19 October 2009
There are some fascinating new collections in FamilySearch’s Record Search. Ten million new records and images were added this update. Some particularly interesting highlights included the 1865 Massachusetts State Census, Wisconsin 1855 State Census, and 1869 Argentina Census—all now complete, the Ghana Census, 1982–1984 digital images, and the England, Cheshire School Records, 1796–1950, collections. See the chart below for a list of all the newly added collections.
These collections can be searched for free at FamilySearch.org Record Search pilot (click Search Records, and then click Record Search pilot).
Hats off to the online volunteers who help make these collections freely available by donating a few minutes of their time or talents through the FamilySearch Indexing program.
Collection Indexed Records Digital Images Comments Argentina, 1895 Census 47,007 Updated index and images. Project is now complete. Argentina, 1869 Census 484,234 157,133 Updated index and images. England, Cheshire School Records, 1796–1950 435,681 New index only collection. Project is now complete. Ghana, Census, 1982–1984 11,187 New browse image only collection; project is ongoing. Mexico, Coahuila, Catholic Church Records, 1627–1978 83,363 Updated browse image only collection. Project is now complete. U.S., 1920 Federal Census 7,330,741 Added indexes for Wyoming, Oregon, Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington. U.S., Illinois, Cook County Birth Registers, 1871–1915 369,962 19,781 Updated index and images. U.S., Massachusetts State Census, 1865 1,352,817 17,656 Added indexes. Project is now complete. U.S., Wisconsin State Census, 1855 133,164 3,088 New index and image collection. Project is now complete.
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