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November 2012 Newsletter

GenealogyBank Just Added 24 Million More Records!

We constantly add more newspapers and obituaries to our online archives. Currently, GenealogyBank features over 6,400 newspapers from all 50 states, with more than 215 million obituaries and death records. Here are details about some of our most recent additions. We've shown the date ranges so that you can determine if the new content is relevant to your personal research.

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How to Print Newspaper Articles

We are living in a digital age, with many genealogical records available for searching online. GenealogyBank, for example, has more than 1.3 billion online records, including hundreds of millions of historical newspaper articles and obituaries. Sometimes, however, an electronic copy just won't do; you want a "hard copy"—a piece of paper. GenealogyBank makes it easy to print out any newspaper article, and this Feature Article will show you how.

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How to Search or Browse a Specific Newspaper

Most often in genealogy searching you're looking for an ancestor's name, and want to find information about that person no matter what the source. Sometimes, however, you just want to go right to a specific newspaper and start searching or browsing through that newspaper. GenealogyBank provides a quick and easy way to do this.

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Woman Minister Startles the Wedding Crowd

The 1895 wedding of Miss Rosie Nunsmaker and Mr. James R. Kendle was a cozy affair, an at-home wedding in the small town of Mapleville, Maryland. The family and friends gathered around, and the ceremony commenced. But there was something unusual about this wedding—something that had never happened before, in fact, and it would send ripples all the way to the State Attorney's office.

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