George Washington gave his farewell address September 17, 1796. The war had just ended only 13 years before. He had led the nation’s forces in the war and brought the nation together once the country was formed in 1786... (Read More)

Joshua Hempstead (1678-1758) – I was blind but now I see.

New London Historical Society (CT) is doing a terrific job serializing Joshua Hempstead’s diary on their site. Styled the Joshua Hempstead Blog – each entry of his diary captures the details of life in Colonial Connecticut. Hempstead’s diary entries are dated from September 8, 1711 through November 3, 1758. He died 22 December 1758.... (Read More)

Two more newspapers added to GenealogyBank

GenealogyBank adds more newspapers. Gainesville, FloridaGainesville Sun, The (Gainesville, FL) Obituaries: 03/19/1995 – Current Death Notices: 02/18/1995 – 08/31/2008 Newport, VermontNewport Daily Express, The (Newport, VT) Obituaries: 07/24/2008 – Current Death Notices: 07/25/2008 – Current.. (Read More)

Newspapers from 23 states go online!

GenealogyBank added and expanded 32 newspapers from 23 states. 16 new titles. Click and search them right now. California Benecia. California Gazette*. 1 issue. 1851-07-12 ColoradoDenver. Denver Mirror* 33 issues. 1874-06-28 to 1875-05-30 ConnecticutBristol. Bristol Press*. 2007-12-28 to PresentManchester. Journal Inquirer*. 2004-03-08 to PresentMiddletown. Constitution. 20 issues. 1856-12-31 to 1857-12-02New London. New London Daily... (Read More)