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Using Historic Newspapers for Genealogy

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If you have never researched using historic newspapers, you are in for a surprise.  If you have gaps in your history, you can use online newspaper databases to learn more about

  • the life of your ancestor
  • the local history where your ancestor lived
  • events that happened during the life of your ancestor
  • other avenues of research that you knew nothing about before.

For example see:  Search free online historical newspapers for genealogy.

Join hosts, Antoinette Harrell and Robin Foster as we discuss how to learn more from newspapers.