African American newspapers going up on GenealogyBank

GenealogyBank is adding over 280 fully-searchable African American newspapers with coverage from 1827 to 1999. GenealogyBank released the first 50+ newspapers this month. “This is an exciting new addition to GenealogyBank – we are pleased to make these resources available -opening up family history information just not found anywhere else.” Alaska Spotlight (AK). 1956-1968... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds 190 newspapers this month

GenealogyBank. adds more newspapers – we’re up to 190 titles added this month – that’s over 4,100 newspapers online right now. And, the month’s not over yet – there are still more newspapers going online before the year is over.Sign up now and see what you’ll find about your family! AK. Anchorage. Alaska Spotlight.... (Read More)

Georgia Newspapers Online

Georgia newspapers online: GenealogyBank puts four Georgia newspapers online. Augusta, Georgia Augusta Chronicle. 1/1/1982 to 12/31/1996 Chatsworth, GeorgiaChatsworth Times. 11/18/2009 to Current Savannah, Georgia. Savannah Tribune. 12/04/1875 to 12/28/1922 Thomaston, GeorgiaThomaston Times. 10/02/2009 to Current It’s been an amazing month – these are just four of the 190 newspapers, from 34 states added this... (Read More)

Reviewer looking for your opinion of GenealogyBank.com

We received this note from Claudia Breland looking for the experiences and opinions of genealogists in using GenealogyBank. Let her know what you think. Here is her letter: Hi all, I’m writing a review of GenealogyBank. If you’ve been using it regularly for 6 months or longer and would like to express your opinion,... (Read More)

Savannah, GA Historical Newspapers 1763-1922, 1999-Today

GenealogyBank has set up a handy site for searching Savannah, Georgia’s archive of historical newspapers: 1763-1922, 1999-Today.Savannah, Georgia NewspapersClick here to search Savannah, Georgia newspapers 1763-1922Click here to search for the obituaries in Savannah newspapers from 1999-Today Or click on the individual titles below to search a specific Savannah, GA newspaper:Coastal Antiques and Art... (Read More)

Need help writing an obituary?

You can find all types of helpful advice in newspapers. This humorous advice on writing an obituary is from today’s New London (CT) Day (3 April 2009). It wasn’t written on April Fool’s Day – but it sure could have been. This video clip is by Day reporter Rick Koster. You can view the... (Read More)

New Site for Searching old Georgia Newspapers 1752-1947

GenealogyBank has created a special site for searching Georgia’s historical newspapers.Search Georgia’s Historical Newspapers – Click Here This site includes 20 newspapers from 1752 to 1947 – from 6 cities: AugustaAugusta Chronicle and Georgia AdvertiserAugusta HeraldSouthern Centinel ColumbusColumbus Daily EnquirerColumbus Ledger-Enquirer LouisvilleLouisville Gazette Macon Georgia Weekly TelegraphMacon TelegraphMacon Weekly Telegraph Milledgeville Georgia ArgusGeorgia JournalMilledgeville... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds 63 newspapers from 21 States

GenealogyBank announced today that added 63 historical newspapers from 21 States – including 33 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 ancestors and cousins. These titles are... (Read More)

GenealogyBank Adds Over 4 Million Records & Documents

GenealogyBank announced today that over 4 million historical newspapers records and documents from 24 States have been added to its database. This constantly growing collection now features over 221 million family history records – I estimate that to contain over 1.3 Billion names. You can search GenealogyBank for free and see a small slice... (Read More)