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April 2014 Newsletter

GenealogyBank Just Added 5 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 51 newspaper titles from 22 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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Have You Ever Wondered What the Largest Genealogy Website Is?

This is an interesting question, and one that has significance for all family historians. And the answer will probably surprise you.

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Dig Deeply into Records to Uncover Clues

Here's good advice that applies to genealogy as well as life: don't judge a book by its cover. Always be prepared to go beneath the surface—dig deeper with your family history searches and find as many genealogy records about your ancestors as you can. And then read them all, thoroughly. You never know what you'll find!

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Family Traditions & Stories

Genealogy requires patience, digging through various resources looking for family history information. And then the moment comes when you finally smash through a brick wall that has long challenged you—in this case, the breakthrough was finding a newspaper obituary about my Revolutionary War ancestor.

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