Category Archives: MyHeritage

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

Posted in 23andMe, AncestryDNA, Autosomal DNA, BIG Y, DNA, FTDNA, GEDmatch, Geno 2.0, Helix, LivingDNA, mtDNA, myDNA, MyHeritage, MyHeritage DNA, Uncategorized, Y-DNA | Leave a comment

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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Ancestry Ending Mundia, MyCanvas, MyFamily,, LegacyDNA (Y and mtDNA Testing) in Early September

Updated 05 June to include DNA-Explained post. announced today in a blog post they are ending five services –,,,,  and LegacyDNA (Y and mtDNA testing; autosomal DNA testing will still be available. I received e-mails … Continue reading

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WikiTree and TribalPages Birthdays Week of 28 May 2014

Weekly birthday list e-mail from WikiTree and TribalPages. I keep these birthday updates short, kind of mini-52 Ancestors challenges. The format for each entry is full name (including maiden and any married names when known), birthdate, death date, relation to … Continue reading

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52 Ancestor Week 21 John Hefferman Who Were You?

Updated 01 June 2014 to include link to Amy’s Week 21 recap. Here’s the story behind the challenge if you want to participate. A recap of #52 Ancestors for Week 21 can be found here. John Hefferman is one of my newest … Continue reading

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