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June 2014 Newsletter

What Heirlooms Do You Have to Document Your Family History?

Heirlooms, passed down through the generations, are treasured family keepsakes—and important genealogical resources. Items such as old letters, family Bibles and hand-made samplers are invaluable to your family history research.

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What Newspapers Does GenealogyBank Have?

We are often asked this question, and the answer is easy to find: all the links you need are right on the GenealogyBank homepage, presented both as an interactive map of the United States and a hyperlinked list of the 50 states. Each state's newspaper collection is one click away.

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Complicated Wedding: the Day Grandpa, 2 Granddaughters & a Cousin Got Married

Usually GenealogyBank's historical newspaper archives report marriages where two young people fall in love and get married. However, this 1909 newspaper article reported a situation that was a little more complicated than that.

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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 44 newspaper titles from 19 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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