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November 2020 Newsletter

Newspaper Articles about Visiting Grandparents

In this article, Mary Harrell-Sesniak provides a genealogy tip to help you find your sometimes-elusive female ancestors in old newspapers.

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Correct Spelling Isn’t Everything

In this article, Gena Philibert-Ortega writes about the time she misspelled her ancestor’s name in her search – and the great benefits of making that “mistake.”

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A History and Eulogy for the James-Younger Gang

For eight years, starting in 1868 and not ending until the disastrous Northfield bank robbery, the James-Younger Gang had remarkable luck. Then, in the fall of 1876, the Missouri gang raided the First National Bank of Northfield, Minnesota. It turned out to be a bad decision.

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November Addition: GenealogyBank Just Added New Content from 66 Titles!

Currently, GenealogyBank features over 13,000 newspapers from all 50 states, with more than 260 million obituaries and death records. Here are details about our most recent addition: a total of 65 titles from 28 states, plus 1 title from the District of Columbia – 53 of the 66 titles added this month are newspapers added to GenealogyBank for the first time!

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