May Update: GenealogyBank Just Added Millions More Records!

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 millions more U.S. genealogy records, vastly increasing our content coverage from coast to coast!

screenshot of GenealogyBank's homepage announcing newly-added content

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

  • A total of 26 newspaper titles from 14 U.S. states
  • 16 of these titles are newspapers added to GenealogyBank for the first time
  • We’ve shown the newspaper issue date ranges so that you can determine if the newly added content is relevant to your personal genealogy research

To see our newspaper archives’ complete title lists, click here.

State City Title Coverage Added Collection
Arkansas Little Rock Arkansas Gazette 10/25/1912 – 10/18/1991 Newspaper Archives
Arkansas Little Rock Arkansas Democrat 08/01/1947 – 03/31/1988 Newspaper Archives
California Contra Costa County East Bay Times New! 04/05/2016 – Current Recent Obituaries
California Contra Costa County East Bay Times: Web Edition Articles New! 04/05/2016 – Current Recent Obituaries
Colorado Glenwood Springs Post Independent New! 02/13/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Hawaii Hilo Hawaii 24/7 New! 11/30/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Kentucky Lexington Lexington Leader 03/01/1956 – 07/13/1981 Newspaper Archives
Kentucky Lexington Lexington Herald-Leader 08/07/1983 – 08/24/1983 Newspaper Archives
Maine Biddeford, Saco Journal Tribune New! 04/29/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Mississippi Biloxi Daily Herald 09/07/1953 – 09/07/1953 Newspaper Archives
New Jersey Clark Suburban News New! 10/01/2014 – Current Recent Obituaries
North Carolina Winston-Salem Winston-Salem Journal 03/01/1925 – 06/30/1925 Newspaper Archives
Pennsylvania State College Centre Daily Times 01/02/1992 – 10/13/1996 Newspaper Archives
South Carolina Charleston Charleston News and Courier 12/01/1954 – 02/01/1969 Newspaper Archives
South Dakota Rapid City Native Sun News New! 01/07/2015 – Current Recent Obituaries
Washington Olympia Olympia Daily Recorder 10/06/1904 – 12/08/1904 Newspaper Archives
Wisconsin Milwaukee Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel 03/01/1941 – 04/08/1965 Newspaper Archives
Wisconsin Waterloo Courier New! 04/22/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Wisconsin DeForest DeForest Times-Tribune New! 05/28/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Wisconsin Lake Mills Lake Mills Leader New! 11/05/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Wisconsin Lodi Lodi Enterprise New! 06/09/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Wisconsin McFarland McFarland Thistle New! 05/15/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Wisconsin Milton Milton Courier New! 04/30/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Wisconsin Poynette Poynette Press New! 06/11/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Wisconsin Sun Prairie Star New! 03/06/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Wisconsin Waunakee Waunakee Tribune New! 05/19/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries

Genealogy Tip: One of the ways to take advantage of the fact that Genealogy is constantly adding new content is to use a feature on the newspapers’ search box that lets you search just on the content added since a certain time:

screenshot of GenealogyBank's historical newspapers search page

GenealogyBank adds millions of new records monthly, so keep searching. And good luck with your family history research!

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