It’s that time of the year when I live “in a suitcase,” as my wife jokes. For some people, spring means flowers, beautiful weather, trips to the country or longer days. For me, it signifies GENEALOGY events! Many genealogy conferences are held at this time in the US, and I have the chance to attend them. Not only do I speak, help staff our exhibit hall booths, but I also reconnect with my genealogy friends, meet new people interested in family history, learn about the latest releases and discoveries, and visit new places!
We recently asked our readers to search for our Easter image in three old blog posts on the MyHeritage blog for the chance to win a MyHeritage DNA test.
We received an overwhelming number of responses. Here are the answers to our Easter “Egg” hunt:This post is about family crafts that can be done with children over a particular holiday: Easter: Fun for the whole familyThis post may be our longest blog post ever! It is a blog post introducing our new online tree editor: Introducing the enhanced family tree editorThis blog post explains what happens to your DNA sample once it reaches the MyHeritage DNA lab: [Watch] This is what happens to your DNA at the lab
Easter is an exciting time of year — the weather improves, flowers begin to bloom, and we see the first signs of new life and rebirth in nature. It’s also an excellent opportunity to spend quality time with your family.
When I was a kid, I used to celebrate this sweetest of the holidays at my grandparents’ home, with all my aunts, uncles and cousins.
This is a guest post by genealogist James L. Tanner, a retired trial attorney from Arizona now living in Utah. He is the author of two popular genealogy blogs, Genealogy’s Star and Rejoice, and be exceeding glad. With over 30 years of genealogy experience, he currently volunteers at the Brigham Young University Family History Library in Provo, Utah.
This is a guest post by Legacy Tree Genealogists. They provide full-service genealogical research for clients worldwide, helping them discover their roots and personal history through records, narratives, and DNA. Based near the world’s largest family history library in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, Legacy Tree has developed a network of professional researchers and archives around the globe.
Fox News recently invited MyHeritage to the channel’s Fox & Friends morning show to talk about MyHeritage DNA and to help the show’s hosts learn more about each host’s origins. Author Yvette Corporon, a friend of MyHeritage and author of the upcoming book “Something Beautiful Happened,” presented the anchors with their incredible results.
Yvette revealed the DNA ethnicity results of three of the hosts and provided genealogical research and fascinating historical documents, to back it up, found by the MyHeritage research team.
This is a guest post by W. Scott Fisher, the creator and host of Extreme Genes, America’s Family History Show, heard on dozens of radio stations in the US and as a podcast. A broadcaster by career, Scott has been a devoted genealogist since 1981.