May Addition: GenealogyBank Just Added New Content from 33 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 33 newspaper titles, 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 30 titles from 24 states, plus 1 paper from the District of Columbia and 2 national titles
  • The emphasis this time has been a wealth of obituaries added to our archives.
  • 27 of the 33 titles added this month 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

Here is a list of the May additions. To see our newspaper archives’ entire title list of more than 13,000 newspapers, click here.

State City Title Years of Coverage Collection
AlabamaBirminghamAge-Herald08/01/1897 – 05/20/1902Newspaper Archives
AlaskaFairbanksSun Star, The: University of Alaska – Fairbanks New!11/08/2011 – 12/08/2014Obituaries
CaliforniaMarysvilleProspector, The: Yuba College New!09/21/2012 – 09/21/2012Obituaries
CaliforniaWalnutSan Gabriel Valley Neighborhood News New!08/01/2007 – 08/01/2008Obituaries
ColoradoBoulderDirt New!10/05/2004 – 12/09/2005Obituaries
District Of ColumbiaWashington (DC)Beacon New!09/01/2006 – 11/01/2007Obituaries
FloridaSarasotaSarasota Herald-Tribune: Web Edition Articles New!01/02/2017 – CurrentObituaries
FloridaSt. PetersburgTampa Bay Times: Web Edition Articles New!01/02/2019 – CurrentObituaries
FloridaBradentonBradenton Observer New!12/15/2006 – 12/15/2006Obituaries
GeorgiaAtlantaNet News New!09/01/2010 – CurrentObituaries
IdahoNezperceNezperce herald04/19/1901 – 12/24/1924Newspaper Archives
IllinoisChicagoCook County Record New!03/03/2020 – CurrentObituaries
IllinoisPrincetonIllinois Valley Living New!05/14/2007 – CurrentObituaries
IowaCarrollCarroll Times Herald New!09/17/2019 – CurrentObituaries
MarylandSalisburyFlyer, The: Salisbury University New!09/20/2011 – 04/04/2015Obituaries
MichiganFlintFlint Journal01/03/1898 – 12/31/1922Newspaper Archives
MichiganWhitmore LakeCourant New!09/01/2015 – 08/01/2019Obituaries
MissouriFlorissantIndependent News New!12/20/2007 – CurrentObituaries
NationalNationalCityLab New!03/02/2012 – 11/15/2019Obituaries
NationalNationalGlobalPost [PRI] New!01/06/2014 – 08/04/2015Obituaries
New JerseyNewarkNewark Star-Ledger08/01/1945 – 01/01/1990Newspaper Archives
New JerseyPassaic CountyPassaic County Daily Voice New!09/03/2015 – CurrentObituaries
New YorkBrooklynBKLYNER New!12/14/2016 – CurrentObituaries
North CarolinaBooneWatauga Democrat08/22/1888 – 12/27/1934Newspaper Archives
OklahomaOklahoma CityJournal Record Legislative Report New!09/22/2003 – CurrentObituaries
OregonPortlandOregonian02/04/1861 – 12/31/1987Newspaper Archives
PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Magazine New!01/01/2006 – CurrentObituaries
South CarolinaBlufftonIsland Today New!07/05/2007 – 10/17/2008Obituaries
TennesseeNashvilleTennessee Tribune New!01/01/2009 – CurrentObituaries
TexasSan AntonioSan Antonio Current New!04/20/2011 – 03/14/2012Obituaries
UtahSalt Lake CityFOX – 13 KSTU New!01/19/2012 – CurrentObituaries
VirginiaHarrisonburgRocktown Weekly New!01/17/2008 – 01/17/2008Obituaries
WashingtonSeattle, TacomaCBS – 7 KIRO: Web Edition Articles New!05/08/2013 – CurrentObituaries

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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