Search More than 75 Arkansas Newspapers Online!

GenealogyBank adds new content to its online historical newspaper archives daily. We now have more than 75 online newspapers from Arkansas. That’s a lot of newspaper articles to help with your family history research in “The Natural State.” Our Arkansas archives include both old and recent newspaper titles, dating from the 1800s up to... (Read More)

Monthly Update: GenealogyBank Just Added 24 Million More Records!

Every day, GenealogyBank is working hard to digitize more newspapers and obituaries, expanding our collection to give you the largest newspaper archives for family history research available online. We just completed adding 24 million more U.S. genealogy records, vastly increasing our content coverage from coast to coast! Here are some of the details about... (Read More)

Amazing True Story of Shipwreck Survival

Last week I spotted the unusual story of a man saved from dying in a shipwreck in the middle of the night when he spotted a floating box—it turned out to be his wife’s coffin that he was bringing home for burial! The newspaper article containing this incredible survival story was printed by the... (Read More)

How Did You Get Started as a Genealogist? Share Your Story with Us!

A Louisiana newspaper in 1853 said of family historians that “their memory is a forest planted with genealogical trees.” How true that is!Daily Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana), 25 October 1853, page 5. After years of family history research many genealogists have had all types of “Eureka!” moments and breakthroughs, when they found a particular... (Read More)

More Newspapers Go Online – 41 newspapers, 23 states

GenealogyBank adds and expands 41 newspapers from 23 states. 21 new titles. That’s nearly 14 million articles contained in 8,052 issues! Click and search them right now!! Connecticut. Middletown. American Sentinel. 326 issues. 1823-01-01 to 1833-04-24Connecticut. Middletown. Constitution. 47 issues. 1854-12-13 to 1855-12-05Connecticut. New London. New London Gazette. 160 issues. 1838-01-03 to 1843-03-22Connecticut. Nor... (Read More)

Two more newspapers added to GenealogyBank

GenealogyBank adds more newspapers. Gainesville, FloridaGainesville Sun, The (Gainesville, FL) Obituaries: 03/19/1995 – Current Death Notices: 02/18/1995 – 08/31/2008 Newport, VermontNewport Daily Express, The (Newport, VT) Obituaries: 07/24/2008 – Current Death Notices: 07/25/2008 – Current.. (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 adds newspapers from LA, NE and TN

GenealogyBank adds more newspapers from Louisiana, Nebraska & Tennessee. Donaldsonville Chief (Donaldsonville, LA) Obituaries: 07/02/2008 – Current Death Notices: 06/11/2008 – Current Nebraska City News-Press (Nebraska City, NE) Obituaries: 04/11/2009 – Current Death Notices: 04/06/2009 – CurrentDaily Post-Athenian (Athens, TN)Obituaries: 04/13/2009 – CurrentDeath Notices: 03/28/2009 – Current Newport Plain Talk (Newport, TN)Obituaries: 08/31/1998 –... (Read More)

Patty Barthell Myers, 1930-2008

Patty Barthell Myers died 9 October 2008, at the home of her daughter, Lucy Bonnington.Her obituary (San Antonio Express-News (TX) – October 13, 2008; Philadelphia Inquirer, 13 Oct 2008) simply stated her “life’s work was genealogy.” Well said. She was the author of numerous compiled genealogies and reference works including: Female index to Genealogical... (Read More)