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

New indexed record set at FamilySearch - England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

[Editor’s Note: We just received this press release from FamilySearch outlining new records added to their online site. ]

SALT LAKE CITY, UT—

FamilySearch expands its free online archives this week with over 1 million indexed records from England and Wales from the National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957. New additions also include content from Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, England, France, Liberia, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain, and the United States (Arkansas, Illinois Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, Canada/US Border Crossing and WWI Americana Expeditionary Forces Deaths, 1917-1919). New records are also available from the Billion Graves Index. (Find and share this announcement online from the FamilySearch Newsroom)

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

Argentina

Argentina, Santa Fe, Catholic Church Records, 1634-1975

341,478

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

Belgium

Belgium, Namur, Civil Registration, 1800-1912

126

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

Brazil

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Civil Registration, 1829-2012

169,018

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

Brazil

Brazil, Santa Catarina, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1977

7,830

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

England

England, Lancashire, Oldham Cemetery Registers, 1797-2004

33,613

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

England

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

1,024,884

0

New indexed records collection

France

France, Saône-et-Loire, Censuses, 1836

163,031

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

France

France, Haute-Garonne, Toulouse, Church Records, 1539-1793

456,784

0

New indexed records collection

Liberia

Liberia, Marriage Records, 1912-2015

49,409

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

Mexico

Mexico, Sinaloa, Civil Registration, 1861-1929

170,443

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

Netherlands

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950

82,837

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

South Africa

South Africa, Transvaal, Probate Records from the Master of the Supreme Court, 1869-1958

799,673

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

Spain

Spain, Soldier Personal Service Files, 1835-1940

8,160

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

United States

Arkansas, Sevier County, Birth Records, 1914-1923

1,460

0

New indexed records collection

United States

Illinois, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1998

626,444

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

United States

Massachusetts, Revolutionary War, Index Cards to Muster Rolls, 1775-1783

10

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

United States

Michigan Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880

39,406

0

New indexed records collection

United States

Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917

746,011

0

New indexed records collection

United States

Montana, Meagher County Records, 1866-2012

2,229

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

United States

Ohio Probate Records, 1789-1996

739

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

United States

Ohio, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1977

779

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

United States

Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935

1,252

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

United States

Texas, Bexar County, San Antonio Cemetery Records, 1893-2007

53,955

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

United States

United States, Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1894-1954

194,371

0

New indexed records collection

United States

United States, World War I American Expeditionary Forces Deaths, 1917-1919

75,719

0

New indexed records collection

United States

Virginia, Lynchburg, Diuguid Funeral Home records, 1820-1971

14,711

0

New indexed records collection

Other

BillionGraves Index

271,578

271,578

Added indexed records and images to an existing collection

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About the Author

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.