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November 2014 Newsletter

Mayflower Trivia You Might Not Know

As much as I've gathered the names, dates and places of my Mayflower ancestors, it is their stories that mean the most to me. Here are a few of the stories about Mayflower families that I did not know before I did further research.

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A Search Tip – and a Challenge

Did you realize that GenealogyBank's Historical Newspaper Archives have articles on Mayflower passengers and their descendants, right back to the obituary of Peregrine White – who was born onboard the Mayflower while it was in the harbor at Cape Cod in 1620?

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Have You Seen This Before?

A fellow genealogist was kind enough to send my family an old calling card that had our ancestor's name printed on it. She'd found it while browsing one day in an antique shop. I'd never seen anything like this before.

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GenealogyBank Just Added 12 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 41 newspaper titles from 20 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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