May Update: GenealogyBank Just Added New Content for 302 Titles from 31 States and the District of Columbia!

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 for 302 titles from 31 states and the District of Columbia, vastly increasing our content coverage from coast to coast!

A screenshot of GenealogyBank's home page showing the announcement for new content added in May 2017

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

  • A total of 302 titles from 31 states and the District of Columbia
  • More than 250 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 a sample of the content newly added in May. To see the complete list of all 302 May titles, click here.

State City Title Coverage Added Collection
AlabamaLaFayetteLaFayette Sun New10/10/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ArkansasLittle RockArkansas Gazette03/02/1985 – 10/31/1989Newspaper Archives
ArkansasPine BluffPine Bluff Commercial New01/01/1996 – 12/31/1998Newspaper Archives
CaliforniaOcean Beach, Point LomaPeninsula Beacon New05/22/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CaliforniaSanta MonicaSanta Monica Observer New11/18/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ConnecticutHartfordChristian Secretary10/12/1833 – 10/12/1876Newspaper Archives
District Of ColumbiaWashington (DC)Washington Tribune New05/17/1875 – 12/25/1875Newspaper Archives
District Of ColumbiaWashington (DC)McClatchy Washington Bureau New05/20/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FloridaMiamiMiami Herald11/30/1941 – 11/30/1941Newspaper Archives
FloridaSarasotaSarasota Observer New12/06/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
IdahoBoiseIdaho Statesman, The: Blogs New11/06/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
IllinoisLa SalleIllinois AgriNews New01/22/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
IllinoisChicagoNews-Star New06/04/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
IndianaBrazilClay County Enterprise New07/20/1876 – 07/20/1876Newspaper Archives
IowaCouncil BluffsWeekly Council Bluffs Bugle06/06/1854 – 02/13/1855Newspaper Archives
IowaCouncil BluffsFrontier Guardian08/22/1851 – 02/20/1852Newspaper Archives
LouisianaTallulahMadison Journal New08/25/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LouisianaNew OrleansCalifornia True Delta New04/20/1858 – 04/20/1858Newspaper Archives
MainePortlandPortland Price-current04/02/1864 – 01/25/1868Newspaper Archives
MaineNorridgewockWorkingman and People’s Press New12/14/1843 – 12/14/1843Newspaper Archives
MarylandBaltimoreBaltimore Price-Current and Weekly Journal of Commerce New06/29/1850 – 09/09/1876Newspaper Archives
MarylandBaltimoreCanfield’s Lottery Argus, Commercial and Exchange Telegraph; or, National Miscellany New02/19/1827 – 04/06/1829Newspaper Archives
MassachusettsBostonMassachusetts Ploughman and New England Journal of Agriculture01/15/1842 – 12/30/1876Newspaper Archives
MassachusettsBostonCommercial Bulletin New01/08/1859 – 12/28/1878Newspaper Archives
MichiganMarquetteMining Journal06/26/1863 – 08/26/1876Newspaper Archives
MichiganGrand RapidsEvening Leader New02/15/1879 – 12/31/1892Newspaper Archives
MinnesotaSt. PaulSaint Paul Financial, Real Estate and Railroad Advisor New01/03/1857 – 03/13/1858Newspaper Archives
MississippiJacksonMississippi Journal of Immigration New10/01/1874 – 10/01/1874Newspaper Archives
MississippiCorinthSub-Soiler and Democrat New09/29/1876 – 09/29/1876Newspaper Archives
MissouriGainesvilleOzark County Times New01/06/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MissouriSt. LouisSt. Louis Christian Advocate New08/21/1856 – 09/20/1876Newspaper Archives
MontanaButteButte Miner11/08/1881 – 11/08/1881Newspaper Archives
MontanaButteButte Weekly Miner06/15/1876 – 11/08/1881Newspaper Archives
New HampshireExeterExeter News-Letter and Rockingham Advertiser09/04/1848 – 09/14/1863Newspaper Archives
New HampshirePortsmouthRepublican Ledger, and Portsmouth Price Current New09/19/1799 – 12/20/1803Newspaper Archives
New JerseyJersey CityJersey Journal11/01/1946 – 04/30/1955Newspaper Archives
New JerseyRidgefield ParkRidgefield Park Patriot New01/22/2010 – 09/02/2016Recent Obituaries
New MexicoLas VegasMills’ Investors Review New01/01/1888 – 01/01/1888Newspaper Archives
New MexicoSocorroSocorro Semi-weekly Miner New10/14/1881 – 10/14/1881Newspaper Archives
New YorkNew YorkThompson’s Bank Note and Commercial Reporter01/01/1855 – 08/01/1877Newspaper Archives
New YorkUticaNew-York Baptist Register New06/09/1826 – 08/05/1852Newspaper Archives
OhioCincinnatiWestern Christian Advocate09/30/1836 – 12/06/1882Newspaper Archives
OhioCincinnatiStar in the West New07/15/1848 – 12/28/1876Newspaper Archives
PennsylvaniaPottsvilleMining Register, and Pottsville Emporium01/06/1855 – 10/26/1861Newspaper Archives
PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaCommercial List, and Philadelphia Price Current01/20/1842 – 02/19/1876Newspaper Archives
Rhode IslandProvidenceManufacturers’ and Farmers’ Journal07/04/1853 – 03/01/1855Newspaper Archives
Rhode IslandProvidenceProvidence Journal: Web Edition Articles New12/17/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
South CarolinaCharleston[L. Trapmann’s Price Current] New08/02/1827 – 05/11/1835Newspaper Archives
South CarolinaMarionMarion Star New02/27/1867 – 08/16/1876Newspaper Archives
South DakotaLeadDaily Tribune New02/03/1887 – 09/18/1889Newspaper Archives
South DakotaSioux FallsSioux Falls Real Estate Bulletin New05/01/1886 – 05/01/1886Newspaper Archives
TennesseeNashvilleChristian Advocate09/28/1849 – 11/30/1854Newspaper Archives
TennesseeKnoxvilleHolston Methodist New08/12/1876 – 08/12/1876Newspaper Archives
VermontBrattleboroVermont Record and Farmer10/06/1871 – 12/27/1872Newspaper Archives
VirginiaPetersburgWeekly Letter Sheet Price Current New10/27/1860 – 10/27/1860Newspaper Archives
WisconsinMilwaukeeMilwaukee Journal of Commerce10/05/1876 – 10/05/1876Newspaper Archives
WisconsinOcontoOconto Lumberman New01/22/1876 – 01/22/1876Newspaper Archives

Genealogy Tip: One of the ways to take advantage of the fact that GenealogyBank 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:

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

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

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