December 1, 2015

MyHeritage Announces Automatic Genealogy Record Matching

Here’s the latest from MyHeritage:

MyHeritage is delighted to announce the launch of a breakthrough technology for the family history market – Record Matching.

Record Matching is designed to automatically find and match historical records (from our growing collection of 4+ billion records) to the 23 million family trees on MyHeritage…but with a twist! It’s the first and only technology to automatically search newspaper articles, books and other free-text documents.

So in addition to traditional records such as birth certificates, marriage documents, census records and many more, Record Matches of newspaper articles from our 300 year old newspaper archive, the largest historical newspaper collection in the world, can help you shed new light on the actual lives, personalities and achievements of your ancestors.

About Lisa

Lisa Louise Cooke is the Producer and Host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, an online genealogy audio show at She is the author of the books Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies and The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox, and the Google Earth for Genealogy DVD series, an international conference speaker, and writer for Family Tree Magazine.

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