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)

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)

Old Newspapers from 24 States go online

GenealogyBank adds content from 63 newspapers – from 24 States – 3.7 million records go online. In a major upload GenealogyBank has expanded its coverage adding long runs of historical newspapers – 22,963 issues from 63 newspapers act – from 24 States.Here’s the list: AlaskaJuneau. Daily Record-Miner. 42 issues. 10/7/1906 to 12/30/1906ArkansasJonesboro. Jonesboro Evening... (Read More)

GenealogyBank – packed with veteran’s records

Today is Veteran’s Day – I have many ancestors and cousins that served – from the days of the Colonial militia, the Revolutionary War, War of 1812 right up to today. In fact my brother and I joined the Navy when we were 17 – but that was a long time ago. With Veteran’s... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds 100 newspapers from 31 States

GenealogyBank adds 100 newspapers from 31 States – over 3.8 million articles, documents and records.AlaskaJuneau. Daily Record-Miner. 174 Issues. 1903-02-03 to 1911-04-29ArizonaTucson. Fronterizo. 9 Issues. 1892-05-07 to 1892-12-10Tucson. Tucsonense. 3 Issues. 1920-07-01 to 1922-04-20ArkansasHelena. Western Clarion. 2 Issues. 1865-04-08 to 1865-09-23Hot Springs. *Hot Springs Village Voice. 2008-09-03 to CurrentJonesboro. Jonesboro Evening Sun. 1,976 Issues.... (Read More)

GenealogyBank celebrates 2nd Anniversary

GenealogyBank is celebrating its second year of service to genealogists! Join with us and celebrate!We’ll be “Two” on October 18th. How time flies. It has been a wonderful two years! We have loved receiving your fan mail and sharing in your success stories. We’re happy for your amazing finds and knowing the special value... (Read More)

More Newspapers Added to GenealogyBank – covering 1775-2008

GenealogyBank today added 115 newspapers from 29 States – with coverage from 1775 to today. Wow – GenealogyBank is growing at a rapid pace. That’s over 2 million more records and documents for genealogists. What a great day for genealogists. Here’s a great obituary I found for Mrs. Catherine Reilly (1770-1874) – it has... (Read More)