Taxes: Not Fun to Pay, but Great Genealogy Records!

Introduction: Gena Philibert-Ortega is a genealogist and author of the book “From the Family Kitchen.” In this guest blog post, Gena shows how your ancestors’ tax records and notices published in old newspapers can fill in some gaps in your family history. Tax Day in the United States is quickly approaching. Are you ready?... (Read More)

Searching California Newspapers

GenealogyBank has created a special site for searching California’s historical newspapers. Search California’s Historical Newspapers – Click Here This site includes 41 newspapers from 1719 to 1922 – from 11 cities. The cities include: Berkley, Colton, Los Angeles, Monterey, Oakland, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Monica, Stanford and Stockton. For the entire list... (Read More)