18 October 2011

Ancestry avalanche of US index records

Over 50 million records.  I don't normally cover US genealogy, but that many records added in one day is noteworthy just for the chance you may find a stray.

The new index records added, listing just those with more than 1 million entries, are:

Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1962
Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971
Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947
West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915
Cook County, Illinois, Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922
Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974
Connecticut, Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934
West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885-1951
Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920
New Jersey, Births and Christenings Index, 1660-1931
Iowa, Births and Christenings Index, 1857-1947
Tennessee, Deaths and Burials Index, 1874-1955
Cook County, Illinois, Deaths Index, 1878-1922
Wisconsin, Births and Christenings Index, 1826-1908
Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995
Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1959
New Jersey, Deaths and Burials Index, 1798-1971
Minnesota, Births and Christenings Index, 1840-1980  

See the complete list of updates here.

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