GenealogyBank News (June 2015)

  • Feature Article: Are You Related to Pocahontas & John Rolfe?

    If you are related to Pocahontas and John Rolfe, you'll want to read this recent article from Popular Archaeology reporting that archeologists have found the original site of the church in Jamestown, Virginia, where Pocahontas and John Rolfe were married 401 years ago, on 5 April 1614.
  • Genealogy Tips: How to Find Female Ancestors in Newspapers

    How do you find stories about your mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and other female ancestors in the newspaper? Sometimes that can be easier said than done, but here are a few tips to help you search for those elusive female ancestors.
  • Discoveries: The 'Confederate Column' Newspaper Feature

    In 1902 the Times-Picayune newspaper ran a large ad on the front page of their 28 February issue stating: "Confederate soldiers everywhere are invited to assist in this work. Personal recollections, conspicuous battle incidents, stories of the campfire, and, in short, everything which may serve to illustrate the life, and do justice to the achievements of that great soldiery, will be welcomed."
  • Monthly Update: GenealogyBank Just Added 37 Million More Records!

    We constantly add more newspapers and obituaries to our online archives. Currently, GenealogyBank features over 7,000 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 46 newspaper titles from 20 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia. 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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