FamilySearch has recently added more than 1.1 million images from Belgium, Nicaragua, Spain, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 379,887 index records and images from the U.S., North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663–1979, collection, the 301,441 index records and images from the U.S., North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762–1979, collection, and the 125,530 index records from the new United States, National Register of Scientific and Technical Personnel Files, 1954–1970, collection. See the table below for the full list of updates. Search these diverse collections and more than 3.5 billion other records for free at FamilySearch.org.

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Collection Indexed Records Digital Images Comments
Belgium, Namur, Civil Registration, 1800–1912 0 82,434 Added images to an existing collection.
Belgium, Luxembourg, Civil Registration, 1608–1912 0 1,562 Added images to an existing collection.
Nicaragua, Civil Registration, 1809–2011 9,453 0 Added index records to an existing collection.
Spain, Province of Málaga, Municipal Records, 1842-1925 129,626 0 Added index records to an existing collection.
U.S., Iowa, County Marriages, 1838–1934 127,576 0 Added index records to an existing collection.
U.S., North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762–1979 195,858 105,583 Added index records and images to an existing collection.
U.S., North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663–1979 13,916 365,971 Added index records and images to an existing collection.
United States, National Register of Scientific and Technical Personnel Files, 1954–1970 125,530 0 New indexed record collection.

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