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Genealogical Encyclopedia of the Colonial Americas

Genealogical Encyclopedia of the Colonial Americas: A Complete Digest of the Records of All the Countries of the Western Hemisphere is the most comprehensive collection of information on colonial period records covering the entire Western Hemisphere, both North and South America. As far as I know, there is no other single reference for records sources […]

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FamilySearch Adds Over 1.1 Million Index Records & Images from Belgium, Nicaragua, Spain, & the USA

The following is from FamilySearch: FamilySearch has recently added more than 1.1 million images from Belgium, Nicaragua, Spain, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 379,887 index records and images from the U.S., North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1979, collection, the 301,441 index records and images from the U.S., North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979, […]

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FamilySearch Adds More Than 200,000 Images to New United States Confederate Officers Card Index Collection

The following is from FamilySearch: FamilySearch has recently added more than 3.4 million images from Colombia, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Italy, Nicaragua, Peru, Poland, Portugal, South Korea, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 207,550 images from the new United States, Confederate Officers Card Index, 1861-1865, collection, the 638,229 images from the South Korea, […]

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FamilySearch Adds Data to Collections from Australia, China, England, Italy, and the USA

The following is from FamilySearch: FamilySearch has added 1.7 million indexed records and images this week with new browsable image collections from Austria, Paraguay, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 13,110 images from the new Arizona, Maricopa, Mesa City Cemetery Records, 1885-1960, collection and the 105,745 indexed records and images from the […]

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Get 50% off Genealogical Encyclopedia of the Colonial Americas for 1 Week Only

Genealogical Encyclopedia of the Colonial Americas Is available from Family Roots Publishing for only $29.98, normally $59.95, but only until Monday, February 6. See a review below: Genealogical Encyclopedia of the Colonial Americas: A Complete Digest of the Records of All the Countries of the Western Hemisphere is the most comprehensive collection of information on […]

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A Look at Some Central & South American Records at FamilySearch

In our discussions on research topics, we so often spend a great deal of time focusing on our ancestors who have come to the United States from the East or the West. But what about those who came from the South? Fortunately, FamilySearch has not forgotten about them. While availability of European and U.S. records […]

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Records Posted from Belgium, England, Nicaragua, Peru, Russia, USA, & Mexico at FamilySearch.org

Mexico Collections Account for 6 Million of 8 Million New Images New Records From Belgium, England, Nicaragua, Peru, Russia 23 August 2011 – Along with six million images added to Mexico collections at FamilySearch.org this week, additions were made to collections from six other countries. Browse through newly–added parish register records from Belgium and England, […]

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Costa Rica, England, India, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Spain, or Arkansas, Maine, Oklahoma, & Texas Posted to FamilySearch.org

The following information was received from Paul Nauta, with FamilySearch: The latest free collection updates might just have what you’re seeking! What a grab bag of records added this week! Let’s see—for its online patrons’ free viewing pleasure, internationally, FamilySearch added church records from Costa Rico and Mexico, Bishop’s Transcripts and Poor Law records from […]

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New Records at FamilySearch.org

The following was received from Paul Nauta at FamilySearch.org: Brazil, England, India, Italy, Nicaragua, Spain, and Wales Records Added Also new U.S. records for Delaware, New Hampshire, Texas, and Virginia More fascinating collections were published this week online at FamilySearch.orgó39 million new records, to be exact. The England and Wales 1901 Census will certainly be […]

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FamilySearch Kicks Off 2011 with the Addition of 90 Million New Online Records

The following News Release was received from Paul Nauta, with FamilySearch: FamilySearch Kicks Off 2011 with the Addition of 90 Million New Online Records Includes 18 Million Digital Images from 13 Countries No doubt family history enthusiasts will have a heyday looking over the latest collection updates! The 18 million free, browsable digital images are […]

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New Indexing Projects at beta.FamilySearch.org for the Holidays

The following was received from Paul Nauta, With FamilySearch: FamilySearch volunteers have some exciting new indexing projects to work on during this holiday season. Recently released projects include records from Canada, Mexico, Ireland, Jamaica, Nicaragua, and the United States. There are also projects from four different countries that were recently completed and will soon be […]

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FamilySearch Indexing Updates

28 September 2009: Volunteers with Rhode Island roots will be excited about the new indexing projects this week. The Rhode Island 1905 and 1935 State Censuses were added. New international projects for Argentina, Germany, Philippines, Spain, and the U.K. were also added. Note: the links within the charts won’t work as they are just images […]

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Recently Completed and Current FamilySearch Indexing Projects

The following are three data sets are recently completed projects that have been removed from the available online indexing batches and will now go through a final completion check process in preparation for future publication: Argentina Censo 1869—Catamarca y La Rioja Minnesota—1920 U.S. Federal Census Minnesota Probate Court Wills 1849–1918 Current FamilySearch Indexing Projects, Record […]

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All Kinds of Cool New Stuff Happening at FamilySearch Indexing!

There are many new, upcoming, and completed indexing projects to report in this update from Paul Nauta, with FamilySearch. Twelve of the projects below are new (see Current Projects). Included are three Belgian and two Argentina projects. The New York 1892 State Census project is exciting! New York has some of the best state censuses […]

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Which Way? the Garbage Dump or the Cemetery?

My friend, Jeff Bockman, just sent me a note with a link to the BigCornIsland.com website, complete with Big Corn Island Photos. For those of you who might not know about Big Corn Island, it’s in Nicaragua. Check out the tenth photo down in the center column. Note the unique spelling… Jeff says, “I guess […]

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