Mother of the Year Awards in the News

Introduction: Gena Philibert-Ortega is a genealogist and author of the book “From the Family Kitchen.” In this blog article, Gena searches old newspapers to learn about various “Mother of the Year” awards throughout the country. Did you ever read about some sort of honor or award in the newspaper and wonder what it was... (Read More)

Your Uncle, My Uncle, Every American’s Uncle: Uncle Sam!

Introduction: Scott Phillips is a genealogical historian and owner of Onward To Our Past® genealogy services. In this blog post, Scott searches old newspapers to learn more about the origins and history of an American icon: Uncle Sam. All of us who love genealogy and family history know that every family member seems to... (Read More)

More Recent Obituaries Are On the Way! New Obits from 7 States

We are excited to announce that this month we will be adding the following 19 newspapers to our Recent Newspaper Obituaries collection, from Florida, Kentucky, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. We thought you’d want an advance peek at the list of newspaper obituaries that will be available to search online soon:... (Read More)

Celebrate Redlands’ 125th Anniversary & Its Library Archives

Hat’s off to Nathan Gonzales, City Archivist of Redlands, California, for maintaining an extensive collection of genealogical and historical material about Redlands itself and the surrounding San Bernardino County. Watch this video interview (49 minutes) with Nathan, as he describes the extensive genealogical and historical materials gathered over the past 100 years and archived... (Read More)

Indiana wants me …

Searching for Indiana family history?GenealogyBank has Indiana newspapers from 1817 – Today. Click here and search Indiana historical newspapers 1817-1930Click here and search recent Indiana Obituaries 1990 – 2010Click here and search Indiana Death records 1937-2010 (SSDI) Newspapers in GenealogyBankAmerican Nonconformist. 11/11/1886 – 4/2/1896Amigo del Hogar. 11/22/1925 – 4/13/1930Batesville Herald-Tribune. 10/2/2009-CurrentBremen Enquirer. 10/7/2009-CurrentBrookville Enquirer.... (Read More)