GEDCOMX Announced at RootsTech 2012 Genealogy Conference

The recent (Feb. 2-4, 2012) RootsTech genealogy conference in Utah was a mega-success with 4,300 attending genealogy’s version of COMDEX (the large computer trade shows). I had a terrific time meeting the participants and talking with them about genealogy in general—and GenealogyBank in particular. In addition to the audience, one of the most exciting... (Read More)

Minnesota newspapers 1849-1922, 1986-Today online

Minnesota is 151 years old today. Minnesota became the 32nd state on May 11, 1858. The vote wasn’t unanimous – the New York Herald (12 May 1858) reported that the vote was 157 for and 38 against admitting Minnesota into the Union. (Illustration is from GenealogyBank Historical Books; an advertising card by Henry Beard,... (Read More)