Newsletter Archives

Catch up on the latest in family history with these articles from GenealogyBank News

Past Issue Archive

Select the month and year below

FREE Newsletter!

Get online search tips, exclusive offers and other helpful information to aid your genealogy research.

March 2013 Newsletter

GenealogyBank Just Added 23 Million More Records!

We constantly add more newspapers and obituaries to our online archives. Currently, GenealogyBank features over 6,500 newspapers from all 50 states, with more than 219 million obituaries and death records. Here are details about some of our most recent additions: a total of 63 newspaper titles from 25 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. We've shown the date ranges so that you can determine if the new content is relevant to your personal research.

Read More

Family History in Irish American Newspaper Obituaries

The obituaries in Irish American newspapers often provide a useful piece of family history that can be hard to find in other sources: where in the Old Country your Irish American ancestor was born. This information is rarely in death certificates, but is common in newspaper obituaries.

Read More

Going Back to Your Search Results

Keep an eye on the top of the screen everywhere you go in GenealogyBank. As you search the site a "bread crumb" trail will follow, making it easy to go back a step or two—or all the way back to where you began.

Read More

Irish Recipes

As this newspaper headline says, "There's more than just potatoes to Irish cooking." Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, find Irish recipes in old newspapers.

Read More