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FamilySearch update - China, Hungary, Mexico and U.S. Collections Each Add Over a Million Records

FamilySearch.org added millions of records this week including 11 new records collections. More than six million Hungary Catholic Church records were added, as well as four million Mexico civil registration records. Looking for records from China? Over a million new Chinese genealogies from 1500–1900 are now available for viewing. Begin searching for free at FamilySearch.org.
 
Collection Records Images Comments
Canada, Quebec Notarial Records, 1800–1900 0 1,448 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Canada, Saskatchewan Judicial District Court Records, 1891–1942 0 76,779 New browsable image collection.
Chinese Genealogies, 1500–1900 0 1,361,018 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1600–2008 0 139,324 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Hungary Catholic Church Records, 1636–1895 6,680,010 0 Added index records to existing collection.
Mexico, Colima, Civil Registration, 1860–1997 0 225,991 New browsable image collection.
Mexico, Durango, Civil Registration, 1861–1995 0 1,042,146 New browsable image collection.
Mexico, Michoacán, Civil Registration, 1859–1940 0 1,324,849 New browsable image collection.
Mexico, Nayarit, Civil Registration, 1868–2001 0 422,997 New browsable image collection.
Mexico, Querétaro, Civil Registration, 1864–2005 0 620,745 New browsable image collection.
Mexico, Sonora, Civil Registration, 1861–1995 0 742,272 New browsable image collection.
Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books, 1600–1950 0 61,104 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., California, San Mateo County Records, 1856–1967 0 25,561 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Illinois State Census, 1865 380,262 12,090 New index collection.
U.S., Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840–1950 1,491,586 0 New index collection.
U.S., Louisiana, First Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1940–1945 0 82,873 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Louisiana, Second Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1948–1959 0 77,817 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S., Maryland, Probate Estate and Guardianship Files, 1796–1940 0 457,444 Added browsable images to existing collection.
U.S.,Minnesota, County Birth Records, 1863–1983 0 27,372 New browsable image collection.
Montana, Cascade County Records, 1888–1945 0 17,734 Added browsable images to existing collection.
New York, County Marriages, 1908–1935 217,649 63,376 Added images and index to existing collection.
Washington State County Records, 1885–1950 0 88,487 Added browsable images to existing collection.
Washington, Seattle, Passenger Lists, 1890–1957 0 366,615 New browsable image collection.
United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 814,130 1,598,076 Added browsable images to existing collection
Virgin Islands US, Church Records, 1849–1950 0 5,018 Added browsable images to existing collection. 

Searchable records on FamilySearch.org are made possible by thousands of volunteers from around the world who transcribe (index) the information from handwritten records to make it searchable by computer. More volunteers are needed to help accelerate this important work of preserving and freely publishing important genealogical records. To learn more about the FamilySearch indexing program, visit indexing.familysearch.org.

FamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch has been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources free online at FamilySearch.org or through over 4,600 family history centers in 132 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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