Ancestry Weekly Roundup: August 18th Edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on August 18, 2014 in Ask Ancestry Anne

Blog Posts Ancestry.com Two stories. Two Reunions. Many Tears! There’s Only One Long Lost Family by Brian Gallagher Mark Your Calendars For Ancestry Day in Nashville, TN Ask Ancestry Anne: Public or Private? That is the Question! by Anne Gillespie Mitchell AncestryDNA Delivers Up A Few Ethnicity Surprises by Anna Swayne Postcards from the Past:… Read more

Ask Ancestry Anne: Public or Private? That is the Question!

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on August 12, 2014 in Ask Ancestry Anne

One question I am asked frequently is “Should my tree be public or private?” There is no one right answer and you should choose one of three options that works best for you. Your three options: Public: This setting allows other users to view all content in your tree—except information about living individuals and private… Read more

Ancestry Weekly Roundup: August 11th Edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on August 11, 2014 in Ask Ancestry Anne

Blog Posts Family History Conferences Offer Unique Learning and Networking Opportunities by Juliana Szucs Smith AncestryDNA: You Can Now Share Your DNA Results by Anna Swayne The new season of Who Do You Think You Are? (UK) opens with Julie Walters by Brian Gallagher The White Glove Debate Continued: What’s Up With the Purple Gloves? by Amy Johnson Crow… Read more

What You Might Have Missed: August 4th Edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on August 4, 2014 in Ask Ancestry Anne

Ancestry.com Two Searches, one family! Get Ready for another episode of Long Lost Family by Brian Gallagher Upcoming Ancestry.com Events: August 2014 by Crista Cowan AncestryDNA Matching Update Impacts Jewish Ancestry by Ken Chahine What We Are Reading: August 1 Edition by Amy Johnson Crow Who Do You Think You  Are? Recap: Jesse Tyler Ferguson… Read more

What You Might Have Missed: July 28 Edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on July 28, 2014 in Ask Ancestry Anne

Blogs Ancestry.com “The Beehive State: Utah State Research Guide” by Crista Cowan “Celebrate Cousin Day: Making a DNA Connection Isn’t Lucky. It’s Likely” by Anna Swayne “Connecting With Cousins” by Juliana Smith “Dillinger’s Jailor, Sheriff Lillian Holley” by Juliana Smith “Second Chances and Emotional Reunions in the Next ‘Long Lost Family’” by Brian Gallagher “Short… Read more

What You Might Have Missed: July 22 Edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on July 22, 2014 in Ask Ancestry Anne

Blogs Ancestry.com “Dear Census Taker: Read the Instructions” by Amy Johnson Crow “It’s Greek to Me: What We Can Learn From the Rosetta Stone” by Amy Johnson Crow “What We Are Reading: July 18 Edition” by Amy Johnson Crow “Welcome to the Mountain State: West Virginia State Research Guide” by Anne Gillespie Mitchell “5 Things… Read more

What You Might Have Missed: July 13th Edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on July 14, 2014 in Ask Ancestry Anne

Blog Posts Ancestry.com “New State Research Guide: New Hampshire” by Juliana Smith “What We Are Reading: July 11 Edition” by Amy Johnson Crow “New Sources for Black Sheep, Part 2: California Prison Records” by Amy Johnson Crow “New Sources for Black Sheep, Part 1: New York Prison Records” by Amy Johnson Crow “Today is World… Read more

Genealogy Roadtrip: Do You Brake For Cemeteries?

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on July 9, 2014 in Ask Ancestry Anne, Research

  This summer, you may venture out from behind your computer and into the sun to travel to the places that your ancestors lived and where they were buried. Cemeteries are great places to find information about your ancestors. Standing in front of the grave of those that have come before you can be a… Read more

Ask Ancestry Anne: Why Can’t I Find My World War II Veterans Records?

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on July 2, 2014 in Ask Ancestry Anne, Military Records, Research

A question we hear a lot is: “I’ve searched and searched, but I can’t find records of my grandfather’s service in WWII. Am I doing something wrong?” Same for WWI, Korean War and Vietnam War records. You probably aren’t doing anything wrong. There’s a good chance the records may still be private or they may… Read more

What You Might Have Missed: June 30th Edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on June 30, 2014 in Ask Ancestry Anne

Blog Posts Ancestry.com Murder Mysteries, Dickensian Conditions, Laughter and Tears by Brian Gallagher Welcome to the Gem State: Idaho State Research Guide by Anne Gillespie Mitchell Francis B. Griffin Imparts The Secret To a Long Life: “You Need To Relax” by Brian Gallagher Throwback Thursday Theme: At The Movies by Amy Johnson Crow Welcome to… Read more