New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch:
Week of 8 August 2022
This week (8 August 2022) FamilySearch added over 3 million new indexed family history records for the United States from Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma and Virginia. Other historical collections expanded for Bolivia, Brazil, England, France, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, S. Africa, the Ukraine, and elsewhere. Start searching in these new records now by clicking on the links below.
Don’t see what you’re looking for? Millions of new genealogy records are added each week to make your searches easier. Check back next week and, in the meantime, search existing records on FamilySearch. For other exciting genealogy content, peruse over 1,500 free, on-demand sessions from RootsTech Connect 2022.
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 and its predecessors have 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 5,000 family history centers in 129 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
FREE Family History Library Classes and Webinars for August 2022
The world famous FamilySearch Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah (USA) is offering a variety of free online classes in August 2022 for beginners to genealogical research. Pick from a variety of topics including Tips and Tricks, Help and Resources, and using the FamilySearch Catalog, Images, Community, and Family Tree.
Other sessions will cover using U.S. Census Records 1790-1840, Beyond the Brick Wall Strategies, a Spanish language session entitled Los registros históricos, el catálogo o las imágenes de FamilySearch, ¿cuál elijo para encontrar a mis antepasados? [Historical Records, Catalog, or FamilySearch Pictures, Which Do I Choose to Find My Ancestors?], and two Chinese language sessions from the Get Free Chinese Genealogy Help Series ( 在FamilySearch獲得免費中文家譜幫助系列：家譜樹的“協助他人”功能 and 在FamilySearch獲得免費中文家譜幫助系列：家譜中心和FamilySearch附屬圖書館).
There will be one additional session on Indexing for those interested in helping make historical records more searchable online.
If you cannot attend a live event, most sessions are recorded and can be viewed later at your convenience at Family History Library classes and webinars. All class times are in Mountain Daylight Time (MDT).
FREE and UPDATED Genealogy Research Log!
BIG NEWS! I’ve added a Translated Genealogy Terms worksheet to the Genealogy Research Log! Using Google Translate, I extracted the most common genealogy search terms for Dutch, French, German, Italian, Latin, Polish, Russian, Slovak, and Spanish!
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