THE FOLLOWING BIRTH RECORD RELATED DATABASES WERE POSTED OR UPDATED AT FAMILYSEARCH.ORG SINCE 25 July 2012:
Ohio County Births 1856-1909 – Indexed and Browsable Images – Name index and images of county birth records in Ohio. The time period and type of record varies by county – 3,326,863 records and 946,034 images as of 24 August 2012 – up 275,644 records and 431,200 images since 8 May 2012!
Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962 – Name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later – 2,548,887 records as of 24 August 2012.
Minnesota Birth Index 1935-2002 – Index of births from the Minnesota Department of Health in Minneapolis. Index provided by Ancestry.com – 4,267,626 records as of 20 September 2012
[NEW] West Virginia, Births, 1853-1930 – Name index of West Virginia county birth records. Data is searchable for all counties. However, records within each county may not be available for the full year range. 1,289,392 records as of 26 September 2012.
West Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1928 – Name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state of West Virginia. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later – 410,186 records as of 26 September 2012.
[Added 1 Year, 1935] Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935 – Digitized Records – Digital images and index of birth certificates for the state of Texas. Original records at the Vital Statistics Unit of the Texas Department of Health, Austin, Texas - 1,751,776 1,610,439 records and 3,156,470 images as of 27 September 2012 – up 141,337 records and 1,634,013 images since 28 December 2011.
[NEW] Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907 - Indexed Records and Browsable Images - Name index and images of birth, marriage and death returns acquired from the State Board of Health, Division of Vital Statistics and the state archives. Records are organized alphabetically, then chronologically within a name. The collection is divided into three parts, Vital Records Prior to 1892, 80 towns, Vital Records, 1892-1907, and Delayed returns for births, deaths, and marriages, 1670-1891. At present, only the 1892-1907 vital records have been indexed. 634,833 records and 2,466,220 images as of 28 September 2012.
[NEW] Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-2003 – Browsable Images - Images from microfilm of births, marriages and deaths. The records for 1955-1979 are arranged alphabetically. Images courtesy of Ancestry.com and the Vermont State Archives. 1,162,117 images as of 4 October 2012.
[6 Years Added] California, County Birth and Death Records, 1849-1994 – Imaged Records – Registers, records and certificates of county birth and death records acquired from county courthouses. This collection contains some delayed birth records, as well. Some city and towns records are also included. Records have not been acquired for Contra Costa, Imperial, Kern, Kings, Modoc, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Siskiyou, Solano, Tulare and Ventura counties. This collection is being published as images become available. – 2,919,335 images as of 4 October 2012; up 1,694,678images from 15 June 2012.
Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950 – Name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state of Iowa - 676,909 records as of 18 October 2012.
[NEW] Wisconsin, Birth Index, 1820-1907 – Index of births from the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services in Madison. Index provided by Ancestry.com. 985,659 records as of 27 October 2012.
[NEW] Montana, Chouteau County Records,1876-2011 – Browsable Images - Images of Chouteau County records held at various repositories. Records located in the Museum of the Northern Plains (River and Plains Society) include voter registers, school district records, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church records, Riverside Cemetery records and newspapers clippings of births, marriages and deaths. Records held by the Chouteau County Courthouse include birth, death, probate, naturalization, deeds and school census records. This collection is being published as image become available. 241,430 images as of 17 November 2012.