- is there a list of online record updates?

Russ Maurer

Does have and update a list of record sets for which it has posted images? I just discovered, by accident, that a record set I am interested in was supplemented sometime recently. It would be nice not to have to depend on accidents for such discoveries.

Russ Maurer

Barbara Ellman

Familysearch posts the collections updated weekly on their website.  Here's the link for this week's update

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Barbara Ellman
Secaucus NJ USA
ELLMAN, COIRA, MAIDMAN - Minkovtsy, Ukraine
KAGLE, FASS - Ulanow, Poland

Sally Bruckheimer

Russ, anybody can make a note of correction to documents of FamilySearch.

Dahn Cukier

The ability to make corrections is the best feature of
FamilySearch. I have
yet found indexed data that is over 90% correct,
and usually much less.


When you start to read readin,
how do you know the fellow that
wrote the readin,
wrote the readin right?

Festus Hagen
Long Branch Saloon
Dodge City, Kansas

On Sunday, January 26, 2020, 4:50:09 AM GMT+2, Sally Bruckheimer via Groups.Jewishgen.Org <> wrote:

Russ, anybody can make a note of correction to documents of FamilySearch.

Russ Maurer

Sorry if my post was ambiguous - by "supplemented" I was referring to additional records added to an existing record set, not edits to existing records (although I appreciate learning about the latter). Thanks to Barbara Ellman for the link that I needed. Using the news search option, I searched for any updates to Lithuania records in the last 10 years. The search came up empty. I'm puzzled how that can be, as I know for a fact that Lithuania records have been added within that period. Anyone have any ideas how I can find the Lithuania updates?

Russ Maurer


Both FamilySearch and Ancestry have catalogs that allow users to view new and updated collections. This feature only includes official updates and does not reflect if a user has edited/amended a record. "Historical Record Collections": "Card Catalog":

For both of the above catalogs, you can sort by date added/updated to view additions/changes.

FamilySearch has a watch feature that can alert you when another user contributes to one of your watched records. The FAQ for this feature is below:

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