Tags:historical records

New Feature: Do-it-Yourself Historical Record Fixes

We are very excited to launch our new Suggest Alternatives feature that allows MyHeritage users to correct mistranscribed or misspelled names in historical records on SuperSearch™. In this article,...

Popular Holiday Toys in Every Decade

As the holidays quickly approach, many of us are scrambling to buy the perfect gift for our loved ones. Newspapers and advertisements have largely influenced our decisions on what...

Shaping Europe: 5 important events

This is a guest post by Andrew Koch, an editor and content producer for FamilyTreeMagazine.com. In addition to the print and digital versions of Family Tree Magazine, he and...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

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...