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

March 7, 2008 NAPLES, FL - GenealogyBank, a leading online provider of newspapers for family history research, announced today the addition of over 4 million historical newspaper articles and modern obituaries to its online digital archive.

GenealogyBank is the fastest growing newspaper archive for family history research with over 3,400 U.S. newspapers in all 50 states. The exclusive collection features newspapers from the 1600s to the present day with over 26 million obituaries and more than 112 million historical newspaper articles. Each article is a single digital image that can be printed and preserved for family scrapbooks.

"GenealogyBank now provides access to over 221 million family history records such as obituaries, marriage and birth announcements as well as interesting and often surprising facts about our ancestors," says Genealogy Director for NewsBank, inc., Tom Kemp.

This latest addition features big city dailies and regional weeklies including: Savannah (GA) Tribune (1875-1913), Boston (MA) Journal, (1880-1917), Anaconda (MT) Standard, (1898-1915), North (PA) American, (1845-1879), and many others.

Kemp added, "GenealogyBank will digitize millions of family history records in the upcoming months that will continue to help every day people trace their family history. If you've always wanted to trace your family's history - it's a great time to start."

GenealogyBank is currently offering a 30-Day trial for only $9.95.


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 221 million family history records including obituaries, birth, marriage, death notices and much more. GenealogyBank can be found at:

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

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