- Last week the company announced it’s added more than 4 million newspapers, records and documents from 24 states. Those include expanded holdings of newspapers such as Montana’s Anaconda Standard (Jan. 2, 1898, to April 30, 1915) and Georgia’s Savannah Tribune (Dec. 4, 1875, to Dec. 27, 1913).
- GenealogyBank also has posted the first 20 titles, covering Indiana, Missouri, New Mexico and Texas, from its new collection of Hispanic newspapers. Those papers eventually will span 1808 to 1980.
Here’s a 1929 marriage announcement from the Indiana Harbour, Ind., Amigo de Hogar:
GenealogyBank spokesperson Tom Kemp estimates the site’s 221 million-plus family history records contain 1.3 billion names. GenealogyBank subscriptions go for $9.95 for 30 days, or $69.95 for a year.