MyHeritage - Family History Month 2014August is here, and that means that the Australian and New Zealand genealogy worlds are celebrating National Family History Month. With events held right around both countries throughout the month, there’s plenty going on. You can check them all out on on the Family History Month website, but also Google “National Family History Month 2014” and you’ll come up with plenty of mentions on other websites and blogs.

And it’s great to see that MyHeritage, one of the big, big names in the genealogy industry helping us celebrate.

The following announcement comes from MyHeritage …


August is National Family History Month in Australia, and we’re celebrating with giveaways, competitions, webinars and more!

The month is an initiative of AFFHO (Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations), and relevant family history events will take place during August.

At MyHeritage, we understand the importance of family and encouraging everyone to get involved and interested in their own family stories. Whether it’s learning about generations past, looking through old photos or searching historical records, it’s important to discover and preserve these family memories.In honor of Family History Month, we’ll be posting genealogy tips and creative ideas to get the whole family involved in learning about the family history on our Twitter and Facebook pages.

Free Webinar
Join us on Monday, August 18, 2014 for a free webinar on Golden Genealogy Rules: Tips to uncover your family heritage. We’ll cover interviewing family relatives, building a family tree, record searching and more. Sign up now.

Building your family tree is a great family activity, to learn about your heritage and preserve it for future generations. How far are you in your family history research? What tips would help you advance your search? Let us know in the comments below and we’ll answer your genealogy questions.

Want to get started in learning more about your ancestors? Start your family tree today, search records and see your family history story told.

So from MyHeritage and us at Gould Genealogy, we wish you a great month of family history discoveries!