Remembering Sgt. Baller

There is a nice story in today’s Wall Street Journal: A Final Farewell to Arms: Remains of vets left at funeral homes to be buried. It is about a group of volunteer veterans that are giving the final salute to veterans – whose cremains have been left and long forgotten at funeral homes across... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds 1,800+ Newspapers

This has been a landmark month for GenealogyBank. It has added more content for over 1,800 newspapers – including more than 100 new newspaper titles not previously in GenealogyBank. That’s over 17.6 million articles – including obituaries, marriage announcements and more. New content was added for all 50 States. And we’re not done yet!... (Read More)

More newspapers go online

GenealogyBank keeps on growing. Try it again – now! Cambrian, The (Cambria, CA)Obituaries: 12/20/2001 – CurrentDeath Notices: 05/10/2001 – Current Manteca Bulletin, The (Manteca, CA)Obituaries: 11/19/2009 – CurrentDeath Notices: 10/02/2009 – CurrentGalva News (Galva, IL)Obituaries: 12/30/2009 – CurrentDeath Notices: 10/03/2009 – CurrentOgle County Newspapers (Oregon, IL)Obituaries: 12/17/2009 – Current Death Notices: 10/02/2009 – CurrentSpokesman,... (Read More)

Breaking News: Ireland 1901 Census Going Online

Breaking News The National Archives of Ireland has announced that they will be putting the complete Irish 1901 Census online. It is expected to go live within the next two weeks. The National Archives of Ireland already has the Ireland 1911 census online. The census gives the name of each person in the household,... (Read More)

Newspapers are crucial to documenting your family history

Genealogists rely on multiple sources to document a family tree. One source does not give all of the facts – so researchers must look at multiple family history records to gather the details for each family. For example – James Edwin Ayres (1817-1893) and his wife Ann (Ford) Ayres (1817-1901) are listed in the... (Read More)