MyHeritage Blog - Archive

Pure Gold: A First Cousin Match Helps Solve a 12 Year Mystery

MyHeritage user Marie Rundquist from Silver Spring, Maryland has always been interested in her family history. Inspired by her late grandmother, who had a true passion for genealogy, Marie...

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Nancy Unlocks Her Mother’s Past Through MyHeritage DNA

At age 13, Nancy Bonno from La Verne, CA, found out that her mother was adopted. Nancy overheard her mother, Kathy, and her grandmother discussing Kathy’s birth certificate. When...

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New Historical Records Added in June 2018

We are delighted to announce the addition of 25 million new historical record collections that were added in June 2018. These record additions include updates to two of our...

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DNA Basics Chapter 7: Common Misconceptions about DNA Testing

If you’ve been following the DNA Basics blog series, then you already know quite a bit about DNA — from what it is on the molecular level, to how...

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For the Record: Watch out for errors

This post is written by Schelly Talalay Dardashti, MyHeritage’s US Genealogy Advisor. Human beings do make mistakes. Remember the old proverb: “To err is human, to forgive divine”? Genealogy’s...

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MyHeritage Visits Five Global Conferences in One Weekend

June was a busy month for the MyHeritage conference team. The month kicked off with five conferences around the world in a single weekend. A sixth planned conference in...

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Yvette Corporon’s Tale of Islander Bravery Featured on the Today Show

Emmy Award-winning writer, producer, and author, Yvette Manessis Corporon, was recently interviewed on the Megyn Kelly TODAY show about her book “Something Beautiful Happened: A Story of Survival and...

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Happy July 4th: Enjoy Free Access to U.S. Newspapers

In honor of July 4th, we are delighted to announce FREE access to all U.S. Newspaper collections on MyHeritage’s SuperSearch™, for a limited time. From July 3, 2018 through July 8,...

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Incredible Family History Discoveries for Legendary Football Players

We gathered together 8 legendary football players to reveal to them their ethnicity breakdowns with MyHeritage DNA. The retired players, Gilberto Silva (Brazil), John Barnes (England), Lothar Matthäus (Germany),...

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MyHeritage Opens European Distribution Center for DNA Kits

We are happy to announce that, in order to keep up with the high demand for MyHeritage DNA kits in Europe, we have just opened a new distribution center...

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New Filtering System for DNA Matches

We’re excited to announce the release of a new feature — a brand new filtering system for DNA Matches — which will be very helpful for our users. DNA...

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Circle of Life: Sharing family history

This post was written by our US Genealogy Advisor, Schelly Talalay Dardashti. Our family, like many others, has experienced circle-of-life events. When family historians and genealogists speak about sharing...

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