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Free Legacy Family Tree update now available (version

We have another great new update for our Legacy Family Tree 8 users (free) for you to download. It provides:

  • 330 brand new and updated Research Guidance suggestions,
  • ordinance card printing (LDS users)
  • fixes to some minor issues you have reported to us,

So download the update to get the best Legacy ever!

See the download instructions below for step-by-step instructions on installing this update.

What's New

Ordinance Card Printing. For LDS users, you can now print ordinance cards within the FamilySearch part of Legacy. 

Research Guidance. Legacy's exclusive, built-in Research Guidance, takes a look at what you already know about an ancestor, then gives you a prioritized list of research links and suggestions - all based on when and where your ancestor lived. Beginners love the guidance; experienced researchers love the checklist as a way to not overlook potential sources. Below is the list of new and updated Research Guidance sources added in this update. Click here for an overview of using Research Guidance.

New / updated (330)

Alabama, Civil Appointments, 1818-1939
Alabama, Select Marriages, 1816-1942
Alabama, Wills and Probate Records, 1753-1999
Anglo-Boer War Records 1899-1902
Ansbach, Germany, Lutheran Parish Register Extracts, 1526-1940
Arizona, Birth Records, 1881-1948
Arizona, County Coroner and Death Records, 1881-1971
Arizona, County Marriage Records, 1865-1972
Arizona, Prison Records, 1875-1929
Arizona, School Census Records, 1910 - 1917
Arizona, Territorial Census Records, 1864-1882
Arizona, Voter Registrations, 1866-1955
Arizona, Voter Registrations, 1874-1932
Arkansas, Wills and Probate Records, 1818-1998
Australia, Newspaper Vital Notices, 1851-2001
Australia, Victoria Coastal Passenger Lists, 1852-1924
Belgium Antwerp Civil Registration 1588-1913
Belgium Brabant Civil Registration 1582-1914
Belgium East Flanders Civil Registration 1541-1914
Belgium Hainaut Civil Registration 1600-1913
Belgium Lie`ge Civil Registration 1621-1914
Belgium West Flanders Civil Registration 1582-1910
Biographical Dictionary of Canadian Jewry, 1897-1909
Biographical Dictionary of Canadian Jewry, 1909-1914
Biographies of Notable Americans, 1904
Brazil Pernambuco Civil Registration 1804-2014
Britain, Directories & Almanacs
Britain, Knights of the Realm & Commonwealth index
Britain, School and University Register Books 1264-1930
British Newspapers 1710-1953
British Royal Navy & Royal Marines Service and Pension Records, 1704-1919
British Royal Navy & Royal Marines, Battle Of Jutland 1916 Servicemen
Buchanan County, Missouri Marriages, 1839-1855
California San Pedro Immigration Office Special Inquiry Records 1930-1936
California, Chinese Arrival Case Files Index, 1884-1940
California, Fresno and Napa Counties, Obituaries, 1974-1997
California, Mortuary Records of Chinese Decedents, 1870-1933
California, Oakland, Alameda County, Newspaper Record Collection, 1985-2011
California, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1959
California, Wills and Probate Records, 1850-1953
Chester County, Pennsylvania, Birth Index, 1852 - 1855, 1893 - 1906
Chester County, Pennsylvania, Death Records, 1720-1957
Chester County, Pennsylvania, Tax Discount Index, 1740-1865
Chiapas, Mexico, Civil Registration Births, 1861-1947
Chiapas, Mexico, Civil Registration Marriages, 1861-1952
China, Imperial Examinations and Related Papers (Han Yu-shan Collection), 1646-1904
Colorado, Wills and Probate Records, 1875-1974
Columbia, South Carolina Obituaries, 1859-1877
Connecticut Marriages, 1640-1939
Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999
Crestleaf (repository)
Crestleaf (trees)
Czech Republic School Registers 1799-1953
Czechoslovakia, Selected Jewish Holocaust Records, 1938-1945
Dahme-Spreewald, Germany, Births, 1874-1899
Daviess County, Missouri, Marriage Index, 1836-1856
Delaware, Wills and Probate Records, 1676-1971
Denmark Deeds and Mortgages 1572-1928
Denmark, Probate Indexes, 1674-1851
Devon, Plymouth prison records 1821-1919
District of Columbia, Select Deaths and Burials Index, 1769-1960
Dorset (England) Baptisms
