Popular Online Jewish Genealogy Collection Surpasses One Million Entries
March 25, 2015 07:11 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, March 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Knowles Collection, a quickly growing, free online Jewish genealogy database linking generations of Jewish families from all over the world,...
StoryWorth Sweeps RootsTech Innovator Showdown
February 14, 2015 17:37 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- StoryWorth, a San Francisco start up company that offers an email-based storytelling service, today swept the RootsTech Innovator Showdown, winning...
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Laura Bush and Donny Osmond to Share Family Stories at RootsTech
February 04, 2015 16:00 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RootsTech 2015, already the largest family history conference in the world, is on track to surpass last year's record of 13,000...
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2014's Top 10 Free Online Ancestry Databases
December 29, 2014 06:04 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --, a free top genealogy website, has published billions of free searchable historic records online, helping feed the growing frenzy...
Find Your Family's World War I Veterans in New, Free Military Collections Online
November 10, 2014 14:25 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Veterans' Day is a time to recognize the veterans in our lives—to honor their service for our country and show them that we appreciate their...
FamilySearch Introduces MyHeritage's Institutional Service at Family History Centers and Libraries
November 04, 2014 14:56 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FamilySearch and MyHeritage announced today that the MyHeritage Library Edition™ is now available for free at every FamilySearch Family History...
Massive Online U.S. Obituaries Project Will Help Find Your Ancestors
October 01, 2014 08:06 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FamilySearch International ( and GenealogyBank ( today announced an agreement to make over a billion records from...
Campaign Aims to Gather Your Fondest Grandma Stories
September 19, 2014 06:31 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- If you could share ONE story about your grandma, what would it be? That's the question nonprofit FamilySearch International ( is...
One Billion Images of Ancestral Historic Records Rebirthed Online
June 23, 2014 08:03 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, June 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FamilySearch International ( announced today the online publication of its one billionth image of historic records at...
New Freedmen's Bureau Records Available for Juneteenth Celebration
June 18, 2014 07:09 ET | FamilySearch
SALT LAKE CITY, June 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In recognition of Juneteenth, FamilySearch announces the online publication of additional Freedmen's Bureau records—popular historic sources for...