Julia Child (1912-2004)

This week the nation is remembering Julia Child – how much she contributed to our lives and how much fun she was to be with – via her books, newspaper columns, TV Show – The French Chef and interviews. Julia Child was born Julia Carolyn McWilliams – this week – August 15, 1912 in... (Read More)

Deaths at the US Soldiers’ Home – Washington, DC 1898-1899

Get the most out of GenealogyBank! (Illustration – US Soldiers’ Home – Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division – Digital ID: npcc 18971) GenealogyBank has more than 250,000 historical documents and reports – like the Annual Reports of the War Department. The War Department, like all US Government Agencies issues an annual report... (Read More)

Nantucket, MA Newspapers 1816-1849 Now Online

GenealogyBank has put the Nantucket, Massachusetts archive of historical newspapers: 1816-1849 online.Click here to search Nantucket, Massachusetts Newspapers 1816-1849 onlineOr click on the individual titles below to search a specific Nantucket, MA newspaper:Inquirer and Mirror 1822-1832Nantucket Gazette 1816-1817Nantucket Inquirer 1821-1849TIP: Other Handy Massachusetts Sites:Search over 275 Massachusetts newspapers: Click Here to Search All Massachusetts... (Read More)

Pittsfield, MA Historical Newspapers 1788-1922; 1998-Today

GenealogyBank has set up a handy site for searching Pittsfield, Massachusetts’ archive of historical newspapers: 1788-1922, 1998-Today.Pittsfield, Massachusetts Newspapers Click here to search Pittsfield, MA newspapers 1788-1922Click here to search Pittsfield, MA obituaries from 1998-Today Or click on the individual titles below to search a specific Pittsfield, MA newspaper:Berkshire Chronicle 1788-1790Berkshire County Eagle 1826-1828Berkshire... (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)

GenealogyBank.com Celebrates Second Anniversary Online — Reports 67% Growth in Family History Records

GenealogyBank has added over 80 million historical newspaper articles, recent obituaries and other vital records in the past two years – growing 67% – going from 160 million records to over 240 million articles, records & documents.To celebrate its expansion and success, GenealogyBank is now offering a 30-day trial for only $9.95 along with... (Read More)

The Great Obituary Hunt …

Sharon writes an interesting column – with a grim name: “Find Your Dead“Today she wrote about “The Great Obituary Hunt” … it was interesting to see her approach to finding obituaries – the search terms used, how she expanded and restricted the words selected for each search and the terrific results that she found.... (Read More)