Family Trees: We’re giving you control of family merges

Posted by jhodnett on April 28, 2011 in Website

Family merge is a great feature that we’ve had on the site for a number of years. This feature makes it easy to save family trees and certain census records to multiple people in your tree—without having to save the record separately for each person. However, the merge has had one particular limitation that we have now Read More

And the Winner of Our Family History Journey Sweepstakes Is …

Posted by Jeanie Croasmun on April 27, 2011 in Website, Who Do You Think You Are?

Congratulations to the grand-prize winner of our Family History Journey Sweepstakes, Michael F. from Skokie, Illinois. Michael will receive $20,000 for the family history journey of his dreams, plus consultation time with a genealogist and help from additional family history experts. Michael also gets a one-year Ancestry.com World Deluxe membership and five more to share Read More

Ancestry app hits 1 million downloads

Posted by Kendall Hulet on April 19, 2011 in Mobile, News, Site Features, Website

I’m excited to announce that the Ancestry mobile app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod has been downloaded over 1 million times! Many of you are finding the app to be a great way to interact with your family tree on Ancestry.com, share records and photos with others (I’ve personally really enjoyed sitting down with my relatives to Read More

Family Tree Maker Message Boards

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on April 18, 2011 in Family Tree Maker

Family Tree Maker message boards are an excellent way to share your success stories, find experts to answer your questions, and exchange tips and tricks with users just like you. If you’ve never visited the message boards, take a few minutes to check them out today; you might be surprised at what you find. Search Read More

Family Tree Maker Focus Group

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on April 8, 2011 in Events, Family Tree Maker

Do you have a lot to say about Family Tree Maker? Then we want to hear from you. In May the National Genealogical Society Family History Conference is being held in Charleston, South Carolina. As part of the event, we will be having a focus group at 12:30 pm on Thursday, May 12th, to find Read More