LIVE: Ancestry Day in San Francisco 2011

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on November 5, 2011 in Social Media and the California Genealogical Society are presenting Ancestry Day in San Francisco on Saturday, November 5. While the event has sold out, you can still get a peek at the excitement by watching our LiveStream feed from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (PDT) on the day of the event. And stay tuned: we’ll even… Read more LIVE: One Question with the Barefoot Genealogist

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on November 3, 2011 in Site

Join Ancestry’s own barefoot genealogist, Crista Cowan, as she shows you the answer to this week’s question: How do I use newspapers on to find out more about my ancestors? The event will be happening today, November 3, @ 3 pm EST (12 pm PST). The broadcast will be aired on the Livestream… Read more

Honor Your Heroes, Discover Their Stories this Veteran’s Day

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on November 1, 2011 in Social Media

Veteran’s Day is a time when honoring our military veterans becomes a ritual that everyone takes part in. And now, at, we are allowing you to do so and share it with the world on our Honoring Our Heroes Facebook application. Every day, helps people learn about the military veterans in their family… Read more

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