Ten key sources for searching Revolutionary War Soldiers 1. Guide to Revolutionary War burial sites The annual reports of the DAR – Daughters of the American Revolution are in GenealogyBank. They were published annually as part of the US Serial Set. Each year the DAR published the details of the soldier’s graves that they... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds 17 newspapers from 10 States

GenealogyBank adds 17 newspapers from 10 States.Arizona, Glendale. Glendale Star. Weekly. 12/13/2002 – CurrentArizona, Glendale. Peoria Times. Weekly. 01/17/2003 – Current Georgia, Atlanta. Atlanta Jewish Times. Weekly. 01/11/2008 – Current Indiana, Goshen. Goshen News. Daily. 11/10/2007 – CurrentIndiana, Lebanon. Reporter. Daily. 06/25/2008 – CurrentIndiana, Shelbyville. Shelbyville News. Daily. 06/02/2009 – Current Kansas, Derby. Derby... (Read More)

I am not finding my great-grandfather, what do I do now?

The steady flow of newspapers, records and documents going online on GenealogyBank gives family historians a lot to search and comb through. These newspapers and documents were published over the past 3 centuries – so sometimes it takes a little detective work to find our ancestors. Here are a few tips:1. First search for... (Read More)

Happy Birthday GenealogyBank!

GenealogyBank is 3 years old today!Wow – and has it grown. GenealogyBank has gone from 1,300 newspapers to over 3,800 newspapers – that’s the equivalent of going from 160 million articles to 346 million articles, documents and reports – GenealogyBank now has more than 130 million obituaries and death records. If you haven’t checked... (Read More)

Vermont attacked during Civil War

19 October 1864 the residents of St. Albans, Vermont were surprised when a band of 20 to 30 Confederate irregular troops attacked the village intent on robbing the bank and setting fire to the village. You can read all about it in the St. Albans Daily Messenger 20 October 1864 “In front and on... (Read More)

More Newspapers Go Online – 41 newspapers, 23 states

GenealogyBank adds and expands 41 newspapers from 23 states. 21 new titles. That’s nearly 14 million articles contained in 8,052 issues! Click and search them right now!! Connecticut. Middletown. American Sentinel. 326 issues. 1823-01-01 to 1833-04-24Connecticut. Middletown. Constitution. 47 issues. 1854-12-13 to 1855-12-05Connecticut. New London. New London Gazette. 160 issues. 1838-01-03 to 1843-03-22Connecticut. Nor... (Read More)