The following announcement was written by FamilySearch:
FamilySearch has added more than 10 million indexed records and images to collections from Canada, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, New Zealand, South Korea, Ukraine, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 3,427,354 indexed records from the Canada Census, 1911, collection; the 1,334,575 image records from the Czech Republic, Censuses, 1800–1945, collection; and the 2,545,965 indexed records from U.S., Idaho, SoutheastCounties Obituaries, 1864–2007, collection. See the table below for the full list of updates. Search these diverse collections and more than 3.5 billion other records for free at FamilySearch.org.
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|Collection||Indexed Records||Digital Images||Comments|
|Canada Census, 1911||3,427,354||Added indexed records to an existing collection.|
|Czech Republic, Censuses, 1800-1945||0||1,334,575||Added images to an existing collection.|
|Dominican Republic, Civil Registration, 1801–2010||0||199,481||Added images to an existing collection.|
|New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1848–1991||145,146||145,146||Added indexed records and images to an existing collection.|
|South, Korea, Collection of Genealogies, 1500–2012||0||143,281||Added images to an existing collection.|
|Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1840–1845||386,265||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection.|
|U.S., Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864–2007||2,545,965||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection.|
|U.S., Idaho, Southern Counties Obituaries, 1943–2013||585,880||52,677||New indexed records and images collection.|
|U.S., Maine, State Archive Collections, 1718–1957||0||83,424||Added images to an existing collection.|
|U.S., Maryland, Register of Wills Records, 1629–1999||0||70,174||Added images to an existing collection.|
|U.S., Mormon Migration Database, 1840–1932||143,658||0||New indexed record collection.|
|U.S., New York, Queens County Probate Records, 1785–1950||0||241,319||Added images to an existing collection.|
|U.S., ObitsUtah Obituary Index||372,279||0||New indexed record collection.|
|U.S., Ohio, Cuyahoga County Probate Files, 1813–1932||0||221,657||Added images to an existing collection.|
|U.S., Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers, 1850–2005||511,361||0||New indexed record collection.|
|U.S., Virginia, African-American Funeral Programs, 1920–2009||0||22,727||New browsable image collection.|