Articles by Brian Edwards

Announcing – New Web Search

Posted on May 13, 2011 in Site

Last October we launched Ancestry Labs to test a few new ideas, and we’d like to thank all those members who contributed a lot of great feedback and discussion around these.  Today we’re excited to announce the introduction of one of the ideas, Web Search, into the main search. Why are we launching Web… Read more

Find More Success with Suggested Records

Posted on September 16, 2010 in Site

I am excited to announce a new feature that we hope will make it a little easier for you to find more records about your ancestors.  When you look at an index page for the “1900 US Federal Census” or the “World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918,” you may see a section on the… Read more

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