FamilySearch announces a New Collections Update: Week of August 6, 2018

The following announcement was written by FamilySearch:

FamilySearch has given a great gift this week for those with Italian ancestry from Palermo and Chieti, Italy–almost 8 million new images of birth, marriage, and death records from 1809-1947. This week’s records also include SwedenPeruHungary, and BillionGraves.

Research these new free records 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

Hungary

Hungary, Jewish Vital Records Index, 1800-1945

2,292

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

Italy

Italy, Palermo, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1820-1947

0

4,331,932

New browsable image collection.

Italy

Italy, Chieti, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1930

0

3,209,343

Added images to an existing collection

Other

BillionGraves Index

325,185

325,185

Added indexed records to an existing collection

Peru

Peru, La Libertad, Civil Registration, 1903-1998

33,913

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

Sweden

Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930

20,720

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection
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4 Comments

Keep up the great work you are doing for our world and thank you for keeping it free of cost to us!!!

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one problem with Palermo, indexes are available but not linked to images.

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Greatest gift to be able to find your ancestors. Keep up the good work!

Gail

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