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Jun 2, 2021

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 1 June 2021

The following announcement was written by FamilySearch:

FamilySearch published 11M more records from US Enlisted and Officer Muster Rolls and Rosters, 1916–1939, this week, plus sizeable collections from Georgia (Tax Digests 1787–1900), Illinois (Cook County Births 1811–2007), Louisiana (Orleans Cemetery Records 1805-1944), Massachusetts (Boston Tax Records 1822–1918), North Dakota (Cemetery Records 1877–1999), and Washington (Voting Records 1876–1940). Also added were over 500K Catholic Church Records from Argentina (Córdoba 1557–1974, La Rioja 1714–1970, Buenos Aires 1635–1981, etc.), and more from Chile 1710–1928, Costa Rica 1595–1992, El Salvador 1655–1977, Puerto Rico 1645–1969, and jurisdictions in Mexico (Guanajuato 1519–1984, Jalisco 1590–1979, Michoacán 1555–1996, Nuevo León 1667–1981, Puebla 1545–1977, San Luis Potosí 1586–1977, Sinaloa 1671–1968, and Sonora 1657–1994). Country collections were expanded for England (Middlesex Parish Registers 1539–1988 and Herefordshire Bishop’s Transcripts 1583–1898) and a new collection for the 1891 France Eure Census. 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 of all newly-added records is very long, too long to fit here. However, you can find the full list at: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-1-june-2021/.)

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