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Friday Finds 3 Aug 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 this week.

Minden, Germany, Citizen Lists and Residence Registers, 1845-1902 30/07/2018

Minden, Germany, Marriages, 1874-1935 30/07/2018

Bad Doberan, Germany, Military Registers, 1868-1914 30/07/2018

Minden, Germany, Births, 1874-1905 30/07/2018

Bad Doberan, Germany, Residence Registers, 1884-1918 30/07/2018

Minden, Germany, Military Records, 1783-1856 30/07/2018

Minden, Germany, Deaths, 1874-1966 30/07/2018

New York State, Birth Index, 1881-1942 23/07/2018


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

1939 register update

Cumberland Registers & Records

Derbyshire Registers & Records

Devon Registers & Records

Cheshire Registers & Records

British & Irish Newspaper Update


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

BillionGraves Index Aug 1, 2018

Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981 Aug 1, 2018

Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942 Aug 1, 2018

Hungary, Jewish Vital Records Index, 1800-1945 Jul 31, 2018

England and Wales Census, 1881 Jul 31, 2018

Texas, El Paso Alien Arrivals, 1909-1924 Jul 28, 2018

Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications, 1911-1938 Jul 28, 2018

Iowa, Old Age Tax Assistance Records, 1934-1958 Jul 28, 2018

Maryland, Baltimore, Locks Funeral Home Records, 1936-2007 Jul 28, 2018

United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940 Jul 28, 2018

Washington, Native American, Census Records, 1880-1952 Jul 28, 2018


New British Military Award Records on Fold3!

British WWII Commando Gallantry Awards:

British WWII Distinguished Conduct Medal Citations:

Montana’s nickname is the “Treasure State.” You can join the treasure hunt by exploring our updated archives for newspapers in Montana! We’ve added issues from The Billings GazetteThe Montana Standard in Butte; The Independent Record in Helena; and The Missoulian.

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