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Friday Finds 23 Mar 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 New Jersey, United Methodist Church Records, 1800-1970 20/03/2018

UPDATED Georgia, Deaths Index, 1914-1940 20/03/2018

UPDATED UK and Ireland, Obituary Index, 2004-2017 15/03/2018

UPDATED Caribbean, Obituary Index, 2003-2009 15/03/2018

UPDATED Canada, Obituary Collection, 1898-2017 15/03/2018

UPDATED Australia and New Zealand, Obituary Index, 2004-2017 15/03/2018

Colorado, Roman Catholic Diocese of Colorado Springs Sacramental Records, 1800-1967 15/03/2018

Web: Scotland, Sheriff Court Paternity Decrees, 1792-1922 15/03/2018

UPDATED Ireland, Select Catholic Birth and Baptism Registers, 1763-1917 15/03/2018

UPDATED Ireland, Select Catholic Marriage Registers, 1775-1942 15/03/2018

UPDATED Ireland, Select Catholic Death and Burial Registers, 1767-1992 15/03/2018

UPDATED Ireland, Select Catholic Confirmation Registers, 1775-1923 15/03/2018


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

 Gloucestershire, Bigland’s Monumental Inscriptions

Somerset Will Abstracts

Hue and Cry Police Gazette Index

Britain, Knights Of The Realm & Commonwealth Index

Philadelphia Roman Catholic Diocesan Newspapers


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

Nicaragua Civil Registration, 1809-2013 22 Mar 2018

Paraguay, Catholic Church Records, 1754-2015 21 Mar 2018

California County Naturalizations, 1849-1985 21 Mar 2018

Cape Verde, Catholic Church Records, 1787-1957 21 Mar 2018

Philippines Births and Baptisms, 1642-1994 20 Mar 2018

El Salvador Civil Registration, 1704-2001 20 Mar 2018

England, Devon and Cornwall Marriages, 1660-1912 20 Mar 2018

Uruguay, Civil Registration Index Card, 1900-1937 20 Mar 2018

South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Records (Stellenbosch Archive), 1690-2011 20 Mar 2018

Find A Grave Index 16 Mar 2018

Bolivia Catholic Church Records, 1566-1996 16 Mar 2018

Illinois, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1998 16 Mar 2018

Poland, Radom Roman Catholic Church Books, 1587-1966 16 Mar 2018

My Heritage

Kentucky Newspapers, 1848-2009  Mar 19 2018

West Virginia Newspapers, 1930-2009 Mar 19 2018

New paper added –  Quad-City Times

The Genealogist

New Meritorius Service Medals


British WWI Honourable Women

British WWI Service Women Casualties.


200 Free New England States Online Historic Newspaper Titles Added
460 Free Mid-Atlantic States Online Historic Newspaper Titles Added
By Kenneth R Marks on The Ancestor Hunt blog

New Content added to Montana Online Newspapers
By Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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