New Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of December 10, 2018

FamilySearch adds 8 million indexed records from Ireland, England, Peru, the United States, and Ukraine - all available for FREE!

FamilySearch adds 8 million indexed records from Ireland, England, Peru, the United States, and Ukraine – all available for FREE!

[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 8 million indexed records from Ireland, England, Peru, the United States, and Ukraine. Of the records, 4.4 million originate from the 1911 Ireland Census. In the United States, records come from Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Mississippi, Washington, West Virginia, and The Veteran’s Administration.

Research these free new records and images by clicking on the collection links below, or go to FamilySearch to search over 8 billion free names and record images.

Country Collection Indexed Records Digital Images Comments

England

England, Northamptonshire, Non-conformist Records, 1840–1894

362

0

New indexed records collection

Ireland

Ireland Census, 1911

4,385,217

0

New indexed records collection

Peru

Peru, Áncash, Civil Registration, 1888–2005

116,626

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

Ukraine

Ukraine, Kiev Confession Lists, 1741–1918

68,724

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

United States

Alabama, World War I Service Cards, 1917–1919

102,611

0

New indexed records collection

United States

Georgia, Reconstruction Registration Oath Books, 1867–1868

7,962

0

New indexed records collection

United States

Indiana Marriages, 1811–2007

32,310

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

United States

Indiana, World War I, Enrollment Cards, 1919

134,761

0

New indexed records collection

United States

Iowa, Death Records, 1904–1951

10

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

United States

Mississippi, World War I Army Veterans, Master alphabetical index, 1917–1918

53,093

0

New indexed records collection

United States

United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917–1940

3,099,585

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

United States

Washington, World War I Veteran’s Compensation Fund Application Records, 1921–1925

28,530

0

New indexed records and images collection

United States

West Virginia Will Books, 1756–1971

12

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

Searchable historic records are made available on FamilySearch.org through the help of thousands of volunteers from around the world. These volunteers transcribe (index) information from digital copies of handwritten records to make them easily searchable online. More volunteers are needed (particularly those who can read foreign languages) to keep pace with the large number of digital images being published online at FamilySearch.org. Learn more about volunteering to help provide free access to the world’s historic genealogical records online at FamilySearch.org/indexing.

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Thomas MacEntee
Genealogy educator and author Thomas MacEntee has been researching his family history for more than 40 years and is the creator of Abundant Genealogy, Genealogy Bargains, DNA Bargains, The Genealogy Do-Over and numerous other web-based genealogy and family history properties.