Breaking News: More newspapers added to GenealogyBank

GenealogyBank adds another 13 million records – obituaries, news articles and more. More than 1,800 newspapers were updated and new titles added.That’s too many titles to list here – but here are some of them:Alabama, MobileMobile Register. 1980-10-16 to 1983-05-30Arkansas, Little RockArkansas Gazette 1838-01-02 to 1871-11-25Arkansas, White HallWhite Hall Journal* 10/2/2009 to PresentArizona, Casa... (Read More)

48 More newspapers added to GenealogyBank

GenealogyBank adds 48 more newspapers Search GenealogyBank now! Kodiak Daily Mirror (Kodiak, AK) Death Notices: 02/01/2010 – CurrentBirmingham Times (Birmingham, AL) Death Notices: 04/01/2010 – CurrentPinal Nugget, The (San Manuel, AZ) Death Notices: 05/14/2010 – CurrentMidway Driller (Taft, CA) Death Notices: 10/05/2009 – CurrentOakland Post, The (Oakland, CA) Death Notices: 03/28/2010 – CurrentMilford Beacon... (Read More)

Listen my children and you shall hear…

“Bloody News – This town has been in a Continental Alarm since Mid-day ….. the attack began at Lexington (about 12 miles from Boston) by the regular troops, the 18th Infantry before sunrise…From thence they proceeded to Concord where they made a general attack…”Stirring news – as gripping as a bulletin on TV. Thanks... (Read More)

Patriot’s Day – Read the news as they read it.

“Bloody News – This town has been in a Continental Alarm since Mid-day ….. the attack began at Lexington (about 12 miles from Boston) by the regular troops, the 18th Infantry before sunrise…From thence they proceeded to Concord where they made a general attack…”Stirring news – as gripping as a bulletin on TV. Thanks... (Read More)

Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker – 1935-2008

Long time office manager of the Connecticut Society of Genealogists has passed away. A prolific genealogist and writer – she was a long time presence in Connecticut genealogical circles. She is best known for her republication of the Barbour Index to Connecticut Vital Records which was issued as a CD-ROM under the title: The... (Read More)

Newspapers are terrific!

Newspapers are terrific! They give us the real details of our ancestor’s lives. This week I found an article about the estate sale for my first cousin, Thomas Huse (1742/43-1816). It was published in the Newburyport (MA) Herald, 16 July 1816. Everything was being sold – his household effects; a covered sleigh; ox cart,... (Read More)