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September 2013 Newsletter

GenealogyBank Just Added 16 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 220 million obituaries and death records. Here are details about some of our most recent additions: a total of 18 newspaper titles from 11 U.S. states. 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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Best Genealogy Websites

Recently on the GenealogyBank Blog, we have been running a popular series of posts about websites that genealogists can use to help their family history research. In this article we provide links to seven of these "top genealogy websites" posts for your convenience.

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Finding Gravestones in a Military Cemetery

Are you searching for the gravesites of your veteran ancestors? This article provides tips—and shows a great website—to help you quickly find the exact location of their graves in military cemeteries.

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Finding Articles about My Ancestors

Tom Kemp was recently searching for the obituary of his ancestor Francis B. Sawyer when he made a delightful and unexpected discovery—a newspaper article about Francis's three daughters published 13 years after his death. That's one of the nice surprises about searching newspapers for genealogy: you might look for one article and find another just as valuable to your family history.

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