Introduces Sticky Notes

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on November 23, 2011 in Site Features

Your family history is part of you. And now, is taking one of the most important elements of your search and featuring them in a new home, Sticky Notes. This newly released blog is meant to compliment our already established blog and be more of a place where you can share and discover stories Read More

Beta Image Viewer now available

Posted by Jim Mosher on November 16, 2011 in Site Features, Website

A new (beta) image viewer is now available that works with more browsers and on more platforms. Some customers will be automatically directed to the new viewer starting Wednesday, November 16. All customers can opt-in or opt-out at any time.

Ancestry app hits 1 million downloads

Posted by Kendall Hulet on April 19, 2011 in Mobile, News, Site Features, Website

I’m excited to announce that the Ancestry mobile app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod has been downloaded over 1 million times! Many of you are finding the app to be a great way to interact with your family tree on, share records and photos with others (I’ve personally really enjoyed sitting down with my relatives to Read More

New iPad and iPhone app

Posted by Kendall Hulet on January 31, 2011 in Mobile, Site Features, Website

How would you like to be able to see and navigate your family tree on your iPhone or iPad so you can more easily share family stories visually?  How would you like to be able to view the Census and other records you’ve attached to people in your family tree on your iPhone Read More

Family Tree Maker: The Web Dashboard

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on November 15, 2010 in Family Tree Maker, Site Features

When you’re online Family Tree Maker connects directly to so you can take advantage of the website’s valuable genealogy resources without ever leaving the software. One of these resources is the Web Dashboard. In versions 2010 and 2011 it gives you quick access to your subscription; you can log in to your account, Read More

Winner chosen for the Ultimate Family History Journey™ Sweepstakes

Posted by Heather Erickson on June 17, 2010 in News, Site Features, Who Do You Think You Are?

Every genealogist remembers the moment when they were bit by the genealogy bug, when they broke through one of their brick walls, or when they won $20,000 for their very own personal family history journey. Well… I don’t remember the latter happening to me either, but Carolyn S. from Youngstown, Ohio does. That’s because Carolyn Read More

Dreaming in Seattle

Posted by Jeanie Croasmun on May 24, 2010 in Site Features

Call me a dreamer but I think I may be an heir to the city of Seattle. Okay, not really, not even close. But I did find out that a semi-distant branch of my family tree helped settle King County, Washington. That’s exciting for me, considering all I ever hoped to discover is that my Read More