Are You Sure That Is How to Spell Your Ancestor’s Name?

Portraits of my Starbird ancestors hang on our wall on the landing at the top of the staircase. Over the years I have chained the family back from Martha Jane (Starbird) Richmond (1836-1905) to Robert Starbird (1782- ) to Moses Starbird (1743-1815) to John Starbird (1701-1753) to Thomas Starbird (1660-1723). All of them lived... (Read More)

Monthly Update: GenealogyBank Just Added 24 Million More Records!

Every day, GenealogyBank is working hard to digitize more newspapers and obituaries, expanding our collection to give you the largest newspaper archives for family history research available online. We just completed adding 24 million more U.S. genealogy records, vastly increasing our content coverage from coast to coast! Here are some of the details about... (Read More)

Monthly Update: GenealogyBank Adds 16 Million Records in January!

Every day, GenealogyBank is working hard to digitize more newspapers and obituaries, expanding our online collection to give you the largest newspaper archives for family history research available anywhere. Here are some details about our most recent additions to our website (we actually added new content to thousands of newspaper titles, but the following... (Read More)

More newspapers go live on GenealogyBank – 26 States

GenealogyBank adds more newspapers from 26 states. If you haven’t searched GenealogyBank in awhile – it is time to sign-up and discover your ancestors. Do it now! We have more than doubled in size in one year!!We make it easy – you can even search all of GenealogyBank for free. Do it now. AL.... (Read More)

GenealogyBank doubles in size

GenealogyBank has added more than 306 million newspaper articles!One year ago we had 174 million articles. Today we have 480 million newspaper articles – in 4,300 newspapers — in all GenealogyBank has over 566 million books, documents and records on the entire site!! We have more than doubled in size in one year!! If... (Read More)

GenealogyBank.com adds 5 newspapers from 2 states

GenealogyBank.com adds 5 newspapers from 2 states – Delaware & Illinois. Delaware Dover Post (Dover, DE) Obituaries: 06/04/2008 – Current Death Notices: 06/06/2008 – Current Hockessin Community News (Hockessin, DE) Obituaries: 06/04/2008 – Current Death Notices: 06/12/2008 – Current Middletown Transcript (Middletown, DE) Obituaries: 06/04/2008 – Current Death Notices: 06/11/2008 – Current Illinois Benton... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds 100 newspapers from 31 States

GenealogyBank adds 100 newspapers from 31 States – over 3.8 million articles, documents and records.AlaskaJuneau. Daily Record-Miner. 174 Issues. 1903-02-03 to 1911-04-29ArizonaTucson. Fronterizo. 9 Issues. 1892-05-07 to 1892-12-10Tucson. Tucsonense. 3 Issues. 1920-07-01 to 1922-04-20ArkansasHelena. Western Clarion. 2 Issues. 1865-04-08 to 1865-09-23Hot Springs. *Hot Springs Village Voice. 2008-09-03 to CurrentJonesboro. Jonesboro Evening Sun. 1,976 Issues.... (Read More)