Family

Valentine’s Day: The woman who created a US industry

How many valentines did you receive this year? How many did you send? Some 190 million valentines are sent each year, according to the US Greeting Card Association. And, If you count the cards made by US schoolchildren in every class, the count goes...

 

Love is in the Air: Free Valentine’s Day access to all marriage records on MyHeritage!

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, MyHeritage has a special gift for all. For a limited time, we are providing free access to love-related records in our massive historical records collection...

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A 50-Year Search Wins an Emmy: Mother, daughter reunite

MyHeritage is all about family. That’s what we do. Whether it’s making it possible for our global members to research their family trees, or to learn more about themselves...

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‘Aida’s Secrets’ Available on iTunes and Amazon

“Aida’s Secrets” is a touching documentary that tells the true story of two brothers separated as young children in post-World War II Europe. They hadn’t seen one another in...

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Half-Siblings Find Each Other After Years of Searching Thanks to a MyHeritage Match

Norwegian user Gunvald Magne, 62, was born in Bergen. At the time, his biological father was married to another woman, and left Gunvald’s mother to raise him as a...

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All in the Family: New York City’s 2018, 1897 mayors are cousins!

In honor of New York City’s 120th anniversary, our Research Team has discovered a familial link between current New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and 1897 New York...

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Win a Chance to Have Your Family Mysteries Solved!

Do you have a mystery in your family that you are itching to solve? Maybe you found a war medal tucked away in an old box and you don’t...

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New Holiday Theme for Family Trees

In light of the holiday season, we wanted to add a fun feature to your family tree! Now when you log in to see your family tree it will...

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Margie Reunites With Family This Christmas Thanks to MyHeritage DNA

Christmas took on a whole new meaning this year for Margie Lee and her family. From the age of 6, Margie knew that she was adopted. Her adoptive mother...

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How Scents Can Trigger Meaningful Memories

Scents can trigger memories from years ago and instantly pull you back into another time. For me, the scent of chicken soup reminds me of my childhood kitchen and...

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How To Host a Remarkable Family Reunion

This is a guest post by Janet Hovorka, author of Zap the Grandma Gap and workbooks about engaging youth with family history. Janet writes The Chart Chick and the...

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Christmas Surprise: Finding a long-lost brother

In honor of the holidays, we share an incredible story about MyHeritage user Roswitha, of Germany. She received a life-changing message on MyHeritage from her brother on Christmas. She...

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Congratulations Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on the Engagement!

We are very happy to congratulate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their engagement! Prince Harry, who is fifth in line to the throne, proposed to his girlfriend Meghan...

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