FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in the month of September 2023 with 12 million new indexed family history records from 54 different countries, including two worldwide collections of 2.7 million records from the world’s cemeteries in Find-A-Grave Index, and 29 thousand from membership records for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints respectively.

Over 1 million records each were added from the Czech Republic and France. Thousands more were added to collections from Brazil, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, El Salvador, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Peru, Spain, Sri Lanka, the United States, Zimbabwe, and numerous other countries scattered around the world. 

CountryCollectionIndexed RecordsComments
ArgentinaArgentina, Catamarca, Catholic Church Records, 1724-1971                 673Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Chaco, Civil Registration, 1889-1946             9,042Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Corrientes, Catholic Church Records, 1734-1977             4,067Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Jujuy, Catholic Church Records, 1662-1975             4,240Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Salta, Catholic Church Records, 1634-1972                 228Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Salta, Civil Registration, 1880-2000           16,829Expanded collection
ArgentinaComputer-aided Indexes           38,418CAI records added
AustraliaAustralia, Victoria, Wills, Probate and Administration Files, 1841-1926           14,014Expanded collection
AustriaAustria, Carinthia, Gurk Diocese, Catholic Church Records, 1527-1986                   80Expanded collection
BelgiumBelgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1913           11,612Expanded collection
BelgiumBelgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1914             3,962Expanded collection
BelgiumBelgium, Namur, Civil Registration, 1800-1912           10,762Expanded collection
BoliviaBolivia Catholic Church Records, 1566-1996           14,691Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Alagoas, Church Records, 1802-2016           14,983Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Cemetery Records, 1850-2021                      9Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Mato Grosso, Civil Registration, 1845-2013             1,053Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Minas Gerais, Civil Registration, 1879-1949             7,985Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Pará, Civil Registration, 1815-1995           34,653Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Paraná, Civil Registration, 1852-1996           10,305Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Rio Grande do Sul, Civil Registration, 1860-2006             8,905Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Santa Catarina, Civil Registration, 1850-1999           31,949Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Sergipe, Catholic Church Records, 1785-1994             5,595Expanded collection
BrazilComputer-aided Indexes             1,458CAI records added
Cape VerdeCape Verde, Catholic Church Records, 1787-1957                 789Expanded collection
ChileChile, Catholic Church Records, 1633-2015           25,671Expanded collection
ChileComputer-aided Indexes             2,407CAI records added
ColombiaColombia, Archivo Distrital de Bogotá, Cemetery Indexes, 1887-1995         319,245Expanded collection
ColombiaColombia, Bogotá, AGN, DAS Alphabetical Cards             3,056Expanded collection
ColombiaColombia, Catholic Church Records, 1576-2018             7,476Expanded collection
ColombiaColombia, Civil Registration, 1553-2021                 848Expanded collection
ColombiaColombia, Costa, Church Records, 1778-2018           81,840Expanded collection
ColombiaComputer-aided Indexes                 740CAI records added
Costa RicaCosta Rica, Catholic Church Records, 1595-1992             2,363Expanded collection
Costa RicaCosta Rica, Civil Registration, 1823-1975                 142Expanded collection
CroatiaCroatia, Church Books, 1516-1994                 580Expanded collection
CubaCuba, Church Records, 1584-1960             5,342Expanded collection
Czech RepublicCzech Republic, Church Books, 1552-1981     1,765,489Expanded collection
Democratic Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo, Census, 1984         249,670Expanded collection
Democratic Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo, National Identity Cards, 1884-2019                   12Expanded collection
DenmarkDenmark Church Records, 1484-1941           20,307Expanded collection
Dominican RepublicComputer-aided Indexes                 424CAI records added
Dominican RepublicDominican Republic Civil Registration, 1801-2010           16,627Expanded collection
Dominican RepublicDominican Republic, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1975             6,168Expanded collection
