FamilySearch Record Search Updates/Archive/2010-10-28

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28 October 2010

No Halloween Trick, Just Genealogical Treats

Over 2 million records from 6 countries now available

People with ancestors from Ghana now have free online access to valuable census records, the first images from that African country to be published on FamilySearch. Other new collections include over two million indexed records from Germany, Norway, Puerto Rico, and three U.S. states: Arkansas, Idaho, and Minnesota. Search these records now at

See the chart below for the complete list of newly added or updated collections.


Indexed Records

   Digital Images     Comments
Germany, Ludwigshafen Church Record Extractions and Family Registers        106,564      New indexed records
Germany, 1890 - Mecklenburg-Schwerin Census    31,499       Additional images added
Ghana, 1982-1984 - Census           458,716 New indexed images
Norway, 1875 - Census    41,701        Additional images added
Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1836-2001     3,763      Additional images added
U.S., Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957   94,181       43,301 Additional Images added
U.S., Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950  148,053       62,274 New indexed records and images
U.S., Minnesota State Census, 1905     3,396     New indexed records
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