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Friday Finds 7 July 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 Texas, Select County Marriage Records, 1837-2015                        05/07/2017
UPDATED World War II Prisoners of War, 1941-1946                                        05/07/2017
England and Wales, Long-Term Workhouse Inmates, 1861                             05/07/2017
Ireland, Sustainability Loan Fund, 1821-1874                                                    03/07/2017
UPDATED Florida, Passenger Lists, 1898-1963                                                  29/06/2017
UPDATED Germany and Surrounding Areas, Address Books, 1829-1974         29/06/2017
Bischofswerda, Germany, Marriages, 1876-1922                                              29/06/2017
Erfurt, Germany, Transcripts of Church Records, 1806-1874                           29/06/2017


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

Dublin City Ordnance Survey Map 1847
Ireland, Maps and Surveys 1558-1610
Wiltshire Wills and Probate Index 1530-1881
London Marriage Licences 1521-1869


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

Chile Civil Registration, 1885-1903 06 Jul 2017
Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 30 Jun 2017
Brazil, Piauí, Civil Registration, 1875-2013 30 Jun 2017


Death Online – a great resource that is not Morbid at all!
By Diane L Richard on the Upfront with NGS blog

New Digital Archives for Genealogy: Canada, Oregon, Virginia
By Sunny Morton on the Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems blog

Chronicling America Updates – June, 2017
750 Free Midwest States Online Historic Newspaper Titles Added
By Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt blog

Background of featured image is a photo from Unsplash – Photo by garrett parker