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Recent Additions
  • Mocavo Acquired By Findmypast
  • MyHeritage and BillionGraves Team Up to Digitally Preserve the World's Cemeteries
  • MyHeritage and Whitehead Institute at MIT Announce Genetic Research Collaboration
  • LLC Acquires Find A Grave, Inc.
  • MyHeritage Acquires
  • Genealogy Industry Leader Acquires Another Competitor
  • to Provide Searchable Database of 1940 U.S. Census
  • Explore the 1940 U.S. Census on MyHeritage with free, easy and automatic discoveries
  • National Archives Announces Website for Free 1940 Census Release Online on April 2, 2012
  • brightsolid Launches Ground-Breaking Pay-As-You-Go Site
  • Three Genealogy Powerhouses Join Forces to Publish 1940 US Census
  • MyHeritage Acquires and to Enter US Market
  • National Archives to Release 1940 Census Free Online on April 2, 2012
  • Announces New Focus on Historical U.S. Military Records and Changes Name to Fold3
  • 1940 Census to be Free on
  • Millions of Pages of Museum Archives to Be Indexed and Made Free to All
  • NEHGS Provides Access to Massachusetts Jewish Cemetery Records
  • Launches as Free Genealogy Search Engine
  • New Web Service Provides Database of Genealogy Resources and Researchers spoken word version available
  • Sorenson Forensics Launches Industry’s Only Ancestry DNA Test for Law Enforcement
  • Brings Family History to the Masses with Free Family Builder 5.0
  • NEHGS Officially Moves its Website to
  • Launch of BUILD A BetterGEDCOM Initiative spoken word version available
  • Findmypast.Co.Uk Publishes Online Over 260,000 Records from the 2nd Boer War

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  • 2012

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  • The Genealogy News, April 2012 (PDF)
  • The Genealogy News, 1940 Census Edition (PDF)
  • The Genealogy News, March 2012 (PDF)
  • The Genealogy News, February 2012 (PDF)
  • The Genealogy News, January 2012 (PDF)
  • 2011

  • The Genealogy News, December 2011 (PDF)
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  • 2010

  • The Genealogy News, December 2010 (PDF)
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