New Collections for Arizona, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi and Missouri

by Amy Johnson Crow

Posted on July 9, 2013

Finding ancestors in Arizona, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi and Missouri just got easier! recently added nine new vital records collections for these states. If you have ancestors from there, you will definitely want to check out these 3.5 million records.

Highlights Include:

Missouri, Early Death Records covers 1834 to 1910. This collection from the Missouri State Archives varies by record, but could include the name of the deceased, gender, race, birth date, age, date and place of death, parents' names, spouse's name, and spouse's birth date or age. More information may be available on the digital image, which is provided when available.

Missouri, Early Birth Records covers 1851-1910. This second collection from the Missouri State archives includes the digital image when available.

Louisiana, Early Marriage Index covers various Louisiana parishes from 1718-1925. Information includes the names of the bride and groom, marriage date, and the location of the marriage.

There are three collections that are specific to New Orleans. Louisiana, New Orleans, Death Index covers 1804-1949. Louisiana, New Orleans, Birth Index covers 1790-1899, and Louisiana, New Orleans, Marriage Index covers 1831-1920.

Full List of Recently-added U.S. Vital Records:

  • Arizona, Marriage Records, 1864-1982
  • Louisiana, Early Marriage Index, 1718-1925
  • Louisiana, New Orleans, Birth Index, 1790-1899
  • Louisiana, New Orleans, Death Index, 1804-1949
  • Louisiana, New Orleans, Marriage Index, 1831-1920
  • Maryland, Birth and Christening Index, 1662-1911
  • Mississippi, Early Marriage Index, 1800-1825
  • Missouri, Early Birth Records, 1851-1910
  • Missouri, Early Death Records, 1834-1910 members have access to more than 2.5 billion records. The Collections page lists the latest additions. You can also stay up-to-date by watching this blog, following us on Twitter (@Archivescom) or liking us on Facebook.

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