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)

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)

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)

What do you have for my town?

Sometimes genealogists look at GenealogyBank‘s 3,700+ newspapers and only focus on newspapers published in their home town.Beginning researchers often concentrate on their local newspaper or other newspapers published in their state and don’t think they need the rest of the content in GenealogyBank. When I first began researching 43 years ago – I found... (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)

GenealogyBank.com adding 56 more New York historical newspapers

Great news – GenealogyBank.com is adding 56 more New York historical newspapers. GenealogyBank already contains over 330 NY newspapers – part of the more than 3,500 local newspapers from across the country that are online in GenealogyBank. Wow – climbing your family tree has never been easier. (Photo courtesy: Library of Congress Prints and... (Read More)