Apr 20, 2021

New Free Historical Records Available on FamilySearch: Week of 19 April 2021

The following announcement was written by FamilySearch:

Make exciting new family history discoveries on FamilySearch in 8.4M added names from US City and Business Directories ca. 1749 – ca.1950, plus 1.4M New York Land Records 1630–1975, 6.5M Catholic Church Records from Mexico for Guanajuato 1519–1984, Guerrero 1576–1979, México 1567–1970, Michoacán 1555–1996, Morelos 1598–1994, Nuevo León 1667–1981, Oaxaca 1559–1988, Querétaro 1590–1970, Sinaloa 1671–1968, Sonora 1657–1994, Tabasco 1803–1970, Tamaulipas 1703–1964, Tlaxcala 1576–1994 and additional records for England, France, and Papua New Guinea.  Also explore expanded collections for the US (Illinois, Massachusetts, Iowa, and Kentucky) 

Search these new records and images by clicking on the collection links below, or go to FamilySearch to search over 8 billion free names and record images.

The full list with all detaIls is too long to publish here but can be found in its entirety at:

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