Genealogy: A Brief History of Obituaries & Death Notices

Newspapers have been publishing obituaries for hundreds of years, making it easy for bereaved family and friends to learn the details of the life of the deceased as well as the funeral arrangements. GenealogyBank has put this information from the past 300 years online, allowing genealogists to find their relatives within a few clicks.... (Read More)

Does GenealogyBank Have Newspapers from Non-U.S. Countries?

We are often asked if GenealogyBank includes newspapers published in other countries, such as Canada, various countries in Europe, or in the Americas. No, we don’t. But, there is a bright side. U.S. newspapers routinely published news of marriages and deaths from overseas that they felt were of high interest to their U.S.-based readers.... (Read More)

More Newspapers, from California to Washington, D.C., Coming Soon!

GenealogyBank adds more records to several thousand newspapers every day to provide you with enhanced coverage for your family research. Our next batch of current newspaper additions will span across the U.S., from California to Washington, D.C., including some recent newspapers from the heartland in Iowa and South Dakota. This round of expansion, we’ll... (Read More)

Recent Obituaries Coming Online for 25 Newspapers!

GenealogyBank is constantly expanding, putting more newspaper records online to help with your family history research. Over the next week we will be adding more coverage from 11 states, with 25 titles ranging from Alaska to Florida, adding these newspapers to our Recent Obituaries collection. Michigan will expand by a whopping 8 new newspaper... (Read More)

More Recent Newspaper Obituaries Going Online at GenealogyBank

We recently added 16 million more records to our historical newspaper archives—and already this month we are working on putting more recent newspaper obituaries online to keep adding resources for your family history research. Obituaries and death notices from newspapers in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas are... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds newspapers from LA, NE and TN

GenealogyBank adds more newspapers from Louisiana, Nebraska & Tennessee. Donaldsonville Chief (Donaldsonville, LA) Obituaries: 07/02/2008 – Current Death Notices: 06/11/2008 – Current Nebraska City News-Press (Nebraska City, NE) Obituaries: 04/11/2009 – Current Death Notices: 04/06/2009 – CurrentDaily Post-Athenian (Athens, TN)Obituaries: 04/13/2009 – CurrentDeath Notices: 03/28/2009 – Current Newport Plain Talk (Newport, TN)Obituaries: 08/31/1998 –... (Read More)