This Weekend Only: Search Findmypast.com Genealogy Records FREE!

By Diane Haddad

You now have plans this weekend. Subscription genealogy website Findmypast.com is giving everyone free access to the site’s records this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. That includes collections such as

  • US censuses from 1790 forward
  • military records including the American Revolution
  • historical newspapers from across the United States and British papers as far back as 1710
  • … and more

The free period starts Friday, March 6, at 7 a.m. ET, and runs to Monday, March 9 at 7 a.m. You’ll need to set up a free registration with the site to view record images. When 7 a.m. on Friday rolls around, start searching Findmypast for free here.

If you already subscribe to Findmypast, you’ll benefit from the free-access period, too: Their subscriptions will be extended by three days.