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September 2017 Newsletter

The Long and Short of It: Obituaries & Genealogy

In this article, Gena Philibert-Ortega shows how helpful obituaries can be – even very short ones – with your family history research, using many examples found in the pages of old newspapers.

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Search for Revolutionary War Ancestors Using Battles as Keywords

When researching ancestor soldiers who fought in the American Revolution, it can sometimes be difficult to find specific information about them. Instead, try searching for the name of the battle they fought in as a keyword, to find more information about the historical events that your ancestors participated in.

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Mayflower Descendant Lola McDaniel, the Daughter of Many Pioneers

Lola Haden McDaniel was proud of her many heritages. A lifelong member of the Mayflower Society and the General Society of Mayflower Descendants, she was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

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GenealogyBank Just Added New Content for 59 Titles!

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 59 newspaper titles from 23 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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