Taxes: Not Fun to Pay, but Great Genealogy Records!

Introduction: Gena Philibert-Ortega is a genealogist and author of the book “From the Family Kitchen.” In this guest blog post, Gena shows how your ancestors’ tax records and notices published in old newspapers can fill in some gaps in your family history. Tax Day in the United States is quickly approaching. Are you ready?... (Read More)

Our Obituary Archives Are Growing! New Obits for NY, PA & More!

GenealogyBank continues to rapidly expand our online archives of historical newspapers, books, documents and government records—to keep providing you with new online resources for your family history research. In the next few weeks GenealogyBank will be adding more newspaper titles to our rapidly growing U.S. newspaper obituaries collection, adding hundreds of thousands more obituaries... (Read More)

Family History Expos – Georgia 2011

Georgia Family History Expo – Duluth, Georgia 2011Over 400 genealogists gathered in Duluth, Georgia, for the annual Family History Expo held at the Gwinnett Center on Nov. 11-12, 2011. Now in its second year, this conference has the size and feel of a national conference. There were over 60 informative family history sessions taught... (Read More)

Here comes the bride …

Newspaper marriage announcements can give you important clues for your family history. Boston Journal – 2 May 1877 This one tells us where & when the marriage took place; the name of the minister; the names of the bride & groom and where they were from. This marriage notice from the Public Ledger 23... (Read More)

Daily New Mexican (Santa Fe, NM) newspaper 1871-1887

GenealogyBank has added the Daily New Mexican (Santa Fe, NM) 1871-1887. GenealogyBank has over 3,800 newspapers from all 50 States, going from 1690 to Today. Search the Daily New Mexican for specific obituaries, marriage or birth announcements as well as news articles of the day. I used to live in New Mexico and was... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds more newspapers – 51 titles – 16 States

GenealogyBank announces that it has added newspaper backfiles for 51 newspapers from 16 States. This major upgrade brings GenealogyBank to nearly 300 million articles, books and records from over 3,800 newspapers; 260,000 books/documents and other resources. An esitmated One Billion Names. Click on the following links and start searching! CaliforniaColton. Chicano. 1 Issue. 5/10/1973Los... (Read More)

GenealogyBank.com has 1883 Pensioner List Online

GenealogyBank.com is pleased to announce that it has the five volume List of Pensioners – 1883 online. This basic reference set is actively used by genealogists. List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883; giving the name of each pensioner, the cause for which pensioned, the post office address, the rate of pension... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds 67 newspapers from 22 states

GenealogyBank is expanding the back issues for 67 newspapers from 22 states. 27 of these newspapers are new to GenealogyBank.ArkansasJonesboro. Jonesboro Evening Sun. 1907 to 1920. Historical NewspapersCaliforniaBerkeley. Fuego de Aztlan* 1976. Historical NewspapersColton. Chicano. 1968 to 1974. Historical NewspapersLos Angeles. Cinema* 1935. Historical NewspapersOakland. American Sentinel. 1823 to 1833. Historical NewspapersOakland. Mundo* 1971... (Read More)