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22 Historical Record Collections Added in June 2022

We are proud to announce that we added 22 record collections with 12.8 million historical records from across the globe, including the U.S., Canada, Belgium, France, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Spain, and Ukraine. Many of the collections include images and contain vital records such as birth, baptism, marriage, death, cemetery, emigration, and census records. Some of the collections go back as early as the 16th century. If you have roots in any of these countries, you may find valuable discoveries about your ancestors. 

Here is a list of the new collections.

CollectionDescription Number of RecordsLink to Search

1950 United States Federal Census, Update
A high-quality index of manually transcribed records from the 1950 U.S. Federal Census. Covers several states and territories, with images6,450,044 records added in this update from Utah, Minnesota, Arizona, Idaho, and Oregon. The collection now has 13,883,736 records in totalSearch collection now

Arlington National Cemetery
An index of headstones from Arlington National Cemetery with images399,950 records Search collection now

Belgium, Births and Baptisms
Am index of birth and baptism records from Belgium from 1524 onward1,026,264 recordsSearch collection now

Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration Of Deaths
An index of death records from the Brabant province of Belgium, between the years 1582 and 1897 with images82,931 recordsSearch collection now

Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration Of Births
An index of civil birth registrations from the Hainaut province of Belgium, between the years 1600 and 1913 with images399,787 recordsSearch collection now

Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration of Deaths
An index of civil death registrations from the Hainaut province of Belgium, between the years 1780 and 1900 with images462,603 records

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Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration of Deaths
An index of civil death registrations from Liège province of Belgium, between the years 1796 and 1901 with images534,448 recordsSearch collection now

Belgium, Limburg, Civil Registration of Deaths

An index of civil death registrations from the Limburg province of Belgium, between the years 1787 and 191586,951 recordsSearch collection now

Canada, Montréal Jewish Synagogue Vital Records
An index of births, marriages, and deaths from Jewish synagogues in Montréal, Québec in Canada, between the years 1828 and 2007 with images214,039 records

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Canada, Quebec, Catholic Parish Baptisms
An index of Catholic parish registers of baptism from the Quebec province of Canada between the years 1783 and 1876 with images50,486 recordsSearch collection now

Canada, Quebec, Catholic Parish Burials
An index of Catholic parish registers of death from the Quebec province of Canada between the years 1798 and 1979 with images89,235 recordsSearch collection now

France, Coutances and Avranches Diocese, Catholic Parish Baptisms
An index of Catholic parish registers of baptism from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Coutances in France, between 1691 and 1894 with images858,566 recordsSearch collection now

France, Coutances and Avranches Diocese, Catholic Parish Burials
An index of Catholic parish registers of burial from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Coutances, France between the years 1692 and 1892 with images515,666 recordsSearch collection now

France, Protestant Church Baptism
An index of Protestant Church baptism records from different parishes in France between the years 1561 and 1894 with images257,104 recordsSearch collection now

France, Protestant Church Deaths
An index of Protestant Church records of death from France between the years 1561 and 1890 with images49,841 recordsSearch collection now

Italy, Naples, Monte di Procida, Civil Registration Of Births
An index of civil birth registrations from the municipality of Monte di Procida, Naples, Italy between the years 1817 and 191030,241 recordsSearch collection now

Norway, Emigration Registers, 1867-1973
An index of emigration registers in Norway from 1867 and 1973 with images1,011,423 recordsSearch collection now

Portugal, Portalegre, Catholic Church Baptisms
An index of Catholic Church records from the Portalegre district of Portugal between the years 1866 and 191128,903 recordsSearch collection now

Portugal, Porto, Catholic Church Deaths
An index of Catholic Church death records from the District Archive of Porto, Portugal, between the years 1556 and 1995149,282 recordsSearch collection now

Spain, Asturias, Municipal Births Records
An index of birth records from municipal archives in the Principality of Asturias, Spain between the years 1470 and 1897 with images92,127 recordsSearch collection now

Spain, Asturias, Municipal Death Records
An index of death records from municipal archives in the Principality of Asturias, Spain between the years 1841 and 1968 with images43,857 recordsSearch collection now

Sub-Carpathia, Jewish Death Records
An index of Jewish death records from parts of the former Hungarian counties of Bereg, Máramaros, Ugocsa and Ung, now part of Ukraine65,138 recordsSearch collection now

1950 United States Federal Census Update

The 1950 census was conducted across the continental United States and its territories during April and May 1950. For all individuals, it includes names, ages, residence addresses, relationships, households, gender, birthplace, marital status, and other facts. All of the records include images and are free to access, view, and save. 

