FindtheBest Adds Tributes.com Obituary Data to its Genealogy Records

July 20, 2014
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BOSTON Innovation District, MA ­– July 21, 2014 – Tributes.com, the online source for local and national obituary news, announced today that they have partnered with research engine FindTheBest to enrich its database of genealogy records.

Tributes.com documented between 70-80% of the deaths in the country in 2013 and possesses the largest, free consumer-facing databases of online obituaries and death notices within the United States – 97 million records and growing.  Aggregating obituary information directly from funeral homes and families across the country, Tributes establishes permanent online memorials which preserve the stories of loved ones lost for generations to come.

“Our goal is to take the anxiety out of research by providing users with all the information on thousands of topics,” said Robert Goldman, Director of Product Management at FindTheBest. “Partnering with Tributes.com to add obituary information has brought us a step closer to delivering the world’s most detailed genealogy research engine.”

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“FindTheBest has a unique approach, aggregating many sources of content within a topic to help users get the most comprehensive understanding of their research needs,” said Elaine Haney, CEO and President of Tributes, Inc.  “FindTheBest’s selection of Tributes.com as a content partner validates the importance of our developing data set within the online obituary space.”

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About Tributes.com®

Tributes.com is driven by the belief that Every Life has a Story which deserves to be told and preserved.

Tributes.com is the online source for current local and national obituary news and a supportive community where friends and family can come together during times of loss and grieving to honor the memories of their loved ones with lasting personal tributes. Through one centralized national web destination, with 97 million and growing current and historical death records dating back to the 1930s, Tributes has made obituary and online memorial service information easily accessible. The site has experienced rapid growth since its launch in the fall of 2008, and is now relied on by thousands of funeral homes and 4-5M unique consumers each month to publish and locate obituary news.  For more information about Tributes.com, please visit our website at www.tributes.com or contact us at media@tributes.com.

About FindTheBest

FindTheBest is a research engine focused on collecting, structuring, and connecting the world’s data — 59 billion facts to date — to give people all the information they need to research with confidence. The company’s desktop site, mobile site and embeddable widgets let people thoroughly research thousands of topics on one intuitive interface. Launched in late 2010, FindTheBest has quickly become a leading research engine with 25 million monthly visitors. FindTheBest is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California. For more information about FindTheBest, please visit www.findthebest.com or contact press@findthebest.com.

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