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
ArkansasLittle RockArkansas Gazette10/25/1912 – 10/18/1991Newspaper Archives
ArkansasLittle RockArkansas Democrat08/01/1947 – 03/31/1988Newspaper Archives
CaliforniaContra Costa CountyEast Bay Times New!04/05/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CaliforniaContra Costa CountyEast Bay Times: Web Edition Articles New!04/05/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ColoradoGlenwood SpringsPost Independent New!02/13/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HawaiiHiloHawaii 24/7 New!11/30/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
KentuckyLexingtonLexington Leader03/01/1956 – 07/13/1981Newspaper Archives
KentuckyLexingtonLexington Herald-Leader08/07/1983 – 08/24/1983Newspaper Archives
MaineBiddeford, SacoJournal Tribune New!04/29/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MississippiBiloxiDaily Herald09/07/1953 – 09/07/1953Newspaper Archives
New JerseyClarkSuburban News New!10/01/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
North CarolinaWinston-SalemWinston-Salem Journal03/01/1925 – 06/30/1925Newspaper Archives
PennsylvaniaState CollegeCentre Daily Times01/02/1992 – 10/13/1996Newspaper Archives
South CarolinaCharlestonCharleston News and Courier12/01/1954 – 02/01/1969Newspaper Archives
South DakotaRapid CityNative Sun News New!01/07/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WashingtonOlympiaOlympia Daily Recorder10/06/1904 – 12/08/1904Newspaper Archives
WisconsinMilwaukeeMilwaukee Journal-Sentinel03/01/1941 – 04/08/1965Newspaper Archives
WisconsinWaterlooCourier New!04/22/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WisconsinDeForestDeForest Times-Tribune New!05/28/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WisconsinLake MillsLake Mills Leader New!11/05/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WisconsinLodiLodi Enterprise New!06/09/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WisconsinMcFarlandMcFarland Thistle New!05/15/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WisconsinMiltonMilton Courier New!04/30/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WisconsinPoynettePoynette Press New!06/11/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WisconsinSun PrairieStar New!03/06/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WisconsinWaunakeeWaunakee Tribune New!05/19/2008 – CurrentRecent 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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