FamilySearch adds over 1 Million New York Passenger Arrival records (1944-1948) plus Kansas State Census 1905 and more this week!
[Editor’s Note: We just received this press release from FamilySearch outlining new records added to their online site.]
SALT LAKE CITY, UT—FamilySearch added over 1 million new, New York Passenger Arrival records (1944-1948) this week, and more from American Samoa, Belgium, Germany, Peru, South Africa, and the United States, including Kansas, Ohio, North Dakota, and Georgia.
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|Country||Collection||Indexed Records||Digital Images||Comments|
|American Samoa||American Samoa, Census Records, 1900-1945||53,680||0||New indexed records collection|
|Belgium||Belgium, Limburg, Civil Registration, 1798-1906||5,143||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection|
|Belgium||Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1913||14,758||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection|
|Belgium||Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913||10,288||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection|
|Belgium||Belgium, Namur, Civil Registration, 1800-1912||19,950||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection|
|Germany||Germany, Baden, Stebbach, Church Book Extracts, 1675-1951||11||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection|
|Peru||Peru, Amazonas, Civil Registration, 1935-1999||20,013||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection|
|South Africa||South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Deaths, 1895-1972||432,092||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection|
|United States||Kansas, Swedish Church Records, 1861-1918||18,381||0||New indexed records collection|
|United States||Kansas State Census, 1905||1,514,837||0||New indexed records collection|
|United States||Ohio, Athens County, Deceased Veteran Grave Registration Card File Index, 1819-1936||323||0||New indexed records collection|
|United States||New York, Cemetery Abstracts||175,959||0||New indexed records collection|
|United States||United States, New York, Index to Passengers Arriving at New York City, compiled 1944-1948||1,125,332||0||New indexed records collection|
|United States||North Dakota, Red River Valley Genealogical Society, Pioneer Files, 1880-1953||5,520||0||New indexed records collection|
|United States||Georgia, Confederate Pension Rolls, 1879-1920||5,245||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection|
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