Yogyakarta Sultanate Digitalize Old Manuscripts

The Yogyakarta Sultanate stated that Yogya King Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X has established cooperation with the British Library in London to digitalize old scriptures of the Yogyakarta Sultanate which were previously lost during the era of the colonial government. “Currently, there are 75 old manuscripts that have been returned by the British Library to […]

MyHeritage LIVE 2019 Announced

After the success of MyHeritage LIVE 2018 in Oslo, Norway, MyHeritage, Geni’s parent company, will be hosting the conference for a second time! Today MyHeritage announced that MyHeritage LIVE 2019 will be held on September 6-8, 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. We had a great time participating in the conference last year and we look forward to doing it again in Amsterdam. Check out our highlights from MyHeritage LIVE 2018. In addition to a plenary session from MyHeritage’s Founder and… Read the full story

Profile of the Day: Burt Reynolds

Today we remember acting legend Burt Reynolds on what would have been his 83rd birthday. Reynolds was born on February 11, 1936 in Lansing, Michigan to Harrietta Fernette Miller and Burton Milo Reynolds. His father served in the U.S. army during World War II and landed on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day. Early in his career, Reynolds landed several guest starring roles on television. It wasn’t until his breakout performance in the 1972 film Deliverance… Read the full story

Are You Related To Chloë Grace Moretz?

Moretz was born February 10, 1997 in Atlanta, Georgia, and raised in Cartersville, Georgia. Her mother, Teri (née Duke), is a nurse and her father, McCoy Lee Moretz, is a plastic surgeon. She has four older brothers: Brandon, Trevor, Colin, and Ethan. She has described her family as “very Christian”. She moved to New York […]

Females and Their US Citizenship

It can be a struggle to research any information about your female ancestors and one of the hardest is their citizenship. Immigrant women who married American citizen men became American citizens from 1855 to 1922. The new U. S. Expatriation Act of 1907 stated that such citizenship via marriage would not only affect the immigrant […]