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New records and indexing projects from the US, Belgium, Italy, Brazil, and more on

FamilySearch updated or added the following genealogy databases over the last couple weeks:   Asia Japan, Passenger Lists, 1893-1941   Canada Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922 Quebec, Notarial Records, 1800-1900   Europe Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1609-1909 Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1912 Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1598-1906 Belgium, Hainaut, Civil

elephind indexes 110 million items

Have you tried yet? It is a free search engine designed specifically for performing keyword searches across multiple world-wide historic newspaper collections at once. There are now more than 110 million pages and nearly 2,000 titles people can explore through a single search. Newspapers are searched from each of


Newspapers added to 19 US states plus Washington DC on

The following newspapers have been added to during the last two weeks. While they currently may only have a few pages in some papers, be sure to click through to “Watch” the papers in your area of research so that you can be updated when they add more. (Scroll

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New US Collections on added the following collections during the last two weeks: Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore Steamship Arrivals, 1890-1930 Camden, New Jersey, Johnson Cemetery, 1844-1919 Georgia Land Lottery, 1827 Leavenworth, Kansas, U.S. Penitentiary, Name Index to Inmate Case Files, 1895-1936 *Missouri, St. Louis Public Library Obituary Index, 1880-2011 (Web) *Penobscot


Odds & Ends: New collections added…all over!

After a slow August, September has shown that the pace of records coming online will only accelerate.   Australia Millions of newspaper pages have been added to Trove during the last week, over ~3.7 million, in fact. See the full list of available newspapers on Trove   Canada Census: I


Odds & Ends: ScotlandsPlaces looking for volunteers, new photo collections, and more on the horizon

Last week was a slow week, this week online databases are coming out of the woodworks…  Australia Queensland: Portraits of almost 3,000 soldiers who fought in the South African War (1899-1902, aka the Boer War) have been indexed and are now searchable on the website for the State Library of


Odds & Ends: US & Canada edition – lots goin’ on!

Canada The 1921 Canadian Census was released last week to much rejoicing. It was released onto (usually a subscription site) for viewing for FREE. The indexes have not been created yet, but should be available later this year. Individuals are taking it upon themselves to transcribe pieces of it

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New indexing projects on FamilySearch – Brazil, Italy, Spain, US, and more

One of the best ways to get records online more quickly is to volunteer for indexing efforts in the areas where you are researching. There are many ways to do that, but one of the easiest ways is to get involved in indexing with FamilySearch. Sign up to help here.

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New Nevada, Canada, and Jewish collections, more updated on

Ancestry added to or updated the following collections during the last week: ANCESTRY.CO.UK UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960   ANCESTRY.CA *1921 Census of Canada (Free!)   ANCESTRY.COM United States Louisiana, Slave Records, 1719-1820 Missouri, Newspaper Death Index, 1822-1994 *Nevada, Birth Index, 1975-2012 *Nevada, Death Index, 1980-2012 Russia *Russia, Bialystok Region Business

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