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Friday Finds 19 May 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast and FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools.


The  following are the Recently added and updated collections at for the this week.

UPDATED Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-1995 17/05/2017
Wiltshire, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1916 17/05/2017
UPDATED Saarland, Germany, Deaths, 1876-1933 17/05/2017
Wiltshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 17/05/2017
Wiltshire, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-1916 17/05/2017
UPDATED U.S., Presbyterian Records, 1743-1971 17/05/2017
UPDATED Saarland, Germany, Marriages, 1876-1923 17/05/2017
Wiltshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1916 17/05/2017
UPDATED UK, Naturalisation Certificates and Declarations, 1870-1916 17/05/2017
Sweden, Indexed Marriage Records, 1860-1943 16/05/2017
UPDATED Saarland, Germany, Births, 1876-1903 16/05/2017
Web: Jersey, Alien Registration Cards, 1920-1953 15/05/2017
UPDATED Ireland, Courts Martial Files, 1916-1922 15/05/2017
Appletons’ Cyclopedia of American Biography, 1600-1889 15/05/2017
UPDATED U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 15/05/2017
UPDATED Ireland, Royal Irish Constabulary Pensions, 1873-1925 15/05/2017
UPDATED Mönchengladbach, Germany, Births, 1798-1903 11/05/2017
UPDATED Texas, Marriage Index, 1824-2014 11/05/2017
UPDATED U.S. General Land Office Records, 1776-2015 11/05/2017
Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1830-2011 11/05/2017
UPDATED Texas, Divorce Index, 1968-2014 11/05/2017


 The following are the collections featured in this week’s FindMyPast Fridays

Nottinghamshire Baptisms Index 1538-1917
Nottinghamshire Banns Index 1600-1812
Nottinghamshire Marriages Index 1528-1929
Nottinghamshire Burials Index 1596-1905
PERiodical Source Index


The following are the New and Updated collections at FamilySearch this week

Germany, Saxony-Anhalt, Halberstadt Kreisarchiv, Ahnenpäße (Ancestor Passports) 18 May 2017
Switzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1880 18 May 2017
Peru, Moquegua, Civil Registration, 1850-1996 18 May 2017
Peru, Lima, Civil Registration, 1874-1996 18 May 2017
Russia, Simbirsk Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists), 1782-1858 17 May 2017
Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914 17 May 2017
Peru, Amazonas, Civil Registration, 1939-1998 17 May 2017
New Brunswick, Saint John, Saint John, Burial Permits, 1889-1919 17 May 2017
France, Dordogne, Censuses, 1856 16 May 2017
Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941 16 May 2017
New Hampshire, Civil War Service and Pension Records, 1861-1866 16 May 2017
Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section, 1942-1969 16 May 2017
Denmark, Copenhagen City, Civil Marriages, 1739-1964, Index 1877-1964 12 May 2017


Millions of Homestead Act (and Other) Land Records Are Free Online from the BLM
By Kate Jackson on the Family History Daily blog

FREE Access to ALL Pennsylvania Resources on (16-23 May 2017)
By Diane L. Richard on the Upfront With NGS blog

Arkansas State Archives and Several Partners have Digitized 24 Historic Arkansas Newspapers
By Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Featured image created with a photo from Unsplash (  Photo by Noel Dong), using Microsoft PowerPoint

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