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May 2022 Newsletter

Your Ancestor’s Party: 5 Facts about Tupperware

Gena Philibert-Ortega writes: Tupperware parties, especially in the 1950s and 1960s, provided women a chance to earn money selling a product that everyone could use, and the flexibility they needed to conveniently earn some money at home.

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Genealogy Tip: Learning More about Her Life without Searching Her Name

Gena Philibert-Ortega writes: As family historians we search for our ancestor’s name in records found online and off. But you can find information about your ancestor’s life in records and newspaper articles that do not mention her by name.

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Mayflower Descendants: Who’s Who, Part 16

Melissa Davenport Berry writes: Here’s info about Henry Hornblower II (1917-1985), who was instrumental in establishing the living museum “Plimoth Plantation” and bringing the “Mayflower II” to America.

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May Addition: GenealogyBank Just Added New Content from 52 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 45 titles from 23 states, plus 7 national titles – 34 of the 52 titles added this month are newspapers added to GenealogyBank for the first time!

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