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Branching Out: Genealogy Success, Indirectly

Posted by Paul Schmidt on June 4, 2014 in Contest, Research

Our latest Branch Out winner, Cheryle Warnberg, already had a fantastic online family tree, but she wanted our team at ProGenealogists to find out more about the Kloskowski and Czayka families, including exactly where in Eastern Europe they originated. Start With What You Know Cheryle knew the names of her maternal grandparents, even though both… Read more

Don’t Miss Out: Enter For A Chance To Win Our Branch Out Contest!

Posted by Pam Velazquez on June 1, 2014 in Contest

It’s June which means another cycle of our Branch Out Contest! Enter for a chance to win some great prizes! The Grand Prize winner, upon confirmation of eligibility, will receive the following prize package: Twenty (20) hours of ProGenealogists research One (1) year Ancestry.com World Explorer Plus Membership One (1) Ancestry.com DNA kit The Grand Prize package has an Approximate Retail… Read more

And The Winner of the April Branch Out Contest is…

Posted by Pam Velazquez on May 8, 2014 in Contest

If you entered the April round of our Branch Out contest, we’d like to thank you for participating! We received  thousands of responses and so many great stories from our community – thank you! We have compiled all of the entries and randomly selected our next winner. And that lucky person is… Cheryle Warnberg from… Read more

Enter For a Chance To Win Professional Family History Research Assistance!

Posted by Kristie Wells on April 1, 2014 in Ancestry.com Site, Contest

Even though it is April 1st, this post is no joke. Today we are kicking off Cycle 4 of the Branch Out contest - a chance at winning a prize pack that includes professional research assistance, a one-year subscription to Ancestry.com, an AncestryDNA test, and a photo book from MyCanvas.   Heidi Hall was our big winner in October, Stacy Woodley won in… Read more

Branching Out to Find Three Soldiers, Three Wars, All Family

Posted by Paul Schmidt on March 21, 2014 in Contest, Research

When Heidi Hall won our first-ever Branch Out Contest, she had already been working on a broad and well-sourced family tree. She had many lines and mysteries to choose from to have our team at ProGenealogists add to her research. Ultimately, Heidi asked us to center our research on the ancestry of her great grandmother,… Read more

Enter To Win The Branch Out Contest: Prize Package Valued Over $3,000

Posted by Kristie Wells on February 1, 2014 in Contest

It’s February 1st and that means time to kick off Cycle 3 of the Branch Out contest where you have a chance to win one on one time with a professional genealogist, an AncestryDNA test, a one-year subscription to Ancestry.com, and a photo book from MyCanvas.   We are giving away six (6) of these great prize… Read more

And The Winner of the December Branch Out Contest is…

Posted by Pam Velazquez on January 9, 2014 in Contest

  If you entered the December round of our Branch Out contest, we’d like to thank you for participating! We received more than 14,000 responses and so many great stories from our community – thank you! We have compiled all of the entries and randomly selected our second winner. And that lucky person is… Stacy… Read more

Enter To Win The Branch Out Family History Package

Posted by Kristie Wells on December 2, 2013 in Contest

Want a professional genealogist to work on your family tree? Would you like to try the AncestryDNA test? Think a photo album highlighting your research would make a good anniversary gift? Then enter the Branch Out contest for your chance to win a Family History Package valued over $3,000 USD! We are giving away six (6) of… Read more

The Winner of the October Branch Out Contest is…

Posted by Kristie Wells on November 12, 2013 in Contest

  We would like to thank everyone for entering for the Branch Out contest last month! There were 1000s of entries submitted and some incredible stories shared. Thank you! Alliance Sweepstakes has randomly selected a name out of all the qualified entries, and the winner of the Family History prize package valued over $3,000 USD is… Heidi… Read more

Today’s Death Record Challenge: Who cracked Gracsok’s skull?

Posted by Pam Velazquez on October 30, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site, Contest

Who was John Gracsok, and how did he end up dead from a blow to the head? Was it as revenge? A family feud? Was he just clumsy? Death records can hold the answers to lots of your family history questions. So after you’ve solved the Gracsok mystery, make sure to come back to the… Read more

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