March Update: GenealogyBank Just Added New Content from 35 Titles!

Every day, GenealogyBank is working hard to digitize more newspapers and obituaries, expanding our collection to give you the largest newspaper archives for family history research available online. We just completed adding new content from 35 newspaper titles, vastly increasing our content coverage from coast to coast!

Here are some of the details about our most recent U.S. newspaper additions:

  • A total of 35 titles from 21 states
  • 24 of these titles are newspapers added to GenealogyBank for the first time
  • We’ve shown the newspaper issue date ranges in the list below so that you can determine if the newly added content is relevant to your personal genealogy research

To see our newspaper archives’ complete title list of more than 7,000 newspapers, click here.

Here is the complete title list of the content newly added in March.

State City Title Years of Coverage Issues Added Collection
Alaska Juneau Capital City Weekly New! 03/02/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Arkansas Jasper Newton County Times New! 08/19/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Arkansas Harrison Harrison Daily Times New! 06/19/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
California Solvang Santa Ynez Valley News New! 09/09/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Colorado Steamboat Springs Steamboat Today New! 04/13/2000 – Current Recent Obituaries
Colorado Aspen Aspen Times New! 02/08/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Georgia Columbus Columbus Daily Enquirer 12/14/1945 – 05/31/1957 3945 Newspaper Archives
Georgia Brunswick Brunswick News 04/01/1970 – 07/31/1973 967 Newspaper Archives
Georgia Martinez Columbia County News-Times New! 10/24/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Idaho Lewiston Teller New! 04/14/1892 – 08/01/1895 141 Newspaper Archives
Idaho Lewiston Weekly Tribune New! 10/09/1897 – 12/30/1898 22 Newspaper Archives
Illinois Rockford Rockford Republic 11/29/1897 – 11/29/1897 1 Newspaper Archives
Kansas Wichita Wichita Eagle 09/01/1973 – 12/31/1977 1385 Newspaper Archives
Kentucky Covington Kentucky Post 11/27/1903 – 06/30/1943 4427 Newspaper Archives
Louisiana Baton Rouge Advocate 06/01/2017 – 09/30/2017 122 Newspaper Archives
Louisiana New Orleans Times-Picayune 01/16/1989 – 05/31/1990 500 Newspaper Archives
Missouri Stockton Cedar County Republican & Stockton Journal New! 06/06/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Missouri Marshfield Marshfield Mail New! 06/21/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Montana Great Falls Prairie Star New! 01/29/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
New Jersey Willingboro, Burlington Burlington County Times: Web Edition Articles New! 12/27/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
New York Auburn West Onondaga County Journal New! 04/11/2012 – 04/26/2017 Recent Obituaries
Oregon McMinnville News-Register New! 01/02/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Oregon Reedsport Umpqua Post New! 03/01/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Oregon Philomath Philomath Express New! 02/24/2015 – Current Recent Obituaries
Rhode Island Narragansett, South Kingstown, North Kingstown Independent New! 07/16/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Rhode Island Newport Newport Daily News New! 05/14/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
South Carolina North Augusta North Augusta Today New! 05/08/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
South Carolina North Augusta Star New! 01/18/2017 – Current Recent Obituaries
Texas Beaumont Beaumont Enterprise 08/08/1920 – 08/15/1920 8 Newspaper Archives
Texas Beaumont Beaumont Journal 08/08/1920 – 12/31/1959 6535 Newspaper Archives
Texas Corpus Christi Corpus Christi Times New! 01/01/1921 – 09/30/1935 3652 Newspaper Archives
Vermont Burlington Seven Days New! 01/25/2013 – Current Recent Obituaries
Washington Bellingham Bellingham Herald 03/01/1976 – 12/31/1999 7490 Newspaper Archives
Washington Olympia Morning Olympian 06/01/1952 – 05/30/1975 7158 Newspaper Archives
Wyoming Casper Wyoming Energy Journal New! 08/16/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries

Genealogy Tip: One of the ways to take advantage of the fact that GenealogyBank is always adding new content is to use a feature on the newspapers’ search results page that lets you search just on the content added since a certain time. With this feature, found along the left-hand side of the search results page, you can search only on the newest content – even newspaper articles GenealogyBank added within the past week!

A screenshot of GenealogyBank’s search results page showing the feature allowing you to search only on newly-added content

GenealogyBank adds new content to its Historical Newspaper Archives constantly, so keep searching. And good luck with your family history research!

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2 thoughts on “March Update: GenealogyBank Just Added New Content from 35 Titles!

  1. Thanks for the continual updates of new online newspaper sources. I am a subscriber to both and Each seems to specialize in different papers and I have found a lot of genealogy in both, especially in the Midwest. But neither site has much in the Upstate NY cities along the Mohawk River and virtually no historical information for Amsterdam, NY. While no longer a destination of interest, Amsterdam was once a huge manufacturing and transportation hub in the late 1800s through the mid 1900s. It attracted scores of immigrants and others looking for work. Located on the Mohawk River, manufacturing included a huge carpet mill, grist mills, clothing manufacturing, cigar making, horse and buggy companies, and on and on. It was on the old Mohawk Turnpike, and also had the Erie Canal and railroads to transport goods. At one point Amsterdam became the 7th largest city in New York state and was home to more millionaires than anywhere else in NY. And a lot of the descendants of those folks are now trying to piece together their family trees!

    In 1889, I once traveled to Amsterdam, NY, and spent 2 days doing research at the current newspaper office of The Recorder. Its predecessors were The Amsterdam Daily Democrat and the Amsterdam Evening Recorder and they have almost everything from both publications on microfilm. I hope you will consider acquiring these for digital publication on GenealogyBank. While I found and copied incredible articles, obituaries and family lore on that trip, I now live in California and will probably never be able to get back to research new relatives I have discovered since then. Not only would I be happy, but I believe it could open up a lot of new subscribers for you. I constantly hear that there is virtually no online resource for genealogy in this area.

    Thanks for any consideration, Karen

  2. Karen- Thank you for your Post. We appreciate you letting us know what information would be helpful in your research. Your feedback is very important to us. I have submitted your request to our content acquisition department. Though I am not able to provide a timeline or guarantee that the papers you requested will be added, we are constantly expanding our collection to assist our members with their research needs. Please feel free to check back with us in the future.

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