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May 2016 Newsletter

Women’s Titanic Memorial Fund

As a result of the Titanic tragedy in 1912, a group of American women decided a memorial to the men of Titanic was in order. Those women came together to organize the Women’s Titanic Memorial Fund, later known as the Women’s Titanic Memorial Association.

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When Dates Don’t Agree, Double-Check Your Facts

When you see dates on a family tree that don’t match what your own research has turned up, dig deeper, trying to find as many primary sources as you can, to solve the discrepancy – as in this example.

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Grammie Shooting Critters from the Bathroom Window?

I have been transcribing and digitizing old family letters that have been passed down through the years. My goal is to preserve them online. You can learn the funniest things in old family letters – like what I found out about my grandmother.

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GenealogyBank Just Added Millions 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 223 million obituaries and death records. Here are details about our most recent additions: a total of 26 newspaper titles from 14 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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