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August 2015 Newsletter
When we think of the American Revolutionary War we reflect on the sacrifices and bravery exhibited by the men of the era. We tell the stories of heroes like George Washington and John Paul Jones. But what did women do during the Revolutionary War era? What were these early American women like?
After you've tried a search on a specific date in GenealogyBank's archives for an important event in your ancestors' lives, search on a wide date range to see if a commemorative article was published many years later about that same important event.
I didn't expect to find this. My family is obscure – generally unknown to history. Sure, their obituaries and marriages made the paper – and when something unusual happened to them, that made the newspaper too. But – this was quite a find.
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 30 newspaper titles from 19 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.