Social Security Death Index Comparison across Genealogy Sites

The Social Security Death Index is available on so many genealogy sites—are they all alike? You might think so—but on looking closer, they aren’t all the same. In fact, there are many differences in the Social Security information they provide, as this article will show. Here’s an important question to ask when comparing various... (Read More)

New Titles Coming to Our U.S. Newspaper Archives Soon!

GenealogyBank adds more content to our online archives daily—including newspaper titles new to our collection. Here is an advance peek at some of the newspapers that will be added to our rapidly growing U.S. newspaper obituaries collection in the weeks ahead, making millions more genealogy records available for your family history research. Our new... (Read More)

Tracing Genealogy with Pennsylvania Death Certificates

Every day we get interesting genealogy questions from our members via our Ask the Genealogist service. The following is a good example: a member asked for help finding information about a great-grandfather. Question: I am looking for more information on my great-grandfather, Edgar Rhue Harner. He was born in Berks Co., PA, in 1860.... (Read More)

Search Irish Genealogy Records Online at GenealogyBank!

GenealogyBank has created a special search page for the Irish American newspapers in our extensive online historical newspaper archives. With this new search page, you can focus your family history research on these eight Irish American newspapers: Exile Irish American Weekly Irish Citizen Irish Nation Irish Voice Irish World Shamrock Western Star Each one... (Read More)

GenealogyBank Adds 22 Million Newspaper Records in March!

Every day, GenealogyBank is working hard to digitize more newspapers and obituaries, expanding our online collection to give you the largest newspaper archives for family history research available anywhere. Here are some details about our most recent additions to our website (we actually added new content to thousands of titles, but the following is... (Read More)