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Monday, January 5, 2009

New records on FamilySearch Pilot

Approximately 4 million new records were added to the FamilySearch Pilot search site. This site can be accessed from FamilySearch under the "Search Records" tab or directly at FamilySearch Labs. Two existing collections were added; Arizona Death Certificates from 1870 - 1951 and Hungary Funeral Notices from 1840 to 1990. The Arizona records have been available through the Arizona Department of Heath Services Vital Records Home Page or more directly under Arizona Genealogy Birth and Death Certificates.

Records have been added to the following collections:

1850 US Census (including mortality and slave schedules)
1870 US Census
1900 US Census
West Virginia Births 1853-1930, Deaths 1853-1970 and Marriages 1853-1970 (no images)
Czech Republic, Southern Bohemia, Trebon Archive, Church Books 1650-1900 (un-indexed)
Hungary Funeral Notices 1840-1990 (Primarily for Budapest and the surrounding area)
Brazil, Rio de Janeiro Civil Registration, 1889-2006

You may wish to check this Web site frequently to see the new or updated collections. Any updates are marked with a red star.

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