Dorset (England) Burials
Dorset (England) Marriages
Easter Rising & Ireland Under Martial Law 1916-1921
Ecuador, Catholic Church Records, 1565-2011
England Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers 1538-2010
European staff in the Chinese Maritime Customs, 1854-1950
FamilyTreeNow (repository)
FamilyTreeNow (trees)
Find A Grave Index
Florida, Port Everglades Passenger Lists, 1932-1951
Fold3 (repository)
France, Saône-et-Loire, Military Conscriptions, 1867-1940
Frankenberg, Germany, Birth and Death Index Cards, 1785-1875
Frankenberg, Germany, Births, 1876-1903
Frankenberg, Germany, Deaths, 1876-1951
Frankenberg, Germany, Marriages, 1876-1922
Frankenberg, Germany, Residence Records, 1809-1928
Geneanet (repository)
Geneanet (trees)
Georgia Deaths, 1928-1940
Georgia, Brunswick Passenger Lists, 1904-1939
Georgia, Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992
Germany, Prussia, East Prussia, Königsberg, Funeral Sermons, 1597-1794
Global, Gravestone Photograph Index, 1265-2014
Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1813
Gloucestershire, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1974
Gloucestershire, England, Land Tax Records, 1713-1833
Gloucestershire, England, Prison Records, 1728-1914
Grant County, Indiana Birth Index, 1882-1981
Gravestone Photographic Resource (repository)
Greater London Burial Index
Hancock County, Maine, Cemetery Index, 1825-1970
Hawaii Index to Filipino Arrivals to Honolulu 1946
Hawaii, Passport Records, 1849-1850, 1874-1900
Herkimer County, New York Soldiers, 1916-1918
Hesse, Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1661-1875
Hesse, Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1730-1875
Hibbing, Minnesota, Arrest Record Index, 1900-1939
Hibbing, Minnesota, High School Indexes, 1919-2001
Hopewell, Virginia, Friends Memberships, 1759-1776
Illinois Church Marriages 1805-1985
Illinois Civil Marriages 1833-1889
Illinois County Marriages 1810-1934
Illinois Department of Insurance (repository)
Illinois, Church Marriages, 1805-1985
Illinois, Civil Marriages, 1833-1889
Illinois, Compiled Records from Lockport Area Genealogical and Historical Society, 1811-1990
Indiana Marriages 1811-2007
Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940
Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011
Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1958-2005
Indiana, Select Marriages Index, 1748-1993
Iowa, Church and Civil Marriages, 1837-1989
Iowa, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1861-1949
Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996
Iowa, Wills and Probate Records, 1758-1997
Ireland Dog Licence Registers
Ireland Poor Law Reports
Ireland Surnames & Family Histories
Ireland, electroral registers 1885-1886
Ireland, Irish Revenue Police 1830-1857
Ireland, Poverty Relief Loans 1821-1874
Ireland, Royal Irish Constabulary History & Directories
Ireland, Royal Irish Constabulary Pensions 1826-1925
Ireland, Society Of Friends (Quaker) Births
Ireland, Society Of Friends (Quaker) Congregational Records
Ireland, Society Of Friends (Quaker) Deaths
Ireland, Society Of Friends (Quaker) Marriages
Ireland, Society Of Friends (Quaker) Migration Records
Ireland, Society Of Friends (Quaker) School Records
Irish Newspapers 1700-1999
Irish Newspapers 1708-1956
Irish Petty Sessions Court Registers 1828-1912
Italy, Roma, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1863-1930
Japan Genealogies 850-2012
Japan Village Records 709-1982
Kansas, City and County Census Records, 1919-1961
Karlsruhe, Germany, Births, 1870-1904
Karlsruhe, Germany, Deaths, 1870-1951
Karlsruhe, Germany, Marriages, 1870-1921
Kent Wills & Probate Index
Kent, Bromley Absent Voters List 1918
Kentucky, Wills and Probate Records, 1774-1989
LDS Biographical Encyclopedia
Lesotho, Evangelical Church Records, 1874-1983
London Lives, Culture & Society 1680-1817
Louisiana, Wills and Probate Records, 1756-1984
Maryland Church Records 1668-1995
Maryland Military Men, 1917-1918
Maryland Piney Point Crew Lists 1950-1956
Maryland, Wills and Probate Records, 1604-1998
Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961
Massachusetts, Name Changes, 1780-1892
Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001
