Handy Quick List: 15 Hartford, Connecticut Newspapers Now Online

GenealogyBank is ever growing – we now have over 15 Hartford, Connecticut newspapers online to help with your ancestry research. That’s a lot of local city papers! Here is the complete list of Hartford, CT newspapers in our historical archives. The recent CT newspaper expansion includes back issues of the Hartford Daily Courant which... (Read More)

Search More than 75 Arkansas Newspapers Online!

GenealogyBank adds new content to its online historical newspaper archives daily. We now have more than 75 online newspapers from Arkansas. That’s a lot of newspaper articles to help with your family history research in “The Natural State.” Our Arkansas archives include both old and recent newspaper titles, dating from the 1800s up to... (Read More)

102-Year-Old Ex-Slave Once Shook Abraham Lincoln’s Hand

I ran across this interesting obituary in an old newspaper today. It ended with this line: “She once shook hands with Abraham Lincoln.” In 1912, or even today, it would be impressive to know someone who shook hands with a President—especially one of the stature of Abraham Lincoln. There were, no doubt, many highlights... (Read More)