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MyHeritage has launched a new feature that lets you save the records you discover
using the site’s SuperSearch to the
relevant family member profiles in your family tree. You can also easily extract information
from any record you save (which previously was only possible through the site’s Record
can see the steps for saving SuperSearch records to your family tree in this MyHeritage
Ancestry.com has redesigned
its Ancestry app for iPhone, iPad and iPod. The app now includes the option to
connect with others through Facebook and read story-like narratives about people in
your tree, among other features. It’s also optimized for the just-released iOS 7. Read
more about what’s new in the Ancestry iOS app and see screenshots on the Ancestry
The National Genealogical Society is conducting a survey for those who’ve attended
one of its conferences, purchased one of its publications or signed up for one of
its courses. Both members and nonmembers are invited to respond. You
can take the survey here.
FamilySearch has recently added more
than 2.7 million indexed records and images from Brazil, England, Germany, Italy,
Mexico, Peru, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland. If you’re researching ancestors in
any of these places, visit the FamilySearch
news blog to see which collections have been added or updated, and to click through
to search or browse them.
FamilySearch also announced that the
one millionth photo has been added to its Photos
and Stories feature on FamilySearch.org. The
announcement also includes some helpful hints about uploading photos to FamilySearch.org.