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Friday Finds 1 Dec 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, 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 Web: Lucas County, Ohio, Blade Obituary Index, 1842-2014 29/11/2017

Erfurt, Germany, Marriages, 1874-1900 29/11/2017

UPDATED Missouri, Western District Naturalization Index, 1840-1990 29/11/2017

Zschopau, Germany, Marriages, 1876-1920 29/11/2017

Traunstein, Germany, Births, 1876-1905 29/11/2017

Zschopau, Germany, Deaths, 1876-1958 29/11/2017

Traunstein, Germany, Marriages, 1876-1934 29/11/2017

Traunstein, Germany, Deaths, 1876-1978 29/11/2017

Erfurt, Germany, Births, 1874-1901 29/11/2017

Zschopau, Germany, Births, 1876-1914 29/11/2017

Randy Seaver on his Genea-musings blog wrote the post Well, Good. Ancestry Explains the Lack of Changes to Number of Collections, which explains why there had been no new and updated collections for the last two weeks.


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

Yorkshire Memorial Inscriptions

Yorkshire Burials

Massachusetts, Boston Crew Lists, 1917-1943

Massachusetts Deaths, 1969-2010

United States Obituary Notices

United States Marriages


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

Denmark Census, 1925 30 Nov 2017

Denmark Census, 1840 30 Nov 2017

Sweden, Stockholm City Archives, Index to Church Records, 1546-1927 29 Nov 2017

Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921 29 Nov 2017

Denmark Census, 1834 28 Nov 2017

BillionGraves Index 28 Nov 2017

Italy, Padova, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1621-1936 27 Nov 2017


North Carolina Adds 19 New Historic Newspaper Titles
By Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt blog

Background of featured image is a photo from Unsplash – Photo by Sharosh Rajasekher