Family History

Celebrating 7 Years of Legacy Family Tree Webinars!

This past Friday marked the 7-year anniversary of Legacy Family Tree Webinars. Legacy is the first company that revolutionized the genealogy industry forever, bringing education and exciting genealogy content to the masses in the comfort of their homes. In celebration of this amazing milestone,...

 

A Tribute to Our Grandparents

Today marks Grandparents Day in the United States, a holiday created to pay tribute to grandparents and their unique and timeless place in our hearts. Whether you had a...

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Legacy Tree: Elizabeth’s Success Story

Family history success stories can be extremely rewarding for all involved. We love being a part of connecting people with their past and introducing them to relatives that they...

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Something Beautiful Happened: A Story of Survival and Courage In The Face Of Evil

We’re excited to introduce a new book by Emmy Award-winning writer, producer, and author, Yvette Manessis Corporon, titled Something Beautiful Happened: A Story of Survival and Courage in the...

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Back to School Quiz

It’s that time of the year again, the days are getting shorter and summer is coming to an end. Students of all ages everywhere are beginning to prepare for...

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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...

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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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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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Yankee Doodle Dandy’s Family Tree

There is hardly a symbol or character more American than Yankee Doodle. The catchy song dates back to the Seven Years’ War and the American Revolution (1775–83). It has...

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Pure Canadian Maple Syrup

Is there anything more Canadian than pure Canadian maple syrup? As an expat myself, I have found that it’s the one product from home that I can’t live without...

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Guest Post: They Came to Canada

This is a guest post by John D. Reid, international speaker and author who blogs at Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections. He emigrated thinking he was the Canadian pioneer in his family,...

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Uncanny Resemblances: Father look-alikes

Although we each receive equal amounts of DNA from each of our parents, half from our mother and half from our father, we can still resemble one parent, over...

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Mother and Daughter Reunited Through MyHeritage DNA

Suzanne Colton, 64, always yearned to find her biological mother. She went to considerable efforts searching, but was never successful. After seeing a recent segment on the daily television show Fox...

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