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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 26 July 2021

FREE Historical Records for Genealogy at FamilySearch

Search 3.8M more Netherland historical records (1600 to 2000) added this week at FamilySearch, and nearly 1M more records from Ontario, Canada (1834-1899) and England (Nottinghamshire 1578-1937) and Staffordshire (Litchfield and Coventry) 1521-1860.

Fill in missing family connections from added Catholic Church records from Chile 1710-1928, Costa Rica 1595-1992, Guatemala 1581-1977, and the Ukraine 1600-1937. US collections were expanded for Massachusetts (Boston Tax Records 1822–1918), New Jersey (Death Index 1901-1903; 1916-1929), Utah (Marriages 1871–1941) and Wisconsin Naturalization Records (1807–1992).

Search these 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, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981 1,164 0 Expanded collection
Argentina Argentina, Cemetery Records, 1882-2019 98,095 0 Expanded collection
Australia Australia, Victoria, Wills, Probate and Administration Files, 1841-1926 2,095 0 Expanded collection
Bolivia Bolivia Catholic Church Records, 1566-1996 2,202 0 Expanded collection
Brazil Brazil, Bahia, Civil Registration, 1877-1976 3,415 0 Expanded collection
Brazil Brazil, Ceará, Catholic Church Records, 1725-1971 2,628 0 Expanded collection
Brazil Brazil, Minas Gerais, Catholic Church Records, 1706-1999 3,191 0 Expanded collection
Brazil Brazil, Minas Gerais, Civil Registration, 1879-1949 6,223 0 Expanded collection
Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Catholic Church Records, 1762-2002 3,603 0 Expanded collection
Brazil Brazil, Rio Grande do Norte, Catholic Church Records, 1788-1967 2,804 0 Expanded collection
Brazil Brazil, Santa Catarina, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1977 964 0 Expanded collection
Brazil Brazil, Santa Catarina, Civil Registration, 1850-1999 450 0 Expanded collection
Brazil Brazil, São Paulo, Catholic Church Records, 1640-2012 896 0 Expanded collection
Canada Canada, Ontario Tax Assessment Rolls, 1834-1899 929,646 0 Expanded collection
Chile Chile, Catholic Church Records, 1710-1928 188,753 0 Expanded collection
Costa Rica Costa Rica, Catholic Church Records, 1595-1992 163,335 0 Expanded collection
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1955 34,453 0 Expanded collection
Ecuador Ecuador, Catholic Church Records, 1565-2011 14,851 0 Expanded collection
England England, Essex Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1971 5,709 0 Expanded collection
England England, Gloucestershire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1642-1996 39 0 Expanded collection
England England, Herefordshire Bishop’s Transcripts, 1583-1898 6 0 Expanded collection
England England, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988 84,636 0 Expanded collection
England England, Northumberland Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1920 3,997 0 Expanded collection
France France, Rhône, Military Registration Cards, 1865-1932 24,363 0 Expanded collection
France France, Saône-et-Loire, Parish and Civil Registration, 1530-1892 307 0 Expanded collection
French Polynesia French Polynesia, Civil Registration, 1780-1999 2,351 0 Expanded collection
Guatemala Guatemala, Catholic Church Records, 1581-1977 122,471 0 Expanded collection
Jamaica Jamaica, Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 3,916 0 Expanded collection
Liberia Liberia, Vital Records, 1912-2017 4,821 0 Expanded collection
Mexico Mexico, Oaxaca, Catholic Church Records, 1559-1988 9,840 0 Expanded collection
Mexico Mexico, Querétaro, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1970 1,720 0 Expanded collection
Mexico Mexico, Sinaloa, Civil Registration, 1861-1929 20,785 0 Expanded collection
Mexico Mexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1978 3,359 0 Expanded collection
Mexico Mexico, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980 102 0 Expanded collection
Netherlands Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000 3,788,825 0 Expanded collection
Panama Panama, Catholic Church Records, 1707-1973 3,169 0 Expanded collection
Paraguay Paraguay, Catholic Church Records, 1754-2015 24,862 0 Expanded collection
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969 72,015 0 Expanded collection
Samoa Samoa, Vital Records, 1846-1996 3,185 0 Expanded collection
South Africa South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Records, 1840-1972 840 0 Expanded collection
South Africa South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives), 1660-1970 13,021 0 Expanded collection
South Africa South Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Vital Records, 1868-1976 11,231 0 Expanded collection
South Africa South Africa, Reformed Church Records, 1856-1988 520 0 Expanded collection
Ukraine Ukraine, Western Ukraine Catholic Church Book Duplicates, 1600-1937 116,148 0 Expanded collection
United Kingdom England, Hertfordshire, Marriage Bonds, 1682-1837 12 0 Expanded collection
United Kingdom England, Lancashire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1746-1799 4,439 0 Expanded collection
United Kingdom England, Lincolnshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1574-1885 242 0 Expanded collection
United Kingdom England, Nottinghamshire, Church Records, 1578-1937 580,230 0 New collection
United Kingdom England, Staffordshire, Dioceses Of Lichfield and Coventry Wills and Probate, 1521-1860 479,109 0 New collection
United Kingdom England, Surrey Marriages Bonds and Licenses, 1536-1992 47 0 Expanded collection
United States Massachusetts, Boston Tax Records, 1822-1918 435,764 0 Expanded collection
United States New Jersey, Death Index, 1901-1903; 1916-1929 1,125 0 Expanded collection
United States Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941 1,920 0 Expanded collection
United States Wisconsin, County Naturalization Records, 1807-1992 11,147 0 Expanded collection
Uruguay Uruguay Civil Registration, 1879-1930 1,857 0 Expanded collection
Uruguay Uruguay, Catholic Church Records, 1726-2000 51,027 0 Expanded collection
Vanuatu Vanuatu, Vital Records, 1900-2001 79,611 0 Expanded collection
Zambia Zambia, Archdiocese of Lusaka, Church Records, 1950-2015 10,896 0 Expanded collection
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, Voter Registration, 1938-1973 2,065 0 Expanded collection
About FamilySearch

