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November 2020 Newsletter
In this article, Mary Harrell-Sesniak provides a genealogy tip to help you find your sometimes-elusive female ancestors in old newspapers.
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.”
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.
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!