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October 2014 Newsletter

Massive Online U.S. Obituaries Project to Help You Find Your Ancestors

FamilySearch International and GenealogyBank recently announced an agreement to make over a billion records from historical obituaries searchable online. It will be the largest — and perhaps most significant — online U.S. historical records access initiative yet.

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Standardize Your Dates

How are you entering the dates of birth, death, etc., of your ancestors? What style are you using? Here in America it is common for people to abbreviate dates and to use varying styles of entry.

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Is Your Genealogy Done?

Documenting your family history is a lifelong pursuit, a task of pleasure and research that is never completely done — unless you're documenting your family in Iceland. In that case, you're in luck!

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GenealogyBank Just Added 98 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 230 million obituaries and death records. Here are details about our most recent additions: a total of 73 newspaper titles from 25 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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