Historical Records

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 discover new information about their ancestors, especially those with connections to New York State. Newspapers...

 

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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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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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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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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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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Seven New Dutch Collections Now Online

We’re happy to announce the publication on MyHeritage Super Search of seven large and significant historical record collections from the Netherlands. These new collections, totaling over 116 million records,...

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New: Collection Catalog

We’re happy to introduce the Collection Catalog, a new section on our website listing the historical record collections indexed and available on MyHeritage SuperSearch™. The catalog is useful for beginners as well as professional users...

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Now Online: New York City Marriages, 1950-1995

We’re happy to announce that over 6 million records from the New York City Marriages collection, are now online! The index includes given names and surnames of both bride and...

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Philip Hoffman and Carol on her wedding day

Making Memories into Special Events

Our lives are filled with events: some happy, some sad, some common enough, while others are extraordinary. Those events shape us and define who we are, but are also...

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Now Online: United States WWI Draft Registrations, 1917-1918

We’ve just added to SuperSearch™ a great collection of United States World War I Draft Registrations, 1917-1918, with over 24 million records. Information recorded varied slightly by registration date but...

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New Collections Spotlight

MyHeritage’s SuperSearch™ offers a treasure trove of historical records from around the world to explore. We currently have over 7 billion historical records, which include MyHeritage family trees, public...

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