GenealogyBank.com adds 14 newspapers from states – Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Indiana, North Carolina

GenealogyBank.com adds 14 newspapers from 5 states – Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Indiana, North Carolina Daily World, The (Helena, West Helena, AR) Obituaries: 06/26/2008 – CurrentDeath Notices: 05/27/2008 – CurrentHope Star (Hope, AR) Obituaries: 10/20/2008 – Current Death Notices: 11/18/2008 – CurrentApache Junction-Gold Canyon Independent (Apache Junction, AZ)Obituaries: 07/01/2008 – CurrentDeath Notices: 11/13/2007 – Current... (Read More)

Portuguese-American newspaper going online

Diario de Noticias 1919-1973 is going online at University of Massachusetts Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives. UMASS Dartmouth is putting the backfile of the Portuguese-American newspaper Diario de Noticias 1919-1973 free online. University officials also announced that they have set September 18 as the official grand opening of the Ferreira Mendes Portuguese-American Archives, which the University... (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)

GenealogyBank adds 9 newspapers from 6 states

GenealogyBank is expanding it’s coverage adding 9 newspapers from 6 states: California, Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri and North CarolinaCaliforniaDaily Independent (Ridgecrest, CA) Obituaries: 04/11/2009 – CurrentDeath Notices: 04/07/2009 – CurrentColoradoBent County Democrat (Las Animas, CO) Obituaries: 04/13/2009 – Current Death Notices: 04/07/2009 – Current IllinoisClay County Advocate-Press (Flora, IL)Obituaries: 04/10/2009 – CurrentDeath Notices: 03/27/2009... (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)

‘Great American Success Story’ – William & James Ledford

We receive “fan mail” every day – this letter was so good I wanted to share it. _____________________________________________ Tom,I’ve been working, several months, on an ‘Great American Success Story’. William L. Ledford and his brother James E. Ledford were born in the mid 1840’s in Cherokee County, NC. by the time they were 6... (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)