Monthly Record Update for April 2021

May 1, 2021  - by 
A street in Mexico

FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in April of 2021 with nearly 32 million new indexed family history records and over 3 million digital images from all over the world. New historical records were added from Austria, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, El Salvador, England, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Puerto Rico, Samoa, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, and the United States, which includes California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. Digital records came from Italy.

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CountryCollectionIndexed Records Digital ImagesComment
AustriaAustria, Carinthia, Gurk Diocese, Catholic Church Records, 1527-1986           17,7770Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Bahia, Civil Registration, 1877-1976                    40Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Minas Gerais, Civil Registration, 1879-1949           34,8770Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Paraná, Civil Registration, 1852-1996             9,2730Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Santa Catarina, Civil Registration, 1850-1999             7,2590Expanded collection
CanadaNova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001             5,1310Expanded collection
CanadaOntario, Roman Catholic Church Records, 1760-1923         635,6860Expanded collection
CroatiaCroatia, Delnice Deanery Catholic Church Books, 1571-1926             6,5010Expanded collection
DenmarkDenmark, Århus Municipal Census, 1918             4,7620Expanded collection
DR CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo, Census, 1984           72,7180Expanded collection
El SalvadorEl Salvador Catholic Church Records, 1655-1977         792,5790Expanded collection
EnglandEngland, Essex Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1971             3,8330Expanded collection
EnglandEngland, Gloucestershire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1642-1996             5,0540Expanded collection
EnglandEngland, Herefordshire Bishop’s Transcripts, 1583-1898           41,0000Expanded collection
EnglandEngland, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910           18,8230Expanded collection
EnglandEngland, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988         153,6900Expanded collection
EnglandEngland, Northumberland Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1920           14,5970Expanded collection
EnglandEngland, Northumberland, Parish Registers, 1538-1950         254,1810Expanded collection
FinlandFinland, Tax Lists, 1809-1915           11,1950Expanded collection
FranceFrance, Ardèche, Parish and Civil Registration, 1481-1924     1,389,6590New collection
FranceFrance, Eure, Census, 1836         323,6330New collection
FranceFrance, Eure, Census, 1856         313,6320New collection
FranceFrance, Eure, Census, 1876         287,0280New collection
FranceFrance, Rhône, Military Registration Cards, 1865-1932           27,1920Expanded collection
FranceFrance, Saône-et-Loire, Parish and Civil Registration, 1530-1892             2,2250Expanded collection
French PolynesiaFrench Polynesia, Civil Registration, 1780-1999                 4950Expanded collection
GermanyGermany, North Rhine-Westphalia, Diocese of Münster, Catholic Church Records, 1580-1975           10,1870Expanded collection
GermanyGermany, Prussia, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1580-1974           14,7800New collection
GermanyGermany, Prussia, East Prussia, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1551-1992         151,0200Expanded collection
GermanyGermany, Prussia, Pomerania, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1544-1966     1,019,1110Expanded collection
GermanyGermany, Prussia, West Prussia, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1537-1981         414,7890Expanded collection
GermanyGermany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Diocese of Mainz, Catholic Church Records, 1540-1952           66,1230Expanded collection
GermanyGermany, Saxony, Church Book Indexes, 1500-1900             5,4190Expanded collection
GermanyGermany, Saxony-Anhalt, Diocese of Magdeburg, Catholic Church Records, 1608-1945           10,1670Expanded collection
GuatemalaGuatemala, Catholic Church Records, 1581-1977                 3150Expanded collection
HungaryHungary, Jewish Vital Records Index, 1800-1945             2,1870Expanded collection
ItalyItaly, Lecce, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1901-1941                 0     3,307,040New browsable image collection.
JamaicaJamaica, Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880             4,3200Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records, 1601-1962           35,3750Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Campeche, Catholic Church Records, 1638-1944                 6370Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Chiapas, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1978         440,3910Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958           89,1970Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Coahuila, Catholic Church Records, 1627-1978         137,5690Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Colima, Catholic Church Records, 1707-1969           41,4980Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1514-1970     2,144,1330Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Durango, Catholic Church Records, 1604-1985         107,2320Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Guanajuato, Catholic Church Records, 1519-1984         287,5270Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Guerrero, Catholic Church Records, 1576-1979     1,362,1330Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Hidalgo, Catholic Church Records, 1546-1971           30,6260Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Jalisco, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1979         823,0420New collection
MexicoMexico, México, Catholic Church Records, 1567-1970     2,778,6330Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Michoacán, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1996         132,7540Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Morelos, Catholic Church Records, 1598-1994         346,5940Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Nayarit, Catholic Church Records, 1596-1967           96,9780Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Nuevo León, Catholic Church Records, 1667-1981         172,3570Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Oaxaca, Catholic Church Records, 1559-1988         685,7620Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Puebla, Catholic Church Records, 1545-1977     1,125,5570New collection
