Michigan Archives: 148 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

On 26 January 1837 Michigan was admitted into the Union as the 26th state, doubling the nation’s original total of 13. Located in the Great Lakes region, Michigan (including the Upper Peninsula) is America’s largest state east of the Mississippi River, and the 9th most populous state in the U.S. If you are researching... (Read More)

Case Study Part 3: Finding Old Newspaper Articles about Family

Continuing my search in GenealogyBank’s Historical Newspaper Archives for the history of the Crofoot family (see: “Case Study: Using Old Newspaper Articles to Learn about Your Ancestors” & “Case Study Part 2: How to Find Old Newspaper Articles about Family”) I found  information about the death of Ephraim Crofoot. When we found the obituary... (Read More)

Michigan Newspaper Archives: Search 120+ MI Newspapers Online

Read the history of your ancestors from “The Wolverine State” as they lived it, day by day. Dig into GenealogyBank’s deep newspaper archives of old Michigan newspapers from 1837 to today. Read about Michigan’s history from the exploits of Father Marquette to current news. Our Michigan newspaper archives contain over 30 million articles—just click... (Read More)

GenealogyBank.com adds 5 newspapers from 2 states

GenealogyBank.com adds 5 newspapers from 2 states – Delaware & Illinois. Delaware Dover Post (Dover, DE) Obituaries: 06/04/2008 – Current Death Notices: 06/06/2008 – Current Hockessin Community News (Hockessin, DE) Obituaries: 06/04/2008 – Current Death Notices: 06/12/2008 – Current Middletown Transcript (Middletown, DE) Obituaries: 06/04/2008 – Current Death Notices: 06/11/2008 – Current Illinois Benton... (Read More)