GenealogyBank Adds Over 3 Million Family History Records to its Online Archive: Over 242 Million Digitized Articles Now Available for Genealogy Research

November 12, 2008 (NAPLES, FL) - GenealogyBank, a leading online provider of historic and recent newspapers for family history research, announced today the addition of over 3 million historical newspaper articles and obituaries modern obituaries to its online digital archive. This month's release includes new and expanded information from 31 states and more than 100 newspapers, including the Observer (MA), Daily News Journal (TN), Delta Democrat (MS), Cincinnati Commercial Tribune (OH), Daily Republican (TX), Hispanic-American titles and many more. View List

As the fastest growing newspaper site for family history research, GenealogyBank is an ideal resource for exploring the lives of past generations. By providing access to over 3,600 newspapers in all 50 states from 1690 to the present day, GenealogyBank gives researchers the opportunity to discover unique, long-forgotten information about their American ancestors.

"November is a great month to research your family history on GenealogyBank", says Tom Kemp, Genealogy Director of NewsBank, inc. "New members can obtain unlimited access for 30 days for only $9.95."

Memberships to GenealogyBank puts over 1 billion names and 300 years of newspapers at your fingertips, taking you beyond the names and dates and providing first-hand accounts into the daily lives and communities of millions of American families.

The website provides access to not only historical and recent newspapers with millions of obituaries, marriage notices and birth records, but also hard-to-find pension lists, military reports, land claims and other helpful records-including free access to the Social Security Death Index

"Our mission is to provide the most comprehensive newspaper coverage for family history research," Kemp adds. Every day we receive emails from researchers who have learned something new about their ancestors. Recently, Barbara Turner of Woodbury, N.J. wrote-'I have never believed in paying for websites, but I finally broke down and subscribed to I was thrilled to have found numerous articles on my family in the Philadelphia Inquirer (PA). Thanks for your great website!"


About GenealogyBank:
GenealogyBank, a division of NewsBank, inc., supplies individuals interested in family history research with over 300 years of U.S. newspapers, government documents and other historical records in all 50 states. GenealogyBank contains over 240 million family history records including obituaries; birth, marriage and death notices; and much more. GenealogyBank can be found at: GenealogyBank

For more information contact:
Kevin Spaulding
Marketing Manager
NewsBank, inc.

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