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 220 million obituaries and death records. Here are details about some of our most recent additions: a total of 73 newspaper titles from 24 U.S. states. We've shown the date ranges so that you can determine if the new content is relevant to your personal research.
The military service of our men and women who fought and died in the defense of the country is recorded on monuments that we see in every town in America. Did you realize that newspapers also remembered and named the thousands of soldiers and sailors that died?
Given that the seemingly innocent words and tune of the children's game of "Ring around the Rosie" (it's about the Black Death and the Great Plague) underscore a terrifying time in our shared history, you can't help wondering about a children's game described in an old newspaper article—just how did this game "Dead Child in the Woods" become popular?