What Was it Like to Land at Ellis Island?

What Was it Like to Land at Ellis Island?

Chalked  full of a rich history, Ellis Island was the leading port of arrival for the United States for sixty years. Read more about this historic place and the inspirational stories of immigrants past. Ellis Island, in Upper New York Bay, was the gateway for over 12...

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Discoveries Pages from MyHeritage

Discoveries Pages from MyHeritage

Discoveries pages from MyHeritage make finding matches easier than ever. MyHeritage is known throughout the industry for it's matching technologies, and they have just gotten even better with this great new user interface. MyHeritage has just announced their new...

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Finding Living Relatives and Reuniting Lost Treasures

Finding Living Relatives and Reuniting Lost Treasures

Finding living relatives and reuniting lost family treasures is just one way genealogists do random acts of kindness. Our Gems reader has a passion for reuniting photos from eBay to living relatives, but needs to find them first. I have some tips for finding living...

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TLC’s WDYTYA Offers Up Another Great Season

TLC’s WDYTYA Offers Up Another Great Season

TLC's Who Do You Think You Are? is back with eight new one-hour episodes bringing more unexpected turns, and surprising discoveries of great historical significance. Read more to find out who you'll see and some of the hidden family secrets revealed. 7th Season of...

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The Oldest Veterans on YouTube

The Oldest Veterans on YouTube

There is a time capsule of American military veterans on YouTube, and it is remarkable. As a follow-up to our recent post, The Faces of U.S. Military Veterans through the Centuries, we now bring you a line-up of amazing videos and photographs from the War of 1812 to...

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Episode 200

Episode 200

The Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 200 with Lisa Louise Cooke Listen Now It's finally here - the 200th episode of the free Genealogy Gems podcast, also celebrating its 10th year. In this special episode, Lisa invites Professor Mark Auslander to share his discoveries...

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RootsTech 2017: Come Celebrate 10 Years with Us!

RootsTech 2017: Come Celebrate 10 Years with Us!

RootsTech 2017 is the biggest genealogy conference of the year, and Genealogy Gems will be celebrating in a big way! Here's your chance to win fantastic prizes, and join in even from home through our live-streaming, as we celebrate 10 years and 200 episodes of...

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