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Friday Finds 12 Jan 2018

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: Manitoba, Canada, Birth Index, 1870-1917 ‎10‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED U.S. Compiled Service Records, Post-Revolutionary War Volunteer Soldiers, 1784-1811 ‎10‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946 ‎10‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 ‎10‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1814-2011 ‎10‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED Web: Manitoba, Death Index, 1871-1947 ‎10‎/‎01‎/‎2018

Poland, Łódź Ghetto Transportation Lists, 1939-1944 (USHMM) ‎10‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED Web: Manitoba, Marriage Index, 1881-1937 ‎10‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED Netherlands, Marriage Index, 1575-1938 ‎9‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED U.S., Confederate Service Records, 1861-1865 ‎9‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED U.S., Compiled Military Service Records for American Volunteer Soldiers, Mexican War, 1845-1848 ‎9‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865 ‎9‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED 1860 United States Federal Census ‎9‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865 ‎9‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED Carroll County, Missouri Marriages, 1833-1856 ‎9‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED Kelme, Lithuania, Records Index, 1816-1944 ‎9‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED 1870 United States Federal Census ‎9‎/‎01‎/‎2018

UPDATED Florida, Compiled Service Records, Florida Indian Wars, 1835-1858 ‎9‎/‎01‎/‎2018

Montana, Birth Records, 1897-1919 ‎8‎/‎01‎/‎2018


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

South Carolina, Will Transcripts 1782-1866

South Carolina, Plats for State Land Grants 1784-1868

South Carolina, Legislative Papers 1782-1929

South Carolina, Criminal Court Records

South Carolina, Records of Confederate Veterans 1909 – 1973

Norfolk Monumental Inscriptions 1600-1900’s Image Browse

Lancashire, Oldham Cemetery Registers 1797-2004 Image Browse

Wiltshire parish baptisms index 1538-1917

Middlesex Monumental Inscriptions 1485-2014


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

New York Book Indexes to Passenger Lists, 1906-1942 10 Jan 2018

Liberia, Marriage Records, 1912-2015 10 Jan 2018

Slovenia, Ljubljana, Funeral Accounts, 1937-1970 10 Jan 2018

Massachusetts, Naturalization Records, 1906-1917 10 Jan 2018

South Africa, Register of Slaves, 1762-1838 08 Jan 2018


New Warwickshire Parish Records


150 Free Western States Online Historic Newspaper Titles Added
2,100 Newly Added FREE U.S. Historical Newspaper Links – End 2017 Update
100 New Canada Online Historical Newspaper Links Added
By Kenneth R Marks on The Ancestor Hunt blog

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