MyHeritage Blog - Archive

Introducing the DNA Match Review Page

If you’ve taken a MyHeritage DNA test or uploaded your DNA data to MyHeritage, then you will have received a list of your DNA Matches. The list shows people...

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Family Memories from Down Under

This is a guest post by Shauna Hicks. She is a professional genealogist, former archivist, and librarian who has been researching her own family history since 1977. Shauna worked in government...

 

Record Week: Search One Billion Census Records for Free!

In celebration of our recent milestone — surpassing 8 billion historical records on SuperSearch — we’re happy to announce that we’re making all of our major census collections from...

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Do Genealogists Care About Family Artifacts?

This is a guest post by Joy Shivar, owner of JustaJoy.com Family Heirloom Exchange, a surname-searchable, bulletin board-style website used by antique dealers and others to reach out to...

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MyHeritage Acquires the Legacy Family Tree Software and Webinar Platform

We’re delighted to announce today that we’ve acquired Millennia Corporation, makers of the popular Legacy Family Tree genealogy desktop software and well-attended genealogy webinar platform, Legacy Family Tree Webinars...

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We’ve Surpassed 8 Billion Records on SuperSearch!

How big is the number 8 billion? 8 billion seconds is 2,222,222 hours, 92,592 days, or 253 years. According to recent surveys, the world population will hit 8 billion people...

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Siblings Making up for Lost Time

Kyle Gulden, a US Army Veteran from New Jersey had been trying to find family members on his father’s side of the family since he was 7 years old...

 

DNA and Genealogy: Why Test Your Older Relatives

Why should you consider testing your older relatives before exploring your own genetic genealogy? The answer lies in genetic inheritance patterns. There are four types of genetic inheritance patterns...

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Meet the Team: Uri Gonen

My name is Uri Gonen. I am a father of three and live with my family in Toronto, where I work for MyHeritage. I’ve been working at MyHeritage for...

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History in Living Color

A new trend has emerged — people are taking old black and white photos and meticulously adding color to them. In some cases, the colorized photos look so modern,...

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Digging Deeper: When You Can’t Find a Death Record

This is a guest post by Amie Bowser Tennant, The Genealogy Reporter, and blog content creator for Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems. Amie is actively engaged in genealogy research,...

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We’re back from Tribal Quest Siberia!

Our team of employee volunteers recently returned from our third Tribal Quest expedition — this time to Siberia — to continue our mission to preserve the family histories of remote tribes. Throughout...

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