FamilySearch Adds More Than 3.6 Million Images to Collections from China, Colombia, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Spain, United States, and WalesFamilySearch has added more than 3.6 million images to collections from China, Colombia, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Spain, United States, and Wales. Notable collection updates include the 868,226 images from the new Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1600â€“2012, collection; the 559,222 images from the U.S., Ohio, Hamilton County Records, 1791â€“1994, collection; and the 587,097 images from the China, Collection of Genealogies, 1239â€“2013, 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.
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