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What kind of information can I find in newspapers?

Normally, newspapers announce events of genealogical interest such as births, deaths, and marriages. The amount of information in these announcements will vary. Most likely you will find the names of the individuals involved in the event, the date of the event, and where the event took place. Sometimes you can even find pictures.

Where can I find newspapers?

Generally, you need to find out which newspapers were published at the time and place of the event by using a variety of indexes and directories, most of which are available at your local public or university library.

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