Monthly Record Update for December 2021 – FamilySearch January 4, 2022

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January 4, 2022 by  FamilySearch

FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in December of 2021 with over 84 million new indexed family history records from all over the world. New historical records were added from Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Jamaica, Kiribati, Malta, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Samoa, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tuvalu, the United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, and the United States, which includes California, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Texas, and Virginia. Records from the Find A Grave Index, the United States 1910 Census, the United States Bureau of Land Management, and the United States War Relocation Authority Centers were included as well.

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CollectionIndexed RecordsDigital ImagesComments
ArgentinaArgentina, Capital Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1737-1977707,5560Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Catamarca, Catholic Church Records, 1724-197154,0610Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Cemetery Records, 1882-201930,2280Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Chaco, Catholic Church Records, 1882-195514,1270Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Chubut, Catholic Church Records, 1884-19744,9840Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Córdoba, Catholic Church Records, 1557-197453,3390Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Corrientes, Catholic Church Records, 1734-1977184,5740Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Entre Ríos, Catholic Church Records, 1764-198359,0520Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Jujuy, Catholic Church Records, 1662-197554,9620Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, La Rioja, Catholic Church Records, 1714-197026,7930Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Misiones, Catholic Church Records, 1874-197510,2390Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Neuquén, Catholic Church Records, 1883-197712,2290Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Río Negro, Catholic Church Records, 1880-197724,8840Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, San Juan, Catholic Church Records, 1655-197563,9840Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Santa Fe, Catholic Church Records, 1634-19757,6380Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Santiago del Estero, Catholic Church Records, 1581-196135,9970Expanded collection
ArgentinaArgentina, Tucumán, Catholic Church Records, 1727-195524,1380Expanded collection
BarbadosBarbados Church Records, 1637-1887444,3220Expanded collection
BoliviaBolivia Catholic Church Records, 1566-1996398,9560Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Bahía, Catholic Church Records, 1598-200773,2180Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Ceará, Catholic Church Records, 1725-1971207,3490Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Ceará, Civil Registration, 1982-19993,3930New collection
BrazilBrazil, Cemetery Records, 1850-20216810Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Maranhão, Catholic Church Records, 1673-19623,8690Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Minas Gerais, Catholic Church Records, 1706-1999652,3120Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Minas Gerais, Civil Registration, 1879-194921,7520Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Pará, Catholic Church Records, 1930-197624,0620Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Paraíba, Catholic Church Records, 1731-2013747,0560Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Paraná, Catholic Church Records, 1704-200893,9450Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Paraná, Civil Registration, 1852-199676,2140Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Pernambuco, Catholic Church Records, 1762-2002781,2250Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Rio Grande do Norte, Catholic Church Records, 1788-1967667,1690Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Rio Grande do Sul, Catholic Church Records, 1738-195250,2680Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Santa Catarina, Catholic Church Records, 1714-197741,6150Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Santa Catarina, Civil Registration, 1850-199911,4870Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, São Paulo, Catholic Church Records, 1640-2012904,0010Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, São Paulo, Civil Registration, 1925-19953,184,3830Expanded collection
BrazilBrazil, Sergipe, Catholic Church Records, 1785-1994238,6190Expanded collection
CanadaCanada, Ontario Tax Assessment Rolls, 1834-1899279,3820Expanded collection
ChileChile, Catholic Church Records, 1710-19283,017,4520Expanded collection
Costa RicaCosta Rica, Catholic Church Records, 1595-19921,193,4040Expanded collection
Costa RicaCosta Rica, Civil Registration, 1823-1975726,1100Expanded collection
CubaCuba, Church Records, 1584-1918188,9750Expanded collection
DenmarkDenmark, Military Conscription Rolls, 1789-17924,3420Expanded collection
Dominican RepublicDominican Republic, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1975896,3440Expanded collection
EcuadorEcuador, Catholic Church Records, 1565-201146,6080Expanded collection
El SalvadorEl Salvador Catholic Church Records, 1655-1977215,8560Expanded collection
EnglandEngland, Herefordshire Bishop’s Transcripts, 1583-18981050Expanded collection
EnglandEngland, Kent, Canterbury Parish Registers, 1538-198629,9720Expanded collection
EnglandEngland, Lancashire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1647-199655,7970Expanded collection
EnglandEngland, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988354,9890Expanded collection
EnglandEngland, Northumberland Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-192020,5470Expanded collection
EstoniaEstonia, Lutheran Church Family Lists, 1603-19802,501,5100New collection
FinlandFinland, Passport Registers, 1900-19207,9050Expanded collection
FranceFrance, Calvados, Census, 18567,9580Expanded collection
FranceFrance, Calvados, Military Registration Cards, 1867-19211,2220Expanded collection
FranceFrance, Hautes-Alpes, Census, 185621,0340Expanded collection
FranceFrance, Rhône, Military Registration Cards, 1865-19321730Expanded collection
FranceFrance, Saône-et-Loire, Parish and Civil Registration, 1530-18929070Expanded collection
GermanyGermany, Prussia, Saxony, Census Lists, 1770-19349,5940Expanded collection
GermanyGermany, Saxony, Church Book Indexes, 1500-19003,5600Expanded collection
GuatemalaGuatemala, Catholic Church Records, 1581-19772,037,4660Expanded collection
HungaryHungary, Jewish Vital Records Index, 1800-19451,1470Expanded collection
IndiaIndia, Madras Diocese Protestant Church Records, 1743-199013,4860Expanded collection
JamaicaJamaica, Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-18807,1890Expanded collection
