Wednesday, August 20, 2008

FamilySearch Record Search adds Florida census, more

FamilySearch added over 2 million new images or indexed records this week to its pilot Record Search databases this week. Florida 1885, 1935 and 1945 census have been restored. Lima, Peru Vital records have been restored and user guidance added. West Virginia Marriages have been updated and Births and Deaths will be restored shortly.

Users can search these databases for free online at http://pilot.familysearch.org/.

Project Name Indexed Records Digital Images Type Comments
WWII Draft Reg. Cards   1.7 million Images One new state: Ohio
1930 Mexico Census 314,548 104,849 Index One new state: Coahulia
West Virginia Vital Records (Marriages) 306,782   Index 14 new counties
Lima, Peru Civil Registration   134,664 Images User guidance added
1885 FL State Census   8,468 Images New collection
1935 FL State Census   36,019 Images New collection
1945 FL State Census   51,686 Images New collection

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