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Jeanie Croasmun has been working at Ancestry.com while futilely attempting to prove the horse thief story in her family history for over seven years. During that time, she learned enough about her family to determine that the story is likely a great work of fiction. But the search continues ...

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And the Winner of Our Family History Journey Sweepstakes Is …

Posted on April 27, 2011 in Ancestry.com Site, Who Do You Think You Are?

Congratulations to the grand-prize winner of our Family History Journey Sweepstakes, Michael F. from Skokie, Illinois. Michael will receive $20,000 for the family history journey of his dreams, plus consultation time with a genealogist and help from additional family history experts. Michael also gets a one-year Ancestry.com World Deluxe membership and five more to share… Read more

Have a Fine English or Canadian Wedding? Search Them This Week at Ancestry.com

Posted on April 26, 2011 in Ancestry.com Site

I got married in the middle of night in the middle of the week in the middle of March in Vegas. Nothing glamorous and no celebrity-style scandal attached to the event, but it’s a good story. And when this rocking-chair history gets passed down a handful of generations, some descendant of mine can prove at… Read more

Season finale of Who Do You Think You Are? tonight at 8/7c on NBC

Posted on April 8, 2011 in Who Do You Think You Are?

Just about everyone knows a family tale – but how many of us have discovered if the ones in our own family are true? That’s what actress Ashley Judd sets out to do on tonight’s season finale of Who Do You Think You Are? She starts with the story of an imprisoned Civil War veteran… Read more

Parallels on Who Do You Think You Are? Tonight

Posted on April 1, 2011 in Who Do You Think You Are?

Ever get to a point in your research when it seems like your life and your ancestors’ lives are running parallel to one another? On tonight’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? actress Gwyneth Paltrow comes face to face with this scenario. By first discovering the trail of an immigrant ancestor whose confidence… Read more

Watch an All-New Episode of Who Do You Think You Are? Tonight

Posted on March 25, 2011 in Who Do You Think You Are?

Actor Steve Buscemi has played plenty of nefarious characters during his career. Now he’s searching through history to discover what kind of characters he has in his own family tree. You’ll learn what he uncovers in tonight’s all-new episode of Who Do You Think You Are? Ancestry.com is a sponsor of the show airing Friday… Read more

Want a Little More Irish Research Inspiration? Watch Tonight’s Who Do You Think You Are?

Posted on March 18, 2011 in Who Do You Think You Are?

Keep the St. Patrick’s Day energy flowing with an encore episode of Who Do You Think You Are? featuring Rosie O’Donnell on a search for her family’s Irish roots. Ancestry.com is a sponsor of the show, which airs tonight at 8/7c on NBC. Take note: Rosie’s journey is full of family history detective work in… Read more

Watch an Encore Presentation of Who Do You Think You Are? Tonight

Posted on March 11, 2011 in Ancestry.com Site

Watch an encore presentation of Who Do You Think You Are? on NBC tonight at 8/7c. Actress Kim Cattrall searches for her grandfather, who disappeared from the family in Depression-era England. Ancestry.com is a sponsor of the show. Watch a preview and more at www.nbc.com/who-do-you-think-you-are.

Tonight on NBC’s Who Do You Think You Are? Lionel Richie solves the mystery of his great-grandfather

Posted on March 4, 2011 in Who Do You Think You Are?

Lionel Richie grew up in the same house as his grandmother – so why did he never hear a thing about her father? You’ll discover the whole truth on tonight’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? Lionel travels from his childhood home in Tuskegee, Alabama, to Chattanooga and Nashville, Tennessee, for the details.… Read more

Watch Rosie O’Donnell’s Irish Family Story Unfold

Posted on February 18, 2011 in Who Do You Think You Are?

Rosie O’Donnell has always known she was Irish – but why did her family leave their homeland and how did they land in North America? Those are just two questions Rosie sets out to answer on tonight’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? From their 20th-century home in New Jersey to her ancestors’ former… Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? Returns Friday

Posted on February 3, 2011 in Ancestry.com Site, Who Do You Think You Are?

Mark your calendar, pop your corn, grab a notebook and keep a box of tissues handy — Who Do You Think You Are? returns for its second season this Friday, February 4 on NBC (8/7c). And we couldn’t be more excited. This season, eight of your favorite stars trace their family roots through the centuries.… Read more

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