New collections and projects from Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and more on Ancestry

Dec 10, 13 New collections and projects from Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and more on Ancestry


Following are the new genealogy collections and indexing projects Ancestry has released recently.

* indicates a new collection
Web: indicates a collection found outside of the Ancestry website, but searchable from within. Often, these collections can be found for free elsewhere on the web, so if you don’t have a subscription, you might search other websites to see if the collection is online elsewhere.


  • 1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (Australian Copy)
  • New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

United States

  • *Illinois – Web: DuPage County, Illinois, Bronswood Cemetery Burial Index, 1881-2010Savannah, Georgia, Naturalization Records, 1790-1910
  • *Indiana - Web: Clark County, Indiana, Walnut Ridge Cemetery Index, 1802-2012
  • *Michigan - Web: Ottawa County, Michigan, Death Index, 1867-1901
  • *Michigan - Web: Grand Traverse County, Michigan, Marriage Index, 1853-2012
  • *Ohio - Web: Cincinnati, Ohio, Spring Grove Cemetery Index, 1845-2012
  • *Ohio – Web: Gallia County, Ohio, Burial Index, 1811-2011
  • *Ohio - Web: Lake County, Ohio, GenWeb Probate Death Index, 1867-1908
  • *Pennsylvania – Web: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Mt. Vernon Cemetery Index, 1849-2012
  • *South Dakota - Web: South Dakota, Cemetery Index, 1831-2008
  • Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008
  • *Wisconsin - Web: Outagamie County, Wisconsin, Appleton Public Library Obituary Index, 1853-2012
  • *U.S., Lists of Men Ordered to Report to Local Board for Military Duty, 1917–1918, Select States

  • England, Oxford Men and Their Colleges, 1880-1892
  • Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812

No Ancestry account? Did you know you could view these records for free at a local Family History Center?


World Archives Projects

Volunteers keying (indexing) historical records

One new collection was released for keying yesterday, Pennsylvania, Society of Mayflower Descendants Applications. If you have or suspect you have a Mayflower ancestor, this could be just what you need, so volunteer and help get these online faster!

And here’s the Fall Challenge update…working through the countries of the world over 8 weeks. They spotlight a couple projects each week and have a contest with prizes for the top keyers and reviewers each week for that project.

This week is Week 6, and the projects are:

Follow the blog to learn more. Remember that the indexes published by the volunteers will remain free on


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