Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — Introduction to the MyHeritage Knowledge Base and the MyHeritage Wiki by James Tanner

Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — Introduction to the MyHeritage Knowledge Base and the MyHeritage Wiki by James Tanner

Come and learn about two valuable learning resources from MyHeritage.com: the MyHeritage Knowledge Base and the MyHeritage Wiki. Each of these websites has articles that will help start your genealogical experience or expand your current experience level into previously unfamiliar areas and enable you to master your skills and help you make the most of your research.

About the presenter

James L. Tanner B.A. Degree; Spanish, M.A. Degree; Linguistics, University of Utah. J.D. Degree; Law, Arizona State University. 39 years Arizona trial attorney. Over 39 years in genealogical research. Avid Blogger of Genealogy’s Star. 17 years as a Family History Volunteer. Presently serving at the BYU Family History Library. On the Board of Directors of The Family History Guide Association. Presenter at Expos and Conferences in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Previously owner of a retail computer business and an Apple Macintosh software company. Professional photographer. Seven children and 34 grandchildren. Fluent in Spanish and has done extensive Spanish genealogical research.

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How to trace your French ancestors with MyHeritage resources — free replay of today's webinar by Marie Cappart now available

How to trace your French ancestors with MyHeritage resources — free replay of today's webinar by Marie Cappart now available

The recording of today's webinar by Marie Cappart, "How to trace your French ancestors with MyHeritage resources” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free.

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How exciting it is to find French ancestors! But finding them in records can be tricky if you don’t know what archives are available nor the language. Using MyHeritage collections, tools and features, French research will have no mystery for you after this webinar.

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Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — How to trace your French ancestors with MyHeritage resources by Marie Cappart

Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — How to trace your French ancestors with MyHeritage resources by Marie Cappart

How exciting it is to find French ancestors! But finding them in records can be tricky if you don’t know what archives are available nor the language. Using MyHeritage collections, tools and features, French research will have no mystery for you after this webinar.

About the presenter

Hooked on genealogy when she was little, Marie Cappart is a historian (Free University of Brussels) and professional Anglo-Belgian genealogist based in Brussels. Passionate about family stories, always on the lookout, author of the Guide to Genealogy in Belgium (Jourdan 2017) and historical consultant for several Belgian and international media, she also gives courses and coaching all over the world. To stick as closely as possible to advances in genealogy, she trained in genetic genealogy in order to be able to share with you what undoubtedly constitutes the future of genealogy! Since 2021, Marie works for MyHeritage as Country Manager for France and Belgium.

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Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — The Latest Photo Feature from MyHeritage by Tal Erlichman

Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — The Latest Photo Feature from MyHeritage by Tal Erlichman

Explore the exciting latest addition to the MyHeritage arsenal of photo features! Since 2020, MyHeritage has led the world in technologies that help you see your family photos in a new light. In this session, Tel Erlichman, VP of Product at MyHeritage, will tell you all about the most recent feature and how it will enrich your family history research through family photos.

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Tal is a Director of Product Management at MyHeritage and is responsible for MyHeritage's core genealogy service including the family tree, matching technologies and the historical records search engine. He leads a talented team of developers, QA engineers, product and project managers that work tirelessly to create the best family history research experience. From creating the best search tools, through publishing new historical record collections from all around the world, to building innovative features that create meaningful discoveries for our users on a daily basis. Tal is passionate about his family and family history in particular. He comes from a computer science background specializing in mobile security and was part of the LetMobile team acquired by Ivanti in 2012.

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Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — The Latest Developments in Searching Historical Records on MyHeritage by Maya Geier

Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — The Latest Developments in Searching Historical Records on MyHeritage by Maya Geier

MyHeritage is home to billions of historical records containing countless discoveries for family historians everywhere; but what good is all that information if it’s hard to find? In this session, Maya Geier, Product Manager at MyHeritage, responsible for publication of historical records at MyHeritage, will show you all the latest cutting-edge developments in the search experience at MyHeritage that make it easier than ever to find what you’re looking for.

