May 4, 2021

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 4 May 2021

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Discover on FamilySearch more of your ancestors among 6.7M new records in US City and Business Directories ca.1749–ca.1990Bureau of Land Management Track Books 1800–ca.1995, and expanded US collections (Indiana, New Jersey, and Washington). 

Peruse nearly a million more Catholic Church Records from Venezuela 1577–1995, and digital images for the  Archdiocese of Mérida 1654–2015, plus thousands more records for El Salvador, England, Finland, Canada, Newfoundland, Puerto Rico, and South Africa. 

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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