Tuesday, August 16, 2011

FamilySearch Records Update 16 August 2011

The following is from FamilySearch.

New Collections for Spain and United States

Canada, Italy, and Poland Collections Add Images


16 August 2011

Among the thousands of records added to FamilySearch.org this week are new images of testaments (wills) from Cádiz ,...,,Spain. Also, be sure to check out new United States military records for Louisiana and Washington as well as a new collection of North Carolina estate files. Estate files can offer an insightful look at an ancestor's living conditions. Additionally, Canada, Italy, and Poland collections were updated. All these records and more can be viewed at FamilySearch.org.

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Canada, Quebec Notarial Records, 1800–190007,728Added browsable images to existing collection.
Italy, Civil Registration, 1806–1940079,652Added browsable images to existing collection for Catania, Cuneo and Genova.
Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books, 1600–195003,623Added browsable images to existing collection.
Spain, Cádiz, Testaments, 1550–1920010,463New browsable image collection.
U.S., Louisiana, First Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1940–1945056,778Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663–19173,29247,282New index collection.
U.S., Washington State, Army National Guard Records, 1880–1947015,214Added browsable images to existing collection.

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