GenealogyBank adds 271 newspapers since Thanksgiving

GenealogyBank adds 48 more newspapers.Wow! That makes 271 newspapers added since Thanksgiving. It’s a great day for genealogy!And …. the month is still not over…. we have even more newspapers that we will be announcing in the days ahead.Smyrna-Clayton Sun-Times (Smyrna, DE) Death Notices: 10/02/2009 – CurrentSussex Countian (Georgetown, DE) Death Notices: 10/02/2009 –... (Read More)

US Army Register, full-text, digital copies on GenealogyBank

GenealogyBank has over 250,000 historical documents and books.One of the more popular titles is the US Army Register. This annual register gives genealogical information about the personnel in the US Army. There are similar publications for the US Navy and US Air Force etc. The first Army Register was issued in 1813. The format... (Read More)

Genealogist Obituaries – genealogists in 11 states pass away

Genealogists in 11 states pass away. CT, MA, MI, MN, NH, OK, PA, TN, UT, WA, WV Bell, Frederick R. (1945-2009)Spokesman-Review (Spokane, WA) – May 6, 2009 Brown, Robert Arthur. (1927-2009)Knoxville News Sentinel (TN) – May 6, 2009 Carrington, Hiram D., Jr. (1930-2009)Republican-American (Waterbury, CT) – May 5, 2009 Church, James. (1925-2009)Star Tribune (Minneapolis,... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds Texas & Oklahoma newspapers

GenealogyBank has added newspapers from Texas and Oklahoma. Enid News and Eagle (Englewood, OK) Obituaries: 08/01/2008 – Current Death Notices: 08/06/2008 – CurrentDel Rio News-Herald (Del Rio, TX) Obituaries: 10/21/2001 – CurrentDeath Notices: 09/02/2001 – Current.. (Read More)

How to deal with heirloom, oversize portraits

This weekend’s Wall Street Journal (February 14-15, 2009 pp. R6) has a terrific article by Kathleen A. Hughes – “The Person over the Mantle”. Hughes tells the experiences of families in preserving and displaying their old family portraits and her own change of heart in displaying the image of her 3rd Great Grandmother, Mary... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adding more newspapers

GenealogyBank adds newspapers from 8 States – bringing our modern newspapers in the America’s Obituaries section up to 1,144 titles. ArkansasCourier, The (Russellville, AR) Obituaries: 08/23/2008 – Current Death Notices: 08/20/2008 – CurrentHot Springs Village Voice (Hot Springs, AR) Obituaries: 09/10/2008 – Current Death Notices: 09/03/2008 – CurrentIowaAd Express & Daily Iowegian (Centerville, IA)... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adding newspapers from 22 States

In a major release GenealogyBank today announced that it is adding 67 historical newspapers from 22 States – including 32 more Spanish language newspapers. With well over 3,500 newspapers on GenealogyBank it has never been easier to find birth records, wedding announcements, obituaries and the biographical details of more than 1 billion of our... (Read More)