GenealogyBank adds Dutchess Observer (Poughkeepsie, NY) Newspaper

GenealogyBank has added the Dutchess Observer – 1816-1821 – an historical newspaper published in Poughkeepsie, NY. This early American newspaper includes local news, obituaries and birth announcements. Click here & search this paper Find and document your ancestors in GenealogyBank – the best source for old newspapers on the planet.Period!.. (Read More)

William Montgomery Clemens (1860-1931)

Genealogists who made a difference William Montgomery Clemens (1860-1931) was a prolific genealogist and writer. Nephew to the more famous Samuel Clemens (1835-1910) – he was also a newspaper man and author. William M. Clemens started writing for the Pittsburgh Leader in 1879 and continued his research & writing for more than five decades.... (Read More)

Archivists that have recently passed away

These archivists have recently passed away. Sister Veronica Grzelak. (1926-2009)Archivist for Immaculate Heart of Mary Province for ten yearsConnecticut Post (Bridgeport, CT) – May 3, 2009 Nicholson, Harman C.B. (1920-2009)Archivist to the Chief of the Highland Clan MacNicol (Scotland)Atlanta Journal-Constitution (GA) – April 29, 2009 Rehberg, Lois E. (Lawrie). (1923-2009)Bay View Historical Society and... (Read More)

Index to Early Philadelphia Obituaries – Public Ledger 1836

These early Philadelphia (PA) deaths were recorded in the Public Ledger, an early Philadelphia newspaper. Click on the links in the index citations to read each person’s obituary.Public Ledger. 25 Mar 1836Eure, Jonas. (-1836)Hendel, William B. (-1836) McClaskey, James. (1775-1836)Talcott, Samuel Austin (1789-1836)Taynton, Luther. (1791-1836)Townsend, Edwin. (1832-1836)Townsend, Maria. (1833-1836)Public Ledger. 26 Mar 1836Wooldridge, Jane.... (Read More)

News: Mamaroneck (NY) Daily Times 1936-1979 Going Online

The Mamaroneck Public Library announced today that it is putting its backfile of the newspaper, the Mamaroneck Daily Times, 1936-1979 online. They will put the newspaper on the library’s website when the work is completed. The Daily Times was published in Mamaroneck, NY. It was acquired by the Gannett newspaper group which merged it... (Read More)