Search is experiencing intermittent issues.

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on February 25, 2010 in Site Issues, Website

Our search has been experiencing intermittent technical issues this morning. We are working on the problem and apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. Update: We are also experiencing some intermittent technical issues with Ancestry Family Trees and are actively working to resolve them.  We hope to have everything resolved shortly.  Thank you again for Read More

Updated Groups Page Design & Formatting

Posted by Laura Dansbury on February 23, 2010 in Website

We have updated our group pages to be more useful and efficient for new and experienced members. These group pages can help you quickly find individual data collections that share a common characteristic such as census records from a single country.   For example, you can access all the US Federal Censuses from the US Federal Read More

Scheduled Site Maintenance for Tonight, Wednesday, February 17

Posted by Ancestry Team on February 17, 2010 in Website

We want to let you know that the and related Ancestry International sites will be down for about 3 hours for scheduled maintenance tonight, Wednesday, February 17 through early Thursday morning beginning at 11:30 PM Mountain Time (that’s 1:30 AM ET, or 6:30 AM GMT).  Thank you for your patience as we improve our infrastructure.

Link Photos to Events in your Family Tree

Posted by Kenny Freestone on February 11, 2010 in Site Features

We’ve recently added the ability to link photos (or other files like stories, audio, and video) to any fact or event you have for a person in your family tree. Adding photos and stories to your family tree can create a much richer history of your ancestors’ lives, and make it much more interesting when Read More

World Archives Project Releases New Projects: Slave Narratives and London School Admissions

Posted by afechter on February 11, 2010 in World Archives Project

In the past week we have released two exciting collections to be indexed through the World Archives Project. Yesterday we released the Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, 1936-1938.  Within these records are interviews with former slaves, photos, and folklore – or in other words a captivating Read More

Family Tree Maintenance Tonight (10 February 11:00 PM MST)

Posted by Kenny Freestone on February 10, 2010 in Website

The Family Tree Service will undergo scheduled maintenance tonight for a few hours beginning at about 11:00 PM Mountain Standard Time. During this time Ancestry Member Trees, OneWorldTree, some portions of My Canvas, the sections of the Home Page that are related to Member Trees, and the sections of 2.0 that are related Read More