Added and Updated FamilySearch.org Record Collections – Week of 3 to 9 April 2021

 I am trying to keep up with the new and updated record collections at FamilySearch   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list) every week.

As of 9 April 2021, there are 2,981 historical record collections on FamilySearch (an increase of 7 from last week):

New and updated collections this week from FamilySearch are:

— Collections Added   —

*  France, Eure, Census, 1836      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3463558); 27,963 indexed records with 27,963 record images, ADDED 05-Apr-2021

*  Kentucky, Voter Registers and Registration Books, 1904-1935     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4132034); 16,713 indexed records with 16,713 record images, ADDED 06-Apr-2021

*  Montana, Military Discharge Records, 1917-1953  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4149587); 2,234 indexed records with 2,234 record images, ADDED 06-Apr-2021

*  Hawaii, Registrar of Bureau of Conveyances, Deed Records, 1846-1900     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3478266); 1,004 indexed records with 1,004 record images, ADDED 07-Apr-2021

*  Vanuatu, Vital Records, 1900-2001       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3734433); 3 indexed records with 3 record images, ADDED 05-Apr-2021

*  Italy, Lecce, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1901-1941     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2310702); Index only, no images, ADDED 07-Apr-2021

*  Colorado, Manitou Springs, Voter Records, 1935-1962     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4133829); 4,822 indexed records with 4,822 record images, ADDED 08-Apr-2021

— Collections Updated —


Iowa, Marriage Records, 1941-1951       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4127799); 13,151 indexed records with 249,088 record images (was 39,192 records with 249,088 images), UPDATED 08-Apr-2021
New Jersey, Death Index, 1901-1903; 1916-1929   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2843410); 256,043 indexed records with 2,175 record images (was 255,889 records with 2,174 images), UPDATED 03-Apr-2021
Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1674842); Index only (192,790 records), no images (was 192,790 records with 0 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives), 1660-1970   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1478678); 424,794 indexed records with 45,728 record images (was 416,709 records with 45,728 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2761958); 6,031,182 indexed records with 327,307 record images (was 6,031,182 records with 327,307 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021

Brazil, Minas Gerais, Civil Registration, 1879-1949     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3479702); 455,467 indexed records with 194,191 record images (was 448,813 records with 191,697 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1925428); 214,227 indexed records with 16,188 record images (was 212,592 records with 16,188 images), UPDATED 08-Apr-2021
Wisconsin, County Naturalization Records, 1807-1992     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2046887); 937,081 indexed records with 1,135,393 record images (was 922,615 records with 1,135,393 images), UPDATED 05-Apr-2021
Papua New Guinea, Vital Records, 1867-2000      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2114430); 87,381 indexed records with 65,041 record images (was 71,747 records with 51,838 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
Iowa, Church and Civil Births and Baptisms, 1837-1987   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2366597); 91,582 indexed records with 8,242 record images (was 91,582 records with 8,242 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021

Portugal, Porto, Catholic Church Records, 1535-1949     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1913408); 347,373 indexed records with 1,207,157 record images (was 344,856 records with 1,207,157 images), UPDATED 06-Apr-2021
England, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3734475); 1,706,907 indexed records with 111,341 record images (was 1,680,896 records with 109,442 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
Sweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-1860       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1647578); 614,774 indexed records with 647,469 record images (was 608,487 records with 647,469 images), UPDATED 05-Apr-2021
South Africa, Civil Death Registration, 1955-1966       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3732506); 1,226,708 indexed records with 1,226,124 record images (was 1,226,521 records with 1,225,937 images), UPDATED 08-Apr-2021
El Salvador Catholic Church Records, 1655-1977  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1919582); 863,288 indexed records with 592,191 record images (was 857,296 records with 592,191 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021

South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1468076); 656,456 indexed records with 355,318 record images (was 656,281 records with 355,318 images), UPDATED 05-Apr-2021
Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3418468); 683,075 indexed records with 13,233 record images (was 681,875 records with 13,194 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
Iowa, Church and Civil Deaths, 1845-1987        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2366613); 21,153 indexed records with 7,627 record images (was 21,153 records with 7,627 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2333694); 30,047,338 indexed records with 46,885,461 record images (was 30,047,340 records with 46,885,461 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
Jamaica, Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1827268); 435,112 indexed records with 37,199 record images (was 430,792 records with 37,199 images), UPDATED 06-Apr-2021

Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1514-1970    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1615259); 4,049,588 indexed records with 4,263,289 record images (was 2,887,860 records with 4,263,289 images), UPDATED 07-Apr-2021
England, Hertfordshire, Marriage Bonds, 1682-1837       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4149578); 1,940 indexed records with 1,939 record images (was 1,784 records with 1,783 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
England, Lincolnshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1574-1885        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4149576); 70,695 indexed records with 12,397 record images (was 70,248 records with 12,279 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
England, Lancashire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1746-1799  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4149574); 1,499 indexed records with 1,499 record images (was 1,213 records with 1,213 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
Samoa, Vital Records, 1846-1996 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4016424); 13,065 indexed records with 26,058 record images (was 13,063 records with 23,291 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021

Germany, Saxony, Church Book Indexes, 1500-1900 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2399108); 98,160 indexed records with 31,456 record images (was 94,932 records with 34,005 images), UPDATED 03-Apr-2021
England, Gloucestershire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1642-1996       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3648679); 131,226 indexed records with 48,776 record images (was 130,299 records with 48,564 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2385204); 87,260 indexed records with 27,644 record images (was 87,260 records with 27,644 images), UPDATED 07-Apr-2021
Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1410397); 4,919,130 indexed records with 1,259,299 record images (was 4,919,130 records with 1,259,299 images), UPDATED 06-Apr-2021
Washington, County Divorce Records, 1852-1950   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1930340); 76,770 indexed records with 127,147 record images (was 76,570 records with 127,147 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021

Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1949    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1462519); Index only (3,401,343 records), no images (was 3,369,839 records with 0 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
French Polynesia, Civil Registration, 1780-1999 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2549721); 63,129 indexed records with 69,771 record images (was 62,997 records with 54,489 images), UPDATED 03-Apr-2021
Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2531337); 933,998 indexed records with 475,273 record images (was 958,868 records with 475,273 images), UPDATED 08-Apr-2021
Missouri, Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2576872); 578,334 indexed records with 607,070 record images (was 529,577 records with 607,070 images), UPDATED 07-Apr-2021
New York, Church Records, 1660-1954     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2787817); 126,657 indexed records with 6,354 record images (was 126,657 records with 6,339 images), UPDATED 07-Apr-2021

England, Northumberland Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1920        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3648677); 302,881 indexed records with 20,038 record images (was 299,624 records with 19,698 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
South Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Vital Records, 1868-1976   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3511741); 272,787 indexed records with 265,340 record images (was 262,389 records with 255,177 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Census, 1984  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3288450); 907,140 indexed records with 165,622 record images (was 834,422 records with 152,449 images), UPDATED 06-Apr-2021
Illinois, Military Discharge Records, ca.1862 – ca.1965 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4113738); 18,436 indexed records with 7,418 record images (was 17,008 records with 2,869 images), UPDATED 05-Apr-2021
Austria, Carinthia, Gurk Diocese, Catholic Church Records, 1527-1986    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2718009); 182,291 indexed records with 26,252 record images (was 174,104 records with 40,073 images), UPDATED 08-Apr-2021

Mexico, México, Catholic Church Records, 1567-1970      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1837908); 2,917,771 indexed records with 4,823,124 record images (was 917,760 records with 4,823,124 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
Massachusetts, Births, 1636-1924        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2400643); 354,112 indexed records with 332,250 record images (was 354,076 records with 332,214 images), UPDATED 07-Apr-2021
Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1463156); 5,477,411 indexed records with 830,893 record images (was 5,369,695 records with 830,893 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
Mexico, Hidalgo, Catholic Church Records, 1546-1971     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1804358); 3,222,702 indexed records with 1,750,627 record images (was 3,192,076 records with 1,750,627 images), UPDATED 08-Apr-2021
Michigan, Saginaw County, Biographical Card File, ca. 1830-2000 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3733440); 1,941 indexed records with 15,825 record images (was 1,941 records with 15,481 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021

