Passenger Lists

GenealogyBank is growing – it now has nearly 300 million items.This morning I found this passenger list – published as a souvenir handbill that was likely given to the passengers on the steamship Silesia when it left on Tuesday November 30, 1869 bound for Plymouth, Cherbourg, London and Hamburg. In addition to the 3,800... (Read More)

GenealogyBank.com adding more content for 16 states

GenealogyBank.com is adding 8,122 back issues — newspapers from 16 states – filling in gaps; 12 new titles. This new content will go live on GenealogyBank.com this week. New titles are indicated by an asterisk * Berkeley, CA. Grito. 1 Issue. 6/1/1970Los Angeles, CA. Amigo del Pueblo* 1 Issue. 1861-11-30Los Angeles, CA. Clamor Publico.... (Read More)

Genealogist, Mary Sue Green Smith (1933-2009)

Prominent Nashville, TN genealogist, Mary Sue Green Smith (1933-2009) has passed away. She was President of the Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society. She published eight books between 1994 and 2006; mostly reference works to be used in tracing one’s roots in Nashville. She indexed tens of thousands of pre-Civil War civil court records, which added... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds 67 newspapers from 22 states

GenealogyBank is expanding the back issues for 67 newspapers from 22 states. 27 of these newspapers are new to GenealogyBank.ArkansasJonesboro. Jonesboro Evening Sun. 1907 to 1920. Historical NewspapersCaliforniaBerkeley. Fuego de Aztlan* 1976. Historical NewspapersColton. Chicano. 1968 to 1974. Historical NewspapersLos Angeles. Cinema* 1935. Historical NewspapersOakland. American Sentinel. 1823 to 1833. Historical NewspapersOakland. Mundo* 1971... (Read More)

Cincinnati, OH Newspaper archives 1802-1890, 1990-Today now online

GenealogyBank has put the Cincinnati, Ohio newspaper archives: 1802-1890, 1990-Today online. Click here to search Cincinnati, Ohio newspaper archives 1802-1890 onlineOr click on the individual titles below to search a specific Cincinnati, OH newspaper:Cincinnati Commercial Tribune 1869-1890Cincinnati Daily Enquirer 1862-1876Cincinnati Daily Gazette 1867-1883Cincinnati Enquirer 1999-TodayCincinnati Post 1990-2007Spirit of the West 1814-1815Whig 1802-1882Did you know... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds 64 newspapers from 27 States

GenealogyBank has added more newspapers – 64 titles from 27 States.GenealogyBank has also created separate search pages for each newspaper. If you want to search a newspaper on this list – click on the title and start searching.AK. Juneau. Daily Record-Miner. 1910AZ. Tucson. Amigos. 1975 to 1975AZ. Tucson. Tucsonense. 1923CA. Colton. Chicano. 1971 to... (Read More)

More newspapers added to GenealogyBank

GenealogyBank adds six more newspapers. IowaKnoxville, IA: Knoxville Journal Express. 13 Nov 2008 to Current IssueMassachusettsBridgewater, MA: Bridgewater Independent. 14 Nov 2008 to Current IssueHanover, MA: Hanover Mariner. 24 Aug 2005 to Current IssueMarlborough, MA: Marlborough Enterprise. 8 Dec 2005 to Current IssueStoughton, MA: Avon Messenger. 19 Mar 2008 to 9 Jan 2009PennsylvaniaButler, PA:... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds more digital newspapers

GenealogyBank adds 5.9 million more articles and documents.This includes more articles from 40 newspapers from 22 statesThe 18 new newspapers we added this month are indicated with * an asterisk GenealogyBank now has:Over 115.6 million obituaries and death records – more than any other sourceOver 3,700 newspapers – and growing – more than any... (Read More)