Search Old Charleston, SC Newspapers 1723-1975

GenealogyBank has set up a handy site for searching Charleston, South Carolina’s historical newspaper archive: 1723-1975. Click Here to Search all of the newspapers hereOr click on the individual titles below to search a specific newspaperCarolina Gazette 1723-1828Charleston Courier 1803-1822Charleston Evening Gazette 1785-1786Charleston Mercury 1854-1859Charleston Morning Post 1786-1787Chronicle of Liberty 1783City Gazette 1787-1842Columbian Herald... (Read More)

Alex Haley’s family tree grows via DNA study

USA Today (7 April 2009) is reporting that a DNA study has extended the branches of Alex Haley’s family tree. The clue came when a “78-year-old man in Scotland named Thomas Baff, … took the DNA test to help his daughter” who was working on the family history. You may read the story here... (Read More)