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Friday Finds 29 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. I’m running late with the post this week, as it is just after midnight here in Australia.


There are no new or updated collections this week.


There was no FindMyPast Fridays post this week.


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

Ghana Census, 1984 28 Dec 2017

France, Protestant church records, 1536-1897 27 Dec 2017

United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014 27 Dec 2017

United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925 22 Dec 2017

Cape Verde, Catholic Church Records, 1787-1957 22 Dec 2017

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950 22 Dec 2017

New York State Census, 1905 22 Dec 2017

Brazil, Piauí, Civil Registration, 1875-2014 22 Dec 2017

My Heritage

U.S. Yearbooks, 1890-1979 Dec 24 2017 NEW

Mandatory Palestine Naturalization Applications, 1937-1947 Dec 28 2017 NEW


11 more Toronto directories digitized, from 1951-1969
By Gail Dever on the Genealogy à la carte blog

Online Archives of the Milwaukee Journal and Sentinel Newspapers are now Available
By Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

NY State Historic Newspapers Adds 230,000 Pages – October/November, 2017
Georgia Historic Newspapers Site Update – December, 2017
By Kenneth R Marks on The Ancestor Hunt blog

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