Can You Find My Grandfather’s Date of Death?

A reader asked: “I am seeking the date of my grandfather’s death. His name was John L. Gray and died in Missoula, Montana. Can you help?” I recently received this question—so I reached into GenealogyBank to help her find the answer. She gave me his name and the city and state where he died,... (Read More)

Massive Online U.S. Obituaries Project Will Make It Easier to Find Your Ancestors

FamilySearch International ( and GenealogyBank ( today announced an agreement to make over a billion records from historical obituaries searchable online. It will be the largest—and perhaps most significant—online U.S. historical records access initiative yet. Find out more at: The tremendous undertaking will make a billion records from over 100 million U.S. newspaper... (Read More)