MyHeritage Offers Free Access to Census Records for Labor Day
The following was written by MyHeritage:
In honor of Labor Day, we’re pleased to announce that for the first week of September, we’re offering access to all census records on MyHeritage for free, from September 1–8, 2021!
Search Census & Voter Lists on MyHeritage now for free
The Census & Voter Lists category on MyHeritage encompasses a vast repository of over 1.3 billion records, including census records from the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Scandinavia, and Canada as well as electoral rolls and other records from Australia, Venezuela, Chile, Argentina, Armenia, Greece, and much more. These records offer valuable snapshots of the lives of people living in these locations throughout history, especially from the 19th century onward. Censuses are particularly valuable in that they can help you watch the lives of your ancestors unfold as they move from location to location, get married or divorced, have children, or change careers. Some of these collections include high-resolution scans of the original records.
Records on MyHeritage are always free to search, but to view the records, you generally need a paid Data or Complete plan. This week, however, all census and voter list records are completely free for all to access and enjoy.
If you’re researching ancestors from another country, you may find this opportunity particularly useful. Thanks to MyHeritage’s Global Name Translation™ technology, you can find records even in languages other than your own. The algorithm identifies additional versions of the names you’re searching for, including nicknames and versions in other languages, and will locate records that match. The census and voter list collections include, for example, electoral rolls from Greece that are recorded in Greek — but you can still search them in your native language, and you’ll see the results translated back into your language for you.
This offer ends September 8, so don’t wait — search the Census & Voter Lists on MyHeritage for free now!