Deaths at the US Soldiers’ Home – Washington, DC 1898-1899

Get the most out of GenealogyBank! (Illustration – US Soldiers’ Home – Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division – Digital ID: npcc 18971) GenealogyBank has more than 250,000 historical documents and reports – like the Annual Reports of the War Department. The War Department, like all US Government Agencies issues an annual report... (Read More)

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)

Unusual Obituaries: Sir Sacheverell Reresby Sitwell

Speaking of unusual obituaries. See this one from GenealogyBank – published in today’s (3 April 2009) Boston Globe. Sir Sacheverell Reresby Sitwell, son of the late Sir George Sitwell (author of The History of the Fork and inventor of a revolver for shooting wasps).Boston Globe, (MA) – April 3, 2009Sacheverell Reresby Sitwell; restored hall... (Read More)

New Site for Searching Lexington, KY Historical Newspapers

GenealogyBank has created a special site for searching Lexington, Kentucky’s historical newspapers. Photo: Tobacco crop, Lexington, KY 1910. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Search Lexington, KY Historical Newspapers – Click Here This site includes 7 newspapers from 1794 to 1922 including: Kentucky GazetteLexington HeraldLexington Herald-LeaderMorning HeraldReporterStewart Kentucky HeraldWestern Monitor.. (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)

GenealogyBank.com adding 56 more New York historical newspapers

Great news – GenealogyBank.com is adding 56 more New York historical newspapers. GenealogyBank already contains over 330 NY newspapers – part of the more than 3,500 local newspapers from across the country that are online in GenealogyBank. Wow – climbing your family tree has never been easier. (Photo courtesy: Library of Congress Prints and... (Read More)

Pennsylvania historical newspapers in GenealogyBank.com pipeline

GenealogyBank is pleased to give you a sneak peek at the Pennsylvania historical newspapers in the pipeline for the months ahead. (Photo courtesy: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, DC – LC-USW33- 000139-ZE [P&P]. This list includes new titles as well as expanded coverage for existing titles. PENNSYLVANIAErie, PA. Erie Observer. 1833... (Read More)