GenealogyBank Expands Online Historical Newspaper Collection: Over Four Million New Articles Available For Family History Research

October 24, 2007 NAPLES, FL - GenealogyBank, a leading online provider of historical and recent newspapers for family history research, announced today the addition of over 100 fully searchable historical newspapers. This includes more than 4 million articles brimming with significant genealogical content. Next week, GenealogyBank will add another 2 million articles from over 100 more newspapers. Complimenting more than 200 million family history records, this latest addition will expand coverage to over 2,200 U.S. newspapers in all 50 states. "Historical Newspapers are a recorded history of our ancestors' daily lives," says Tom Kemp, Genealogy Director for NewsBank, inc. "This latest addition provides exclusive access to more than three centuries of information such as obituaries, marriage and birth announcements as well as interesting and often surprising facts about our family histories."

The addition features big city dailies and regional weeklies including: Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel (1795-1865), Boston (MA) Evening Transcript (1842-1856), Tucson (AZ) Daily Citizen (1870-1890), Hartford (CT) Daily Courant (1889-1918), Bridgeport (CT) Republican Farmer (1810-1876), and many others.

Kemp added, "It's great helping families get in touch with their roots. Every day we receive letters from visitors who have made exciting discoveries. These newspapers are packed with the details of our ancestors' lives."

GenealogyBank, celebrating its first anniversary online, continues to add over 2 million documents a month to its constantly-growing collection of newspapers and other valuable family history records.


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 millions of obituaries, birth, marriage, and death notices and much more. GenealogyBank can be found at:

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

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