Tom Kemp, Director of Genealogy Products

Genealogist Q&A

Whether you're a seasoned genealogy pro or just getting started, our Q&A answers the most commonly-asked family history research questions.

Have a question about or hit a brick wall in your family history research? Tom Kemp, Director of Genealogy Products, internationally known librarian, archivist and published author with over 50 years of genealogy experience, provides expert answers to the most commonly-asked genealogy questions in our informative Genealogist Q&A and our complimentary guide "Getting Started Climbing Your Family Tree."

To begin, click on the genealogy question links below to view the answers. Also, download our free Search Tips Guide.

Most times I'm looking for just an obituary notice. How do I limit my search to just those articles?

A: Yes, you can do that on GenealogyBank. Here's how.

Step 1. Start your search.

For example let's say that you are researching the surname: Clapper

Enter that surname & press enter

Step 2. Limit your search results to just the obituaries

Click on the blue highlighted category: Obituary

Your search results will then be limited to only the obituaries for the name you are searching.

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