Tags:genealogy

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...

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,...

Uncanny Resemblances: Father look-alikes

Although we each receive equal amounts of DNA from each of our parents, half from our mother and half from our father, we can still resemble one parent, over...

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,...

MyHeritage DNA Reactions

Ever since MyHeritage DNA was introduced in November, our kits have become wildly popular. Our users can’t help but share their enthusiasm as they open the beautifully designed, colorful...

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...

117 Questions to Ask Your Family

As genealogists, we must always think about how to obtain the information we want in the most efficient way. When interviewing family members, what are the best questions to...

An Adoptee’s Dream Come True

During the past five months, MyHeritage has been engaged in a special project in partnership with Israeli Member of Parliament Nurit Koren, to help family members who were separated...

The Rocking MyHeritage RootsTech After-Party

This year at RootsTech, we hosted our second annual After-Party on Friday, February 10. The party was hopping, with delicious food, drinks, magicians, fun games, prizes and a returning...