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Ever use genealogybank for research?

Ever use genealogybank for research?

Posted: 16 Sep 2011 2:23AM GMT
Classification: Query
Anyone ever use genealogybank for research? Is it any good and/or worthwhile to try?

Thanks in advance

Re: Ever use genealogybank for research?

Posted: 1 Jan 2012 8:32PM GMT
Classification: Query
I've used it and would not recommend it. It's a piece of garbage, in my opinion. They frequently have no records of consequence...at least none that you can't already find on Ancestry or for free on FamilySearch.

Re: Ever use genealogybank for research?

Posted: 3 Jan 2012 6:27AM GMT
Classification: Query
I've had good luck with GenealogyBank - but remember,it's mainly old newspapers, not vital records. So if the poster who was unhappy with it was expecting to find vital records, of course he/she would be disappointed.

Check to see their list of titles, to see if the papers you need have been added. (Even if they have, there is, of course, no guarantee that news of your ancestors appeared.)

You might do the 30-day trial for $9.95 to see if it's useful to you. If you do, make sure it's cancelled after that period, and that your credit card is not charged for a renewal.
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