Connecticut Archives: 151 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

Connecticut, the southernmost state in New England, is the third smallest state in the nation—yet the fourth most densely populated. The state is named after the large river (the Connecticut River) which flows through its middle, emptying into Long Island Sound. This name comes from an Algonquian Indian word for “long tidal river.” If... (Read More)

Old-School Social Networking: Social Brief Columns in Newspapers

Newspapers have been the chief “social networking” tool for over 300 years—and that’s a good thing for genealogists. Newspapers’ social columns reported on the comings and goings of members of the local community, providing personal details that give a glimpse into the daily lives of our ancestors. For example, here we have word that... (Read More)

More Newspapers Online for Genealogists from GenealogyBank

GenealogyBank has added the backfiles of more than 100 newspapers from 28 U.S. states! This is great news for genealogists—so start searching now. Every day we work to fill in missing issues in our newspaper archives of more than 6,100 titles so that you can do deeper genealogy research. Thousands of newspaper pages were... (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)

Search Baltimore Sun Online

Search the back issues of the Baltimore Sun – click here. Go through every page – millions of articles – obituaries, birth announcements and wedding notices. GenealogyBank has Maryland covered. Click on these links to search the back issues of other Baltimore newspapers: AmericanAmerican FarmerAmerican and Commercial Daily AdvertiserBaltimore AmericanBaltimore Daily IntelligencerBaltimore Evening PostBaltimore... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds 67 newspapers from 22 states

GenealogyBank is expanding the back issues for 67 newspapers from 22 states. 27 of these newspapers are new to GenealogyBank.ArkansasJonesboro. Jonesboro Evening Sun. 1907 to 1920. Historical NewspapersCaliforniaBerkeley. Fuego de Aztlan* 1976. Historical NewspapersColton. Chicano. 1968 to 1974. Historical NewspapersLos Angeles. Cinema* 1935. Historical NewspapersOakland. American Sentinel. 1823 to 1833. Historical NewspapersOakland. Mundo* 1971... (Read More)