January 2015 Update: GenealogyBank Just Added 8 Million Records!

Every day, GenealogyBank is working hard to digitize more U.S. newspapers and obituaries, expanding our burgeoning collection to give you the largest newspaper archives for family history research available online from the 1600s up to today. We’re getting off to a great start this 2015, just completing the addition of 8 million more U.S.... (Read More)

8 Million More Genealogy Records Just Added to GenealogyBank!

Every day, GenealogyBank is working hard to digitize more newspapers and obituaries, expanding our extensive historical collections to give you the largest newspaper archives for family history research available online. We just completed adding 8 million more U.S. genealogy records, vastly increasing our content coverage from U.S. coast to coast! Here are some of... (Read More)

October 1880 Snowstorm Began ‘The Snow Winter’

This photograph was taken in March 1881 of a train passing through snow-covered Minnesota in the worst snow season ever recorded there. The snow season started with a storm in October 1880 and it just kept on snowing until March of 1881. It was one of the Midwest’s worst-ever snow seasons, with multiple blizzards... (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)

GenealogyBank’s Genealogy Archive Expansion Keeps Rolling!

GenealogyBank keeps expanding our online archives of historical newspapers, books, documents, and government records—continuously adding new material for your genealogy research at the astonishing rate of 10 more records every second. In the next few weeks GenealogyBank will be adding more newspapers and filling in gaps for over 2,800 U.S. newspapers providing you more... (Read More)

GenealogyBank doubles in size

GenealogyBank has added more than 306 million newspaper articles!One year ago we had 174 million articles. Today we have 480 million newspaper articles – in 4,300 newspapers — in all GenealogyBank has over 566 million books, documents and records on the entire site!! We have more than doubled in size in one year!! If... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds more newspapers

GenealogyBank adds 8 more newspapers: New Jersey; North Carolina; North Dakota; and Pennsylvania. Wow! That makes 298 newspapers added in the last few weeks – GenealogyBank now has over 4,200 newspapers. It’s a great day for genealogy! Sign up now and see what you’ll find about your family! Ridgewood News, The (Ridgewood, NJ)Obituaries: 10/02/2009... (Read More)

More newspapers go online

GenealogyBank today added 5 newspapers from 5 states: Arizona; Hawaii; Maryland; Mississippi; and North DakotaSuperior Sun, The (Superior, AZ)Obituaries: 06/11/2002 – CurrentDeath Notices: 09/12/2001 – CurrentBig Island Weekly (Hilo, HI)Obituaries: 04/18/2007 – CurrentTowson Times (Towson, MD)Obituaries: 02/21/2001 – CurrentDeath Notices: 02/14/200…1 – CurrentWinston County Journal (Louisville, MS)Obituaries: 12/15/2004 – CurrentDeath Notices: 03/25/2003 – CurrentDevils... (Read More)