Tags:family history

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...

Do Genealogists Care About Family Artifacts?

This is a guest post by Joy Shivar, owner of JustaJoy.com Family Heirloom Exchange, a surname-searchable, bulletin board-style website used by antique dealers and others to reach out to...

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...

Yankee Doodle Dandy’s Family Tree

There is hardly a symbol or character more American than Yankee Doodle. The catchy song dates back to the Seven Years’ War and the American Revolution (1775–83). It has...

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,...

Supercentenarians and the Secret to Longevity

It is estimated that there are currently between 150-600 supercentenarians — people who have reached the age of 110 — alive in the world. The exact number is unknown because not all of...

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,...

Unexpected Heritage: Where are your ancestors from?

This guest post is by Legacy Tree Genealogists, the recommended research partner of MyHeritage. Finding Heritage in Unexpected Places About a year ago, we received a referral from MyHeritage...