Passenger Lists to America

Newspapers routinely published the list of passengers on board ships bound to and from America. Here are just a few examples of the thousands of passenger lists published in newspapers that can be found in GenealogyBank. Newspapers published not just lists of immigrants coming to America but also regularly published passenger lists of American’s... (Read More)

GenealogyBank Adds 126 More Newspapers

We’ve mobilized the entire crew at GenealogyBank to bring you the historical backfiles of 126 newspapers from 23 States. (Image from Library of Congress, LC-DIG-nclc-03657) It’s a great day for genealogy!Titles from across the country – Gazette-Telegraph (Colorado Springs, CO) 1/4/1873 to 10/31/1913Norwich Aurora (Norwich, CT) 5/15/1839 to 3/10/1876Chicago Times (Chicago, IL) 11/2/1854 to... (Read More)

B-Ann Moorhouse (1925-2008)

Joy Rich, Editor, Dorot: The Journal of the Jewish Genealogical Society (New York), contacted me with the sad news that B-Ann Moorhouse has passed away. She was a terrific genealogist. When I began researching in the 1960s I got to know her and always appreciated her kindness and assistance. With permission I am reposting... (Read More)