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July 2017 Newsletter
Thomas Jay Kemp recently received his DNA testing results from three of the major DNA testing companies: FamilyTree DNA, AncestryDNA and GPS Origins. In this article, he evaluates the three companies and discusses his test results.
I have spent some time digging into my Mayflower ancestors’ lives to see what new information I could find about them. In my research on John Tilley, a newspaper notation about his profession took me by surprise. He was a “silk worker.” I don’t know as I’ve had any other ancestor that worked as a silk worker.
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 193 newspaper titles from 34 states. We’ve shown the date ranges so that you can determine if the new content is relevant to your personal research.