FamilySearch Adds to United States Mexican War Index and Service Records; New Collection for United States Confederacy Navy and Marine Service Records
FamilySearch added 211,909 additional images records for the United States Mexican War Index and Service Records collection, which includes a large portion of the war’s 78,718 American servicemen. Other notable additions include 514,562 browsable images in the Netherlands, Groningen Province, Church Records collection from 1595-1864, and the 21,529 browsable images for the new United States Confederacy Navy and Marine Service Records collection from 1861-1865. See the table below for the full list of updates. Search these diverse collections and more than 3.5 billion other records for free at FamilySearch.org.
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Collection – Indexed Records – Digital Images – Comments
Canada, Upper Canada Census, 1842 – 20,851 – 852 – Added index records and images to an existing collection.
Czech Republic, Land Records, 1450-1889 – 0 – 74,046 – Added images to an existing collection.
Estonia, Population Registers, 1918-1944 – 0 – 19,448 – New browsable image collection.
Netherlands, Groningen Province, Church Records, 1595-1864 – 0 – 514,562 – Added images to an existing collection.
U.S., Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959 – 35,492 – 0 – New indexed record collection.
U.S., Maine, State Archive Collections, 1790-1966 – 0 – 5,075 – Added images to an existing collection.
U.S., North Carolina, County Records, 1833-1970 – 0 – 96,868 – Added images to an existing collection.
U.S., Oklahoma, Probate Records, 1887-2008 – 0 – 1,874 – New browsable image collection.
United States, Confederate Navy and Marine Service Records, 1861-1865 – 0 – 21,529 – New browsable image collection.
United States, Mexican War Index and Service Records, 1846-1848 – 0 – 211,909 – Added images to an existing collection.