GenealogyBank Adds 22 Million Newspaper Records in March!

Every day, GenealogyBank is working hard to digitize more newspapers and obituaries, expanding our online collection to give you the largest newspaper archives for family history research available anywhere. Here are some details about our most recent additions to our website (we actually added new content to thousands of titles, but the following is... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds and expands 25 newspapers in 17 states.

GenealogyBank adds and expands 25 newspapers in 17 states.AK. Juneau.Daily Record-Miner1 issue. 10/8/1903 CO. Colorado SpringsGazette-Telegraph. 12 issues. 5/24/1903 to 3/11/1920CT. MiddletownConstitution. 37 issues. 1878-01-01 to 1878-12-03CT. New LondonNew London Gazette. 146 issues. 1828-01-07 to 1835-12-30 KY. LouisvilleWestern Courier*. 148issues 1813-11-16 to 1816-09-26LA. New OrleansTimes Picayune. 246 issues. 1861-05-15 to 1894-09-04MD. BaltimoreBaltimore American. 12... (Read More)

It’s Wild Bill Hickok’s Day ….

Wild Bill Hickok – James Butler Hickok – was born on May 27, 1837 in Troy Grove, Illinois. Famous in movies, films and hundreds of newspaper articles – he is central to the legends of the Old West. Newspapers serialized his story and pictured him fighting bears, outlaws and Confederate agents. Images by Van... (Read More)

A soldier’s last letter ….

“What have I done I asked myself, to deserve to be remembered by strangers in a town in which I had never been…” You can almost hear him ask that now, over 100 years later as we remember him. Corporal Wilson Mcpherson Osbon (1877-1899) wrote the letter on 28 Dec 1898, in gratitude for... (Read More)