New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch:
Week of 28 November 2022
This week (28 November 2022 )FamilySearch added to free online archives 2 million more parish and civil registrations from Indre France, 1 million more searchable names from Find A Grave Index records, and one hundred thousand more from the United States (California, New York, and Virginia). FamilySearch also expanded numerous collections from Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico,Peru, Spain, Zimbabwe and elsewhere. Look for family connections 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 research tasks successful. 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.
Family History Library Classes and Webinars for
Plan now to attend free online webinars for November 2022, courtesy of the Family History Library. November’s line-up includes Irish ancestors aka JohnGrenham.com,Beyond 2022 Ireland, doing British Research on FamilySearch and Findmypast.com, plus New Records on ScotlandsPeople,Strategies for US Immigration Research, An Introduction to U.S. NaturalizationRecords and one special class for Italian speakers entitled: Cómo encontrar registros para sus antepasados italianos[How to Find Records for Your Italian Ancestors].
This month’s schedule will also feature basic level classes on Using the FamilySearch Catalog, Help and Resources, the Wiki, the FamilySearch Community andone interactive session will be offered on United States and Canada Research Questions. A purely for fun class entitled FamilySearch Activities for Everyone will help you get to know your ancestors.
No registration is required. All class times are in Mountain Daylight Time until November 6th when Mountain Standard Time begins. 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.
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!