Last month we announced that MyHeritage had added close to 10 million records in May of 2018. The company has now shared that in June they added a further 25.8 new records. Additions have been made to the following collections:
- The Ellis Island & Other Passenger List collection
- The Sweden Household Examination Books collection
Plus, two brand new collections have been created:
- The West Virginia Death Index & Certificates, 1853-1964
- The 1835 Denmark Census collection from the Duchies of Schleswig and Holstein
Curious for more details about what you can expect to see? We’ve got you covered.
The Ellis Island & Other Passenger List collection
MyHeritage Description: List of individuals who arrived at the port of New York from 1820-1957. This update includes crew lists, lists of detained alien passengers, U.S. citizen lists, and lists of aliens held for special inquiry.
New records added: 16,755,003
Total records in collection: 113,439,616
The Sweden Household Examination Books collection
MyHeritage Description: Records contain information about birth dates, marriages, deaths, and changes in residence, etc. The Swedish Household Examination Books serves as the primary source for researching the lives of individuals and families throughout the parishes of Sweden, from the late 1600’s until modern times.
New records added: 3,662,252
Total records in collection: 87,401,340
The West Virginia Death Index & Certificates, 1853-1964
MyHeritage Description: A death index and death certificates filed in West Virginia from 1853-1964. The index includes the name, gender, date of death, age of death, and often other important information. This collection is unique in that it offers high-quality images and scans
Total records in collection: 5,113,473
The 1835 Denmark Census collection from the Duchies of Schleswig and Holstein
MyHeritage Description: The 1835 census of Denmark encompasses just the Duchies of Schleswig and Holstein. Information recorded in the census includes name, residence, age, marital status, and either position in family or occupation. Although these Duchies were part of Denmark in 1835, the records themselves were collected in German — a testament to the complicated history of this region.
Total records in collection: 291,798 records
For full details on the new additions, check out the MyHeritage blog announcement.
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