Apr 27, 2021

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 26 Apr 2021

The following announcement was written by FamilySearch:

Find your ancestors this week at FamilySearch in 2.4M new Catholic Church Records from Mexico (Veracruz 1590–1978, Yucatán 1543–1977, and Zacatecas 1605–1980) and 635k from Canada (Ontario 1760–1923).   

Be sure to also search new Civil Registrations for Mexico (Sinaloa 1861–1929), Parish Registers from England (Northumberland 1538–1950 and Middlesex 1539–1988), and more records from the US (Illinois, Massachusetts, Montana, and Wisconsin).  

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.

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