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New Slovakian records added to FamilySearch

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 15 2012 5:21 p.m. MDT

With more than a million Slovakian records that have been recently added, the online Slovakian record collection has now grown to more than 5 million searchable records, according to a news release from FamilySearch.  (FamilySearch Facebook) With more than a million Slovakian records that have been recently added, the online Slovakian record collection has now grown to more than 5 million searchable records, according to a news release from FamilySearch. (FamilySearch Facebook)

SALT LAKE CITY — With more than a million Slovakian records that have been recently added, the online Slovakian record collection has now grown to more than 5 million searchable records, according to a news release from FamilySearch.

The records are from the "Slovakia, Church and Synagogue Books, 1592-1910" and more than 15,800 images were added to the same collection.

Other indexed records and/or images were added for South Africa, Canada, Poland, Portugal and the United States.

Indexing includes transcribing information from digital copies of handwritten records to make them easily searchable online. To volunteer to index or to search these free records collections, see www.familysearch.org.

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