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September 2015 Newsletter
Everyone is familiar with the regulations that couples wanting to be married need to register and obtain a marriage certificate. This document permits them to be wed by a justice of the peace, minister or other authorized official. Perhaps less well known is the question: Who returns the signed and completed marriage certificate to the town hall or county registrar?
When doing your family history research, have you ever given much thought to those legal notices found at the back of the newspaper? These legal articles can lead you to additional sources stored in courthouse archives, county government offices, and beyond.
What's your old family Bible worth? For the Calvert family of Mason, Lewis and Bracken counties in Kentucky, their family Bible was invaluable.
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 22 newspaper titles from 15 U.S. states. We've shown the date ranges so that you can determine if the new content is relevant to your personal research.