Virginia Archives: 147 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

Virginia has long played a prominent role in American history. The first permanent English settlement in the New World was established in Virginia in 1607 (Jamestown), Virginia was one of the original 13 states that formed the United States, four of the nation’s first five presidents came from Virginia (George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James... (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)

31 Million Records Added to Our Archives in February!

Every day, GenealogyBank is working hard to digitize more newspapers and obituaries, expanding our online collections to give you the largest newspaper archives for family history research available anywhere. In fact, we’ve already added 31 million new genealogy records to our historical newspaper archives and obituary archives this February 2012 and we’re just getting... (Read More)

Millions of New Newspaper Records Added in January

GenealogyBank adds new content daily to its U.S. newspaper archives, an expansive online collection of 5,850 newspapers and more than one billion articles and records—and growing! January 2012 was one of our best months ever: GenealogyBank added 31 million digitized records with newspapers from 31 states to our archives for you to search online.... (Read More)

Genealogist Obituaries – genealogists in 10 states pass away

Genealogists in 10 States pass away. IN, KY, LA, NH, NY, TN, TX, UT, VA, VTAllred, LaRue Winn. (1923-2009)Standard-Examiner (Ogden, UT) – May 7, 2009Alloway, Frances Patricia. (1917-2009)Indianapolis Star (IN) – May 7, 2009Baker, Rosaline Tilley. (1930-2009)Dallas Morning News (TX) – May 7, 2009Barnes, Major Arch Dalrymple. (1921-2009)Dallas Morning News (TX) – May 7,... (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)

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)

GenealogyBank adds more newspapers from 23 States – 63 titles!

GenealogyBank adds newspapers from 23 States – Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Vermont. There are well over 3,700 newspapers on GenealogyBank — it has never been easier to find obituaries and the... (Read More)