Friday 2 October 2020

2-week summary: new/updated USA genealogy records

Below is a summary of US family history collections that have been released or updated by the major genealogy databases in the second half of September. (The last summary list was published on 17 September, see blogpost).

My regular summaries are designed to help family historians whose Irish ancestors emigrated, temporarily or permanently, to the United States.

By default, they should also be useful to anyone carrying out research in the US, regardless of the origin of their ancestors.

The figures in parenthesis in the New Collections section are the numbers of records/images in each new record set.

Unless otherwise stated, the figures in parenthesis in the Updated Collections section reflect the number of records added to the collection in the recent update, if a number has been clearly noted by the supplier. I do not include updates of fewer than 1,000 records.





        St. Francis de Sales, Charlestown (16,400+ records/66,600+ names)



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