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.

Why aren’t the date ranges listed for each newspaper?

A: Jennie - we do list the date ranges for all of the 13,000+ newspapers in GenealogyBank. Here's how you can see the date range for all of our newspapers:

1. Click on the "Title List" for the newspapers

2. Click on the State where the newspaper was published to find the titles and date ranges for your search area of interest.

Let me know if this answers your question.

All the best,


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