FamilySearch Adds More Than 2.1 Million Images to Collections from Italy

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FamilySearch has added more than 2.1 million images to collections from Italy. Notable collection updates include the 89,778 images from the new Italy, Lucca, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1807-1814, collection; the 445,302 images from the new Italy, Genova, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1796-1812, 1838-1859, 1866-1899, collection; and the 1,637,317 images from the Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1865, collection . 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.

Searchable historic records are made available on FamilySearch.org through the help of thousands of volunteers from around the world. These volunteers transcribe (index) information from digital copies of handwritten records to make them easily searchable online. More volunteers are needed (particularly those who can read foreign languages) to keep pace with the large number of digital images being published online at FamilySearch.org. Learn more about volunteering to help provide free access to the worldís historic genealogical records online at FamilySearch.org .

FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources for free at FamilySearch.org or through more than 4,600 family history centers in 132 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Collection – Indexed Records – Digital Images – Comments

Italy, Genova, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1796-1812, 1838-1859, 1866-1899 – 0 – 445,302 – New browsable image collection.

Italy, Lucca, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1807-1814 – 0 – 89,778 – New browsable image collection.

Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1865 – 0 – 1,637,317 – Added images to an existing collection.

Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (www.FamilyRootsPublishing.com), writes daily at GenealogyBlog.com, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

1 thought on “FamilySearch Adds More Than 2.1 Million Images to Collections from Italy”

  1. I appears that the only way to view the images is at a family history center, none of which are nearby to me, unless I am doing something wrong.
    Bob Sawyer

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