What’s in the Ancestry.com Wiki for You?

Posted by Matthew Rayback on July 16, 2010 in Ancestry.com Wiki

Let’s be honest. When we’re researching our family history, there are always more places to check. The records of our ancestors’ lives don’t rise and set with the census, do they? I know that for me, one of the problems I run into is simply not knowing where to look. For example, my Russian great Read More

Ancestry.com Family History Wiki First Updates

Posted by Matthew Rayback on June 30, 2010 in Ancestry.com Wiki

In case you haven’t heard, Ancestry.com has a wiki. (You can read the original announcement here.) We launched in beta in April at the conference of the National Genealogical Society (NGS) and since then, there’s been a lot going on. Before getting into that, however, let me introduce myself. My name is Matthew Rayback and I am a senior editor for Ancestry.com and am the overseer of the wiki.

NEW Ancestry.com Wiki Makes Updating The Source and Red Book More Frequent

Posted by Heather Erickson on April 30, 2010 in Ancestry.com Site, Ancestry.com Wiki

What if the respected genealogical resources The Source: A Guidebook to American Genealogy and Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources could be updated on a more regular basis? With all of the information these two books provide us in our family history research, the details can easily become outdated. Well now these two Read More