In 2018, Elizabeth Bell, a member of our Newspapers.com™ team, made a surprising discovery about her family history. She received the results of her Ancestry®
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Newspapers are an incredible resource for learning details about your ancestors’ lives. Simple searches can yield surprising insights. Expanded searches might result in genealogical breakthroughs.
Angel Island, known as the “Ellis Island of the West,” is in San Francisco Bay and was the first stop for many immigrants between 1910-1940.
The 1950 U.S. Census was released earlier this year, opening new avenues of research for family historians. Have you had the chance to search the
Society pages in historical newspapers were the equivalent of today’s social media. They reported on social events, family news, birthday parties, anniversaries, and more! Don’t
Family bibles are a treasure for genealogists and often recorded important events like births, deaths, and marriages. Family bibles were especially popular in the 1700s
6 Reasons You May Not Be Getting the Results You Want on Newspapers.com™
The Newspapers.com™ search and its accompanying filters make it easier than ever to find what you’re looking for in newspapers. But there can be instances
Do you have a woman in your family tree whose married surname you know, but you don’t know the one she was born with? If
27 Sep 1919, Sat The Star Press (Muncie, Indiana) Newspapers.com Birth announcements, marriage announcements, and obituaries are invaluable in family history research, but those certainly
Passenger lists are important records for tracing immigrant ancestors. Before air travel became more common in the 1950s, ships were the primary mode of intercontinental