Comparing the “Big Four”

Do you ever wonder which online genealogy service is best? The “Big Four” are Ancestry, FamilySearch, findmypast and MyHeritage.


NYC marriage records 1950-1995

New York City marriage records (1950-1995) have been indexed and are now searchable online.


More Black Friday specials

If eating too much turkey on Thanksgiving made you so sleepy you forgot today was Black Friday, here’s a reminder about some of the special genealogy-related deals available today or through the weekend.


MyHeritage adds “Instant Discoveries”

To demonstrate the appeal of its new feature, “Instant Discoveries,” MyHeritage took to the streets of New York to preview the product with passers-by at Grand Central Terminal and Times Square.


MyHeritage Military Records Free This Weekend

You can search historical military records on for free this Memorial Day weekend, May 23-26.


More St Patrick’s Day Specials

Here are more ways to celebrate St Patrick’s Day:

Through March 17, MyHeritage is offering free access to a collection of passengers arriving in New York from Ireland (1846-1851). This collection contains the records of 600,000 immigrants and may include the passenger’s name, age, last residence, departure/arrival dates, and occupation. has added 2.7 million […]