May 24, 2021

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 24 May 2021

The following announcement was written by FamilySearch:

FamilySearch published over 36M US Enlisted and Officer Muster Rolls and Rosters, 1916–1939 (originally housed in National Archives at St. Louis), and over 100K Louisiana, Orleans Parish Cemetery Records 1805–1944, plus vital records for Alaska, Illinois, and Washington.  

Thousands more Catholic Church records were also newly added from Mexico for Coahuila 1627–1978, Distrito Federal 1514–1970, Hidalgo 1546–1971, México 1567–1970, Oaxaca 1559–1988, Querétaro 1590–1970, Veracruz 1590–1978, Zacatecas 1605–1980 and other parishes.

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 is very long, too long to publish here. However, you can find the entire list at:

About FamilySearch

FamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources free online at or through over 5,000 family history centers in 129 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.