GenealogyBank is a genealogy services company from NewsBank, Inc., a premier information provider for more than 35 years. GenealogyBank offers a variety of exclusive records, including obituaries, historical newspapers, books, pamphlets, military records, government documents, and more. Its archives have over two billion genealogy records, including 11,000 newspapers and 250 million obituaries.
GenealogyBank offers a 7-day free trial for its services. The free trial gives you unlimited access to everything GenealogyBank has to offer. This is convenient for customers looking to get to know the website and its offerings before fully committing to the paid service.
GenealogyBank has newspaper records dating back from 1690 to today, with 95% of the newspapers being exclusive to GenealogyBank. You can use these records to search your family history, save and organize records, and filter results by keywords, proximity, location, newspaper, and date.
GenealogyBank also gives you access to the following:
When searching through GenealogyBank’s records, you can filter the results by state. This makes it easier to narrow the results and only show you state records you are interested in. This also makes it simpler for you to find records pertaining to family members in certain states.
GenealogyBank does not offer DNA testing on its website. If you are looking for a DNA test to pair with historical records, you will have to purchase one elsewhere.
GenealogyBank requires you to enter your credit card information before receiving your free trial. Once your seven free days are over, GenealogyBank will charge your card based on which membership you chose when signing up. Two membership types are available: A 6-month membership ($8.32 per month billed in one payment of $49.95) and a monthly membership ($19.95 billed monthly).