Tags:family history

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...

Thanksgiving: Holiday tips for family celebrations

Today, Americans around the world will celebrate Thanksgiving. It is a holiday that we take seriously, and not only in the US. American ex-pats will celebrate wherever they live...

DNA Basics Chapter 1: A New Blog Series

Hi, I’m Yael and as a new member of the MyHeritage team, I’m excited to share with you a new DNA Basics blog series. I completed my Ph.D. research...

Ellis Island: Was your name changed?

This is a guest post written by MyHeritage Blog editor and contributor Schelly Talalay Dardashti, MyHeritage’s US Genealogy Advisor. Was your name changed at Ellis Island? The simple answer...

Halloween: Your family’s oldest costumes

We recently held a Halloween contest and asked you to share your family’s old Halloween costumes. We received amazing photos from all over the world, some date back to...

Celebrating 7 Years of Legacy Family Tree Webinars!

This past Friday marked the 7-year anniversary of Legacy Family Tree Webinars. Legacy is the first company that revolutionized the genealogy industry forever, bringing education and exciting genealogy content...

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...

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...