Using MyHeritage to Create Charts and Books

With a MyHeritage subscription and your online tree, you can create free charts and books to download and print or bind on your own.

For a Book of Remembrance, I would print the Family Book. MyHeritage created a 6,000 page PDF for my FamilyBook. I love having all the names and sources backed up on my computer but this is too many pages for a printed Book of Remembrance.

For the printed version of my Family Book, I'll upload the PDF into Google Drive, by dragging and dropping the PDF file from my computer into my Google Drive. Then I'll right-click and select Open With and select Google Docs. Now I can Edit my book. When I finish making all my edits, adding any maps from MyHeritage or other charts I choose, I'll select File, then select Download, and then select PDF. Now I'll have a smaller PDF file of the final Family Book from MyHeritage and I can either print this at home or take it on an external drive to a professional printer.

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Search the 1950 US Census TODAY! FREE!

Today's the day!

The 1950 US Census images have been released by NARA (the National Archives and Records Administration in the U.S.) and are viewable on their website for FREE.

TIP: In the search returns, three buttons you'll want to understand: Population Schedules button is for viewing the images/scansHelp Us Transcribe Names button is for improving the indexShare button is to share the link on Twitter or Facebook, or to simply copy the link Location Search

There is a location index and you're able to search by state, county or city, and enumeration district and then search a batch of images/census scans for a locale, but then you'll need to go page by page, looking for an ancestor's name the old-fashioned way. You'll have better results if you can narrow the location search to a state AND a county/city.

Name Search

There is a name index provided by NARA but it is a very preliminary work, so there are many false posit…

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RootsTech Deals and Promotions 2022

Here's a quick summary of promotions and free downloads being offered by RootsTech Sponsors. (See Exhibitor promotions and downloads here.) Be aware that not all sponsors are offering deals in their booths. You can click on the sponsor's name to be taken to their RootsTech booth where you can watch their Main Stage classes, other classes, product demos, and more. Most of the classes will remain online for a year, but the promotions are time-sensitive and some end today, others end the last day of RootsTech. Have a great week at RootsTech! RootsTech 2022 SPONSORS FamilySearch FamilySearch Research Consultations - free, 20 minute online consultation sessions - in English, Español, Português, Italiano, Deutsch, Nederlands, 中文 (Chinese), ไทย (Thai) MyHeritage All advanced DNA features are free forever for DNA data uploaded this week!50% off Complete Plan at MyHeritage - see promotions in Expo HallDNA test kit sale $59, free shipping for 2+ k…
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