Transfer From Newspapers to Ancestry

Adding Newspapers.com Clippings to Ancestry.com

When you use Newspapers.com, you can gather articles and entries you discover about your ancestors into a clippings file. Since Newspapers.com is a subsidiary of Ancestry.com, the coolest feature is that you can then save those newspaper clippings to your Ancestry tree.

How to Add Newspapers.com Clippings to Ancestry.com
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Finding newspaper clippings on Ancestry.com is pretty cool. Thus far, I have found 100 articles and I have still not exhausted all the family members on my trees!

Newspaper Clipping Files
Newspaper Clipping Files

Transferring your Newspaper Clippings to Ancestry

1. Open a newspaper clipping that you want to transfer to Ancestry.com

Clipping from Newspaper.com

2. Click on the “Save to Ancestry button”

Transfer Clipping to Ancestry

3. Select the Tree and Name of Person to Attach Clipping To

4. Complete the Form

Add the date, place, and information about the clipping. You can opt to have the clipping appear on the LifeStory timeline. You can also use the “Link to another person” link to attach the same story to multiple persons (as in the case of an obituary or wedding announcement).

Start Transferring Your Clippings Now! It’s really easy and helps you corral all of your findings in one place!

If you need tips about how to research on Newspapers.com, check out this video.

The Basics of Using Newspapers.com for Genealogy Research - Tutorial
Watch this video on YouTube.
Snapshot of Ancestry.com gallery with newspapers clippings. Caption is transferring articles from Newspapers.com to Ancestry.com

Devon Noel Lee is passionate about capturing and preserving family stories so no one alive today has to be researched, or forgotten, tomorrow. She has authored 6 how-to books, a memoir, two published family history biographies, and over 60 family scrapbooks. She's an enthusiastic speaker who energizes, encourages, and educates at the same time.

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