Historical Records

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 the U.S., U.K. and Ireland, Canada, and Nordic countries free for all users for one week!...

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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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New: 33 Million Finland Church Records Added

We’ve just added the most significant records available for Finnish genealogical research to MyHeritage SuperSearch — a huge collection of 33 million digitized Finland Church Records. The records in...

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New: SuperSearch Alerts

We’re delighted to introduce a new feature, SuperSearch™ Alerts. A SuperSearch Alert is a notification letting you know that new results are available for your previous search on SuperSearch, that...

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Over 5 million Dutch Records Added to SuperSearch™

We have just added over 5 million Dutch records to MyHeritage SuperSearch™, including Birth, Marriage and Death records from the Rotterdam City Archives. Hailing from the Dutch province of South...

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