MexicoMexico, Querétaro, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1970         132,1650Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, San Luis Potosí, Catholic Church Records, 1586-1977         143,1700Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Sinaloa, Catholic Church Records, 1671-1968         181,6580Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Sinaloa, Civil Registration, 1861-1929           48,2490Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Sonora, Catholic Church Records, 1657-1994           36,8250Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Tabasco, Catholic Church Records, 1803-1970           40,2980Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Tamaulipas, Catholic Church Records, 1703-1964         118,6970Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Tlaxcala, Catholic Church Records, 1576-1994         255,2190Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1978     1,957,0470Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Yucatán, Catholic Church Records, 1543-1977           18,2930Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980         441,7070Expanded collection
New ZealandNew Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1865-1957         168,1210Expanded collection
NorwayNorway, Probate Index Cards, 1640-1903             7,4290Expanded collection
Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea, Vital Records, 1867-2000           44,4210Expanded collection
Puerto RicoPuerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969             9,9330Expanded collection
SamoaSamoa, Vital Records, 1846-1996             8,0630Expanded collection
South AfricaSouth Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004             1,2810Expanded collection
South AfricaSouth Africa, Civil Death Registration, 1955-1966                 7650Expanded collection
South AfricaSouth Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives), 1660-1970           16,5680Expanded collection
South AfricaSouth Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Vital Records, 1868-1976           40,6890Expanded collection
SpainSpain, Province of La Coruña, Municipal Records, 1648-1941           14,0620Expanded collection
SwedenSweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-1860             6,2870Expanded collection
SwedenSweden, Stockholm City Archives, Index to Church Records, 1546-1927             2,9340Expanded collection
SwedenSweden, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860             9,0310Expanded collection
SwitzerlandSwitzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1850             3,9150Expanded collection
United KingdomEngland, Hertfordshire, Marriage Bonds, 1682-1837                 3930Expanded collection
United KingdomEngland, Lancashire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1746-1799             1,2230Expanded collection
United KingdomEngland, Lincolnshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1574-1885             2,4080Expanded collection
United StatesCalifornia Great Registers, 1850-1920                 4500Expanded collection
United StatesCalifornia, Los Angeles, Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery/Crematory Records, 1884-2002             7,3690Expanded collection
United StatesCalifornia, passenger and crew lists at various ports, 1907-1956           15,1430Expanded collection
United StatesColorado, Manitou Springs, Voter Records, 1935-1962             4,9110New collection
United StatesFlorida, Military Discharge Records, ca.1837 – ca.1970             1,0210Expanded collection
United StatesHawaii, Registrar of Bureau of Conveyances, Deed Records, 1846-1900             1,0040New collection
United StatesHawaii, Various Islands, Circuit Court Divorce Records, 1849-1915             2,9500Expanded collection
United StatesIdaho, Military Discharge Records, ca.1917 – ca.1960                 1280Expanded collection
United StatesIllinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1949         298,0490Expanded collection
United StatesIllinois, Military Discharge Records, ca.1862 – ca.1965             1,4280Expanded collection
United StatesIowa, Iowa City, Voter Registers, 1897-1904           44,1300Expanded collection
United StatesIowa, Military Discharge Records, ca.1862 – ca.1976           41,3470Expanded collection
United StatesKansas, Military Discharge Records, ca.1862 – ca.1999                 7400New collection
United StatesKentucky, Voter Registers and Registration Books, 1904-1935           22,8430New collection
United StatesMaine, Church Records, 1734-1907             3,4570Expanded collection
United StatesMassachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924         190,6110Expanded collection
United StatesMassachusetts, Births, 1636-1924           33,8820Expanded collection
United StatesMassachusetts, Church Records, 1630-1943             2,7310Expanded collection
United StatesMichigan Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880                      90Expanded collection
United StatesMichigan, Military Discharge Records, ca.1847 – ca.1965             1,0100New collection
United StatesMichigan, Saginaw County, Biographical Card File, ca. 1830-2000             1,1230Expanded collection
United StatesMontana, County Voting Records, 1884-1992         305,4630Expanded collection
United StatesMontana, Military Discharge Records, 1917-1953                 3270Expanded collection
United StatesMontana, Military Discharge Records, 1917-1953             2,2340New indexed records collection
United StatesNew Jersey, County Naturalization Records, 1749-1986           55,8920Expanded collection
United StatesNew Jersey, Death Index, 1901-1903; 1916-1929             3,8690Expanded collection
United StatesNew York, Church Records, 1660-1954                 4480Expanded collection
United StatesPennsylvania Delayed Birth Records, 1941-1976                 1080Expanded collection
United StatesTexas, Indexes and Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of Del Rio, 1906-1953           17,0210Expanded collection
United StatesUnited States Bureau of Land Management Tract Books, 1800-c. 1955           12,8240Expanded collection
United StatesUnited States City and Business Directories, ca. 1749 – ca. 1990     8,432,6140Expanded collection
United StatesUnited States, California, San Francisco, Records of Chinese Laborers Returning to the US, 1882-1888                4950Expanded collection
United StatesUnited States, New York Land Records, 1630-1975     1,440,1800Expanded collection
United StatesVirginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1943           32,9200Expanded collection
United StatesWashington Voting Records, 1876-1940             1,4060Expanded collection
United StatesWashington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965             3,8660Expanded collection
United StatesWashington, County Death Registers, 1881-1979           11,3850Expanded collection
United StatesWashington, County Divorce Records, 1852-1950                 5390Expanded collection
United StatesWisconsin, County Naturalization Records, 1807-1992           26,0040Expanded collection
UruguayUruguay Civil Registration, 1879-1930             4,2640Expanded collection
VenezuelaVenezuela, Catholic Church Records, 1577-1995                1150Expanded collection
ZambiaZambia, Archdiocese of Lusaka, Church Records, 1950-2015           16,5170Expanded collection

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    1. Hi Rosalinda! This article lists new record collections that have been added recently. For record availability for the Philippines check out these resources: You can search Record Collections to find all transcribed/indexed records. If you don’t find what you’re looking for there, I recommend exploring the Historical Record Images that have not been transcribed/indexed yet. You may also find what you are looking for in the FamilySearch Catalog. Also make sure to check out the FamilySearch Research Wiki.