Eight new searchable collections were updated or added this week at FamilySearch.org—millions of new free images and records.
This week the complete name indexes for the states of Alabama, Colorado, and Illinois were published online at FamilySearch’s Record Search pilot (FamilySearch.org, click Search Records, and then click Record Search pilot) or Beta.FamilySearch.org.
The Delaware state birth records, 1875 Minnesota State Census, and Illinois, Cook County birth records were also added.
Also released was a digital image collection of church records from Litomerice, Czech Republic—60,000 images! Consumers will see these types of collections more and more online as FamilySearch digitizes microfilms in its Granite Mountain Records Vault. Instead of a microfilm reader in a local family history center, patrons use FamilySearch’s image viewer online to search these high quality digital collections—and they are accessible 24/7.
See the chart below for the complete list of all the newly added or improved collections.
None of this would be possible without the great contributions of many online FamilySearch volunteers. These individuals donate the time and effort needed to make these collections freely available to FamilySearch patrons. If you would like to help by donating a few minutes here and there online with projects of personal interest, become a FamilySearch community volunteer atFamilySearchIndexing.org. Many hands produce great work. Thank you for your support!
Collection Name Indexed
Digital Images Comments Czech Republic, Litomerice State Regional Archive Church Records 1552-1905, pt. 03 - WP 60573 Browsable images only Mexico Census 1930 Index, Yucatan 378550 1061300 U.S Delaware State Birth Records 1861-1922 - FSI 121234 93600 U.S Illinois, Cook County Birth Registers 1873-1908 1240000 33245 U.S 1875 Minnesota State Census 475000 13600 Must be registered to see images. US Federal Census, 1910, Alabama 1870520 46763 US Federal Census, 1910, Colorado 767680 19192 US Federal Census, 1910, Illinois 5024520 125613
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