Saturday, May 15, 2010

New or Updated Genealogy Databases - Early May Report

A number of free and commercial genealogy database sites have released new or updated collections in the past month, including:

1) New England Historic Genealogical Society ($$) -

o Vital Records of Hallowell, Maine to 1892
o See list of all document sets at NEA

2) ($$) --

o Civil War Subversion Investigations
o See list of all document sets on at

3) World Vital Records ($$) --

o See list of all document sets on World Vital Records at

4) Genealogy Bank ($$) --

o Revolutionary War Soldier Burial Records
o 166 Newspapers from 42 states added
o See list of all available newspaper titles at

5) --

o All Obituary Collections updated
o New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Updated
o Queensland, Australia Passenger Lists, 1848-1912
o Many Family History books in French
o 1920 U.S. Census Updated
o Selected U.S. Census Non-Population Schedules, 1850-1880
o Western Australia Post Office Directory, 1910, 1925
o Many Family History books in German
o See New and Updated Ancestry databases at

6) FamilySearch Record Search (Free) --

o See complete list of new databases in New FamilySearch Record Search Databases - 300 million names!

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