Monday, July 11, 2016

Added or Updated Record Collections at - Week of 3 July to 9 July 2016

I'm trying to keep up with the new and updated record collections at FamilySearch (  

As of 9 July 2016, there were 2,105 record collections on FamilySearch (an increase of 0 from last week):

The added or updated collections are:

*  Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946; 316,539 indexed records with record images, Updated 07 Jul 2016

*  Maryland Marriages, 1666-1970; 227,204 indexed records without record images, Updated 05 Jul 2016

*  Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954; 1,317,764 indexed records with record images, Updated 05 Jul 2016

*  Hungary Civil Registration, 1895-1980; 469,259 indexed records with record images, Updated 05 Jul 2016

*  Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945; 839,636 indexed records with record images, Updated 05 Jul 2016

The asterisk used by FamilySearch is for "Recently added or updated."  I am particularly interested in new collections, for the obvious reasons.  FamilySearch does provide a listing of which collections are new or updated several days after my post.
My friend, Marshall, has come up with a way to determine which collections are ADDED, DELETED or UPDATED.  Thanks to Marshall for helping me out here! 

In order to select a specific collection, go to and use the "Filter by collection name" feature in the upper left-hand corner.

Each one of the collections listed above has a Research Wiki page (use the "Learn more" link).  It would be very useful if the Wiki page for each collection listed the dates for when the collection was added as a new collection and the dates for major updates also.


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