EcuadorEcuador, Catholic Church Records, 1565-2011                 102Expanded collection
El SalvadorComputer-aided Indexes         966,751CAI records added
FranceFrance, Haute-Garonne, Census, 1896           12,866Expanded collection
FranceFrance, Insee Social Security Death Index, 1970-2022     1,634,678Expanded collection
French PolynesiaFrench Polynesia, Civil Registration, 1780-1999             1,294Expanded collection
GermanyGermany, North Rhine-Westphalia, Wuppertal, Civil Registration, 1810-1930             7,372Expanded collection
GibraltarGibraltar, Church Records, 1697-1991                   30Expanded collection
GibraltarGibraltar, Civil Records, 1777-1990                 367Expanded collection
GuadeloupeComputer-aided Indexes           77,380CAI records added
GuadeloupeGuadeloupe, Civil Registration Records, 1792-1872                 446Expanded collection
GuadeloupeGuatemala, Chimaltenango, Civil Registration, 1877-1994             2,088Expanded collection
GuadeloupeGuatemala, Chiquimula, Civil Registration, 1877-2008             1,617Expanded collection
GuadeloupeGuatemala, Guatemala, Civil Registration, 1877-2006           12,561Expanded collection
GuadeloupeGuatemala, Huehuetenango, Civil Registration, 1877-1994                 657Expanded collection
GuadeloupeGuatemala, Izabal, Civil Registration, 1877-1994                   49Expanded collection
GuadeloupeGuatemala, Quetzaltenango, Civil Registration, 1877-1994                 367Expanded collection
GuadeloupeGuatemala, Quiché, Civil Registration, 1877-1994                 827Expanded collection
GuadeloupeGuatemala, Retalhuleu, Civil Registration, 1877-1994             2,486Expanded collection
GuadeloupeGuatemala, Sacatepéquez, Civil Registration, 1877-1994                 521Expanded collection
GuadeloupeGuatemala, San Marcos, Civil Registration, 1877-1994                 458Expanded collection
GuadeloupeGuatemala, Santa Rosa, Civil Registration, 1877-1994                 467Expanded collection
GuadeloupeGuatemala, Sololá, Civil Registration, 1877-1994             1,056Expanded collection
GuadeloupeGuatemala, Suchitepéquez, Civil Registration, 1877-1994             2,272Expanded collection
GuadeloupeGuatemala, Totonicapán, Civil Registration, 1930-2008                      4Expanded collection
GuadeloupeGuatemala, Zacapa, Civil Registration, 1877-1994                 402Expanded collection
GuatemalaComputer-aided Indexes         376,597CAI records added
GuatemalaGuatemala, Alta Verapaz, Civil Registration, 1877-1994                 185Expanded collection
GuatemalaGuatemala, Baja Verapaz, Civil Registration, 1877-1994                   73Expanded collection
GuatemalaGuatemala, Chiquimula, Civil Registration, 1877-2008             2,173Expanded collection
GuatemalaGuatemala, Huehuetenango, Civil Registration, 1877-1994             3,635Expanded collection
GuatemalaGuatemala, Izabal, Civil Registration, 1877-1994             1,482Expanded collection
HaitiHaiti, Archdiocese of Port-au-Prince, Catholic Church Records, 1866-2017             3,212Expanded collection
HungaryHungary Civil Registration, 1895-1980           27,165Expanded collection
IcelandIceland Church Census, 1744-1965             5,130Expanded collection
IrelandIreland, Catholic Parish Registers, 1740-1900         288,081Expanded collection
ItalyItaly, Como, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1806-1951             3,256Expanded collection
ItalyItaly, Ravenna, Ravenna, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1866-1929             6,578Expanded collection
ItalyItaly, Sassari, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1803-1942             1,024Expanded collection
ItalyItaly, Trento, Diocesi di Trento, Catholic Church Records, 1548-1937                   33Expanded collection
ItalyItaly, Treviso, Treviso, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1871-1941                 590Expanded collection
ItalyItaly, Venezia, Venezia, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1871-1930             1,659Expanded collection
LuxembourgLuxembourg Census Records, 1843-1900         262,243Expanded collection
LuxembourgLuxembourg, Church and Civil Registration, 1601-1923         343,152Expanded collection
MartiniqueMartinique, Church Records, 1662-1847                   16Expanded collection
MartiniqueMartinique, Civil Registration Records, 1809-1874                 162Expanded collection
MexicoComputer-aided Indexes           24,473CAI records added
MexicoMexico, Puebla, Catholic Church Records, 1545-1977           40,129Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Querétaro, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1970             1,846Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Sinaloa, Civil Registration, 1861-1929             7,651Expanded collection
NetherlandsAruba, Civil Registration, 1823-2004         134,582Expanded collection
