Genealogists who make a difference: Doris Cozart

Genealogists who make a difference Doris Cozart, of Chillicothe, Texas has spent the past 40 years in genealogy – as a publisher, author and researcher. Active in multiple genealogical societies she is quick to help others find the information they are looking for. Times Record News (Wichita Falls, TX – 21 June 2009). She... (Read More)

History of Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day …..You can read about how Father’s Day came to be in this clipping from the Dallas Morning News – 13 Jun 1963.Whether you are searching for your ancestor’s in today’s newspaper or the last century you will depend on GenealogyBank to get the job done. Over 3,800 newspapers, all 50 States,... (Read More)

William Montgomery Clemens (1860-1931)

Genealogists who made a difference William Montgomery Clemens (1860-1931) was a prolific genealogist and writer. Nephew to the more famous Samuel Clemens (1835-1910) – he was also a newspaper man and author. William M. Clemens started writing for the Pittsburgh Leader in 1879 and continued his research & writing for more than five decades.... (Read More)

How do I find articles on Blacks in GenealogyBank?

I received an interesting question this morning. How do I find articles on Blacks in GenealogyBank? I have read thousands of articles on Blacks in the old newspapers, books and documents. But, what would be the best search strategies to focus on just those articles? It would be to look for specific names and... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds more Army, Navy, Air Force Registers

GenealogyBank has added the 1970 military registers for the Army, Air Force, Navy & Marine Corps. US Army Register – 1970U.S. Army Register. Volume I. Regular Army active list. 1 January 1970. U.S. Army Register. Volume II. Army, NGUS, USAR, and other active lists. 1 January 1970. U.S. Army Register. Volume III. Retired lists.... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds newspapers from 4 States

GenealogyBank.com announced today it has added more newspapers for Louisiana, Minnesota, North Carolina and Tennessee. Beauregard Daily News (De Ridder, LA) Obituaries: 07/01/2008 – Current Leesville Daily Leader (Leesville, LA) Obituaries: 07/02/2008 – Current Crookston Daily Times (Crookston, MN)Obituaries: 10/20/2008 – Current News-Topic (Lenoir, NC)Obituaries: 01/01/2009 – CurrentNews-Herald (Lenoir City, TN)Obituaries: 09/27/1999 – Current... (Read More)

"I sank the Bismarck"

The London Daily Telegraph (9 June 2009) is reporting that it was John Moffat, an RAF pilot, who dropped the torpedo that led to the sinking of the Bismarck on May 28, 1941. (Click here to read the entire article Dallas Morning News 31 May 1941). The sinking of the Bismarck is a powerful... (Read More)

National Archives Celebrates 75th Anniversary this Friday!

National Archives Celebrates 75th Anniversary on Friday, June 19th.Susan Logue (Voice of America) distributed this commentary on the 75th Anniversary of the National Archives. Before the National Archives was founded, many governmental records were kept in poor conditions. On June 19, 1934, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the legislation creating the National Archives. “There... (Read More)