Added and Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org – Week of 8 to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020, there are 2,848 historical record collections on FamilySearch (an increase of 3 from last week):

New and updated collections this week are (as Marshall provided them):


— Collections Added —

*  Texas, Hardin County Clerk, Death Records, 1908-1948 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3502088); 94 indexed records with 94 record images, ADDED 12-Aug-2020
*  Iowa, Dallas County, Violet Hill Cemetery, Lot Records, 1846-1988 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3751746); 5,737 indexed records with 5,737 record images, ADDED 12-Aug-2020
*  Arizona, Graham County, Voting Records, 1882-1920 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3734445); 64,429 indexed records with 64,429 record images, ADDED 12-Aug-2020

— Collections Updated —

Brazil, Bahia, Civil Registration, 1877-1976 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3694028); 100,326 indexed records with 92,460 record images (was 100,173 records with 92,379 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3477669); 967,382 indexed records with 312,534 record images (was 930,169 records with 299,155 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1913 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2138481); 516,706 indexed records with 3,208,709 record images (was 495,713 records with 3,208,709 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Venezuela, Catholic Church Records, 1577-1995 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1951777); 1,219,670 indexed records with 1,899,876 record images (was 1,219,670 records with 1,899,876 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Brazil, Minas Gerais, Civil Registration, 1879-1949 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3479702); 114,429 indexed records with 49,030 record images (was 108,886 records with 47,376 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
United States, New York Land Records, 1630-1975 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2078654); 22,393,539 indexed records with 8,129,310 record images (was 22,393,539 records with 8,129,310 images), UPDATED 11-Aug-2020
Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3477666); 181,146 indexed records with 5,900 record images (was 168,239 records with 5,632 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3477667); 704,452 indexed records with 702,478 record images (was 661,559 records with 675,351 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2821281); 688,540 indexed records with 610,689 record images (was 674,263 records with 600,049 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
England, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3734475); 772,167 indexed records with 52,960 record images (was 695,002 records with 50,869 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Pennsylvania Delayed Birth Records, 1941-1976 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3743274); 168,359 indexed records with 132,569 record images (was 156,726 records with 132,321 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Arizona, Greenlee County, Voting Records, 1910-1926 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3734455); 21,523 indexed records with 1,954 record images (was 21,276 records with 1,945 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
South Africa, Orange Free State, Civil Death Registration, 1902-1954 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3732502); 12,388 indexed records with 12,386 record images (was 7,216 records with 8,738 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
South Africa, Natal Province, Civil Deaths, 1863-1955 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2721608); 281,257 indexed records with 242,265 record images (was 213,157 records with 197,375 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2333694); 30,047,342 indexed records with 46,885,453 record images (was 30,047,344 records with 46,885,453 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Peru, Piura, Civil Registration, 1874-1996 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3733437); 251,680 indexed records with 249,642 record images (was 203,393 records with 215,049 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Canada, New Brunswick, County Register of Births, 1801-1920 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3734436); 162,077 indexed records with 6,931 record images (was 143,062 records with 5,652 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1468076); 492,778 indexed records with 355,318 record images (was 473,178 records with 355,318 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2860782); 35,411,516 indexed records with 4,830,472 record images (was 35,411,516 records with 4,830,472 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
South Africa, Civil Death Registration, 1955-1966 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3732506); 165,959 indexed records with 165,707 record images (was 154,530 records with 158,012 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2241429); 108,961 indexed records with 70,782 record images (was 94,960 records with 70,782 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1410397); 3,935,034 indexed records with 1,259,299 record images (was 3,390,232 records with 1,259,299 images), UPDATED 09-Aug-2020
Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1662500); 224,083 indexed records with 62,274 record images (was 223,865 records with 62,274 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Texas, Hardin County, Marriage Records, 1837-2009 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3502089); 53,804 indexed records with 41,893 record images (was 40,581 records with 35,816 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
New York, Church Records, 1660-1954 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2787817); 117,170 indexed records with 6,108 record images (was 120,567 records with 6,108 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
South Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Vital Records, 1868-1976 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3511741); 128,082 indexed records with 125,557 record images (was 126,163 records with 124,340 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2020117); 1,372,247 indexed records with 6,635,049 record images (was 1,340,516 records with 6,635,049 images), UPDATED 11-Aug-2020