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Maya Geier, product manager, is responsible for the publication of historical records at MyHeritage. She joined MyHeritage as a student project manager, focusing on publishing acquired content as historical record collections. Once completing her BSc in Computer Science and Art, she commenced her role as product manager in the content publication team, leading a team of software developers, and in charge of complex technical projects that deliver rich content with great genealogical value.

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Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — The Good News About Historical Newspapers by Daniel Horowitz

Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — The Good News About Historical Newspapers by Daniel Horowitz

Historical newspapers are treasure troves of valuable information, not just about major historical figures and events, but also about ordinary people who lived in the past. Join Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy Expert at MyHeritage, for a deep dive into the vast collection of newspapers on MyHeritage and learn what you can find in them about your ancestors.

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Genealogy Expert at MyHeritage, providing key contributions liaising with genealogy societies, bloggers and media, as well as lecturing, and attending conferences around the world. Dedicated to Genealogy since 1986, he was the teacher and the study guide editor of the family history project “Searching for My Roots” in Venezuela for 15 years. Daniel is involved in several crowdsource digitization and transcription projects and holds a board level position at the Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA).

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Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — New Updates on Your MyHeritage Family Tree by Uri Gonen

Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — New Updates on Your MyHeritage Family Tree by Uri Gonen

Discover the latest updates to the online family tree on MyHeritage that will help you gain clearer and better insight into the people that populate your tree. Uri Gonen, SVP Product Manager at MyHeritage, will tell you all about the tools and features that allow you to enrich your tree with details, photos, and source citations, and how all these can be added and viewed easily using the platform.

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Uri Gonen has been working at MyHeritage since 2005 where he took on different challenges and roles in product development and product management. He has been part of the wild journey of MyHeritage from a small startup to a dominant company in the genealogy space. Among his involvement in key projects of the company, Uri was the original developer behind Family Tree Builder, and the product manager of MyHeritage’s genealogy search engine. Recently, Uri was involved in several genealogical projects such as PedigreeMap, Pedigree View, Tree Consistency Checker and several integrations with FamilySearch. Before joining MyHeritage, Uri has worked in other software startups in Israel, the United States and Canada. He now lives and works in Toronto, Canada.

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Are You Missing Important Family History Clues in Your Old Family Photographs? — free replay of today's MyHeritage webinar by Lisa Lisson now available

Are You Missing Important Family History Clues in Your Old Family Photographs? — free replay of today's MyHeritage webinar by Lisa Lisson now available

The recording of today's MyHeritage webinar by Lisa Lisson, "Are You Missing Important Family History Clues in Your Old Family Photographs?” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free.

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Family photographs put names to the faces of our ancestors. But…. are you missing important family history clues hidden in them? Learn how to use MyHeritage’s photo tools to enhance your old family photos to analyze them for important social history clues for your ancestors!

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MyHeritage Releases the 1931 Canada Census with a New Index

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Happy day for those with family in Canada in 1931! MyHeritage has announced its publication of the 1931 Canadian census collection, which includes a complete new index created by MyHeritage. This collection, which contains information on 10.4 million individuals living in Canada in 1931, is the latest addition to MyHeritage's vast collection of Canadian historical documents, now encompassing 175 collections with 113.7 million records in total.

The search engine worked its magic and I found my wife's grandmother living in Alberta:

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Search the census here.

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Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — See Your Family in a Whole New Light! by Diane Henriks

Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — See Your Family in a Whole New Light! by Diane Henriks

Understand your family history in a fun and engaging way with analytics that includes charts and metrics, while also being able to see your ancestors’ stats quickly!
 

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Diane Henriks is a Los Angeles County based professional genealogist; investigator; speaker; and author, specializing in finding descendants in family trees; brick wall research; and unknown parentage. She has worked closely with private investigators to find living people, while also assisting in background investigations, in both civil and criminal cases. She is a proud member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild, and the Southern California Genealogical Society. What started out as a small hobby over a decade ago, when a hand drawn family tree chart was given to her by her father, has since become a great obsession! She now helps others journey through their family histories and/or locate missing pieces, through Know Who Wears the Genes in Your Family, while stressing the importance of preserving family history for future generations and trying to get all involved in their own family history. Family history isn’t just genealogy; it’s about connecting your past, present, and future, to give you a sense of who you are, while carrying on the memory of those that came before.

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