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    Americas GenealogyBank:

    The TourResources You'll Find Nowhere Else!

    16 August 2009

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    We have never had this level of

    access before

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    So What is inAmericas GenealogyBank?

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    So What is inAmericas GenealogyBank?

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    So What is inAmericas GenealogyBank?

    Over 1 Billion names

    Over 2,300 newspapers

    All 50 States; 1690 to today

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    So What is inAmericas GenealogyBank?

    Over 1 Billion names

    Over 2,300 newspapers

    All 50 States; 1690 to today

    Over 263,000 rare books & documents

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    So What is inAmericas GenealogyBank? Over 1 Billion names

    Over 2,300 newspapers

    All 50 States; 1690 to today

    Over 150,000 rare books & documents

    Over 130 million obituaries & death

    records

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    Sample Searches and Results

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    Eastern ArgusMaine: 1828-08-19 Page 3

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    Baltimore Sun 28 Jan 1895

    http://bp2.blogger.com/_Ebo1kwbppqE/R6OOnvQrB3I/AAAAAAAAAKg/Vv3PkOCDFeM/s1600-h/Broadwater,+Amos+wedding.jpg
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    Read the News as it Happened

    Battle at Lexington & Concord21 Apr 1775

    NH Gazette & Historical Chronicle

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    Read about the stories when they were reported

    Attack on Fort McHenry War of 1812Baltimore Patriot & Evening Advertiser

    A Special Issue

    20 Sep 1814

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    Details of Passenger Arrivals

    Duluth (MN) News Tribune

    18 July 1906

    Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer

    13 May 1902

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    Family Reunions

    Dallas Morning News

    31 Aug 1931

    Tacoma Daily News

    10 Aug 1894

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    Columbus (GA) Enquirer

    28 Feb 1900

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    Rare, one of a kind documents

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    In memory of Solomon Snow who was drowned

    in crossing the Kennebec River from Swan Island

    to Bowdoinham, August 11, 1811.

    Solomon Snow is not in the published Snow genealogy;

    not in the census this might be the only record of him.

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    Published Government Reports

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    Looking for informationon Rachel (Bittinger) Platter

    of Garrett County, MD

    Details like this are not in

    the census; not in the published

    family history.

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    Rachel (Bittinger) Platters cousin Wooly Bittinger & family 1937

    just a few years after Rachel applied for her pension

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    Obituaries routinely published

    in government reports.

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    Obituaries of Report of theConvention of American Instructors

    of the Deaf

    Proceedings of the twenty-first meeting of the Convention of American

    Instructors of the Deaf. Held at Hartford, Conn., June 29 to July 4, 1917.

    January 30, 1918. -- Referred to the Committee on Printing.

    Date: 1918-01-30; U.S. Congress. Senate

    Serial Set Vol. No. 7320, Session Vol. No.10

    65th Congress, 2nd SessionS.Doc. 172

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    Prisoners at Algiers. Letter in relation to

    the prisoners at Algiers, communicated to the

    Senate, 21st January, 1791, by the Secretary of

    1st Congress, 3rd Session. Publication No. 48

    Quickly locate obscure documents

    like this list of US prisoners inAlgiers in 1791 .

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    War of the Rebellion Record -

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    1819-1820 Passenger List

    Report of the Secretary of State, pursuant to the act to regulate

    passenger ships and vessels, of the number of persons arriving

    in the several ports of the United States, from October 1, 1820, to

    September 30, 1821. April 22, 1822. Read, and ordered to lie on

    the table.

    Date: 1822-04-22; U.S. Congress. House

    Serial Set Vol. No. 69, Session Vol. No.9

    17th Congress, 1st Session

    H.Doc. 134

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    New Features in theHistorical Newspapers Section

    Search by Specific Locality By City(ies)

    By State(s)

    Search by Specific Newspaper Limit search to Recently Added Content

    Limit search by Article Category

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    Search by Specific Locality or Newspaper

    Limit search to one or more states Limit search to one or more cities

    Limit search by one or more newspapers

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    Click on Historical Newspapers

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    TipYou may search only one state orany combination of states!Check off the state(s) you want and

    then begin your search.

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    Limit search to one or more cities

    To limit search to one or more cities

    click on the state you want to search A new map will appear showing the list of

    cities

    Check the city or cities you want tosearch

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    Select the city(ies) you want to search

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    TipYou may search any one or all of thenewspapers published in the cities

    from each state list!Simply check the city(ies) you want

    to include in your searchand begin your search.

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    Limit Search to Recently Added Content

    Saves you time Search only content added in the past

    one, two or three months

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    Limit Your Search to Recently Added Content

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    Limit to past one, two or three months

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    TipBy limiting your search toRecently Added Content

    your search results will only includethe new content added in the past

    one, two or three months.

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    Limit Search by Article Category

    Saves you time Quickly narrow your search to just

    obituaries, birth notices or other

    category

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    Sample SearchFind marriage notice of

    Abraham Lincoln

    of Maine

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    Once you have your search results you can quickly narrow them

    down by choosing an article category

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    Results limited to just marriage notices for

    Abraham Lincoln of Maine

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    New Features in theHistorical Newspapers Section

    Search by Specific Locality By City(ies)

    By State(s)

    Search by Specific Newspaper Limit search to Recently Added Content

    Limit search by Article Category

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    Americas GenealogyBank

    Over 1 Billion names

    Over 2,300 newspapers All 50 States; 1690 to today

    Over 263,000 rare books & documents

    Over 130 million obituaries & deathrecords