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 Classes and Webinars for August 2021

 

Free Family History Library webinars for August 2021 will expand your research horizons with international content. Topics include a Chinese beginner session, 寻根問祖帮助系列-如何閲讀和理解中文家譜 (How to Read and Understand Chinese Family Tree), Denmark Regional Series (Fyn, Vejle, Skanderborg, and Århus) Finnish tax records, German Ortsfamilienbücher/Ortssippenbücher (Local Family Books), Nordic Names, Norway Court Records, Portuguese Immigration to the United States, a Spansh 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 images, which one do I choose to find my ancestors?), and US Territorial and State Censuses.

Free Family History Library webinars for August 2021 will expand your research horizons with international content. Topics include a Chinese beginner session, 寻根問祖帮助系列-如何閲讀和理解中文家譜 (How to Read and Understand Chinese Family Tree), Denmark Regional Series (Fyn, Vejle, Skanderborg, and Århus) Finnish tax records, German Ortsfamilienbücher/Ortssippenbücher (Local Family Books), Nordic NamesNorway Court Records, Portuguese Immigration to the United States, a Spansh 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 images, which one do I choose to find my ancestors?), and US Territorial and State Censuses.

For anyone new to FamilySearchan Overview, the Catalog, the Research ProcessDescendancy ResearchFinding Elusive Records (in the US), Navigation,/Standardization of data entry, and Attaching Sources classes are also offered.

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.

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).

DATE/TIME CLASS WEBINAR
Mon, Aug 2, 10:00 AM MDT Using the FamilySearch Catalog (Beginner) Yes
Tue, Aug 3, 10:00 AM MDT Overview of FamilySearch (Beginner) Yes
Wed, Aug 4, 10:00 AM MDT Jump-start your German research with Ortsfamilienbücher/Ortssippenbücher [Local family books] (Beginner) Yes
Thu, Aug 5, 10:00 AM MDT United States Territorial and State Census Records (Beginner) Yes
Thu, Aug 5, 12:00 PM MDT Portuguese Immigration Patterns to the United States: 19th and 20th Centuries (Intermediate) Yes
Sat, Aug 7, 9:00 AM MDT Navigating Nordic Names (Beginner) Yes
Sat, Aug 7, 10:15 AM MDT The Denmark Regional Series: Fyn (Intermediate) Yes
Sat, Aug 7, 12:30 PM MDT The Denmark Regional Series: Vejle, Skanderborg, Århus (Intermediate) Yes
Sat, Aug 7, 1:45 PM MDT Mantals tax records in Finland (Intermediate) Yes
Sat, Aug 7, 3:00 PM MDT Exploring Court Records in Norway (Intermediate) Yes
Tue, Aug 10, 10:00 AM MDT Navigate, Add, Edit, Standardize, and Print on FamilySearch Family Tree (Beginner) Yes
Thu, Aug 12, 1:00 PM MDT Los registros históricos, el catálogo o las imágenes de FamilySearch, ¿cuál elijo para encontrar a mis antepasados? [Historical records, catalog, or FamilySearch images, which one do I choose to find my ancestors] (Beginner) Yes
Tue, Aug 17, 10:00 AM MDT The Research Process, Research Help, and Searching Records on FamilySearch (Beginner) Yes
Thu, Aug 19, 10:00 AM MDT United States Descendancy Research (Beginner) Yes
Fri, Aug 20, 7:00 PM MDT 寻根問祖帮助系列-如何閲讀和理解中文家譜 (二) (Beginner) [How to Read and Understand Chinese Family Trees] (Beginner) Yes
Tue, Aug 24, 10:00 AM MDT Tips and Tricks for Finding Elusive Records in FamilySearch (Beginner) Yes
Tue, Aug 31, 10:00 AM MDT Attaching Sources to FamilySearch Family Tree (Beginner) Yes

Want more? Peruse over 1,000 free, on-demand sessions from RootsTech Connect 2021.

Visit Classes and Online Webinars for more information.

About FamilySearch

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.

 


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