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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 260,000 Indexed Records Images & Images to Collections from Guatemala, Italy, New Zealand & the USA

The following is from FamilySearch: In a smaller update, FamilySearch has recently added more than 260 thousand indexed records and images from Guatemala, Italy, New Zealand, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 102,461 images from the new U.S., Indiana, Naturalization Records and Indexes, 1848-1992, collection, the 45 images from the Italy, Mantova, […]

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FamilySearch Adds to Dominican Republic, Italy, Peru, Spain, & USA Collections

FamilySearch has added more than 1.5 million index records and images this week from Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Italy, Peru, South Africa, Spain, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 217,016 index records from the U.S., Idaho, Eastport, Arrival Manifests, 1924-1956, collection, the 151,020 index records and images from the United States, Civil War […]

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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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FamilySearch Adds 6 Million+ Records for Austria, Brazil, Guatemala, Hungary, Mexico, Peru, Poland, South Africa, Spain & the U.S.A.

The following news release was written by familySearch staff: FamilySearch Adds 6 Million Records – Austria, Mexico, Peru, U.S.A. – Each Add Over a Million Records 30 August 2011: FamilySearch.org added over six million records this week to its free online database. The new collections include seigniorial records from Austria, civil registrations from Chihuahua, Mexico, […]

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Nine Million Browsable Images from Nine Countries Added at FamilySearch.com This Week

The following News Release was received from Paul Nauta at FamilySearch: 9 Million Browsable Images from 9 Countries Added This Week New Records for Brazil, Canada, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Italy, Mexico, U.S., and Venezuela The bounty just keeps coming from FamilySearch’s digital pipeline. Mexico collections earned the top spot this week, with nearly 5 […]

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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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FamilySearch adds Nearly 4 Million Images from 7 Countries

The following was received from Paul Nauta, with FamilySearch, this morning. Nearly four million new digital images are now available on Beta.FamilySearch.org. These collections include the first images from South Africa, as well as records from Brazil, Canada, Germany, Guatemala, the Netherlands, and the United States. About 1.7 million of these records are indexed. FamilySearch […]

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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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Over 300 Million New Names Added Online @ the New Beta.FamilySearch.org Site

The following information was received this morning from Paul Nauta with FamilySearch: There were over 150 new collections added or enhanced this week at FamilySearch.org. FamilySearch volunteers indexed over 120 million records — over 300 million new names — from original source documents to accomplish this great feat. The massive release was announced this past […]

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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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