Friday, 2 March 2018

More US Roman Catholic records added to FindmyPast

FindmyPast ( has added the following records:

New York Roman Catholic Parish Records
Search brand new indexes of Sacramental Registers released online for the very first time in partnership with the Archdiocese of New York to uncover details relating to the baptisms and marriages of your New York Catholic ancestors. This landmark release is the latest in a series of substantial updates to Findmypast's exclusive Catholic Heritage Archive, a groundbreaking initiative that aims to digitize the historical records of the Catholic Church in North America, Britain and Ireland for the very first time.

Today's release includes baptism and marriage records covering the boroughs of Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island in New York City, as well as the Counties of Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester. The records date back to 1785, span more than 130 years of the region's history and come from over 230 parishes across the Archdiocese.

Chicago Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms
Were your catholic ancestors baptised in the Archdiocese of Chicago in Illinois? Search over 411,000 Sacramental registers dating from the mid-1800s up to 1925 to uncover the date and location of their baptism, the names of their parents and their residence. Each result will provide a transcript and image of the original baptism register.

Chicago Roman Catholic Parish Marriages
Explore over 153,000 parish marriage records covering the Catholic population of Cook and Lake Counties in north-eastern Illinois.

Chicago Roman Catholic Parish Burials
Search over 37,000 burials spanning from the late 1800s up to 1925 to discover when and where your Catholic ancestors were laid to rest. Images may reveal additional details such as cause of death, residence, place of birth, father's name, mother's name, and the name of the priest who conducted the service.

Chicago Roman Catholic Cemetery Records, 1864-1989
Explore over 1.9 million burial index cards, burial registers, daily burial logs, and registers of cemetery lot owners to find out where your Catholic ancestors were laid to rest.

Baltimore Roman Catholic Parish Registers Browse
In this browse search, you can look through over 54,000 individual baptism, marriage, burial, communion, and confirmation registers from the Archdiocese of Baltimore in their entirety. The registers span the years from 1782 to 1918 and will provide a variety of important biographical details about your ancestor.

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