Historical Records

African American Genealogy Research: Four important elements

In honor of Black History Month, Carolyn Tolman of our recommended research partner, Legacy Tree Genealogists, has written this guest post on African American research.  Many of us face challenges...

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Historical Records: Tracing a family through Yugoslavia, America and Brazil

Many of us hunger for information about our ancestors’ lives. Perhaps we have clues about where they lived and what they did, but we want to know more about...

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New Historical Records Added in January 2018

Here’s an update on the new record collections that we’ve recently added: At MyHeritage, we offer a treasure trove of historical records from around the world to discover on...

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How An 11-Year-Old Girl Influenced Abraham Lincoln to Grow His Beard

President Abraham Lincoln is known for his many groundbreaking political moves that changed the face of America. As the 16th President of the United States, he is remembered for...

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Children Can’t be Born Before Their Parents: A common-sense guide for genealogical beginners

This is a guest post by Jennifer Mendelsohn. A freelance journalist for more than 20 years, Jennifer Mendelsohn’s work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post,...

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Webinar: Find Your Immigrant Ancestors AND their Relatives in the New York Passenger Arrival Records

Mike Mansfield, our very own Director of Content Operations, will be presenting a live webinar today, November 30th at 2 pm EST, on Legacy Family Tree Webinars about finding...

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Hire a Professional Genealogist: Save $100 on a research project

At MyHeritage, we genuinely care about genealogy research and providing our users with the tools they need to make significant family discoveries. Legacy Tree Genealogists is our trusted research...

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New Feature: Do-it-Yourself Historical Record Fixes

We are very excited to launch our new Suggest Alternatives feature that allows MyHeritage users to correct mistranscribed or misspelled names in historical records on SuperSearch™. In this article,...

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Popular Holiday Toys in Every Decade

As the holidays quickly approach, many of us are scrambling to buy the perfect gift for our loved ones. Newspapers and advertisements have largely influenced our decisions on what...

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Now Online: New York Newspapers and New York Marriage License Records

We’re happy to announce we’ve just added New York Newspapers, 1806–2007, and the New York Marriage License Index, 1908–1929 to SuperSearch™. The collections are valuable to everyone looking to...

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New: Ellis Island and other New York Passenger Lists

We’re happy to announce we’ve added Ellis Island and other New York Passenger Lists to SuperSearch™ with unique content which was never searchable before. This collection is a part of our...

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Halloween Competition: Win a MyHeritage Complete Subscription!

Halloween is celebrated differently around the world and each country has its own traditions. Everyone who celebrates Halloween can name different costumes they have worn, and how their traditions...

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