Friday 25 February 2022

Updated and new collections for USA genealogy: 3-week summary

Below is a summary of US family history collections that have been released or updated by the major genealogy databases in the last three weeks. (The previous summary list was published on 2 February – 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 or images in each new record set, if provided by the database.

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, and the revised total. I do not include updates of fewer than 1,000 records.






  • Massachusetts: RC Archdiocese of Boston Records, 1789-1920 (191,000+ names added)
    Our Lady of Pity, Cambridge | Holy Trinity, Lawrence | St John the Evangelist, North Chelmsford | Holy Rosary, Lawrence | Sacred Heart, Lawrence | St Anne, Lawrence | Sacred Heart, Middleborough | St Francis of Assisi, Braintree | Sacred Heart, Quincy | St Mary, Quincy.




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