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How to Navigate Dead Fred’s Genealogy Photo Archive

Photos offer a quick glance into specific points in time—a beautiful wedding, a miraculous birth, an ordinary sunny afternoon—and immortalize them, allowing people to ponder…

Who among your ancestors lived the longest?

October 1 is the International Day of Older Persons! It’s the perfect time to look up the longest-lived ancestor in your tree. Here’s how. Source:…

Amazing Sale on MyHeritage DNA!

Millions of people have made amazing discoveries with the MyHeritage DNA test. If you haven’t taken one yet, there’s no time like the present. Our…

Profile of the Day: Ray Charles

Today we remember Ray Charles on what would have been his 92nd birthday. Image: Ray Charles / Nationaal Archief, CC0 Ray Charles Robinson was born…

How to Digitally Preserve Old Media in 7 Steps

Gather your files, then review and prioritize what to save in newer formats. Think broadly: CDs, DVDs, USB drives, hard drives, SD cards, and even…

Are You Related To Gwyneth Paltrow?

Gwyneth Kate Paltrow (born September 27, 1972) is an American actress, author, businesswoman, model and singer. She is the recipient of various accolades, including an…

Profile of the Day: Agatha Christie

Are you a fan of Agatha Christie’s mystery novels? On this day in 1890, the best-selling author was born in Torquay, England. Image: Agatha Christie…

Profile of the Day: Francis Scott Key

On the morning after the Battle of Baltimore, lawyer and poet Francis Scott Key was inspired to write the poem “Defence of Fort McHenry,” which…

End of Summer DNA Sale Starts Today!

Whether your summer holidays included picnics with the extended family or travel to a far off land, many of us are nostalgic for that sense…