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Subscription genealogy site Archives.com has
added more than 40 million new digital records and 110 million scanned newspaper pages
dating back to 1753.
The new record collections now available on Archives.com include:
40 million indexed vital records from states including Texas, Florida, Ohio, Minnesota,
Colorado, Iowa, Nevada, and Utah. These represent a 25 percent increase in the site’s
US vital records. Information you’ll get varies by state, but generally includes the
child’s name, sex, birth date and place, and parents’ names.
110 million newspaper pages from Newspaper
Archive, dating back to 1753 and containing billions of indexed names.
300,000 indexed burial records through a partnership with cemetery mapping company Names
In Stone. In the search results, users can view burial information and click the
View Full Record link to see supplementary fields and a cemetery map on NamesInStone.com
(no additional payment or membership required).
Since its July 2009 launch, Archives.com users have spent more than 2 million hours
on the site and performed 50 million searches. Users can search all records, search
by record type (such as marriage) or state, or search by collection name. A subscription
costs $39.95 per year; a seven-day free trial is available.