World Vital Records was founded in 2006 to provide simple and affordable access to more than 4.2 billion names in family history record collections worldwide, including: Over 158 million digitized images, including US and UK Censuses Over 300 million names from birth, marriage and death records Over 75 million names from military records Over 100 million pages of newspapers, 1739 to present One of world's largest historical map collections with 1.5 million maps More than 8,000 high school, college and military yearbooks More than 30 million tombstone photos work