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GenealogyBank's Newspaper Archives Document Every Day of Your Ancestors' Lives

Newspapers are likely the only surviving documentation of the daily lives of your ancestors. Daily newspapers covered the news, reported on events, and recorded the births, marriages and deaths of the people in their community and beyond. Rich or poor, each of us makes it into the newspaper at least once—but the papers themselves record the daily pace of life unfolding around us.

GenealogyBank is the largest and fastest growing newspaper archive for family history research. Featuring over 7,000 newspapers and a powerful search engine, no other online resource provides as much family history information. Search GenealogyBank now and begin discovering the many genealogical treasures provided by newspapers.

GenealogyBank currently has 249 million newspaper obituaries and death records covering over 326 years from over 7,000 newspapers. New obituary records are added daily.

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Discover more than names and dates. Get to know your ancestors' stories—the lives they lived, their hardships and triumphs. Family trees are just not complete without the details available in newspapers.

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