The following news release was received from Paul Nauta At FamilySearch.org:
October 27, 2010: People with ancestors from Ghana now have free online access to valuable census records, the first images from that African country to be published on FamilySearch. Other new collections include over two million indexed records from Germany, Norway, Puerto Rico, and three U.S. states: Arkansas, Idaho, and Minnesota. Search these records now at http://Beta.FamilySearch.org.
See the chart below for the complete list of newly added or updated collections.
Project – Indexed Records – Digital Images – Comments
- Germany, Ludwigshafen Church Record Extractions and Family Registers – 106,564 digital images – New indexed records
- Germany, 1890 – Mecklenburg-Schwerin Census 31,499 indexed records – Additional images added
- Ghana, 1982-1984 – Census – 458,716 digital images – New indexed records added
- Norway, 1875 – Census 41,701 indexed records – Additional images added
- Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1836-2001 – 3,763 indexed records – Additional images added
- U.S., Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957 – 94,181 indexed records; 43,301 digital images – Additional records and images added
- U.S., Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950 – 148,053 indexed records; 62,274 digital images – New indexed records and images
- U.S., Minnesota State Census, 1905 – 1,973,884 indexed records; 52,150 digital images – New indexed records and images
- U.S., Minnesota, State Census, 1865 – 3,396 indexed records – New indexed records
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