California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2001287); 6,213,636 indexed records with 2,841,076 record images (was 6,198,437 records with 2,841,076 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
New York, County Naturalization Records, 1791-1980 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1999177); 3,238,302 indexed records with 3,080,948 record images (was 3,205,257 records with 3,080,948 images), UPDATED 11-Aug-2020
Ontario, Toronto Cemetery Records, 1989-1995 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3007501); 77,200 indexed records with 6,806 record images (was 77,200 records with 6,806 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3418468); 63,903 indexed records with 1,116 record images (was 55,721 records with 943 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
United States Public Records, 1970-2009 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2199956); Index only (875,610,579 records), no images (was 875,610,578 records with 0 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Texas, Washington County, Birth Records, 1903-1991 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3748251); 17,602 indexed records with 2,714 record images (was 15,922 records with 2,685 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3743478); 572,514 indexed records with 84,008 record images (was 524,384 records with 76,523 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1682798); 5,008,286 indexed records with 4,581,756 record images (was 5,007,024 records with 4,581,756 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Brazil, Civil Registration, 1860-2006 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3741255); 21,409 indexed records with 10,277 record images (was 17,912 records with 9,109 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Peru, Prelature of Yauyos-Cañete-Huarochirí, Catholic Church Records, 1665-2018 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3460240); 106,758 indexed records with 50,279 record images (was 102,823 records with 47,855 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
California, Los Angeles, Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery/Crematory Records, 1884-2002 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3583819); 58,755 indexed records with 8,141 record images (was 56,931 records with 7,485 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Micronesia, Civil Registration, 1883-1983 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2761211); 9,800 indexed records with 9,780 record images (was 7,841 records with 8,444 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
England, Herefordshire Bishop’s Transcripts, 1583-1898 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3155913); 1,086,692 indexed records with 88,811 record images (was 1,082,980 records with 88,729 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Brazil, Paraná, Civil Registration, 1852-1996 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2016194); 1,309,888 indexed records with 1,689,031 record images (was 1,225,319 records with 1,689,031 images), UPDATED 11-Aug-2020
Brazil, Santa Catarina, Civil Registration, 1850-1999 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2016197); 222,796 indexed records with 1,038,133 record images (was 215,202 records with 1,038,133 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Washington, Seattle, Passenger Lists, 1890-1957 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916081); 907,128 indexed records with 366,615 record images (was 807,107 records with 366,615 images), UPDATED 11-Aug-2020
Texas, Eagle Pass Arrival Manifests and Indexes, 1905-1954 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1916041); 375,200 indexed records with 135,227 record images (was 256,318 records with 135,227 images), UPDATED 11-Aug-2020
Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2060668); 3,028,517 indexed records with 2,513,517 record images (was 2,181,940 records with 2,513,517 images), UPDATED 11-Aug-2020
Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands Newspaper Obituaries, 1900-ca.2010 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3736295); 169,446 indexed records with 15,325 record images (was 151,029 records with 14,243 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Peru, Ayacucho, Civil Registration, 1903-1999 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3460906); 580,603 indexed records with 575,243 record images (was 580,445 records with 575,220 images), UPDATED 11-Aug-2020
Micronesia, Death Records, 1970-1986 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3744864); 4,832 indexed records with 4,826 record images (was 4,780 records with 4,822 images), UPDATED 07-Aug-2020
England, Essex Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1971 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3584542); 37,232 indexed records with 4,659 record images (was 36,038 records with 4,609 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3751747); 30,111 indexed records with 1,124 record images (was 28,114 records with 1,090 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Niue, Vital Records, 1818-1994 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3733116); 40,762 indexed records with 30,564 record images (was 40,671 records with 30,552 images), UPDATED 11-Aug-2020
United States Census, 1940 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2000219); 134,827,283 indexed records with 3,841,151 record images (was 134,827,283 records with 3,841,151 images), UPDATED 11-Aug-2020
Iowa, Monroe County, Card Index of Births, Deaths & Marriages from Newspaper Clippings, 1898-2015 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2849247); Index only (387,622 records), no images (was 387,610 records with 0 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Zambia, Archdiocese of Lusaka, Church Records, 1950-2015 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3736255); 38,429 indexed records with 3,371 record images (was 32,654 records with 3,258 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020
Ireland, Poverty Relief Funds, 1810-1887 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3499247); 691,210 indexed records with 42,887 record images (was 691,210 records with 691,210 images), UPDATED 12-Aug-2020

