Family Tree Maker 2009: Web Clipping

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on April 30, 2009 in Family Tree Maker

Most Family Tree Maker users are familiar with the process of merging Ancestry.com facts and records into their tree. But did you know you can merge information from other websites too? It’s called Web clipping, and it’s one of my favorite tools.

California, Here We Come!

Posted by on April 30, 2009 in Company News

Join Ancestry.com in Burbank, California, at the 40th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree for three days of family history, classes, exhibit halls and much, much more.   2009 Southern California Genealogy Jamboree June 26–28, 2009 Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, Burbank, California   More than 100 Family History Classes Register today to attend… Read more

Ancestry.com Blog Update

Posted by Heather Erickson on April 24, 2009 in Company News

We want to let you all know about a recent change we’ve made to the Ancestry.com blog. The blog has been updated to prevent comments from being made on posts that are more than two weeks old. We truly value your feedback, and appreciate the insight our readers provide us on products, content and everything else we post… Read more

Brief down time due to site maintenance

Posted by jhodnett on April 21, 2009 in Ancestry.com Site, Site Status

We just completed some site maintenance to replace a piece of faulty hardware and briefly experienced some unanticipated site down time because of this (roughly 1 AM Mountain Daylight time or 7 AM GMT).  This has now been resolved and we apologize for any inconvenience it may have caused.  If you had any troubles accessing… Read more

U.S. Content Update: WWI Draft Cards

Posted by Ancestry.com on April 20, 2009 in Content

Just a quick note to explain what was included in the update to World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.  We added or repaired records and/or images for the following rolls: KENTUCKY Lexington City, Stalion, Carl – Z Lincoln County, A – Z Livingston County, A – K KENTUCKY Lexington City, C – Staley, George… Read more

Ancestry.com is coming to a city near you!

Posted by on April 17, 2009 in Company News

Ancestry.com is proud to be a part of these upcoming conferences and expos. Visit the Ancestry.com booth where you can ask our experts questions about the website; sit in on tutorials covering Ancestry.com, Family Tree Maker, MyCanvas and more; and take advantage of special conference discounts on various Ancestry.com products. We hope to see you… Read more

Meet Us in St. Louis!

Posted by on April 16, 2009 in Company News

Ancestry.com is excited to participate in the St. Louis Genealogical Society’s 39th Annual Genealogy Conference, May 2, 2009, in St. Louis, Missouri. Ancestry.com expert Suzanne Russo Adams, AG, will be presenting on how to get the most from the Ancestry.com website. She will also offer an overview of Family Tree Maker, the #1 selling genealogical software program. If… Read more