August 29, 2015

FamilySearch Adds New Records

Recently FamilySearch announced the addition of another 1.7 million indexed Genealogy Takeout from GenealogyGems.comrecords and images to its free online Historical Records Collection. According to FamilySearch, “Notable collection updates include the 13,110 images from the new Arizona, Maricopa, Mesa City Cemetery Records, 1885-1960, collection and the 105,745 indexed records and images from the New Zealand, Immigration Passenger Lists, 1855-1973, collection.”

Whether you have roots in North Carolina or New Zealand, it may be worth it to check out their list of new records:

CollectionIndexed RecordsDigital Images
Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records, 1829-196108,191
Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records, 1485-1894020,711
China, Collection of Genealogies, 1239-20100120,111
Dominican Republic, Miscellaneous Records, 1921-1980029,543
England, Northumberland, Miscellaneous Records, 1570-200503,897
Italy, Bologna, Bologna, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1866-19410188,632
Mexico, San Luis Potosí, Miscellaneous Records, 1570-18420171,391
Mexico, Yucatán, Civil Registration, 1860-20050297,064
New Zealand, Immigration Passenger Lists, 1855-1973105,7441
Nicaragua, Civil Registration, 1809-2011047,728
Paraguay, Asunción, Cemetery Records, 1842-2011011,121
Peru, La Libertad, Civil Registration, 1903-19980203,673
U.S., Arizona, Maricopa, Mesa City Cemetery Records, 1885-1960013,110
U.S., Delaware, Death Records, 1855-196128,95833,144
U.S., Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records, 1676-191851,5410
U.S., Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Probate Estate Files, 1686-19150147,293
U.S., Montana, Sweet Grass County Records, 1885-2011064,754
U.S., North Carolina, Civil Action Court Papers, 1712-19700220,321
U.S., Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955260


About Lisa

Lisa Louise Cooke is the Producer and Host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, an online genealogy audio show at She is the author of the books Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies and The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox, and the Google Earth for Genealogy DVD series, an international conference speaker, and writer for Family Tree Magazine.