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Profile of the Day: Linus Pauling

On this day in 1901, chemist and activist Linus Pauling was born in Portland, Oregon. Regarded as one of the most influential scientists in history, Pauling is…

Introducing Fan View for Family Trees

We’re delighted to announce the release of Fan View ⁠— a new view for your family tree on MyHeritage. It joins the 3 views already…

RootsTech Celebrates 10 Years

Every year of RootsTech, from the very beginning, thousands of people have travelled to Salt Lake City, visited the Salt Palace, and come out describing…

Profile of the Day: Johnny Cash

Today we remember music legend Johnny Cash on what would have been his 88th birthday. One of the best-selling music artists of all time, Cash’s…

Profile of the Day: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Do you have any artists in your family tree? Today we celebrate the life of French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir on his 179th birthday. Image: Pierre-Auguste…

Where Are Your Ancestors From? Find Out Here!

Find out where your ancestors are from—and ultimately where you are from—using FamilySearch’s new Where Am I From? activity. See your family’s movement on a…

Profile of the Day: Katherine Johnson

Today we remember pioneering NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who has passed away at the age of 101. Johnson broke racial and gender barriers by becoming…

New FamilySearch Records Added To Geneanet

Some new FamilySearch records have been added to Geneanet: • Spain, Province of Gerona, Municipal Records, 1566-1956: 600,000 entries added • France, Death, 1546-1960: 900,000…

Traditional Norwegian Foods Your Ancestors May Have Eaten

Traditional Norwegian foods include deliciously-prepared fish, dense breads, and hearty, cold-weather dishes (reindeer stew, anyone?). Here’s what your ancestors from Norway may have eaten. In…