Over 5 million US records, plus Plymouth prison records for England - new to FamilySearch


19 May 2020
Explore millions of historic US obituaries plus almost a century of records for Plymouth Prison with new records on FamilySearch this week.

Plymouth Prison records, 1821-1919

Over 13,000 new indexed records have been created, The prison housed both male and female prisoners for a range of offences including desertion from prison, embezzlement, sodomy, drunkenness, murder and prostitution.

This index is published in cooperation with FindMyPast. Explore the records here.

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Genealogy Bank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, US, 1815-2011

Index and images of obituaries from thousands of newspapers throughout the United States. Records and images are being published as they become available. This collection is created in partnership with Genealogy Bank and can be accessed here.

New York Land Records, 1630-1975

Land and property records from the New York Land Office and county courthouses. The records include land grants, patents, deeds, and mortgages. Find out more here.

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