Danish police information from 1867-1930 now online!

It may not always be fun to have a family member out of line with the law, but for future generations this...

DNA from genealogical databases uncover immigrants’ origin

According to GlobalNews.ca, Canadian border authorities have used DNA from genealogical databases to detect immigrants' country of origin. This special method has...

Found grandfather in the new movie

Peter Jackson is the man behind the films from Tolkien's book, "The Lord of the Rings". With his new documentary, "They...

You can now listen to music adapted to your genes

Spotify is one of the world's largest distributors of streamed music and has now entered into a partnership with AncestryDNA. This means...

Ten tips to help you with genealogy

Are you new to this and do not know how to start with your family history? Have you worked on this...

May have up to 1000 brothers and sisters

Five years ago Dutch Ivo van Halen was told by his parents that he had been born with the help of a sperm donor....

Stole genealogical sources

For the past few weeks there has been drama in the genealogical society. A new website called peoplelegacy.com has been taken to steal the...

Tips to help you to get further with genealogy

We all have them in our family trees, the relatives that we cannot find out more about. Where did they disappear? Who...

How to inspire young people to genealogy

The nightmare of every genealogist is that no one else in the family appreciates the work that you yourself have laboriously used...

Finding the date of death of your ancestors

Most genealogists have probably more birth dates on their family tree than death dates (or years). The reason for this is that...

Genealogy in 123

Family research is easier than you might think. The ones who search for their Norwegian ancestry are actually quite lucky.