FamilySearch added over 81 million more records to their free online database in the week of 8 June 2024. Some exciting additions include 80 million records in the US Living Persons Database, 500,000 Argentina Cemetery Records, and 129,000 Catholic Church Records in India.

Other countries with significant record additions include Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Zimbabwe, and countries worldwide.

Check out these valuable records for information about your ancestors. Take a look at the expansion below:

CountryCollectionIndexed RecordsComments
ArgentinaArgentina, Cemetery Records, 1882–2019540,513Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Foreigner Files, 1653–202210,213Expanded collection
ColombiaComputer-aided Indexes53,612CAI records added
Democratic Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo, Census, 198425,774Expanded collection
Democratic Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo, Kisantu Diocese, Catholic Church Records, 1894–20163,142Expanded collection
EcuadorComputer-aided Indexes15,898CAI records added
El SalvadorComputer-aided Indexes123,452CAI records added
GuatemalaComputer-aided Indexes17,847CAI records added
IndiaIndia, Catholic Church Records, 1751–2014129,495Expanded collection
IndonesiaIndonesia, Civil Registration, 1806–199715,699Expanded collection
IrelandIreland, Catholic Parish Registers, 1740–190043,615Expanded collection
ItalyItaly, Catania, Diocesi di Caltagirone, Catholic Church Records, 1502–194256Expanded collection
MadagascarMadagascar, Sainte-Marie Island, Civil Registration, 1820–187060Expanded collection
ParaguayParaguay, Cemetery Records, 1917–20122,195Expanded collection
PeruComputer-aided Indexes7,969CAI records added
PortugalComputer-aided Indexes296CAI records added
United StatesUnited States, US Living Persons Database, 1970–202480,000,000Expanded collection
VenezuelaComputer-aided Indexes11,379CAI records added
ZimbabweZimbabwe, Diocese of Gweru, Catholic Church Records, 1904–202214,719Expanded collection
ZimbabweZimbabwe, Diocese of Hwange, Catholic Church Records, 1924–202214,198Expanded collection

Source: FamilySearch

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