Germany, Prussia, Pomerania, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1544-1966    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3665083); 1,011,691 indexed records with 578,075 record images (was 261,714 records with 221,000 images), UPDATED 05-Apr-2021
France, Saône-et-Loire, Parish and Civil Registration, 1530-1892        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2840171); 7,213,472 indexed records with 1,969,536 record images (was 7,212,822 records with 1,969,431 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
California, Los Angeles, Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery/Crematory Records, 1884-2002 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3583819); 332,946 indexed records with 192,937 record images (was 332,733 records with 192,920 images), UPDATED 04-Apr-2021
Iowa, Military Discharge Records, ca.1862 – ca.1976     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4114270); 170,766 indexed records with 54,899 record images (was 129,419 records with 44,761 images), UPDATED 06-Apr-2021
England, Herefordshire Bishop’s Transcripts, 1583-1898  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3155913); 1,351,229 indexed records with 105,392 record images (was 1,342,352 records with 104,660 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021

Germany, Prussia, East Prussia, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1551-1992 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4110912); 2,470,787 indexed records with 589,017 record images (was 2,375,594 records with 569,841 images), UPDATED 07-Apr-2021
Mexico, Nayarit, Catholic Church Records, 1596-1967     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1883377); 106,493 indexed records with 499,694 record images (was 9,515 records with 499,694 images), UPDATED 08-Apr-2021
Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Diocese of Mainz, Catholic Church Records, 1540-1952     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4127803); 2,256,494 indexed records with 273,949 record images (was 2,190,371 records with 267,989 images), UPDATED 06-Apr-2021
Germany, Prussia, West Prussia, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1537-1981 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4111605); 4,995,626 indexed records with 591,749 record images (was 4,737,769 records with 552,086 images), UPDATED 07-Apr-2021
Uruguay Civil Registration, 1879-1930   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1837849); Index only (250,885 records), no images (was 249,898 records with 0 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021

Brazil, Santa Catarina, Civil Registration, 1850-1999   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2016197); 445,139 indexed records with 1,038,133 record images (was 443,409 records with 1,038,133 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
Washington Voting Records, 1876-1940    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3754702); 143,893 indexed records with 15,940 record images (was 142,487 records with 13,825 images), UPDATED 08-Apr-2021
Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1943    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2134304); 423,019 indexed records with 2,733 record images (was 415,705 records with 2,733 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
Massachusetts, Church Records, 1630-1943        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2787822); 6,606 indexed records with 472 record images (was 6,606 records with 332 images), UPDATED 07-Apr-2021
England, Essex Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1971 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3584542); 99,351 indexed records with 11,456 record images (was 98,608 records with 11,366 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021

Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1674820); Index only (424,362 records), no images (was 424,362 records with 0 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2787824); 57,125 indexed records with 2,722 record images (was 57,125 records with 2,694 images), UPDATED 07-Apr-2021
Iowa, Iowa City, Voter Registers, 1897-1904     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4132312); 60,329 indexed records with 92 record images (was 16,199 records with 720 images), UPDATED 07-Apr-2021
Zambia, Archdiocese of Lusaka, Church Records, 1950-2015        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3736255); 152,761 indexed records with 13,829 record images (was 149,420 records with 13,211 images), UPDATED 09-Apr-2021
Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2849548); 35,336 indexed records with 741,019 record images (was 743,126 records with 741,019 images), UPDATED 08-Apr-2021

— Collections with new images —


Uruguay, Passenger Lists, 1888-1980     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2691993); 3,641,119 indexed records with 155,838 record images (was 3,641,119 records with 147,425 images), last updated 19-Nov-2020
New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2803479); 4,749,222 indexed records with 84,805 record images (was 4,749,222 records with 69,579 images), last updated 20-Aug-2019
Sweden, Stockholm City Archives, Index to Church Records, 1546-1927     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2057674); 1,076,174 indexed records with 71,392 record images (was 1,076,174 records with 60,534 images), last updated 01-Dec-2020
Finland, Tax Lists, 1809-1915   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2704794); 462,610 indexed records with 7,392 record images (was 462,610 records with 6,044 images), last updated 02-Apr-2021
Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3015626); 3,537,384 indexed records with 13,096,678 record images (was 3,537,384 records with 13,096,662 images), last updated 20-Jan-2021