This month we added 6 million historical records to the 1950 census collection from Utah, Minnesota, Arizona, Idaho, and Oregon. The searchable index currently contains all records from Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Delaware, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oregon, Panama Canal Zone, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Wyoming, Indian Reservation Schedules, and the four overseas islands of Canton, Johnston, Midway, and Wake.

In the weeks and months ahead, MyHeritage will continue to publish high-quality manually curated indexes state-by-state until the 1950 U.S. Census index is complete. 

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Arlington National Cemetery

This collection contains headstones from Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia in the United States, near Washington, D.C. The cemetery contains graves and mausoleums of American veterans and some of their family members. Records contain the full name of the deceased, his or her date of birth, date of death, date of interment, branch of service, and military rank. Information about the grave may also be included, such as section, grave, court, column, and niche numbers.

Arlington National Cemetery was established on May 13, 1864 during the American Civil War. The cemetery consists of 70 sections, including specific sections dedicated to those killed during the War on Terror, military nurses, Confederate soldiers, formerly enslaved people, and other groups. Particularly from the 20th century onward, headstones often feature a religious symbol at the top, such as a Latin cross or a Star of David. The records in this collection were provided by Arlington National Cemetery.

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Belgium, Births and Baptisms

This collection of one million records contains birth and baptism records from Belgium from 1524 onward. Records include the name of the child, date and place of birth, date and place of baptism, and the names of the parents as well as their birth information. For children who died at a young age, the date of death may also be available.

Some records may include the names of the child’s grandparents.

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Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration Of Deaths

This collection contains an index of death records and images from the Belgian National Archives in the Brabant province of Belgium, between the years 1582 and 1897. Records include the name of the deceased, date and place of birth, date and place of death, names of the parents and the name of the spouse.

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Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration Of Births

This collection contains an index of civil birth registrations and images from the Belgian National Archives in the Hainaut province of Belgium, between the years 1600 and 1913. Records include the name of the child, date and place of birth or baptism, and the names of the parents.

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Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration of Deaths

This collection contains an index of civil death registrations and images from the Belgian National Archives in the Hainaut province of Belgium, between the years 1780 and 1900. Records include the name of the deceased, date and place of birth, date and place of death, names of the parents, and the name of the spouse.

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Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration of Deaths

This collection contains an index of civil death registrations and images from the Belgium National Archives in the Liège province of Belgium, between the years 1796 and 1901. Records include the name of the deceased, date and place of birth, date and place of death, names of the parents, and name of the spouse of the deceased.

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Belgium, Limburg, Civil Registration of Deaths

This collection contains records of civil death registrations from the Belgian National Archives in the Limburg province of Belgium, between the years 1787 and 1915. Records include the name of the deceased, year and place of birth, date and place of death, names of the parents and spouse.

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Canada, Montréal Jewish Synagogue Vital Records

This collection contains a set of birth, marriage, and death records from Jewish synagogues in Montréal, Québec in Canada, between the years 1828 and 2007. Birth records may contain the full name of the child, the full names of the father and mother, and the birthplace and date of birth of the child. Marriage records may contain the full names of the bride and groom, their ages, the names of their parents, and the place and date of the marriage. Finally, death records may contain the full name of the deceased, age at death, the place and date of the death, and the full names of the spouse, father, and mother.

A select number of records is also available from cities near Montréal, such as Quebec City, Sherbrooke, Lachine, and La Macaza. An approximate breakdown of the type of records in this collection is as follows: 56% births, 33% marriages, and 11% deaths.

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Canada, Quebec, Catholic Parish Baptisms

This collection contains an index of Catholic parish baptism registers and images from the Quebec province of Canada between the years 1783 and 1876. Records include the name of the child, date of birth, date and place of baptism, and the names of the parents.

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Canada, Quebec, Catholic Parish Burials

This collection contains an index of Catholic parish death registers and images from the Quebec province of Canada between the years 1798 and 1979. Records include the name of the deceased, year of birth, date and place of burial, name of the father, and name of the spouse.

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France, Coutances and Avranches Diocese, Catholic Parish Baptisms

This collection contains an index of Catholic parish baptism registers and images from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Coutances in France, between 1691 and 1894. Records include the name of the child, year of birth, date and place of baptism, and the names of the parents.

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France, Coutances and Avranches Diocese, Catholic Parish Burials 

This collection contains an index of Catholic parish burial registers and images from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Coutances, France between the years 1692 and 1892. Records include the name of the deceased, date and place of burial, the parent’s names, and the spouse’s name.

