The following announcement was taken from the D-OGS December 2009 Newsletter.
FamilySearch Record Search Update: Brazil, Indiana Marriages, Italy, Netherlands, and 1920 U.S. Census
The following announcement was written by FamilySearch:
5 November 2009
The Indiana marriages, Netherlands, 1920 U.S. Census, Brazil, and Italy collections were recently added or updated in FamilySearch’s Record Search pilot.
FamilySearch applauds members of the Indiana Genealogical Society and FamilySearch volunteers for the great work done on the Indiana Marriages collection. Volunteers are indexing marriage records from 1811 to 1959. The recent update will surely be attractive to those with Indiana roots.
The new Brazil Catholic Church Records and Naples, Italy, Civil Registration collections are a sampling of what’s coming to FamilySearch.org for these countries. See the chart below for a list of all the newly added collections.
These collections can be searched for free at the FamilySearch.org Record Search pilot (click Search Records, and then click Record Search pilot).
None of this would be possible without the great contributions made by many online volunteers who help make these collections freely available by donating a few minutes of their time and talents through the FamilySearch Indexing program. Thank you!
|Indiana Marriages, 1811–1959||134,338||Updated index-only collection. This is a joint volunteer indexing project with the Indiana Genealogical Society.|
|Netherlands, Limburg Parish Register Transcripts, 1600–1822||26,607||Updated image browse only collection; part of an ongoing project.|
|1920 United States Census||11,687,573||Added indexes for Pennsylvania, Idaho, and West Virginia.|
|Brazil Catholic Church Records||121,718||New image browse only collection; part of an ongoing project.|
|Italy, Napoli Province, Municipal Records, Castellammare di Stabia||199,602||New image browse only collection; part of an ongoing project.|
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