The time period covered by these indexes includes an enormous wave of immigrants, mostly from southern and Eastern Europe. Italians, Portuguese, Russians (including Jews), Poles, Slavs and more entered the U.S. by the millions. Record content varies, but may include ports of departure and entry, age, birthplace, gender, marital status, occupation, citizenship or last country of resident, contact information for loved ones in the Old World or in the U.S., intended destination, and even a physical description. Images of the actual record can be viewed.
Also new at FamilySearch are nearly 1.5 million indexed records from the Mexico, Distrito Federal, Civil Registration, 1832-2005, collection and over half a million indexed records from the Hungary Catholic Church Records, 1636-1895, 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.
|England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910||35,896||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection.|
|Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Eberswalde, City Directories, 1890-1919||0||2,836||New browsable image collection.|
|Hungary Catholic Church Records, 1636-1895||572,243||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection.|
|Mexico, Distrito Federal, Civil Registration, 1832-2005||1,452,770||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection.|
|Netherlands, Limburg Province, Church Records, 1542-1910||0||131,396||New browsable image collection.|
|Russia, Samara Church Books, 1869-1917||88,149||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection.|
|Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1840-1845||129,110||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection.|
|U.S., Florida, Marriages, 1830-1993||1,012,025||720,622||Added indexed records and images to an existing collection.|
|U.S., Iowa, State Census, 1905||1,445,414||0||New indexed record collection.|
|U.S., Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1891-1943||2,829,077||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection.|
|U.S., Massachusetts, State Vital Records, 1841-1920||755,766||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection.|
|U.S., Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Passenger Lists, 1883-1945||874,690||0||Added indexed records to an existing collection.|