Family Tree Maker: Pre-sell offer expired

Posted by Michelle Pfister on August 21, 2009 in Family Tree Maker

Thank you, everyone, for your input. I just want to make everyone aware that the pre-sell offer expired on August 18th at midnight. For loyal FTM customers, we will continue to look for special offers or upgrade pricing in the future. To make sure you receive emails from us in the future , you can follow these… Read more

Family Tree Maker: The New Version 2010

Posted by Michelle Pfister on August 19, 2009 in Family Tree Maker

Today we’re announcing the release of Family Tree Maker 2010. This version has many improvements and new features specifically aimed at helping you create and share a fuller and richer family story. The following new and improved features expand Family Tree Maker’s capabilities: Improved integration with – Easily download your family tree, including… Read more

U.S. Content Update: Obituaries, Naturalizations, City Directories, New Census Images and More

Posted by on August 13, 2009 in Content

It’s been a while since my last post, so let me take you through some of the new U.S. content released on since then: United States Obituary Collection – This database continues to grow weekly.  Plus, beginning this year, it now contains more extracted fields, and in some cases, photographs. Jewish Collection – Several… Read more

Ancestry World Archives Project releases their fourth project

Posted by afechter on August 5, 2009 in World Archives Project

Monday we launched the fourth project keyed through the Ancestry World Archives Project.  The England and Wales Criminal Registers project was a favorite amongst contributors, mainly due to the incredibly fascinating information that we were keying – although we didn’t key the offenses I am positive we all read them.  And really, in what other collection… Read more

Updates to the enhanced image page

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on August 3, 2009 in Searching for Records

New vs Old Search I know this isn’t really about the enhanced image page, but some of you have ended up in in the New Search interface and would like to go back to old. If at the top of the search homepage you see this:

More Details and Tips about Member Connect in Family Trees

Posted by jhodnett on August 1, 2009 in Site, Member Connect, Site Features

This is a follow-up to my original post introducing Member Connect.  The area of the site with the most Member Connect features is family trees, so I wanted to give some more details and tips about those features.  I hope it is useful to those of you starting to test out this new feature in… Read more

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