North Carolina newspapers 1719-1926, 1988-Today

(Photographer: Marion Post Wolcott. Courtesy, Library of Congress: LC-USF34-52728-D) See what’s cooking in the Wilkins family kitchen … near Tallyho, Granville County, North Carolina … and all the other news recorded in the Tar Heel State’s old newspapers. GenealogyBank.com has North Carolina’s historical newspapers from 1719-1926, 1988-Today. Click here to search all of North... (Read More)

Passenger Lists to America

Newspapers routinely published the list of passengers on board ships bound to and from America. Here are just a few examples of the thousands of passenger lists published in newspapers that can be found in GenealogyBank. Newspapers published not just lists of immigrants coming to America but also regularly published passenger lists of American’s... (Read More)

Minnesota newspapers 1849-1922, 1986-Today online

Minnesota is 151 years old today. Minnesota became the 32nd state on May 11, 1858. The vote wasn’t unanimous – the New York Herald (12 May 1858) reported that the vote was 157 for and 38 against admitting Minnesota into the Union. (Illustration is from GenealogyBank Historical Books; an advertising card by Henry Beard,... (Read More)

Lowell, MA newspaper archive (1830-1879, 2001-Today) live on GenealogyBank

Photo: The confluence of the Concord and the Merrimack Rivers in Lowell, Massachusetts. Photo by Britt Stock, U.S. Geological Survey. (Photo courtesy, USGS.Gov) Lowell, MA newspaper archive (1830-1879, 2001-Today) live on GenealogyBank.com Click here to search all Lowell, Massachusetts newspapers. Click here to search each newspaper by title: Lowell Daily Citizen and News 1856-1879Lowell... (Read More)

Archivists that have recently passed away

These archivists have recently passed away. Sister Veronica Grzelak. (1926-2009)Archivist for Immaculate Heart of Mary Province for ten yearsConnecticut Post (Bridgeport, CT) – May 3, 2009 Nicholson, Harman C.B. (1920-2009)Archivist to the Chief of the Highland Clan MacNicol (Scotland)Atlanta Journal-Constitution (GA) – April 29, 2009 Rehberg, Lois E. (Lawrie). (1923-2009)Bay View Historical Society and... (Read More)

Genealogist Obituaries – genealogists in 10 states pass away

Genealogists in 10 States pass away. IN, KY, LA, NH, NY, TN, TX, UT, VA, VTAllred, LaRue Winn. (1923-2009)Standard-Examiner (Ogden, UT) – May 7, 2009Alloway, Frances Patricia. (1917-2009)Indianapolis Star (IN) – May 7, 2009Baker, Rosaline Tilley. (1930-2009)Dallas Morning News (TX) – May 7, 2009Barnes, Major Arch Dalrymple. (1921-2009)Dallas Morning News (TX) – May 7,... (Read More)