FamilySearch expanded its online archives in the week ending 25 May 2024 with over 19 million new indexed family history records including 16 million in US Living Persons Database 1970 – 2024.

New historical records were added from collections in Scotland, Austria, Belgium, Colombia, the Czech Republic, El Salvador, Ireland, and Peru. Click on the links below to search these collections and more for free at FamilySearch.

Take a look at the expansion of records below:

CountryCollectionIndexed RecordsComments
ArgentinaArgentina, Salta, Civil Registration, 1880-2000116Expanded Collection
AustriaAustria Evangelical-Lutheran Church Records, 1848-190063,188Expanded Collection
BelgiumBelgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration and Church Records, 1803-189043,062Expanded Collection
BelgiumBelgium, Brabant, Civil Registration and Church Records, 1776-191590,399Expanded Collection
BelgiumBelgium, East Flanders, Church and Civil Registration, 1541-192086,563Expanded Collection
BelgiumBelgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541-1914333,701Expanded Collection
BelgiumBelgium, Flemish Brabant, Civil Registration and Church Records, 1797-192032,911Expanded Collection
BelgiumBelgium, West Flanders, Civil Registration and Church Records, 1582-1932146,775Expanded Collection
ColombiaColombia, Migration Records, 1885-2011696,523Expanded Collection
ColombiaComputer-Aided Indexes9,947Computer-Aided Indexes
Costa RicaComputer-Aided Indexes9,209Computer-Aided Indexes
Czech RepublicCzech Republic, Church Books, 1552-198121,211Expanded Collection
Democratic Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo, Kisantu Diocese, Catholic Church Records, 1894-2016422Expanded Collection
El SalvadorComputer-Aided Indexes114,204Computer-Aided Indexes
GuatemalaComputer-Aided Indexes1,502Computer-Aided Indexes
IrelandIreland, Catholic Parish Registers, 1740-190044,144Expanded Collection
Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea, Vital Records, 1867-20001,395Expanded Collection
ParaguayParaguay, Cemetery Records, 1917-20121,426Expanded Collection
PeruComputer-Aided Indexes2,137Computer-Aided Indexes
PeruPeru, Diocese of Huaraz, Catholic Church Records, 1641-20169,647Expanded Collection
ScotlandScotland, Civil Registration, 1855-1875, 1881, 18911,643,508Expanded Collection
United StatesColorado, United States Naturalization Records, 1877-195257,075Expanded Collection
United StatesUnited States, US Living Persons Database, 1970-202416,000,000Expanded Collection
VenezuelaComputer-Aided Indexes8,259Computer-Aided Indexes
ZimbabweZimbabwe, Diocese of Gweru, Catholic Church Records, 1904-20227,581Expanded Collection

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