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    January
    2019
    In 2018, FamilySearch added hundreds of millions of searchable free images and indexes of historical records from all around the world. The records came from locations such as Germany, Sweden, Read more
  • 07
    January
    2019
    The popular, free genealogy website, FamilySearch.org, announced its 2019 plans to enhance its record search and Family Tree search capabilities and introduce new interactive discovery experiences. Read more
  • 04
    January
    2019
    FamilySearch International, global leader in helping individuals discover their family history, published its annual at-a-glance summary of its efforts in 2018. A key FamilySearch initiative is to Read more

In the Blogs

January
08,
2019
I'm still a "numbers guy" and like to try to keep track of various numbers in the genealogy world. So this is a list of genealogy numbers as of 1
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January
08,
2019
2018 was an exceptional year here at MyHeritage. We continued to innovate, and released new and exciting features, many in response to requests from the community,
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January
04,
2019
Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the top discoveries of Season 5 — including his own family news.  TV’s original genealogy hunter — Harvard professor Henry Louis
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December
21,
2018

DNA Reveals the Hidden Jewish Ancestry of Latin Americans

In 1492, best known as the year Columbus sailed the ocean blue, Spain also decided to expel all practicing Jews from its kingdom. Jews who did not leave—and were
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FamilySearch Spotlight

May
18,
2018
If you’ve ever tried to attend a session at a family history conference where Ron Tanner is speaking, you know of his popularity, or the high consumer interest in the product he manages—the
April
13,
2018
David Rencher is FamilySearch International's chief genealogical officer. In his downtown office overlooking the meticulous flower gardens of the Mormon Church’s corporate headquarters in Salt
February
23,
2018
A beehive-buzz of excitement and anticipation grows the deeper you move into the crowds of RootsTech, a trending international conference held in Utah with up to 30,000 in-person attendees and