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)

GenealogyBank adds newspapers from LA, NE and TN

GenealogyBank adds more newspapers from Louisiana, Nebraska & Tennessee. Donaldsonville Chief (Donaldsonville, LA) Obituaries: 07/02/2008 – Current Death Notices: 06/11/2008 – Current Nebraska City News-Press (Nebraska City, NE) Obituaries: 04/11/2009 – Current Death Notices: 04/06/2009 – CurrentDaily Post-Athenian (Athens, TN)Obituaries: 04/13/2009 – CurrentDeath Notices: 03/28/2009 – Current Newport Plain Talk (Newport, TN)Obituaries: 08/31/1998 –... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds newspapers from 4 States

GenealogyBank.com announced today it has added more newspapers for Louisiana, Minnesota, North Carolina and Tennessee. Beauregard Daily News (De Ridder, LA) Obituaries: 07/01/2008 – Current Leesville Daily Leader (Leesville, LA) Obituaries: 07/02/2008 – Current Crookston Daily Times (Crookston, MN)Obituaries: 10/20/2008 – Current News-Topic (Lenoir, NC)Obituaries: 01/01/2009 – CurrentNews-Herald (Lenoir City, TN)Obituaries: 09/27/1999 – Current... (Read More)

GenealogyBank.com adds 1.5 million records

GenealogyBank.com added 1.5+ million records and documents this week: 62 newspapers; 1,500 books/documents; over 300,000 obituaries/death records. GenealogyBank now has over 250,000 books, documents and reports. Earlier this week we announced the addition of over 60 newspapers in the Historical Newspapers and the America’s Newspapers sections. GenealogyBank: Covers all 50 States!1690-Today!Updated daily!3,800+ newspapers130+ million... (Read More)

So, did you hear the one about the girl and the snake?

Newspapers are packed with the stories documenting our ancestors. Thankful Taylor of Murfreesboro, TN had quite a story to tell her grandchildren. Her story appeared in the Inter-Ocean (13 July 1874) and the Indianapolis Sentinel (10 July 1874). Here is just the first few paragraphs from the Inter-Ocean (13 July 1874). Click on the... (Read More)

Genealogist Obituaries – genealogists in 10 states pass away

Genealogists in 10 States pass away. IN, KY, LA, NH, NY, TN, TX, UT, VA, VTAllred, LaRue Winn. (1923-2009)Standard-Examiner (Ogden, UT) – May 7, 2009Alloway, Frances Patricia. (1917-2009)Indianapolis Star (IN) – May 7, 2009Baker, Rosaline Tilley. (1930-2009)Dallas Morning News (TX) – May 7, 2009Barnes, Major Arch Dalrymple. (1921-2009)Dallas Morning News (TX) – May 7,... (Read More)

Genealogist Obituaries – genealogists in 11 states pass away

Genealogists in 11 states pass away. CT, MA, MI, MN, NH, OK, PA, TN, UT, WA, WV Bell, Frederick R. (1945-2009)Spokesman-Review (Spokane, WA) – May 6, 2009 Brown, Robert Arthur. (1927-2009)Knoxville News Sentinel (TN) – May 6, 2009 Carrington, Hiram D., Jr. (1930-2009)Republican-American (Waterbury, CT) – May 5, 2009 Church, James. (1925-2009)Star Tribune (Minneapolis,... (Read More)