Heather Erickson

Heather Erickson is Head of Global Communications for Ancestry.com and has been with the company since 2009.

Personal Accounts of the Irish Famine Now Online

Posted by Heather Erickson on March 17, 2010 in Content

AUTHORED BY: Annabel Bernhardt, PR Manager for Ancestry.co.uk. Earlier this week we published online a fantastically rich collection of Irish records entitled the Ireland, Famine Relief Commission Papers, 1845 – 1847. These 7,000 original letters were written by Irish citizens who were requesting help during the Great Famine in the mid 19th century. I was Read More

Who Do You Think You Are? Episode 1 – Sarah Jessica Parker

Posted by Heather Erickson on March 5, 2010 in Ancestry.com Site, Who Do You Think You Are?

Turns out history knows a lot about Sarah Jessica Parker’s family tree. She’s a gold miner’s great-great-great-great-granddaughter with links to an accused witch. In case you missed any of the details of where Sarah Jessica went and what she saw, here they are, in a very small nutshell: Sarah Jessica starts her journey by talking Read More

New Ancestry.com iPhone Application Gives Access to Your Tree on the Go

Posted by Heather Erickson on January 19, 2010 in Ancestry.com Site, Company News, Family Trees, Member Connect

You asked for an iPhone® application that gives you access to your Ancestry.com tree, and we heard you loud and clear.  I’m excited to announce that we have launched the Ancestry.com Tree To Go iPhone app. Whether you’re scouring the research library or getting together to share family stories with relatives, you’ll never miss a Read More

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Posted by Heather Erickson on January 4, 2010 in Site Features

In 2007, we introduced the Ancestry.com Blog as a place to keep you connected with what’s going on at Ancestry.com. It’s become a place to learn about new additions – our products, content, features and other services – as we develop them, and hear from the people who create and develop these products and features Read More