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Week of 21 June 2022

WOW! Almost 16 MILLION new FREE searchable historic records this week at FamilySearch including over 6 MILLION new records each for both Brazil and Germany (Prussia) and over 1 MILLION United States Index to Alien Case Files, 1940-2003. #ad #genealogy #brazil #germany

Search on FamilySearch this week (21 June 2022) over 6 million new records for both Brazil and Germany (Prussia), plus one million more immigration records for the United States Index to Alien Case Files. While you are searching new records, check out expanded collections for FranceCosta Rica, the Dominican Republic, the PhilippinesSpain, and thousands more Find A Grave Index records. See what you can learn about your family now by clicking on the links below.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Millions of new genealogy records are added each week from countries all over the world. Check back next week for more and, in the meantime, search existing records on FamilySearch. For other exciting genealogy content, view over 1,500 free, on-demand sessions from RootsTech Connect 2022.

Country

Collection

Indexed Records

Digital Images

Comments

Brazil Brazil, Bahía, Catholic Church Records, 1598-2007

2,961

0

Expanded collection
Brazil Brazil, Ceará, Catholic Church Records, 1725-1971

40,875

0

Expanded collection
Brazil Brazil, Paraíba, Catholic Church Records, 1731-2013

906,668

0

Expanded collection
Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Catholic Church Records, 1762-2002

73,163

0

Expanded collection
Brazil Brazil, Rio Grande do Norte, Catholic Church Records, 1788-1967

5,590,882

0

Expanded collection
Brazil Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, Catholic Church Records, 1738-1952

1,320

0

Expanded collection
Brazil Brazil, São Paulo, Catholic Church Records, 1640-2012

10,234

0

Expanded collection
Canada Canada, Ontario Tax Assessment Rolls, 1834-1899

5,282

0

Expanded collection
Costa Rica Costa Rica, Catholic Church Records, 1595-1992

8,238

0

Expanded collection
Costa Rica Costa Rica, Civil Registration, 1823-1975

15,155

0

Expanded collection
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1975

77,265

0

Expanded collection
Finland Finland, Passport Registers, 1900-1920

6,738

0

Expanded collection
France France, Bas-Rhin, Parish and Civil Registration, 1525-1912

695,239

0

Expanded collection
French Polynesia French Polynesia, Civil Registration, 1780-1999

17

0

Expanded collection
Germany Germany, Prussia, East Prussia, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1551-1992

1,301,917

0

Expanded collection
Germany Germany, Prussia, Pomerania, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1544-1966

944,212

0

Expanded collection
Germany Germany, Prussia, West Prussia, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1537-1981

3,765,490

0

Expanded collection
Germany Germany, Saxony, Church Book Indexes, 1500-1900

13,835

0

Expanded collection
Guatemala Guatemala, Chimaltenango, Civil Registration, 1877-1994

547

0

Expanded collection
Guatemala Guatemala, El Progreso, Civil Registration, 1877-1994

603

0

Expanded collection
Guatemala Guatemala, Huehuetenango, Civil Registration, 1877-1994

45

0

Expanded collection
Guatemala Guatemala, Retalhuleu, Civil Registration, 1877-1994

3,189

0

Expanded collection
Guatemala Guatemala, Sololá, Civil Registration, 1877-1994

1,638

0

Expanded collection
Mexico Mexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958

1,869

0

Expanded collection
Other Find A Grave Index

816,288

0

Expanded collection
Peru Peru, Arequipa, Civil Registration, 1860-1976

2

0

Expanded collection
Philippines Philippines, Catholic Church Records, 1615-1985

170,614

0

Expanded collection
Spain Spain, Province of Gerona, Municipal Records, 1566-1956

49,164

0

Expanded collection
Sweden Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860

4,864

0

Expanded collection
Switzerland Switzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1850

3,508

0

Expanded collection
United States United States Index to Alien Case Files, 1940-2003

1,028,594

0

Expanded collection
United States Washington, County Death Registers, 1881-1979

291,609

0

Expanded collection
Venezuela Venezuela, Catholic Church Records, 1577-1995

49,006

0

Expanded collection
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FREE Family History Library Classes and Webinars for June 2022

