GenealogyBank adds 126 more newspapers!

Over the last few days we announced that 53 newspapers were added to GenealogyBank. Today we are announcing 73 additional newspapers. Wow. That’s 126 newspapers added so far this month – and it’s not over yet!!!You can expect even more newspapers to be added in the days ahead!!!It’s a great day for genealogy! Kern... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds more newspapers – now over 4,000 titles

GenealogyBank adds 25 more newspapers – now has over 4,000 newspapers from 1690 to Today. GenealogyBank added 35 Million books, documents, genealogical records and articles this month. Wow what a way to end the year. Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman (Wasilla, AK). 10/06/2009 – Current Arizona Range News, The (Wilcox, AZ). 10/02/2009 – CurrentEastern Arizona Courier... (Read More)

RFK Dies 41 years ago today

Robert F. Kennedy died 41 years ago today. With GenealogyBank.com you can read the newspapers just as your ancestors did. It has the stories of your ancestor’s lives – the famous or the obscure – whether it is 40 years ago or over 300 years ago GenealogyBank has the coverage genealogists rely on to... (Read More)

Genealogist, Mary Sue Green Smith (1933-2009)

Prominent Nashville, TN genealogist, Mary Sue Green Smith (1933-2009) has passed away. She was President of the Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society. She published eight books between 1994 and 2006; mostly reference works to be used in tracing one’s roots in Nashville. She indexed tens of thousands of pre-Civil War civil court records, which added... (Read More)

Linda Fay Kaufman, genealogist, 1940-2009

Remembering one of our own: Linda Fay Kaufman, genealogist, 1940-2009Enthusiastic genealogist Linda Fay Kaufman (1940-2009) has passed away.She put her family history research online and actively corresponded with genealogists across the country. A search of the genealogy lists shows her posts as recently as the last few months. Star Tribune: Newspaper of the Twin... (Read More)

Need help writing an obituary?

You can find all types of helpful advice in newspapers. This humorous advice on writing an obituary is from today’s New London (CT) Day (3 April 2009). It wasn’t written on April Fool’s Day – but it sure could have been. This video clip is by Day reporter Rick Koster. You can view the... (Read More)