• MyHeritage Added Exclusive Collections of Historical Records

    Feb 6

    MyHeritage offers a treasure trove of historical records from around the world. They currently have about 8.5 billion records that MyHeritage users can discover on SuperSearch. Every so often, MyHeritage adds new collections that are exclusive to MyHeritage. You won't find those records anywhere else. MyHeritage added one of the largest colle...


  • MyHeritage Improved and Updated their DNA Matching

    Jan 16

    MyHeritage announced that major updates and improvements to their DNA Matching have been rolled out for all users. The MyHeritage Science Team has been working on these improvements for months. They wanted to provide users with optimal results. MyHeritage summarized the updates and improvements this way: “Anyone who took a MyHeritage DNA tes...


  • MyHeritage DNA Surpassed One Million People

    Jan 3

    MyHeritage put together an informative blog post about the noteworthy things they accomplished in 2017. That list includes the announcement that MyHeritage DNA surpassed one million people. Over the past fifteen years, MyHeritage DNA has helped millions of people find new family members and discover their ethnic origins. The MyHeritage DNA tes...


  • MyHeritage Added New York Resources to SuperSearch

    Dec 13

    MyHeritage announced that it has added two collections to SuperSearch. Both of these collections are resources for genealogists who are looking for information about New York relatives and ancestors. MyHeritage explains: “The collections are valuable to everyone looking to discover new information about their ancestors, especially those with...


  • MyHeritage Introduces Surveys

    Dec 7

    MyHeritage has introduced Surveys. The surveys were released by the MyHeritage Science Team, which is led by world-renowned genetics pioneer Dr. Yaniv Erlich. The purpose of the surveys is to help MyHeritage investigate how genetics affects various aspects of our lives. MyHeritage explains: “These surveys analyze the relationships between gen...


  • MyHeritage has Ellis Island Passenger Lists

    Nov 6

    MyHeritage announced that it has added Ellis Island and other New York passenger lists to its SuperSearch. It includes unique content that has never been seen before. Passenger lists are a good resource for genealogists who want to know exactly when their ancestor immigrated to the United States. The Ellis Island and other New York Passenger L...


  • MyHeritage Celebrates 7 Years of Family Tree Webinars

    Oct 3

    In August of 2017, MyHeritage acquired Millennia Corporation, the makers of Legacy Family Tree. In September, MyHeritage began celebrating the 7 year anniversary of Legacy Family Tree Webinars. You can watch 15 Legacy Family Tree Webinars for free through October 15, 2017. MyHeritage points out that the Legacy Family Tree Webinar platform ha...


  • MyHeritage Acquired the Legacy Family Tree Software

    Aug 23

    MyHeritage announced in August of 2017 that it had acquired Millennia Corporation, makers of Legacy Family Tree. The Legacy Team will join the MyHeritage team and work together. MyHeritage has acquired not only the Legacy Family Tree genealogy software, but also the well-attended genealogy webinar platform, Legacy Family Tree Webinars. This ma...


  • What Can Census Records Say About Your Family?

    Aug 16

    Census records are important for many reasons. Genealogists were super excited when the 1940 census data was released because of the potential that it contained information they needed (and had no way to access before that release). There are many things that census records can say about your family. The National Archives points out that censu...


  • MyHeritage Surpassed 8 Billion Records on SuperSearch

    Aug 8

    MyHeritage announced that they had surpassed 8 billion records on SuperSearch. That's a lot of records! MyHeritage shared insights on how they count records and where to find those records. It is not easy to grasp how big a number like 8 billion is. MyHeritage explains it this way: “How big is the number 8 billion? 8 billion seconds is 2,222,2...