— Collections with new images —

Iowa, Records of Persons Subject to Military Duty, 1862-1910 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2821291); 5,075,771 indexed records with 107,838 record images (was 5,075,771 records with 107,833 images), last updated 03-Aug-2019
Spain, Aragón, Electoral Censuses, 1890-1934 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2304578); 4,972,408 indexed records with 53,004 record images (was 4,972,408 records with 51,638 images), last updated 04-Jun-2019
South Africa, Orange Free State, Probate Records from the Master of the Supreme Court, 1832-1989 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3040532); 638,400 indexed records with 82,254 record images (was 638,400 records with 80,761 images), last updated 23-Dec-2019
Australia, Victoria, Inward Passenger Lists, 1839-1923 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2778600); 883,350 indexed records with 5,584 record images (was 883,350 records with 5,543 images), last updated 30-Jul-2019
North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2848682); 7,926,454 indexed records with 96,330 record images (was 7,926,454 records with 96,271 images), last updated 02-Apr-2020
Germany, Rhineland, Diocese of Trier, Catholic Church Records, 1704-1957 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2790268); 2,043,205 indexed records with 203,211 record images (was 2,043,205 records with 201,571 images), last updated 11-Sep-2019
Illinois, Quincy, Greenmount Cemetery Records, 1875-1985 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3741254); 43,770 indexed records with 31,421 record images (was 43,658 records with 31,373 images), last updated 07-Aug-2020
France, Saône-et-Loire, Parish and Civil Registration, 1530-1892 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2840171); 7,204,644 indexed records with 1,967,791 record images (was 7,204,644 records with 1,848,400 images), last updated 06-May-2020
Germany, Baden, Archdiocese of Freiburg im Breisgau, Catholic Church Records, 1678-1930 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2790181); 11,346,687 indexed records with 1,709,697 record images (was 11,346,687 records with 1,704,477 images), last updated 02-Apr-2020

— Collections with images removed —

Louisiana, New Orleans, Slave Manifests of Coastwise Vessels, 1807-1860 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2822773); 115,098 indexed records with 14,597 record images (was 115,098 records with 14,725 images), last updated 02-Jan-2020
Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1307888); 1,875,674 indexed records with 1,849,711 record images (was 1,875,674 records with 1,853,066 images), last updated 28-Jul-2020
England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3155854); 940,438 indexed records with 62,842 record images (was 940,438 records with 62,857 images), last updated 04-Aug-2020
Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417491); 1,681,910 indexed records with 1,676,681 record images (was 1,681,910 records with 1,680,488 images), last updated 16-Jan-2020
Colombia, Bogotá, Burial Permits, 1960-1991 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3212241); 178,686 indexed records with 212,732 record images (was 178,686 records with 212,744 images), last updated 29-May-2020
South Africa, Pietermaritzburg Estate Files 1846-1950 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2573604); 441,574 indexed records with 309,420 record images (was 441,537 records with 316,613 images), last updated 05-Aug-2020
United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2761958); 6,031,182 indexed records with 301,863 record images (was 6,031,182 records with 309,214 images), last updated 20-Feb-2020
Louisiana, New Orleans Index to Passenger Lists, 1853-1952 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2443949); 439,348 indexed records with 434,382 record images (was 439,348 records with 434,551 images), last updated 30-Jan-2020
Nebraska, Grand Army of the Republic, Burial Records, 1861-1948 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2721451); 43,367 indexed records with 41,074 record images (was 43,367 records with 41,422 images), last updated 21-Oct-2019

