User Stories

User Story: MyHeritage DNA Uncovers Ancestor’s Past

MyHeritage user Delbert Ritchhart from San Diego, California is an avid genealogist. Despite making multiple genealogy breakthroughs over the years, there was still a big open question when it came to Del’s Great-great grandparents from Ireland. It was through a MyHeritage DNA match that...

 

Two Sisters From Across the World Reunited Through MyHeritage DNA

As the leading genetic genealogy company in Europe, MyHeritage has emerged as the best service for getting DNA matches from around the world. It is no stretch to say...

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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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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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Good Morning America Features MyHeritage DNA Reunion Live on Air!

We’re very happy to share this emotional and exciting reunion between a daughter and her birth mother who met for the first time today live on Good Morning America,...

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After 70 Years of Searching, I Found My Grandpa’s Brother

As the newest addition to the MyHeritage Marketing team, I want to introduce myself through my personal story of a family discovery that changed my life forever. One year...

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DNA Solves a Mystery and Connects a Family

Susie W., aged 39, has been using MyHeritage since December 2015. She grew up with her mother in Papua New Guinea. She is now married with six children. Growing...

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Legacy Tree: Elizabeth’s Success Story

Family history success stories can be extremely rewarding for all involved. We love being a part of connecting people with their past and introducing them to relatives that they...

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Siblings Making up for Lost Time

Kyle Gulden, a US Army Veteran from New Jersey had been trying to find family members on his father’s side of the family since he was 7 years old...

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Sheila’s Biological Father Revealed through DNA

Sheila Trevett had the surprise of her life when her MyHeritage DNA results came back, and she uncovered the truth about her real biological father. For over 23 years,...

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Mother and Daughter Reunited after 50 Years Apart

Cathy searched for many years for her daughter Karen but was never able to find her. It took 50 years after mother and baby were separated for them to...

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