Preservation Week: Pass It On

Posted by Amy Johnson Crow on May 1, 2014 in Events

This week is Preservation Week, sponsored by the American Library Association. ALA began Preservation Week in 2010 to help libraries and other institutions learn more about caring for unique items. It’s one thing if a copy of a best seller falls apart; you can likely get a replacement. But if that photograph of a Civil… Read more

SXSW Core Conversation: How Using Big Data Can Tell Personalized Stories

Posted by Kristie Wells on March 11, 2014 in Events

Thanks to the marketers, advertisers, creatives, entrepreneurs, and engineers, etc. that joined and participated in our SXSW Interactive Core Conversation on how big data can tell personalized stories. EVP of Product at Ancestry.com, Eric Shoup, and Senior Director of Product at Tableau, Francois Ajenstat, led an engaging discussion centered on the presentation below and under that… Read more

The Barefoot Genealogist: 11 Day Family History Roadshow in Florida!

Posted by Pam Velazquez on February 10, 2014 in Events

The Barefoot Genealogist is coming to Florida for an eleven day tour of libraries and genealogical societies and she wants to meet you!  While in Florida, Crista Cowan will be presenting several classes on Ancestry.com, Family Tree Maker, AncestryDNA, and more.  Check out her schedule below.  We hope you can join her at one or… Read more

Upcoming Webinars and Events: February 2014

Posted by Kristie Wells on February 3, 2014 in Events

  Whether you catch up with us online or in person, we hope you will find the time to expand your family history knowledge. Webinars: February 4th at 10am PST: What’s New at Ancestry.com: February 2014 Edition led by Crista Cowan. She will take a quick look at the new features and tools available to help make your family… Read more

Join Us at RootsTech 2014!

Posted by Pam Velazquez on February 3, 2014 in Events

This week several members of the Ancestry team will be at RootsTech in Salt Lake City, Utah. We have a booth in the main hall where our team members will be ready to assist with any of your questions as it relates to our collections, products or if you just need assistance on ‘where to look… Read more

Join Us for Ancestry Day in Pennsylvania!

Posted by Pam Velazquez on January 24, 2014 in Events

On Saturday March 15th, Ancestry and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) will co-host Ancestry Day, a day to discover and celebrate your family history! Attendees will learn tips and tricks for navigating Ancestry.com, and find out more about the genealogical holdings at HSP, one of the largest archives in the United States. The event will be… Read more

Coming in February: Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2014

Posted by Kristie Wells on January 20, 2014 in Events

Who Do You Think You Are? Live is back for its eighth year, taking place on February 20th-22nd at the National Hall, Olympia, London. During the three day event you can attend DNA focused workshops, ‘Ask The Expert(s)‘ specific questions related to your ancestral tree, have your family treasures checked out by expert Eric Knowles, and attend some of… Read more

Upcoming Webinars and Events: January 2014

Posted by Kristie Wells on January 6, 2014 in Events

  We are kicking off the new year with an event filled January, full of educational webinars and opportunities to hear members of our team share their expertise and insights. Webinars: January 7th at 10am PST: Family History Goals for 2014 led by Crista Cowan. It’s the perfect time to set some family history goals. Share… Read more

Upcoming Events in Atlanta, New York and San Francisco!

Posted by Kristie Wells on October 2, 2013 in Events

  AARP’S LIFE@50+EVENT: ATLANTA, GA (October 3rd-5th): Several members of the Ancestry.com team are headed to Atlanta where we will be sharing tips and tricks to build your family tree as well as printing out records for various AARP members to take back home with them. The three day event schedule can be found here, and… Read more

Celebrate Family History Month with Ancestry.com!

Posted by Kristie Wells on September 30, 2013 in Collections, Events, Family History Month, Research

  Each October, genealogy enthusiasts come together to celebrate ‘Family History Month’ – a time to focus on inspiring people to discover, preserve, and share their family heritage while also making new memories with loved ones. “It is only natural that we want to find out more about our ancestors, and what a better way to… Read more