Mercer County, Kentucky Marriage Records, 1800-1830
Michigan Church Marriages, 1865-1931
Michigan Civil Marriages, 1834-1974
Michigan County Marriages Index 1820-1937
Michigan, County Marriages Index, 1820-1937
Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940
Michigan, Death Records, 1867-1950
Michigan, Divorce Records, 1897-1952
Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952
Middlesex (England) Baptisms 1543-1876
Minnesota, Baudette, Warroad, and International Falls Passenger Lists, 1910-1923
Minnesota, YMCA World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919
Missouri, Civil Marriages, 1820-1874
Missouri, Wills and Probate Records, 1766-1988
Mönchengladbach, Germany, Death Records, 1798-1950
Mönchengladbach, Germany, Marriages, 1798-1933
Montana, Mineral County Obituaries, 1870-2010
Montenegro (country)
National School Admission Registers & Log-Books 1870-1914
Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995
Netherlands, Baptism Index, 1569-1879
Netherlands, Birth Index, 1787-1915
Netherlands, Burial Index, 1546-1821
Netherlands, Civil Marriage Index, 1795-1950
Netherlands, Death Index, 1795-1965
Netherlands, Dutch East India Company Crew Index, 1633-1795
Netherlands, Marriage Index, 1570-1938
Netherlands, Newspaper Announcements Index, 1795-1945
Netherlands, Population Registers Index, 1850-Present
Nevada, Death Records, 1911-1965
New Brunswick, Saint John, Saint John, Burial Permits, 1889-1919
New Hampshire Birth Certificates, 1901-1915
New Hampshire, Wills and Probate Records, 1643-1982
New Jersey Church Records 1675-1970
New Jersey State Census 1865
New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980
New Jersey, Church Records, 1675-1970
New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988
New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980
New Jersey, State Census, 1855
New Jersey, State Census, 1865
New Jersey, Wills and Probate Records, 1739-1991
New Mexico, Land Records of New Spain, 1692-1846
New Orleans, Louisiana, Birth Records Index, 1790-1915
New South Wales, Australia, Certificates for Publicans' Licences, 1830-1849, 1853-1899
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891
New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 1810-1869
New York Military in the Revolution
New York New York Soundex to Passenger and Crew Lists 1887-1921
New York State Religious Records 1716-1914
New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999
New Zealand, Auckland, Waikumete Cemetery Records, 1886-1948
Newspaper Marriage Index, 2002-2015
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Honeymoon and Visitor Registries, 1949-2011
Norfolk County, Virginia Will Abstracts, 1710-1753
North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000
North Carolina Civil Marriages 1763-1868
North Carolina, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1958-1963
North Dakota and South Dakota, Wills and Probate Records, 1878-1928
North Dakota, Select Funeral Home Indexes, 1903-1997
Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1912
Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1532-1812
Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1912
Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Confirmations, 1870-1911
Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1912
Northern Territory, Australia, Probate Index, 1911-1994
Oconee County, Georgia, Probate Court Birth Certificates, 1875-1915
Oconee County, Georgia, Probate Death Certificates, 1927-2010
Ohio Marriages 1800-1942
Ohio, Naturalization Petition and Record Books, 1888-1946
Ohio, Wills and Probate Records, 1786-1998
Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936
Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938, 1943, and Deaths Overseas, 1939-1947
Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928, 1933-1934
Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869
Ontario, District Marriage Registers, 1801-1858
Oregon, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1870-1930
Paraguay, Catholic Church Records, 1754-2015
Pennsylvania, Biographical Sketches, 1868
Pennsylvania, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1800-1962
