How Do I Find an Obituary in Newsday?

Simple: use GenealogyBank’s database of newspaper obituaries and follow these steps: Let’s say you are looking for the obituary of Elayne Singer who died in 2004. Go to the obituary backfile at GenealogyBank.com In the search box – type her name: Elayne Singer Look just below the “Begin Search” button and click on Advanced... (Read More)

GenealogyBank.com adds newspapers from 10 States

GenealogyBank.com added more newspapers from 10 States this morning. These papers are live on GenealogyBank right now. Click here to see the list of the other 3,500 newspapers on GenealogyBankDelawareDover. Delaware State News. 5/13//2008 to TodayHawaiiHilo. Hawaii Tribune Herald. 5/30/2008 to TodayIowaBettendorf. Bettendorf News. 2/5/2004 to TodayDavenport. Quad City Business Journal. 3/1/2004 to TodayIllinoisRock... (Read More)

GenealogyBank.com adding 56 more New York historical newspapers

Great news – GenealogyBank.com is adding 56 more New York historical newspapers. GenealogyBank already contains over 330 NY newspapers – part of the more than 3,500 local newspapers from across the country that are online in GenealogyBank. Wow – climbing your family tree has never been easier. (Photo courtesy: Library of Congress Prints and... (Read More)

Even more Genealogy Blogs …

Earlier this week I wrote: A genealogy blog? What’s that? I told you about key genealogy blogs that you read daily. But wait, there’s more. Here are even more genealogy blog sites that are must reading: Tracing the Tribe: The Jewish Genealogy Blog – knowledgeable blogger Schelly Talalay Dardashti has one foot planted in... (Read More)

Pennsylvania historical newspapers in GenealogyBank.com pipeline

GenealogyBank is pleased to give you a sneak peek at the Pennsylvania historical newspapers in the pipeline for the months ahead. (Photo courtesy: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC – LC-USW33- 000139-ZE [P&P]. This list includes new titles as well as expanded coverage for existing titles. PENNSYLVANIAErie, PA. Erie Observer. 1833... (Read More)

A genealogy blog? What’s that?

A “blog” is one of those made up words coined by the Internet. Click here to see the Wikipedia definition. Think of a genealogy blog as a telegram service keeping you up to date on all possible aspects of genealogy. These could be brief postcard size updates on what the writer has been researching;... (Read More)

Arkansas & Maine Newspapers Being Added to GenealogyBank.com

To get the word out about which historical newspapers we’ll be adding in the months ahead – here is today’s list of newspapers for Arkansas and Maine. I will research and post another two States tomorrow. (Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine, 1874-1940. Courtesy: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC – Digital... (Read More)