Genealogy Websites Cheat Sheets


This Genealogy Websites Cheat Sheet Collection will help you make the most of your online genealogy subscriptions and tools. The cheat sheets include at-a-glance charts, tips, tricks and example searches for researching your family history online.

Includes, MyHeritage,, and Google Cheat Sheets.

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Included in this collection: Cheat Sheet (8 pages) maximizes your subscription dollars with handy tips and tricks, including:


  • Easy explanations for the site’s search fields and search filter options
  • The best search strategies
  • How to find databases relevant to your search
  • Troubleshooting tips
  • Where to get site support
  • Links to important areas of the website
  • How to find free genealogy data on

MyHeritage Cheat Sheet (8 pages) download takes you through the site’s most important features, including:


  • Information on the different levels of MyHeritage subscriptions, plus a list of what you can do on the site for free
  • Step-by-step instructions for how to search MyHeritage for records using the site’s main search form
  • An overview of MyHeritage’s records, plus a roundup of the major MyHeritage record collections
  • Strategies for managing a MyHeritage family tree
  • Tips for understanding MyHeritage DNA matches
  • MyHeritage quick links and resources for learning more Cheat Sheet (8 pages) makes you a FamilySearch power user with tips and tricks, including:

  • Tips and techniques for using the website to its full potential, including suggestions on how to search for your ancestors
  • Detailed step-by-step guides for searching and browsing records collections, plus how to view records and save them to the FamilySearch Family Tree
  • List of’s major record collections
  • Information on the FamilySearch Wiki, a free and useful resource offered by that will help you discover records collections

Genealogists Google Cheat Sheet (6 pages) helps you click right through embedded hyperlinks to try the recommended strategies, including:

  • Google search operators chart with example searches
  • Google search syntaxes chart with example searches
  • Google reference tools chart
  • Quick links to useful Google tools and web pages
  • Sample search strategy to find an ancestor using Google
  • How to find old records and photos with Google Books, News Archive, Images and Patents
  • Model source citations for information found via Google Books and News Archive
  • Google Translate guide
  • Tips for using Google+, Picasa, Maps, Earth, Drive and other free Google tools
  • Resources for learning more about Google’s tools

Once you download the Genealogy Websites Cheat Sheets, you’ll need a PDF reader, such as the free Adobe Reader software, to open them. Adobe Reader is available for both Macs and Windows computers.

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