Historical Records

New Historical Records Added in May 2018

We’ve reached a new huge milestone — we now have over 9 billion historical records in MyHeritage SuperSearch™! After achieving our huge milestone of over 8 billion historical records, we have added another one billion records in less than 10 months. In this update,...

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New Historical Records Added in March 2018

We’re delighted to announce the addition of 27.1 million historical records to SuperSearch™, bringing the total number of records available to 8.96 billion. Here’s a more detailed description of the...

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Meet the MyHeritage Research Team

The Research team at MyHeritage is made up of talented researchers from the fields of genealogy, history, and journalism. The team digs deep to uncover the details of family...

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MyHeritage releases new collections with 325 million historical records

We’re delighted to announce the addition of 325 million important historical records to SuperSearch™, bringing the total number of global records available to 8.8 billion. The collections added today...

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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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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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