KiribatiKiribati, Vital Records, 1890-199148,0950Expanded collection
MaltaMalta, Passport Applications, 1865-194318,4010New collection
MexicoMexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records, 1601-1962233,9010Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Baja California and Baja California Sur, Catholic Church Records, 1750-198428,6750Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Campeche, Catholic Church Records, 1638-1944458,7170Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Chiapas, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1978597,2660Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958335,1200Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Coahuila, Catholic Church Records, 1627-1978306,0490Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Colima, Catholic Church Records, 1707-1969134,7710Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1514-19701,901,2440Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Durango, Catholic Church Records, 1604-1985492,6930Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Guanajuato, Catholic Church Records, 1519-19842,702,0380Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Guerrero, Catholic Church Records, 1576-1979582,5490Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Hidalgo, Catholic Church Records, 1546-1971615,0090Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Jalisco, Catholic Church Records, 1590-19792,131,6780Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, México, Catholic Church Records, 1567-19702,143,0810Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Michoacán, Catholic Church Records, 1555-19961,376,2150Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Morelos, Catholic Church Records, 1598-1994295,8550Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Nayarit, Catholic Church Records, 1596-1967569,7690Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Nuevo León, Catholic Church Records, 1667-1981364,7640Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Oaxaca, Catholic Church Records, 1559-19883,078,3670Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Puebla, Catholic Church Records, 1545-19772,388,4690Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Querétaro, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1970365,4690Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, San Luis Potosí, Catholic Church Records, 1586-19774,574,2460Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Sinaloa, Catholic Church Records, 1671-1968345,2170Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Sonora, Catholic Church Records, 1657-1994297,2260Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Tabasco, Catholic Church Records, 1803-1970171,2710Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Tamaulipas, Catholic Church Records, 1703-1964629,7460Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Tlaxcala, Catholic Church Records, 1576-19941,455,7600Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-19781,410,2380Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Yucatán, Catholic Church Records, 1543-19771,744,2590Expanded collection
MexicoMexico, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980448,1830Expanded collection
New ZealandNew Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1865-1957986,9340Expanded collection
NicaraguaNicaragua, Catholic Church Records, 1740-1960613,9020Expanded collection
NorwayNorway, Probate Index Cards, 1640-19033,2800Expanded collection
OtherFind A Grave Index3,001,8770Expanded collection
PanamaPanama, Catholic Church Records, 1707-19736,6970Expanded collection
ParaguayParaguay, Catholic Church Records, 1754-2015601,8760Expanded collection
PeruPeru, Catholic Church Records, 1603-19922,670,9840Expanded collection
PeruPeru, Diocese of Huaraz, Catholic Church Records, 1641-201613,1940Expanded collection
PeruPeru, Prelature of Yauyos-Cañete-Huarochirí, Catholic Church Records, 1665-20189160Expanded collection
PhilippinesPhilippines, Camarines Sur, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Caceres, Parish Registers, 1716-1977489,8610Expanded collection
PhilippinesPhilippines, Lingayen-Dagupan Catholic Archdiocese Parish Registers, 1615-1982680,6660Expanded collection
Puerto RicoPuerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969908,8730Expanded collection
SamoaSamoa, Vital Records, 1846-199641,0260Expanded collection
South AfricaSouth Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-20049,8460Expanded collection
South AfricaSouth Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives), 1660-197014,9180Expanded collection
South AfricaSouth Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Vital Records, 1868-19768,4310Expanded collection
South AfricaSouth Africa, Reformed Church Records, 1856-19889,8770Expanded collection
SpainSpain, Catholic Church Records, 1307-19858,444,4250Expanded collection
SpainSpain, Diocese of Albacete, Catholic Church Records, 1504-1979140,5110Expanded collection
SpainSpain, Diocese of Cartagena, Catholic Church Records, 1503-19691,428,1480Expanded collection
SpainSpain, Diocese of Santander, Catholic Church Records, 1538-1985202,2020Expanded collection
SpainSpain, Diocese of Segovia, Catholic Church Records, 1533-1987274,0180Expanded collection
SwedenSweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-18603,4100Expanded collection
SwedenSweden, Stockholm City Archives, Index to Church Records, 1546-19273,4030Expanded collection
SwitzerlandSwitzerland, Ticino, Census, 18371,0300Expanded collection
TuvaluTuvalu, Vital Records, 1866-19791,3230Expanded collection
United KingdomEngland, Lincolnshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1574-18852,1540Expanded collection
United StatesIllinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-194922,5500Expanded collection
United StatesKentucky, Supplemental Schedule of Defective, Dependent & Delinquents, 1850-188017,7150New collection
United StatesMissouri, Phelps, Crawford, Dent, and Washington Counties, Obituaries, 1880-1990514,8320Expanded collection
United StatesNew Jersey, Death Index, 1901-1903; 1916-19294530Expanded collection
United StatesNew York, New York, Index to Passengers Lists of Vessels, 1897-1902857,0890Expanded collection
United StatesOklahoma, Garfield County, Obituaries, 1963-198617,8610Expanded collection
United StatesTexas, Grimes County, Deed Records, 1869-19171,3770Expanded collection
United StatesUnited States Census, 191060Expanded collection
United StatesUnited States, California, Indexes to Private Land Claims Dockets, 1849-18951,3400New indexed records collection
United StatesUnited States, War Relocation Authority centers, final accountability rosters, 1942-194655,8050Expanded collection
United StatesVirginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-198927,3100Expanded collection
UruguayUruguay Civil Registration, 1879-19305,0230Expanded collection
UruguayUruguay, Catholic Church Records, 1726-2000117,4500Expanded collection
VenezuelaVenezuela, Catholic Church Records, 1577-19956,331,1580Expanded collection

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