Category Archives: MyHeritage

MyHeritage Offering Free Newspaper Access July 3 to July 8, 2018

As announced on MyHeritage’s blog,, they are offering free access to MyHeritage’s newspaper collections. In honor of July 4th, we are delighted to announce FREE access to all U.S. Newspaper collections on MyHeritage’s SuperSearch™, for a limited time. From July 3, … Continue reading

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Alaska and DNA Testing

I noticed a while back that MyHeritage has a restriction against DNA testing if you live in Alaska. It took me a while to find out why as my favorite and several least favorite search engines failed me. However, as … Continue reading

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MyHeritage DNA Adoptee Campaign Over

Update May 5, 2018: Added waiting list information and the free transfer if you tested elsewhere. MyHeritage ran a campaign to provide 15,000 DNA kits to adoptees. The campaign closed recently with over 17,000 people signing up. Over the next … Continue reading

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MyHeritage Makes Contacting DNA Matches Free

As reported on MyHeritage’s blog,, if you use the DNA match option to send the message.It doesn’t apply to contacting users through other means if you don’t have a paid subscription. Please note that contacting DNA Matches has been … Continue reading

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DNA Day Sales 2017

Update Tuesday April 25, 2017: Happy DNA Day. Update Monday April 24, 2017: 23andMe Mother’s Day Sale (running through May 14th); $20 off regular prices. Not exactly a DNA Day Sale, but it is running during DNA Day. Update Sunday, … Continue reading

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Free World War I Records Access on Through 31 July 2014

World War I records on MyHeritage free through the end of July – It includes the following record collections: Silver War Badge Recipients, 1914 – 1918 British Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914 – 1919 The National Roll … Continue reading

Posted in Military History, MyHeritage, World War I | 2 Comments Down Due to DDoS Attack, Includes the Baby Ancestry Sites

Update: added new link to Geneabloggers. Nice explanation on Geneabloggers about the attack. According to, they are experiencing DDoS attack. This appears to apply to the various baby Ancestry sites like Find-A-Grave, Fold3, RootsWeb, etc. For more information on DDoS attacks. … Continue reading

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