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Friday Finds 16 Feb 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 U.S., Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939 15/02/2018

UPDATED Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952 15/02/2018

London, England, City Directories, 1736-1943 14/02/2018

UPDATED England & Scotland, Select Cemetery Registers, 1800-2016 14/02/2018

UPDATED Texas, Select County Marriage Records, 1837-2015 14/02/2018

UPDATED Canada, Selected School Yearbooks, 1901-2010 14/02/2018

UPDATED Ireland, Sustainability Loan Fund, 1812-1868 14/02/2018

UPDATED Web: North Brabant, Netherlands, Markiezenhof Baptism Index, 1597-1810 13/02/2018

UPDATED Idaho, Divorce Records, 1947-1966 13/02/2018

UPDATED U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-2018 13/02/2018

Web: Jersey, Hospital and Poor House Admissions, 1879-1916 12/02/2018

UPDATED U.S., Homestead Records, 1863-1908 12/02/2018

UPDATED UK, Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensioner Soldier Service Records, 1760-1920 12/02/2018

UPDATED U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847-2018 12/02/2018

UPDATED Nevada, Death Certificates, 1911-1965 12/02/2018

UPDATED Czechoslovakia, Selected Jewish Holocaust Records, 1938-1945 (USHMM) 08/02/2018

UPDATED Zschopau, Germany, Births, 1876-1907 08/02/2018


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

Connecticut, Town of Sharon Cemetery Indexes

Norfolk, Electoral Registers 1832-1915 Image Browse

Aberdeenshire, Banffshire & Kincardineshire Monumental Inscriptions

Yorkshire Parish Records

We’ve added thousands of new additions to our collection of Yorkshire parish records, including:

Nottinghamshire Burial Index


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

Maine, United States Naturalization Records, 1918-1991 15 Feb 2018

Korea Collection of Genealogies, 1200-2014 13 Feb 2018

United States Freedmen’s Bureau Miscellaneous Records,1865-1872 13 Feb 2018

El Salvador Civil Registration, 1704-2001 13 Feb 2018

Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg and Posen, Church Book Duplicates, 1794-1874 13 Feb 2018

Croatia, Delnice Deanery Catholic Church Books, 1725-1926 13 Feb 2018


New Criminal Records – 651,369 records of convicts from The National Archives’ HO 8 documents

Fulton Postcards Historic Newspapers Update – Now Over 41.400,000 Pages!
Check Out The UPDATED Obituaries! Page
36 Historic Newspaper Digitization Projects Creating More Online Collections – October, 2017 through January, 2018
South Dakota Adds 4 New/Updated Historic Newspaper Titles to Growing Chronicling America Collection
By Kenneth R Marks on The Ancestor Hunt blog

The Franklin Times, As Early as 1909, Now Digitized and Available FREE Online
By Leland Meitzler on the GenealogyBlog

Newspaper Clippings – Using Reverse Search to Cite Sources and Save Your Sanity
By Thomas MacEntee on the Abundant Genealogy blog

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