I acquired this from Daniel Horowitz at MyHeritage at the moment:
I’m excited to inform you about two vital new collections we have now simply added to MyHeritage: the Newspaper Identify Index, USA and Canada, and Scotland Census, 1841–1901. The addition of those collections means there are actually 15.1 billion historic information on MyHeritage!
The Newspaper Identify Index, USA and Canada constitutes an easy-to-search index of 982 million names talked about in our present U.S. and Canadian newspaper collections. To create this index, we utilized a sensible machine studying algorithm to extract important particulars from the free textual content of the newspapers — not simply the primary and final names of people talked about, but additionally associated particulars which will seem within the textual content, such because the title of a partner or a spot of residence. This makes looking out the collections a lot simpler and extra environment friendly, and considerably broadens their potential to result in vital discoveries about your ancestors. This index is the fruit of solely half of our newspapers, and the opposite half of the title index is presently being generated and will likely be revealed quickly, so that just about one billion further information will quickly be added.
The Scotland Census, 1841–1901 assortment incorporates 7 censuses from the second half of the nineteenth century in Scotland, with a complete of 24 million information. This is a vital assortment providing particulars about Scottish ancestors that usually can’t be present in different important document collections, comparable to details about occupation and residential addresses.
I’m assured that the addition of those information will result in vital discoveries for a lot of genealogists internationally, and I invite you to unfold the phrase about them to your followers!
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