Hawaii, Collector of Customs, Ships’ Passenger Manifests, 1843-1900     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3463100); 527,525 indexed records with 226,446 record images (was 527,525 records with 226,445 images), last updated 06-Nov-2020
United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2968245); 6,931,032 indexed records with 5,610,978 record images (was 6,931,032 records with 5,601,679 images), last updated 09-Aug-2019

— Collections with images removed —


Nebraska, Naturalization Records, 1855-1989     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3241361); 144,058 indexed records with 140,356 record images (was 144,058 records with 140,784 images), last updated 13-May-2020
Australia, South Australia, School Admission Registers, 1873-1985       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2862204); 191,136 indexed records with 4,660 record images (was 191,136 records with 5,040 images), last updated 08-May-2019
Uruguay, Civil Registration Index Card, 1900-1937       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1976089); 2,585,769 indexed records with 657,995 record images (was 2,585,769 records with 669,750 images), last updated 26-Mar-2021
Mississippi, Voter Registration, 1871-1967      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3308840); 312,339 indexed records with 8,689 record images (was 312,339 records with 11,461 images), last updated 16-Jan-2021
Montana, County Voting Records, 1884-1992       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3757185); 596,952 indexed records with 53,808 record images (was 596,952 records with 58,914 images), last updated 30-Mar-2021

Paraguay, Military Records, 1870-1965   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2506770); 54,371 indexed records with 52,359 record images (was 54,371 records with 53,353 images), last updated 25-Mar-2021
Michigan Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2632078); 39,479 indexed records with 2,527 record images (was 39,479 records with 2,530 images), last updated 16-Nov-2018
Germany, Rhineland, Diocese of Trier, Catholic Church Records, 1704-1957        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2790268); 2,967,130 indexed records with 303,308 record images (was 2,967,130 records with 307,298 images), last updated 03-Nov-2020
Germany, Prussia, Saxony, Census Lists, 1770-1934       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2780641); 520,313 indexed records with 31,160 record images (was 520,313 records with 42,395 images), last updated 25-Mar-2021
France, Rhône, Military Registration Cards, 1865-1932   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3007175); 332,001 indexed records with 314,126 record images (was 332,001 records with 331,111 images), last updated 29-Mar-2021

Texas, Various Counties, Military Discharge Records, 1916-1990  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3734716); 41,043 indexed records with 8,558 record images (was 41,043 records with 18,012 images), last updated 10-Mar-2021

— Collections with new records —


Mexico, Durango, Catholic Church Records, 1604-1985     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1554576); 235,028 indexed records with 504,812 record images (was 127,796 records with 504,812 images), last updated 02-Apr-2021

— Collections with records removed —


Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1784223); 2,330,518 indexed records with 3,087,354 record images (was 2,330,519 records with 3,087,354 images), last updated 08-May-2020
Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1743384); 4,915,854 indexed records with 1,231,203 record images (was 4,915,855 records with 1,231,203 images), last updated 15-Jan-2020
United States Public Records, 1970-2009 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2199956); Index only (875,610,423 records), no images (was 875,610,427 records with 0 images), last updated 19-Aug-2020
Venezuela, Archdiocese of Mérida, Catholic Church Records, 1654-2015    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417520); 1,384,386 indexed records with 1,154,003 record images (was 1,384,387 records with 1,154,003 images), last updated 02-Jan-2018
Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2370234); 2,509,917 indexed records with 137,344 record images (was 2,509,919 records with 137,344 images), last updated 19-Dec-2018


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My friend and SDGS colleague, Marshall, provides this list to me from a program he wrote that compares the current FamlySearch record collections list to the previous week’s list.

In order to select a specific record collection on FamilySearch, go to   https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list and use the "Filter by collection name" feature in the upper left-hand corner and use keywords (e.g. "church england") to find collections with those keywords.

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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