Alabama Archives: 81 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

Originally part of the Mississippi Territory, Alabama became the nation’s 22nd state on 14 December 1819. It is the 30th largest state in the country, and the 23rd most populous. If you are researching your ancestry from Alabama, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online AL newspaper archives: 81 titles to help you search... (Read More)

Genealogy Case Study: Researching Isaac Fernald

I recently was researching a man from Oregon named Isaac Fernald (1814-1871), and found information related to him in a variety of places online. Isaac’s Death Reported in the News I began my search with GenealogyBank’s Historical Newspaper Archives, and I found Fernald’s obituary in his home town newspaper: the Portland Daily Press. I... (Read More)

50 Alabama Newspapers Now Online for Your Genealogy Research

Last Saturday Alabama celebrated the 194th anniversary of its statehood—the “Heart of Dixie” was admitted into the Union on 14 December 1819 as the 22nd state. If you are researching your family roots in Alabama, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online Alabama newspaper archives: 50 titles to help you search your family history... (Read More)

Search More than 45 Alabama Newspapers Online in Our Archive

GenealogyBank adds new content to its U.S. newspaper archives on a daily basis—a collection of newspapers from all 50 states, currently numbering more than 5,850 titles. Included in this online newspaper collection are more than 45 old and recent newspaper titles from Alabama, from cities and towns ranging from Albertville, AL, to Tuscumbia, AL.... (Read More)