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)

Listen my children and you shall hear…

“Bloody News – This town has been in a Continental Alarm since Mid-day ….. the attack began at Lexington (about 12 miles from Boston) by the regular troops, the 18th Infantry before sunrise…From thence they proceeded to Concord where they made a general attack…”Stirring news – as gripping as a bulletin on TV. Thanks... (Read More)

1910 Census just like 2010 Census

Taking the census in 1910 was just as difficult for census enumerators then as it is for today’s census workers. 100 years ago today – Census Supervisor R.W. Hill issued an “ultimatum” that he would invoke “fines” and penalties if Seattle, WA residents continued to treat census takers with “discourtesy and contempt.” Click here... (Read More)

Alaska. Anchorage. Anchorage Gazette*. 1992-12-01 to 1993-01-01 Arkansas. Arkansas Post. Arkansas Gazette. 1821-09-01 to 1900-07-12Jonesboro, AR. Jonesboro Evening Sun. 1905-01-05 to 1922-12-29 California. Los Angeles. Los Angeles Tribune. 1959-01-02 to 1959-05-15 Colorado. Colorado Springs. Gazette-Telegraph. 1914-01-05 to 1921-04-23 Connecticut. Bridgeport, CT. Spirit of the Times*. 1830-10-06 to 1832-09-26Danbury, CT. Republican Journal*. 1793-07-01 to 1800-01-06Danielson,... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds 271 newspapers since Thanksgiving

GenealogyBank adds 48 more newspapers.Wow! That makes 271 newspapers added since Thanksgiving. It’s a great day for genealogy!And …. the month is still not over…. we have even more newspapers that we will be announcing in the days ahead.Smyrna-Clayton Sun-Times (Smyrna, DE) Death Notices: 10/02/2009 – CurrentSussex Countian (Georgetown, DE) Death Notices: 10/02/2009 –... (Read More)

Joshua Hempstead (1678-1758) – I was blind but now I see.

New London Historical Society (CT) is doing a terrific job serializing Joshua Hempstead’s diary on their site. Styled the Joshua Hempstead Blog – each entry of his diary captures the details of life in Colonial Connecticut. Hempstead’s diary entries are dated from September 8, 1711 through November 3, 1758. He died 22 December 1758.... (Read More)

German Language Newspapers 1750-1898

GenealogyBank has over 3,800 newspapers – including titles in German. (Lancaster, PA: Neue Unpartheyische Lancaster Zeitung – 6 Aug 1788). GenealogyBank has 28 German-American newspapers that were published from 1750-1898 – in 6 States. You may click on the links to begin searching each newspaper immediately. MarylandFrankfort. Bartgis’s Marylandische Zeitung. 1 issue. 1789-02-18 to... (Read More)

North Carolina newspapers 1719-1926, 1988-Today

(Photographer: Marion Post Wolcott. Courtesy, Library of Congress: LC-USF34-52728-D) See what’s cooking in the Wilkins family kitchen … near Tallyho, Granville County, North Carolina … and all the other news recorded in the Tar Heel State’s old newspapers. GenealogyBank.com has North Carolina’s historical newspapers from 1719-1926, 1988-Today. Click here to search all of North... (Read More)

Patriot’s Day – Read the news as they read it.

“Bloody News – This town has been in a Continental Alarm since Mid-day ….. the attack began at Lexington (about 12 miles from Boston) by the regular troops, the 18th Infantry before sunrise…From thence they proceeded to Concord where they made a general attack…”Stirring news – as gripping as a bulletin on TV. Thanks... (Read More)