Who’s Who In Our Family Tree

Posted by lorilee on May 31, 2013 in MyCanvas

As we enter the summer months, many of us will be attending family reunions. These are wonderful opportunities to reconnect with family members we don’t get to see very often. At these reunions, it can be challenging to explain how everyone in the family is related. Family Tree Posters from MyCanvas can be a fun,… Read more

AncestryDNA wins the Utah Innovation Award in consumer software and web services

Posted by Stephen Baloglu on May 15, 2013 in AncestryDNA, Company News

AncestryDNA was honored as the winner of the Utah Innovation Awards under the consumer software and web services category. Eight other innovation winners were also recognized in various categories from biotechnology to mechanical systems manufacturing. Finalists in the consumer software and web services category include LumiBook by School Improvement Network and MyCurrent by Overstock –… Read more

Finding Moms and Grandmoms in the Family Tree

Posted by Juliana Szucs on May 10, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site

Sometimes it gets tricky chasing moms and great-grandmas through the family tree, particularly if Great-Grandma is hiding squarely behind a married name. Don’t give up. When you’re faced with the tough task of tracing an elusive female back through history, it pays to be persistent. You’ll find plenty of rewards by tracing female family lines.… Read more

Jackie Robinson, Big Man on Any Campus

Posted by Paul Rawlins on May 9, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site

How good was Jackie Robinson? So good that in high school, he even got written up in opponents’ yearbooks—after beating them:     At Pasadena Junior College, he wowed folks in track,   baseball,   basketball,   and football,   the sport that led to his being dubbed the greatest individual athlete on the greatest… Read more

Don’t Miss Ancestry Day Las Vegas on May 11th

Posted by Pam Velazquez on May 3, 2013 in Events

Join Ancestry.com’s Barefoot Genealogist, Crista Cowan, for Ancestry Day Las Vegas on Saturday, May 11th at the LVH Convention Center. Come for a full-day of education and a chance to win fantastic door prizes throughout the day. The grand prize is a World Deluxe Membership and an AncestryDNA kit. Take advantage of the few remaining… Read more