Looking Ahead: More New Jersey Newspapers Going Online

In the first weeks of October GenealogyBank will be adding more back issues of New Jersey newspapers, with four titles from these three “Garden State” cities: Camden, New Brunswick and Newark. The date range for these NJ additions is 1822-1874. These NJ newspapers are just a handful of the millions of records that GenealogyBank... (Read More)

Remembering Andy Williams: Died Tuesday at 84

Andy Williams, platinum-selling musical artist renowned for his smooth voice and classics such as “Moon River,” died Sept. 25, 2012, at 84 years old. Find old newspaper articles and recent news about famous American singer and entertainer Andy Williams in GenealogyBank’s online archives. Read the latest news about Andy Williams’s recent death in our... (Read More)

Mexican-American War Soldier Records & Military Casualty Lists

If your ancestors fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-48), then old newspapers are a great way to find records about them. Especially helpful are the troop and casualty lists many newspapers published during the war that can be found in our historical archives. Newspapers routinely reported on our soldiers, as in this article from... (Read More)

Oliver Cromwell: An African American Revolutionary War Hero

Oliver Cromwell was no ordinary soldier of the American Revolution. This military hero’s discharge was signed by General George Washington “stating that he was entitled to wear the badges of honor by reason of his honorable services.” Cromwell’s story first appeared in a newspaper interview conducted when he was 100 years old by a... (Read More)