Who Do You Think You Are?

Mark your calendars. It is not often that prime time television has a series about family history.Friday, March 5th – NBC is starting the popular series: Who Do You Think You Are? Gather the family – watch the show and then dig in to GenealogyBank to find your ancestors. Discover the stories of their... (Read More)

More newspapers go live on GenealogyBank – 26 States

GenealogyBank adds more newspapers from 26 states. If you haven’t searched GenealogyBank in awhile – it is time to sign-up and discover your ancestors. Do it now! We have more than doubled in size in one year!!We make it easy – you can even search all of GenealogyBank for free. Do it now. AL.... (Read More)

GenealogyBank doubles in size

GenealogyBank has added more than 306 million newspaper articles!One year ago we had 174 million articles. Today we have 480 million newspaper articles – in 4,300 newspapers — in all GenealogyBank has over 566 million books, documents and records on the entire site!! We have more than doubled in size in one year!! If... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds 271 newspapers since Thanksgiving

GenealogyBank adds 48 more newspapers.Wow! That makes 271 newspapers added since Thanksgiving. It’s a great day for genealogy!And …. the month is still not over…. we have even more newspapers that we will be announcing in the days ahead.Smyrna-Clayton Sun-Times (Smyrna, DE) Death Notices: 10/02/2009 – CurrentSussex Countian (Georgetown, DE) Death Notices: 10/02/2009 –... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adding more newspapers

GenealogyBank announces that it is adding 10 more newspapers from 9 states. These newspapers will be added by the end of this month. We will also be expanding the coverage of 15 newspapers that are already represented in GenealogyBank. It’s a great day for genealogy!And …. the month is still not over…. we have... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds 190 newspapers this month

GenealogyBank. adds more newspapers – we’re up to 190 titles added this month – that’s over 4,100 newspapers online right now. And, the month’s not over yet – there are still more newspapers going online before the year is over.Sign up now and see what you’ll find about your family! AK. Anchorage. Alaska Spotlight.... (Read More)

Funerals

I attended a funeral today for an old family friend that we have known for over 44 years, Axel Ohrn. Seeing people I have not seen in decades Axel’s funeral was a reunion as family and friends gathered from around the state of Connecticut to remember and honor him. He was 98 years old.... (Read More)

Here comes the bride …

Newspaper marriage announcements can give you important clues for your family history. Boston Journal – 2 May 1877 This one tells us where & when the marriage took place; the name of the minister; the names of the bride & groom and where they were from. This marriage notice from the Public Ledger 23... (Read More)