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Update on new additions and new collections for US at FamilySearch

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FamilySearch collections were updated on December 18th. For a complete list of updates, see FamilySearch Collections Update. Here is a list of the nine US collections that were either updated or are brand new along with the Wiki articles where you can learn more about how to use the collection and any known issues that exist:

These existing collections were updated:

  1. U.S., Alabama, Estate Files, 1830-1976 – (Madison, Monroe, and Talladega have not been indexed). Learn how to use Alabama Probate Records and, see Known Issues for this record.
  2. U.S., Missouri, County Marriage Records, 1802-1969 – Indexed records were added. Learn how to use Missouri, County Marriage Records and, see Known Issues for this record.
  3. U.S., New York, Queens County Probate Records, 1785-1950 – More images were added. Learn how to use New York, Queens County Probate Records.
  4. U.S., Ohio, Cuyahoga County Probate Files, 1813-1917 – Images were added. Learn how to use Ohio, Cuyahoga County Probate Files and see the Known Issues.
  5. U.S., Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907 – Indexed records and images were added. Learn how to use Wisconsin Death Records.

These are new browsable image collections:

  1. U.S., South Carolina, Darlington County Records, 1798-1923 – Includes probate, naturalization, coroner, and other court records. Learn how to use this collection.
  2. U.S., Tennessee, Cocke County Records, 1860-1930 – Includes wills, marriage records, and chancery court records. Learn how to use this collection.
  3. U.S., Tennessee, Putnam County Marriages, 1930-1961 – Learn how to use this record.
  4. U.S., Texas, El Paso Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of El Paso, 1905-1927 – Learn more about this collection

Browsable image collections are not indexed. You must search through each image to find the record that matches the information you already know about your ancestor. For example, to find a record in the new U.S., Tennessee, Putnam County Marriages, 1930-1961 collection:

1. Click Browse through 3620 Images.

2. Select the year that your ancestor married.

3. Go through each image reviewing each one until you find a match.

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