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France, Protestant Church Baptism

This collection contains Protestant Church baptism records from different parishes in France between the years 1561 and 1894. Records include the name of the child, date and place of baptism, and the names of the parents.

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France, Protestant Church Deaths

This collection contains an index of Protestant Church death records and images from France between the years 1561 and 1890. Records include the name of the deceased, date and place of death, and names of the parents and spouse.

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Italy, Naples, Monte di Procida, Civil Registration Of Births 

This collection contains an index of civil birth registration records from the municipality of Monte di Procida, Naples, Italy between the years 1817 and 1910. Records contain the name of the child, date and place of birth, and names of the parents.

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Norway, Emigration Registers, 1867–1973

This collection of one million records and images was created between 1867 and 1973 by local police departments tasked with assisting emigrants leaving Norway for foreign ports. In these records, for each emigrant, you will find his or her name, gender, departure date or year, last known residence, and other informational items depending on the time period including the emigrant’s birth date, marital status, declared destination, birth place, and ship or shipping line that were to transport them from Norway. Read more about this collection in MyHeritage Adds One Million Emigration Records from Norway.

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Portugal, Portalegre, Catholic Church Baptisms

This collection contains Catholic Church baptism records from the Portalegre district of Portugal between the years 1866 and 1911. Records include the name of the child, year of birth, date and place of baptism, and the names of the parents.

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Portugal, Porto, Catholic Church Deaths

This collection contains an index of Catholic Church death records from the District Archive of Porto, Portugal, between the years 1556 and 1995. Most records were created by parishes in the district of Porto, and some were created in the district of Viana de Castelo. Records include the name of the deceased, year of birth, date and place of death, names of the parents, and name of the spouse of the deceased.

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Spain, Asturias, Municipal Births Records

This collection contains an index of birth records and images from municipal archives in the Principality of Asturias, Spain between the years 1470 and 1897. Records include the name of the child, date and place of birth, and the names of the parents.

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Spain, Asturias, Municipal Death Records

This collection contains an index of death records and images from municipal archives in the Principality of Asturias, Spain between the years 1841 and 1968. Records include the name of the deceased, year of birth, date and place of death, names of the parents and the name of the spouse.

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Sub-Carpathia, Jewish Death Records

This collection from JewishGen contains Jewish death records from parts of the former Hungarian counties of Bereg, Máramaros, Ugocsa, and Ung, which are now located in Zakarpats’ka oblast of southwestern Ukraine. Records contain the name of the deceased, year and place of birth, date and place of death, names of the parents, and the name of the spouse.

Records from 1895 through the end of 1906 may contain more information such as the father’s occupation and additional comments. Many children do not have the father’s name listed, because it was quite common for parents not to be legally married due to marriage quotas imposed on the Jewish population. In this collection married women who died were recorded with either their married surname or their maiden surname.

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Examples

The Arlington National Cemetery collection contains the headstone image of John Basilone, who received both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross for his heroism in the Battle of Iwo Jima. The index contains his birth date, November 4, 1916; his death date, February 19, 1945; and his burial date, April 20, 1948. The record states he served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Gunnery Sergeant, and gives information about how to find his grave: section 12, grave 384. The collection also includes the image of his headstone. 

Cemetery record of John Basilone [Credit: MyHeritage Arlington National Cemetery Collection]

Headstone of John Basilone [Credit: MyHeritage Arlington National Cemetery Collection]

The Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration of Deaths collection includes the death record of Noël Joseph Auguste Delfosse, Belgium liberal political leader and industrialist. The record contains his date of birth, March 9, 1801; date of death, February 22, 1858; his place of birth and death, both Liège, Liège, Belgium; his father and mother’s names, Noël Joseph Delfosse and Marie Ida Bury; and his wife’s name, Marie Françoise Héloïse Vaust. 

Death record of Noël Joseph Auguste Delfosse [Credit: MyHeritage Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration of Deaths]

Image of death record of Noël Joseph Auguste Delfosse [Credit: MyHeritage Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration of Deaths]

Summary

Our team continues to accelerate the pace of historical record collection publication, and is proud to publish these 22 new collections from around the world. It is our hope that these collections continue to help our users break through brick walls in their family history research.

Searching the new collections on MyHeritage is free. To view the records or to save records to your family tree, you’ll need a Data or Complete plan.

If you have a family tree on MyHeritage, our Record Matching technologies will notify you automatically if records from these collections match your relatives. You’ll then be able to review the record and decide if you’d like to add the new information to your tree.

Enjoy the new collections!

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