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GenealogyBank News (March 2013)

  • Monthly Update: GenealogyBank Just Added 23 Million More Records!

    We constantly add more newspapers and obituaries to our online archives. Currently, GenealogyBank features over 6,500 newspapers from all 50 states, with more than 219 million obituaries and death records. Here are details about some of our most recent additions: a total of 63 newspaper titles from 25 U.S. 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.

  • Feature Article: Family History in Irish American Newspaper Obituaries

    The obituaries in Irish American newspapers often provide a useful piece of family history that can be hard to find in other sources: where in the Old Country your Irish American ancestor was born. This information is rarely in death certificates, but is common in newspaper obituaries.

  • Search Tips: Going Back to Your Search Results

    Keep an eye on the top of the screen everywhere you go in GenealogyBank. As you search the site a "bread crumb" trail will follow, making it easy to go back a step or two—or all the way back to where you began.

  • Discoveries: Irish Recipes

    As this newspaper headline says, "There's more than just potatoes to Irish cooking." Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, find Irish recipes in old newspapers.