Genealogy Basics Chapter Five: Digitizing and Storing Photos and Documents

Welcome back to our Genealogy Basics series! In Chapter Four, we discussed what you can learn by examining old family photos carefully. In today’s post, we’ll talk about how...

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Here Are the Winners of the #EnhancedandColorized Photo Contest!

Last month, we unlocked the MyHeritage photo tools — the Photo Enhancer and MyHeritage In Color™ — for all users to enjoy for free for a limited time. To...

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Historical Record Collections Added in August 2020

Last month, 19.3 million records across 15 different collections were added from all over the world. The new collections include seven from the U.S.: death indexes from Massachusetts, Wisconsin,...

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The Grandma Effect: How Grandmothers Are Essential to the Survival of the Human Race

September 13 is National Grandparents Day! This year it takes on particular significance as we find ourselves challenged with finding new ways to connect to this beloved generation. Many...

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Spanish Naming Conventions: Everything You Need to Know

Spanish culture has had an immeasurable impact on our world. As such, you may very well have Spanish roots somewhere in your family tree. However, finding your ancestors may...

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Who Really Founded Labor Day?

While Labor Day may now be associated with great sales, tasty barbeques, and the last hurrah of summer, the origins of the day tell a completely different tale. The...

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MyHeritage Online Events for September

A very unusual summer is coming to a close! We hope you have managed to enjoy it despite the limitations and challenges. As always, we are here with you...

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Can’t Stand Cilantro? Your Genes Might Be to Blame

To some, it tastes like fresh, lemony goodness. To others, it tastes like dish detergent. Cilantro, also known as coriander, is a green leafy herb native to Iran. From...

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