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Friday Finds 28 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 1880 United States Federal Census 26/07/2017

U.S., Freedmen’s Bureau Records of Field Offices, 1863-1878 26/07/2017

UPDATED Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838 26/07/2017

UPDATED 1890 Veterans Schedules 25/07/2017

South Carolina, County Marriages, 1910-1990 25/07/2017

UK, Royal Air Force Airmen Records, 1918-1940 25/07/2017

UPDATED Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1947 20/07/2017

Laufen, Germany, Marriages, 1876-1936 20/07/2017

UPDATED Essex County, Massachusetts Depositions, 1645-1686 20/07/2017

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, Slave and Free People Records, 1779-1921 20/07/2017

Laufen, Germany, Births, 1876-1906 20/07/2017

UPDATED Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1785-1935 20/07/2017

London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1912-1918 20/07/2017

London, England, Poor Law School District Registers, 1852-1918 20/07/2017

Laufen, Germany, Deaths, 1876-1986 20/07/2017


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

Philadelphia Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms

Philadelphia Roman Catholic Parish Marriages

Philadelphia Roman Catholic Parish Registers Browse

Staffordshire Monumental Inscriptions

Yorkshire Memorial Inscriptions

Monmouthshire Burials

Irish Newspapers


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

Idaho, Southern Counties Obituaries, 1943-2013 27 Jul 2017

Lesotho, Evangelical Church Records, 1874-1983 27 Jul 2017

Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Kreis Steinburg, Civil Registration, 1874-1983 27 Jul 2017

California, San Diego Passenger Lists, 1904-1952 26 Jul 2017

California, San Francisco, Immigration Office Special Inquiry Records, 1910-1941 26 Jul 2017

Iowa Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880 26 Jul 2017

United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Records of Freedmen’s Complaints, 1865-1872 26 Jul 2017

Idaho Divorce Index, 1947-1961 25 Jul 2017

Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 25 Jul 2017

Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868 25 Jul 2017

Paraguay, Catholic Church Records, 1754-2015 25 Jul 2017

Sweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-1860 25 Jul 2017

South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2016 21 Jul 2017

New Jersey State Census, 1895 21 Jul 2017

Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981 21 Jul 2017


Dutch Genealogy News for June 2017
By Yvette Hoitink on the Dutch Genealogy blog

New and updated online newspapers for BC, Ontario, Manitoba, PEI, and Newfoundland
New and updated online newspapers for Quebec, Saskatchewan plus 265 new free links for Canada
By Gail Dever on the Genealogy à la carte blog

Background of featured image is a photo from Unsplash – Photo by Graham Holtshausen