Pennsylvania, Volunteers in the War of 1812
Pennsylvania, Women in the Revolutionary War, 1775-1783
Peru Junín Civil Registration 1881-2005
Plymouth, Massachusetts, Epitaphs from Burial Hill, 1678-1891
Polk County, Arkansas, Marriage Index, 1906-1910
Prenzlau, Germany, Deaths, 1874-1950
Prussia (and alternate spellings) added as AKAs to Germany and Poland so that more sources would be picked up
Queensland Births 1829-1919
Queensland Deaths 1829-1964
Queensland Marriages 1829-1939
Red River Valley Genealogical Society (repository)
Revolutionary War Courts-Martial, 1775-1783
Rhode Island Cemeteries, 1647-present
Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Commission (repository)
Slavery Era Insurance Policies Registry
South Australia Rate Books
South Carolina Georgetown Passenger Lists 1904-1942
South Dakota, Death Index, 1879-1955
South Dakota, Marriages, 1905-2013
South Dakota, State Census, 1945
Spain Province of Cádiz Municipal Records 1784-1956
Suffolk Marriage Index
Surrey Marriage Index 1538-1887
Sussex Burials
Sutton, Surrey, England, Water Rate Books, 1868-1911
Tacoma Public Library (repository)
Tacoma, Washington, Obituary Index, 1882-2015
Tasmania, Australia, Convict Court and Selected Records, 1800-1899
Tasmania, Australia, Insolvency and Petty Sessions, 1829-1902
Tasmania, Despatches of the Governor's Office, 1823-1855
Tennessee Church Marriages, 1810-1965
Tennessee Civil Marriages 1838-1888
Texas and Arizona Arrivals 1903-1910
Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910
Texas, Potter County, Probate Index, 1901-2013
Texas, Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965
The London Gazette, supplements August 1914 -January 1920
The Scot in North Britain, North Ireland, and North America
U.K., Civil Divorce Records, 1858-1915
U.S., Applications for Seaman's Protection Certificates, 1916-1940
U.S., Biographical Cyclopedia of American Women
U.S., Citizenship Affidavits of US-born Seamen at Select Ports, 1792-1869
U.S., Homestead Records, 1861-1936
U.S., Newspaper Birth Index, 2005-2015
U.S., Women of the Century, 1882
U.S., World War I Soldier Naturalizations, 1918
U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
United States Freedmen’s Bureau Marriages 1861-1872
United States Marriages
United States Passport Applications 1795-1925
United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records 1812-1815
United States, Freedmen's Bureau, Freedmen's Court Records, 1865-1872
University of Bristol (repository)
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (repository)
Utah LDS Missionary Registers 1860-1937
Utah Pioneers and Prominent Men
Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914
Utah, Sons of Utah Pioneers, Companies Index, 1846-1868
Utah, Wills and Probate Records, 1800-1985
Vermont Men, 1894
Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005
Vermont, Wills and Probate Records, 1749-1999
Virginia Alexandria Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels 1946-1957
Virginia, Apprentice Index, 1640-1800
Virginia, Soldiers of 1776
War of 1812 - Pension Files
Warwickshire Burials 1836-2006
Washington Birth Records, 1869-1950
Washington, Wills and Probate Records, 1851-1970
West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938
West Virginia, Wills and Probate Records, 1724-1985
Western Australia Birth Index
Western Australia Death Index
Western Australia Marriage Index
Westminister Banns
Westminister Baptisms
Westminister Burials
Westminister Marriages
Wiconsin Naturalization Records
Wiltshire Baptisms 1538-1866
Wisconsin Court Records
Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930
Wisconsin Men of Progress
Wisconsin, Wills and Probate Records, 1800-1987
Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania, Bethany Children's Home Indexes
Worcester, Massachusetts, Burial Index, 1727-1859
Worcestershire (England) Baptisms
Worcestershire (England) Burials
Worcestershire (England) MarriagesAmerica's Successful Men
Yorkshire Baptisms
Yorkshire Burials
Yorkshire Marriages
Yorkshire Registers and Records

What's Been Fixed

View the June 24 release notes here. 

How to Update

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