GenealogyBank adds 100 newspapers from 31 States

GenealogyBank adds 100 newspapers from 31 States – over 3.8 million articles, documents and records.AlaskaJuneau. Daily Record-Miner. 174 Issues. 1903-02-03 to 1911-04-29ArizonaTucson. Fronterizo. 9 Issues. 1892-05-07 to 1892-12-10Tucson. Tucsonense. 3 Issues. 1920-07-01 to 1922-04-20ArkansasHelena. Western Clarion. 2 Issues. 1865-04-08 to 1865-09-23Hot Springs. *Hot Springs Village Voice. 2008-09-03 to CurrentJonesboro. Jonesboro Evening Sun. 1,976 Issues.... (Read More)

More Newspapers Added to GenealogyBank – covering 1775-2008

GenealogyBank today added 115 newspapers from 29 States – with coverage from 1775 to today. Wow – GenealogyBank is growing at a rapid pace. That’s over 2 million more records and documents for genealogists. What a great day for genealogists. Here’s a great obituary I found for Mrs. Catherine Reilly (1770-1874) – it has... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adding newspapers from 22 States

In a major release GenealogyBank today announced that it is adding 67 historical newspapers from 22 States – including 32 more Spanish language newspapers. With well over 3,500 newspapers on GenealogyBank it has never been easier to find birth records, wedding announcements, obituaries and the biographical details of more than 1 billion of our... (Read More)

This just in – Viewer Mail

Hi Tom, I really do need to share with you GenealogyBank‘s latest contribution to my family history research! I really do love GenealogyBank. Without it, I would not know about the accident that caused the death of my grandmother’s youngest brother. Nor would I have known when it occurred. Nor would I have found... (Read More)

More Spanish Language Newspapers going Online for Genealogists

GenealogyBank has the largest collection of Spanish language newspapers online for genealogists. That’s over 230 titles!1808-1977ArizonaNogales, AZ. Monitor. 1890Tucson, AZ. Amigos. 1975-1977Tucson, AZ. Fronterizo. 1892Tucson, AZ. Tucsonense. 1915-1923CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA. Aguacero. 1878Los Angeles, CA. Amigo del Pueblo. 1861Los Angeles, CA. Cinema. 1935Los Angeles, CA. Clamor Publico. 1855 – 1859Los Angeles, CA. Correo Mexicano. 1917Los... (Read More)

How Do I Find an Obituary in Newsday?

Simple: use GenealogyBank’s database of newspaper obituaries and follow these steps: Let’s say you are looking for the obituary of Elayne Singer who died in 2004. Go to the obituary backfile at GenealogyBank.com In the search box – type her name: Elayne Singer Look just below the “Begin Search” button and click on Advanced... (Read More)

Tracking down Family Bibles ….

Family Bibles have been treasured by families for generations, but finding them today can be difficult. It was common for families to have a family Bible – a large bound book that was prominently displayed in the family parlor – “…a large octavo volume, with a more or less ornate binding, with blank pages... (Read More)

B-Ann Moorhouse (1925-2008)

Joy Rich, Editor, Dorot: The Journal of the Jewish Genealogical Society (New York), contacted me with the sad news that B-Ann Moorhouse has passed away. She was a terrific genealogist. When I began researching in the 1960s I got to know her and always appreciated her kindness and assistance. With permission I am reposting... (Read More)