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April 2021 Newsletter

Colonial Massachusetts Paternity Cases: The Endicott Story

In this article, Melissa Davenport Berry shows how paternity cases affected life in the 17th century Massachusetts Bay Colony – and, in particular, describes the case of the Endicott family.

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4 Mistakes Genealogists Make Researching Female Ancestors

In this article, Gena Philibert-Ortega provides four search tips to find information about your often-elusive female ancestors.

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Anti-Slavery Kansas Pioneers Thank Preacher for Bibles – and Guns

The Connecticut Kansas Colony was gathering supplies and funds in 1855 for their immigration to the Kansas Territory. The pioneers would need Bibles for their Kansas crusade – but they would need guns, too.

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April Addition: GenealogyBank Just Added New Content from 35 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 34 titles from 17 states, plus 1 title from the District of Columbia – 14 of the 35 titles added this month are newspapers added to GenealogyBank for the first time!

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