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About Anne Gillespie Mitchell
Anne Gillespie Mitchell is a Senior Product Manager at She is an active blogger on and writes the Ancestry Anne column. She has been chasing her ancestors through Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina for many years. Anne holds a certificate from Boston University's Online Genealogical Research Program, and is currently on the clock working towards certification from the Board for Certification of Genealogists. You can also find her on Twitter, Facebook and Finding Forgotten Stories.


1 Bill HoltJanuary 13, 2014 at 4:56 pm

I just bought the dna test kit but was overcharged. It was supposed to be $79, but I was charged $99. I cannot make contact by telephone and this is the only other way I’ve found to make contact on the site. Thanks.

2 Anne Gillespie MitchellJanuary 13, 2014 at 4:58 pm

Bill, please call 1-800-ANCESTRY or send an email to

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