Tom Kemp, Director of Genealogy Products

Genealogist Q&A

Whether you're a seasoned genealogy pro or just getting started, our Q&A answers the most commonly-asked family history research questions.

Have a question about or hit a brick wall in your family history research? Tom Kemp, Director of Genealogy Products, internationally known librarian, archivist and published author with over 50 years of genealogy experience, provides expert answers to the most commonly-asked genealogy questions in our informative Genealogist Q&A and our complimentary guide "Getting Started Climbing Your Family Tree."

To begin, click on the genealogy question links below to view the answers. Also, download our free Search Tips Guide.

Can I get a list of the newspapers in GenealogyBank before I sign-up?

A: Yes, you can see the list of newspapers in GenealogyBank anytime.

Click here to see the complete list of newspapers. has more than 7,000 newspapers from all 50 States, dating from 1690 to Today.

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