More newspapers go live on GenealogyBank – 26 States

GenealogyBank adds more newspapers from 26 states. If you haven’t searched GenealogyBank in awhile – it is time to sign-up and discover your ancestors. Do it now! We have more than doubled in size in one year!!We make it easy – you can even search all of GenealogyBank for free. Do it now. AL.... (Read More)

Disciples of Christ Historical Society sustains severe water damage

DeciplesWorld is reporting that “the Nashville-based Disciples of Christ Historical Society suffered severe water damage the last weekend of April when what the organization believes was a faulty valve in the heating and air-conditioning system allowed gallons of water to pour from top to bottom of the half-century-old Thomas W. Phillips Memorial Archives that... (Read More)

Plattsburgh, NY newspaper archive (1796-1922) live on GenealogyBank.

Plattsburgh, NY newspaper archive (1796-1922) live on GenealogyBank. GenealogyBank has added the Northern Herald (1812-1814) to its online collection of Plattsburgh, NY newspapers. These digital facsimile editions include complete copies of each issue and are searchable from a special new link: Click here to search all of the Plattsburgh, NY newspaper archives. Click on... (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)

GenealogyBank adds 63 newspapers from 21 States

GenealogyBank announced today that added 63 historical newspapers from 21 States – including 33 more Spanish language newspapers. With well over 3,500 newspapers on GenealogyBank it has never been easier to find birth records, wedding announcements, obituaries and the biographical details of more than 1 billion of our ancestors and cousins. These titles are... (Read More)

Key Historical Newspapers Online at GenealogyBank.com

With over 3,500 newspapers on GenealogyBank it might be difficult to be familiar with all of them. GenealogyBank is packed with obituaries, birth records and marriage announcements – but here are some quick facts you might not know about some of our historical newspapers. Baltimore Gazette and Daily Advertiser (Maryland) Although this prominent paper... (Read More)

A genealogy blog? What’s that?

A “blog” is one of those made up words coined by the Internet. Click here to see the Wikipedia definition. Think of a genealogy blog as a telegram service keeping you up to date on all possible aspects of genealogy. These could be brief postcard size updates on what the writer has been researching;... (Read More)

What is upcoming for Tennessee?

I was asked tonight: What Tennessee newspapers are being adding next on GenealogyBank?I checked and here are the titles that have been approved and will be added in the months ahead. Knoxville Gazette. Knoxville, TN. 1795 to 1818Clarion and Tennessee Gazette. Nashville, TN. 1821 to 1874Nashville Gazette. Nashville, TN. 1822 to 1826Tennessee Gazette. Nashville,... (Read More)