NicaraguaComputer-aided Indexes           53,564CAI records added
NicaraguaNicaragua, Catholic Church Records, 1740-1960             2,037Expanded collection
NorwayNorway, Oslo, Census, 1912                 961Expanded collection
NorwayNorway, Probate Index Cards, 1640-1903             2,088Expanded collection
ParaguayParaguay, Births, 1898-1963                      2Expanded collection
ParaguayParaguay, Military Records, 1870-1965             7,040Expanded collection
PeruComputer-aided Indexes           49,621CAI records added
PeruPeru, Arequipa, Catholic Church Records, 1660-2020           38,158Expanded collection
PeruPeru, Catholic Church Records, 1603-1992           40,928Expanded collection
PortugalComputer-aided Indexes             1,015CAI records added
PortugalPortugal, Setúbal, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1911             1,149Expanded collection
Puerto RicoPuerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969           11,812Expanded collection
RussiaRussia, Lutheran Church Book Duplicates, 1833-1885           11,488Expanded collection
SlovakiaSlovakia Church and Synagogue Books, 1592-1935             1,345Expanded collection
SloveniaSlovenia, Ljubljana, Funeral Accounts, 1937-1970                 718Expanded collection
South AfricaSouth Africa, Western Cape, Deceased Estate Files, 1951-1958                 323Expanded collection
SpainComputer-aided Indexes             2,136CAI records added
SpainSpain, Diocese of Lugo, Catholic Parish Records, 1550-1966                   34Expanded collection
SpainSpain, Madrid, Municipal Census Records, 1910-1923         732,034Expanded collection
Sri LankaSri Lanka, Civil Registration, 1768-1990         703,759Expanded collection
Sri LankaSri Lanka, Colombo District, Dutch Reformed Church Records, 1677-1990                 217Expanded collection
St LuciaSt. Lucia, Church Records, 1751-1793                   17Expanded collection
SwedenSweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-1860             3,706Expanded collection
SwedenSweden, Stockholm City Archives, Index to Church Records, 1546-1927             1,365Expanded collection
SwitzerlandSwitzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1811                   29Expanded collection
SwitzerlandSwitzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1850             1,944Expanded collection
UkraineUkraine, Kiev Confession Lists, 1741-1918           54,956Expanded collection
UkraineUkraine, Western Ukraine Catholic Church Book Duplicates, 1600-1937                 321Expanded collection
United StatesAlaska, Village Census Rolls, 1919-1972         200,927Expanded collection
United StatesConnecticut, Naturalization Records, 1795-1945                 148Expanded collection
United StatesHawaii, Hawaii State Archives, Probate Packet Records, 1814-1917                 806Expanded collection
United StatesHawaii, Registrar of Bureau of Conveyances, Deed Records, 1846-1900             1,268Expanded collection
United StatesIndiana, Mortality Schedules, 1860-1880           63,068Expanded collection
United StatesMassachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920                      4Expanded collection
United StatesMissouri, County Naturalization Records, 1830-1985           46,077Expanded collection
United StatesNew York, U.S. District and Circuit Court Naturalization Records, 1824-1991         455,583Expanded collection
United StatesOhio, Stillbirths, 1918-1953             3,517Expanded collection
United StatesPennsylvania, Middle District Court, Naturalization Records, 1901-1991             2,541Expanded collection
United StatesPennsylvania, Western District, Naturalizations, 1820-1930             1,164Expanded collection
United StatesUnited States, California, San Francisco, Records of Chinese Laborers Returning to the US, 1882-1888             1,220Expanded collection
United StatesVirginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Birth Records, 1853-1896           13,387Expanded collection
United StatesWest Virginia, Military Discharge Records, 1866-1990           11,815Expanded collection
UruguayComputer-aided Indexes                 371CAI records added
UruguayUruguay Civil Registration, 1879-1930           24,877Expanded collection
VenezuelaVenezuela Civil Registration, 1873-2003             3,690Expanded collection
VenezuelaVenezuela, Archdiocese of Caracas, Catholic Church Records, 1638-2020             8,602Expanded collection
WalesWales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912                      4Expanded collection
WorldFind A Grave Index     2,728,888Expanded collection
WorldThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970           29,000Expanded collection
ZimbabweZimbabwe, Archdiocese of Bulawayo, Catholic Church Records, 1896-2022         153,177Expanded collection
ZimbabweZimbabwe, Voter Registration, 1938-1973             4,537Expanded collection
Grand Total   12,494,392

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