MyHeritage has come up with a novel way of allowing researchers a free, quick dip into specific historical record collections in its subscription-based database. Each day this month, MyHeritage will open one of its historical record collections to the public.
MyHeritage announced the addition of an exclusive death records collection from the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, from 1874 through 1938. This collection is part of civil registration death records which have been made available by the Landesarchiv Nordrhein-Westfalen. The
One of the most rewarding parts of doing family history is discovering the stories of ancestors. The next most rewarding thing is having the chance to share those stories with others. What unique details make up your ancestors’ stories? Did
The following announcement was written by FamilySearch: FamilySearch added 6.5 million New York land records and over 1 million Uruguay passenger lists, 1880 – 1980. Additional records were added for American Samoa, Brazil, Canada, Chile, England, France, Iceland, Ireland, Niue, Norway, Peru, South Africa, Spain and the United
Starting today, each day of the month MyHeritage is offering a different and significant historical record collection will be available for free. According to the announcement: “The collections chosen for this offer were handpicked for their value for family historians
The dream of every genetic genealogist is to be able to build a family tree from just DNA. 23andme made a terrific start on this with their Beta family tree released in October. Now it is out of test mode
Posted by Jean-Yves on May 6, 2020 The Arolsen Archives–International Centre on Nazi Persecution, formerly known as the International Tracing Service, has a collection of information on about 17.5 million people and belongs to UNESCO’s Memory of the World initiative.
During this COVID-19 crisis of 2020, everyone has unusual experiences whether related to employment, getting supplies, not seeing and hugging family members, etc. However, do look back to 1918 with the Spanish Flu worldwide and see how different and what
National Genealogical Society Providing Free Access toNGS Monthly Archives Through 31 July 2020During this time when so many Americans must stay at home, the National Genealogical Society (NGS) is offering non-members free access to five years of NGS Monthly. Starting immediately
In this time of crisis, scientists and healthcare professionals worldwide are working around the clock to understand and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. At Ancestry we are doing our part to support the global research community in the quest to