What is upcoming for Tennessee?

I was asked tonight: What Tennessee newspapers are being adding next on GenealogyBank?I checked and here are the titles that have been approved and will be added in the months ahead. Knoxville Gazette. Knoxville, TN. 1795 to 1818Clarion and Tennessee Gazette. Nashville, TN. 1821 to 1874Nashville Gazette. Nashville, TN. 1822 to 1826Tennessee Gazette. Nashville,... (Read More)

Tim Russert, 1950 – 2008

On Father’s Day weekend it gives us pause to learn of the passing of Tim Russert. Deeply involved with his family as well as his life’s work he wrote about fathers and about his heritage. His easy manor and gift for telling stories always made us wonder – is there more that we can... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds newspapers from 13 States

GenealogyBank announced today that it has added another 14 newspapers from 13 States to the America’s Obituaries section of GenealogyBank.This brings the modern obituaries to nearly 28 million obituaries & death notices. There are millions more obituaries in the 2,500 newspapers in the Historical Newspaper section and in the Historical Documents section. With data... (Read More)

Philadelphia Marriage Index 1885-1951 Online

Last month we told you about the Philadelphia Death Certificates 1803-1915 going online. This week FamilySearchLabs.org has put up more data. The indexes to Philadelphia Marriages 1885-1951 are now online. Click Here to search them. Genealogists can page through this index to find the date and marriage license certificate number for their ancestor’s marriage.... (Read More)

Happy National Doughnut Day!

My days of eating doughnuts are long gone – but it was 70 years ago that the first Friday in June was designated National Doughnut Day! Captain Hanson Gregory (1831-) of Camden, Maine gets the credit for inventing the modern doughnut – or at least the hole. He was a ship’s cook at age... (Read More)

GenealogyBank Adds 126 More Newspapers

We’ve mobilized the entire crew at GenealogyBank to bring you the historical backfiles of 126 newspapers from 23 States. (Image from Library of Congress, LC-DIG-nclc-03657) It’s a great day for genealogy!Titles from across the country – Gazette-Telegraph (Colorado Springs, CO) 1/4/1873 to 10/31/1913Norwich Aurora (Norwich, CT) 5/15/1839 to 3/10/1876Chicago Times (Chicago, IL) 11/2/1854 to... (Read More)