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May 2017 Newsletter

U.S. Census Bureau: The Most Popular Surnames

This article examines records from the U.S. Census Bureau to see what are the most popular surnames in the United States. Some names you might expect – but there are some surprises here as well.

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Use Recent Newspaper Articles Also

With over 7,000 papers in its Historical Newspaper Archives, GenealogyBank has the stories of your ancestors’ lives. Included in that collection are more recent newspaper articles as well, for stories of your family’s recent history.

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Free App for Family Photos: ‘How Old Do I Look?’

It can be frustrating to have old family photos that are undated, leaving you wondering how old the people were when the photograph was taken. Fortunately, there is a free photo app that can help with this problem.

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GenealogyBank Just Added New Content for 302 Titles from 31 States and the District of Columbia!

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 250 million obituaries and death records. Here are details about our most recent additions: a total of 302 newspaper titles from 31 states and 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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