GenealogyBank adds more newspapers – now over 4,000 titles

GenealogyBank adds 25 more newspapers – now has over 4,000 newspapers from 1690 to Today. GenealogyBank added 35 Million books, documents, genealogical records and articles this month. Wow what a way to end the year. Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman (Wasilla, AK). 10/06/2009 – Current Arizona Range News, The (Wilcox, AZ). 10/02/2009 – CurrentEastern Arizona Courier... (Read More)

Baltimore newspapers 1775-1922

Search the back issues of the Baltimore Sun and 21 other Baltimore newspapers – 1775-1922 Click here and start searching Or, click and search specific newspapers: AmericanAmerican FarmerAmerican and Commercial Daily AdvertiserBaltimore AmericanBaltimore BulletinBaltimore Daily IntelligencerBaltimore Evening PostBaltimore Gazette and Daily AdvertiserBaltimore PatriotBaltimore Price-CurrentBaltimore RecorderDemocratic RepublicanDunlap’s Maryland GazetteFederal GazetteFederal IntelligencerFederal RepublicanMaryland JournalMechanic’s Gazette; and... (Read More)

Search Baltimore Sun Online

Search the back issues of the Baltimore Sun – click here. Go through every page – millions of articles – obituaries, birth announcements and wedding notices. GenealogyBank has Maryland covered. Click on these links to search the back issues of other Baltimore newspapers: AmericanAmerican FarmerAmerican and Commercial Daily AdvertiserBaltimore AmericanBaltimore Daily IntelligencerBaltimore Evening PostBaltimore... (Read More)

Episcopal Church (ECUSA) to build new Archives

The Episcopal Church (ECUSA) has purchased site for their national historical archives in downtown Austin, Texas. The Episcopal Church has bought a block in downtown Austin where it plans to build a facility to house its national archives and provide space for meetings, exhibits, research and other purposes. The church purchased the block, now... (Read More)

Columbia University puts Tibetan newspaper online

Columbia University Libraries has placed a new digital library of 97 issues of the Tibet Mirror (Tib. Yul phyogs so so’i gsar ‘gyur me long) online for scholars to consult and study. Click here to see this collection. (Image: Yul phyogs so soʾi gsar ʾgyur me long (Kālimpong : G. Tharchin, 1925-) The digitized... (Read More)

Genealogist Obituaries

Bock, Terri Ann (Van Sickler) (1956-2009). Kalamazoo Gazette (MI): May 3, 2009 Gooch, Jane Bradford (1912-2009). New York Times: 3 May 2009McCullough, Frederick Charles (1914-2009).Oak Ridger (TN): April 29, 2009 Price, Oberia Garrett Estrada (1926-2009). Alexandria Daily Town Talk (LA): 27 Apr 2009.. (Read More)

GenealogyBank – Added Over 42.5 Million Records Last Year!

GenealogyBank reported explosive growth in 2007 increasing its digital archive with over 40 million historical newspaper articles and modern obituaries. GenealogyBank is quickly becoming the fastest growing newspaper archive for family history research with over 3,300 U.S. newspapers in all 50 states. The exclusive collection features newspapers from the 1600’s to the present day... (Read More)

Newspapers are terrific!

Newspapers are terrific! They give us the real details of our ancestor’s lives. This week I found an article about the estate sale for my first cousin, Thomas Huse (1742/43-1816). It was published in the Newburyport (MA) Herald, 16 July 1816. Everything was being sold – his household effects; a covered sleigh; ox cart,... (Read More)