, 1795–1925 932,030 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
US, New York, Passenger Lists, 1820–1891 1,447,421 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
US, New York, Records of the State National Guard, 1906–1954 724,527 732,949 New indexed records and images collection.
US, Texas and Arizona Arrivals, 1903–1910 0 4,528 New browsable image collection.
US, Texas, El Paso Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of El Paso, 1905–1927 76,069 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
US, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Passenger and Crew Lists, 1922–1963 0 8,049 New browsable image collection.

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