— Collections with new records —

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Census, 1984 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3288450); 97,558 indexed records with 18,428 record images (was 61,173 records with 18,428 images), last updated 06-Aug-2020
Washington, County Naturalization Records, 1850-1982 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932554); 161,118 indexed records with 170,198 record images (was 138,021 records with 170,198 images), last updated 07-Aug-2020
Texas, Laredo Arrival Manifests, 1903-1955 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2038112); 644,492 indexed records with 1,322,540 record images (was 575,335 records with 1,322,540 images), last updated 06-Aug-2020
Hungary Civil Registration, 1895-1980 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1452460); 1,305,676 indexed records with 5,864,285 record images (was 1,268,527 records with 5,864,285 images), last updated 07-Aug-2020
Bolivia Catholic Church Records, 1566-1996 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1922463); 3,890,064 indexed records with 1,649,601 record images (was 3,742,219 records with 1,649,601 images), last updated 06-Aug-2020
Ecuador, Catholic Church Records, 1565-2011 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1923402); 5,017,973 indexed records with 1,454,787 record images (was 4,660,666 records with 1,454,787 images), last updated 06-Aug-2020
Fiji, Passports, 1915-1991 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3743978); 248,254 indexed records with 246,862 record images (was 136,952 records with 246,862 images), last updated 06-Aug-2020
Mexico, Sinaloa, Civil Registration, 1861-1929 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2290241); 639,094 indexed records with 1,403,105 record images (was 594,224 records with 1,403,105 images), last updated 06-Aug-2020
Texas, Indexes and Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of Del Rio, 1906-1953 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2141027); 185,725 indexed records with 206,054 record images (was 104,679 records with 206,054 images), last updated 06-Aug-2020
Hawaii, Collector of Customs, Ships’ Passenger Manifests, 1843-1900 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3463100); 371,398 indexed records with 171,385 record images (was 337,980 records with 171,385 images), last updated 06-Aug-2020
Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1708698); Index only (886,745 records), no images (was 813,202 records with 0 images), last updated 06-Feb-2020
Dominican Republic Civil Registration, 1801-2010 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1619814); 802,424 indexed records with 3,416,801 record images (was 775,401 records with 3,416,801 images), last updated 05-Aug-2020
Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1708660); Index only (1,538,922 records), no images (was 1,450,128 records with 0 images), last updated 18-Mar-2020
Connecticut, Military Census Questionnaires, 1917 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3741249); 393,620 indexed records with 522,094 record images (was 391,981 records with 522,094 images), last updated 06-Aug-2020
England, Cambridge Parish Registers, 1538-1983 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3299384); 473,470 indexed records with 33,092 record images (was 470,491 records with 33,092 images), last updated 03-Jun-2020
Chile, Cemetery Records, 1821-2015 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1428897); 1,139,293 indexed records with 3,675,058 record images (was 1,061,409 records with 3,675,058 images), last updated 06-Aug-2020
Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1708697); Index only (676,999 records), no images (was 661,722 records with 0 images), last updated 29-Jan-2020
Austria, Vienna, Jewish Registers of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1784-1911 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2028320); 157,365 indexed records with 206,316 record images (was 125,407 records with 206,316 images), last updated 06-Aug-2020

— Collections with records removed —

Wales, Cardiganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2075046); 89,624 indexed records with 95,420 record images (was 95,331 records with 95,420 images), last updated 21-Aug-2015
Wales, Monmouthshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2075051); 275,350 indexed records with 432,421 record images (was 432,421 records with 432,421 images), last updated 21-Aug-2015
Wales, Anglesey, Parish Registers, 1538-1912 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2072798); 162,419 indexed records with 484,848 record images (was 484,848 records with 484,848 images), last updated 30-Mar-2020
Wales, Pembrokeshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1419323); 320,664 indexed records with 378,652 record images (was 378,652 records with 378,652 images), last updated 21-Aug-2015
Wales, Caernarvonshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2075045); 271,419 indexed records with 281,126 record images (was 281,126 records with 281,126 images), last updated 21-Aug-2015
Wales, Carmarthenshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1403176); 479,465 indexed records with 481,167 record images (was 481,167 records with 481,167 images), last updated 21-Aug-2015
Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2075047); 743,729 indexed records with 753,759 record images (was 753,759 records with 753,759 images), last updated 31-Aug-2015
Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2075288); 1,974,176 indexed records with 1,162,117 record images (was 1,974,179 records with 1,162,117 images), last updated 09-Jun-2013
Wales, Brecknockshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2075043); 218,657 indexed records with 220,591 record images (was 220,591 records with 220,591 images), last updated 21-Aug-2015

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My friend, Marshall, has come up with a program to determine which collections are ADDED, DELETED or UPDATED.  Thanks to Marshall for helping us out here!

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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