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Sep 09, 2013, 12:00 ET

The First Family Voted Favorite Family; Kardashians, Not So Much

 Whether it was the Brady Bunch or the Adams Family, we've all wondered what it would be like to join another clan. Findmypast.com was curious...

Jul 08, 2013, 09:32 ET

Findmypast.com Discovers the Royal Baby will be Related to Other Celebrity Kids

As the world waits with bated breath for the birth of the heir to the British throne, findmypast.com, an international leader in online family...

Jun 27, 2013, 12:15 ET

Reese Witherspoon Comes from a Warrior Family

Findmypast.com, an international leader in online family history, has discovered records linking the family of Reese Witherspoon to nearly every...

Oct 17, 2012, 16:09 ET

Research Uncovers Evil Runs in the Family of Infamous Suspected Murderer Lizzie Borden

In the spirit of the Halloween season, findmypast.com, an international leader in online family history research, took a stab at researching the...

Aug 27, 2012, 08:00 ET

Hilary Duff Crowned "Most Royal" U.S. Star: America's Closest Celeb Relative of the Queen

You too could have royal blood. Find out with findmypast.com's new app Hilary Duff, the actress and singer best known as Disney's Lizzie McGuire,...

Aug 02, 2012, 08:00 ET

Girls' Names Change 7 Times More Than Boys' Since 1940 Census: Study by findmypast.com

• Baby names reflect revolution in women's role (+ Darryl Hannah's mermaid in Splash) • "Madison" (biggest riser since 1940) is the...

Jul 26, 2012, 08:00 ET

British "David" Takes On Billion-Dollar U.S. "Goliath" For Share of U.S.'s Growing Online Genealogy Market

• Findmypast.com launches into U.S. July 24; seeks to become go-to site for Americans of British and Irish...

May 24, 2012, 09:00 ET

Obama Voted History's Third Greatest Political Leader With Irish Ancestry, Behind JFK First, Reagan Second: Poll for Genealogy Site, findmypast.com

Barack Obama is one of history's three greatest political leaders with Irish ancestry, according to an international poll. John F Kennedy,...

Apr 04, 2012, 10:18 ET

Marilyn Monroe, age 13; Judy Garland, 17; Shirley Temple, 11; and Baby Tom Brokaw Located in 1940 Census by findmypast.com

Norma Jean Baker was age 13 and yet to win adult fame as Marilyn Monroe when she was recorded in the 1940 U.S. Census as living with her mother...

Mar 28, 2012, 08:00 ET

Bad News for Mad Men's Don & Betty Draper: Their Names Head U.S. Endangered List, Finds Study Marking 1940 US Census Release April 2

Once two of America's most popular names, 'Betty' and 'Donald' are the baby names that have fallen farthest from favor since the time of the 1940...