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May 2023 Newsletter

Paternity Drama in Colonial America (part 3)

Melissa Davenport Berry writes: Today I have another round of paternity dramas brought to you by the Massachusetts Bay Colony residents of Salisbury and Amesbury, most of whom are the descendants of the towns’ founding families.

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Genealogy Tip: White Bronze Markers at Cemeteries

Gena Philibert-Ortega writes: Genealogists love cemeteries. While the majority of markers we encounter are made of some sort of stone, usually granite or marble, some unusual ones are made of white bronze.

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Genealogists: Making the Most of Your Local Public Library

Gena Philibert-Ortega writes: Many genealogists dream of going to Salt Lake City to research at the FamilySearch Library. But what about your local library? Not all of us are lucky enough to live close to a large library collection, but even a small local library has a lot to offer the researcher.

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May Addition: GenealogyBank Just Added New Content from 47 Titles!

Currently, GenealogyBank features over 15,000 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 47 titles from 22 states – 30 of the 47 titles added this month are newspapers added to GenealogyBank for the first time!

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