Free Family History Library Classes & Webinars for June 2022 including a 2-day series on Welsh genealogy, two specific classes on Chinese research, Tracing African American Ancestors: Records of the Freedmen’s Bureau. Visit https://www.familysearch.org/en/newsroom/family-history-library-webinars-june-2022 to register TODAY! #ad #webinars

Enjoy free family history webinars in June 2022 sponsored by the FamilySearch Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. This month’s impressive line-up of online classes includes a 2-day series on Welsh genealogy, two specific classes on Chinese research, one session for Spanish speakers entitled La investigación genealógica en Sudamérica Sur [Genealogical Research in South America], and a class on Tracing African American Ancestors: Records of the Freedmen’s Bureau.

Other classes to enhance your genealogy skill-set include Using FamilySearch Images, US Cemetery Records, the FamilySearch Community, and Help and Resources. If your interest is the Family Tree, additional sessions will cover Merging DuplicatesCorrecting RelationshipsRecord Hints, and Best Practices & Reason Statements (in Sources). One session on Indexing is for anyone interested in extracting searchable information from original records.

No registration is required. See the table of classes below for more details. To view a webinar on the date and time listed, click the ‘Yes’ to the right of the class title. The ‘Yes’ link will take you to the webinar.

All class times are in Mountain Daylight Time (MDT).

Date/Time (MDT)

Class

Webinar

Wed, Jun 1, 10:00 AM MDT Using FamilySearch Images (Beginner) Yes
Thu, Jun 2, 10:00 AM MDT Dying to Get In: Digging Up U.S. Cemetery Records (Beginner) Yes
Mon, Jun 6, 10:00 AM MDT Using the FamilySearch Catalog (Beginner) Yes
Tue, Jun 7, 10:00 AM MDT FamilySearch Family Tree: Mergining Duplicate Individuals (Beginner) Yes
Wed, Jun 8, 9:00 AM MDT Welsh Placenames (Intermediate) Yes
Wed, Jun 8, 9:30 AM MDT Welsh Patronymics (Intermediate) Yes
Fri, Jun 10, 10:00 AM MDT Nonconformity in Wales (Intermediate) Yes
Wed, Jun 8, 11:00 AM MDT Welsh Probate Records for Family History Research (Intermediate) Yes
Wed, Jun 8, 11:30 AM MDT Would the real John Jones please stand? (Intermediate) Yes
Thu, Jun 9, 1:00 PM MDT La investigación genealógica en Sudamérica Sur [Genealogical research in South America] (Beginner) Yes
Fri, Jun 10, 10:00 AM MDT Searching FamilySearch Jiapu Collection (Beginner) Yes
Fri, Jun 10, 6:00 PM MDT 尋找祖先的途徑和方法系列:村志 [Ways and Methods to Find Ancestors Series: Village Chronicles] (Beginner) Yes
Tue, Jun 14, 10:00 AM MDT FamilySearch Family Tree: Correcting Relationships (Beginner) Yes
Wed, Jun 15, 10:00 AM MDT How to Index on FamilySearch (Beginner) Yes
Thu, Jun 16, 10:00 AM MDT Tracing African American Ancestors: Records of the Freedmen’s Bureau (Intermediate) Yes
Tue, Jun 21, 10:00 AM MDT FamilySearch Family Tree: Sources – Record Hints and Attaching Sources (Beginner) Yes
Wed, Jun 22, 10:00 AM MDT FamilySearch Help and Resources (Beginner) Yes
Tue, Jun 28, 10:00 AM MDT FamilySearch Family Tree: Sources – Best Practices & Reason Statements (Beginner) Yes
Wed, Jun 29, 10:00 AM MDT Using the FamilySearch Community (Beginner) Yes

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.

Want more? Peruse over 1,500 free, on-demand sessions from RootsTech Connect 2022 or schedule a free 20 minute consultation with a Family History History Library research specialist.


 

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