FamilySearch Record Search Update: Over 30 Million New Records Added

30 Million More Records Added to Record Search Pilot

Over 30 million names or record images were added to FamilySearch’s Record Search pilot. Significant data was published from 3 U.S. Census indexing projects (1850,1860, and 1870). Digital image collections were added for Massachusetts , Argentina, Brazil, Czech Republic, Louisiana, Russia, Spain, and Vermont (see the table below).

The entire collection can be searched for free directly online at http://pilot.familysearch.org or through the Search Records feature at FamilySearch.org.

Collection: 1850 United States Census (Population) – index & images
Digital Images: —
Indexed Records: 1,830,275
Comment: Added Georgia, Mississippi, and Virginia

Collection: 1850 US Census (Slave)
Digital Images: —
Indexed Records: 1,157,705
Comment: See description online for state list.

Collection: 1850 US Census (Mortality)
Digital Images: —
Indexed Records: 39,325
Comment: See description online for state list.

Collection: 1860 US Census
Digital Images: —
Indexed Records: 20,112,346
Comment: All states. Partials for Alabama and Pennsylvania.

Collection: 1870 US Census
Digital Images: —
Indexed Records: 6,866,230
Comment: Added IN, MI, OH, and WI

Collection: 1865 MA Census
Digital Images: 15,434
Indexed Records: —
Comment: City of Boston

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