Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes from 19th Century America

Americans have been gathering together as family and friends for centuries to celebrate Thanksgiving: a holiday tradition of giving thanks, enjoying each other’s company—and of course eating. Recognizing their readers’ interest in food throughout the holiday season, many newspapers publish Thanksgiving recipes during the month of November. One handy feature of GenealogyBank’s newspaper archives... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds 14 newspapers from 9 states

GenealogyBank has added the following newspapers. Click here and start searching. O’Fallon Progress (O’Fallon, IL)Obituaries: 09/26/2008 – CurrentDeath Notices: 10/21/2008 – Current Elkhart Truth, (Elkhart, IN)Obituaries: 12/29/2007 – CurrentDeath Notices: 12/29/2007 – Current Carver Reporter (Carver, MA)Obituaries: 02/24/2009 – CurrentDeath Notices: 11/14/2008 – Current Duxbury Reporter (Duxbury, MA)Death Notices: 11/17/2008 – Current Halifax-Plympton Reporter... (Read More)

On the road – Family History Expo – St. George, UT

This year’s Family History Expo in St. George, UT was a big success. This well attended conference is becoming the largest genealogy conference in the U.S. This, the 5th Annual Family History Expo had over 1,300 people in attendance. Genealogists flew in for the conference from all parts of the country. I was pleased... (Read More)