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FamilySearch Adds Over 2.2 Million Indexed Records & Images to Australia, Philippines, Slovakia, Ukraine, the USA & Zimbabwe

The following is from FamilySearch: 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 […]

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FamilySearch Adds 18 New Collections Including Germany, Italy, Netherlands, & the USA

The following is from FamilySearch: FamilySearch added an additional 6.6 million indexed records and images in the last two weeks. Included in this update are 15 new collections: 1 from Canada, 1 from Guam, 4 from Italy, 1 from Russia, and 8 from the United States. Among these collections are the China Collection of Genealogies […]

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FamilySearch Adds Collection Updates to Australia, BillionGraves, Canada, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Spain, & the U.S.A.

The following News Release is from dated January 15, 2013: FamilySearch added an additional 7 million new, free indexed records and images this week to its collection. Notable additions include the 1,747,863 indexed records and images in the Slovakia Church and Synagogue Books collection from 1592-1910, the 1,308,956 indexed records from the United States […]

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Slovakian Genealogical Records Growing Online at

The following information is from FamilySearch – 7/27/2012: FamilySearch’s free online Slovakian record collection has now grown to over 5 million searchable records. The Slovakia 1869 census is also available as a browsable image collection. Other new searchable collections online were expanded this week for South Africa, Canada, Poland, Portugal, and the United States. Search […]

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76M New US Historic Records & Millions more for Brazil, China, Ireland, Italy, Russia, & Spain Added at

The following information is from 76 million much-anticipated state census, naturalization, immigration, and vital records were added this week for 22 states, including Ohio, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Since partnering with the National Archives of Italy to digitally preserve and index its civil registration, more than 24 million images have been published […]

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The Slovakian Bytča Archive Contains Documents From Northern Slovakia

The following excerpt is from an interesting article published in the May 30, 2012 edition of spectator.sme.skd dealing with the Slovakian Bytča Archive, their records, and doing research on-site in Slovakia. “Nomen Omen” – the name is a sign, said the ancient Romans. And if your name sounds Slovak, then you might want to follow […]

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1940 U.S. Census Community Project Nearly Halfway Complete

The following news release was received from 22 May 2012 – The halfway point for indexing the 1940 U.S. census is fast approaching. Congratulations and thank you to all of the volunteers participating in this unprecedented genealogical community effort. Currently more than 20 states are at or above 85 percent complete. Six states — […]

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Finding Your Slovak Ancestors

There are few enough books on researching Slovak Ancestry. For this reason alone, Finding Your Slovak Ancestors…, by Lisa A. Alzo is valuable to many researchers. Approximately 650,000 Slovaks emigrated to North America between 1875 and 1914. That mean millions of descendents living in Canada and the United States today. Utilizing over 15 years experience, […]

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New Records From 20 Countries at

A broad range of records were added to this week from 20 countries, notably Australia, Austria, Canada (Saskatchewan), Chile, Columbia, Dominican Republic, Germany, England, Dominican Republic, Germany, Honduras, Hungary, Italy, New Zealand, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Slovakia, Spain, Venezuela, and the U.S.A. The U.S. additions include a variety of records from California, Illinois, Indiana, North […]

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14M New Records from Belgium, Canada, Chile, England, Netherlands, Slovakia, S Africa, & the U.S. (OH, VT, & WI)

The following News Release was received from Paul Nauta, FamilySearch: April 5, 2011: Whether you say it maravilloso, wonderlijk, or merveilleux, it all describes this week’s new, free collection updates at—marvelous! Researchers with Netherlands roots are going to have a heyday perusing the 9 million new digital images for the Netherlands Civil Registration, 1792 […]

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New Free Records Online for Czech Republic, France, Germany, France, Poland, Portugal, Spain & USA at

The following was received from Paul Nauta, with FamilySearch: New Free Records Online for Czech Republic, France, Germany, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain Keep updating your wish list as FamilySearch continues to expand its online historical records. New collection additions this week represent seven European countries.  Millions of records were added for the Czech Republic, […]

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International Databases Grow at FamilySearch Pilot Site

The following news release is courtesy of Paul Nauta, FamilySearch: 28 September 2009 – Family researchers seeking their Mexican heritage have two million new records at their fingertips this week with an update to the 1930 Census collection. There are also new indexes and images for France, Italy, Slovakia, Argentina, and the United States. These […]

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