Family Tree Maker for the Mac!

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on April 28, 2010 in Company News, Family Tree Maker

It’s finally happening! As an avid Mac user, I’ve always hoped that Family Tree Maker would release a version of the software for the Mac. And it looks like this is my year. Today Ancestry.com announced that a Mac version is planned for release later this year. It will be built on the functionality of Family… Read more

Ancestry.com Sponsors Immigration Family History Expo, March 18

Posted by on March 11, 2010 in Company News

Ancestry.com is pleased to sponsor the upcoming Immigration Family History Expo on March 18, 2010, at Historic Masonic Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. This day-long event will feature speakers discussing all aspects of our ancestor’s immigration experience. Lew Cramer, World Trade Center Utah President and CEO, and Elizabeth Goryunova, the Center’s Executive Vice President… Read more

Ancestry.com Blog Gets a New Look

Posted by Heather Erickson on March 4, 2010 in Ancestry.com Site, Company News

No need to adjust your computer screen – you’re at the right place. As you may have noticed, we have updated the appearance of the blog to give it a little facelift based on feedback we received from the blog survey we conducted this past January. The appearance updates are minor, but we hope they… Read more

Ancestry.com Blog Awarded One of the 40 Best Genealogy Blogs

Posted by Heather Erickson on February 23, 2010 in Ancestry.com Site, Company News

At the beginning of this week, Family Tree Magazine announced the 40 Best Genealogy Blogs and we were pleasantly surprised to see the Ancestry.com blog on this list. Each blog included in this list brings a unique look at genealogy – yet all are passionate about the same thing: discovering, preserving and sharing family history. … Read more

Get Ready For NBC’s Premiere of “Who Do You Think You Are?” (March 5 at 8/7c)

Posted by Heather Erickson on February 11, 2010 in Company News, Who Do You Think You Are?

As you may have already heard, NBC is premiering the new TV show Who Do You Think You Are? on March 5 at 8/7c. The family history-focused series will lead seven celebrities on a heart-warming journey back in time as they discover more about the ancestors who came before them. Lisa Kudrow, who executive produced… Read more

Join Ancestry.com at the St. George Family History Expo

Posted by on February 4, 2010 in Company News

Join Ancestry.com at the St. George Family History Expo for family history, classes, vendors and much, much more.  2010 St. George Family History Expo February 26-27, 2010 Dixie Convention Center, St. George, Utah  Expo Classes – Expo registration required to attend Register to attend the expo’s two full days of family history classes taught by… Read more

New Ancestry.com iPhone Application Gives Access to Your Tree on the Go

Posted by Heather Erickson on January 19, 2010 in Ancestry.com Site, Company News, Family Trees, Member Connect

You asked for an iPhone® application that gives you access to your Ancestry.com tree, and we heard you loud and clear.  I’m excited to announce that we have launched the Ancestry.com Tree To Go iPhone app. Whether you’re scouring the research library or getting together to share family stories with relatives, you’ll never miss a… Read more

Join Ancestry.com in Boston for Family History Day 2010!

Posted by on January 7, 2010 in Company News

Are you getting the most out of your Ancestry.com subscription? Need ideas to help you grow and organize your family tree? If so, don’t miss Family History Day 2010 — Boston Saturday, February 20, 2010 – 8 am to 4 pm Westin Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts Ancestry.com and the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS)… Read more

President Obama and Financial Investor Warren Buffett Related

Posted by Ancestry Team on December 15, 2009 in Company News

President Barack Obama and Warren Buffett are 7th cousins, 3 times removed. Family history experts at Ancestry.com discovered the relation and determined that the men are related through a 17th-century Frenchman named Mareen Duvall – Pres. Obama’s 9th great-grandfather and Buffett’s 6th great-grandfather. Duvall was born in France and came to Maryland in the mid-1600s. Once in… Read more

Ancestry.com Announces New Washington DC Scanning Facility

Posted by Heather Erickson on October 6, 2009 in Ancestry.com Site, Company News, Content

We are pleased to announce an expansion to our relationship with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) that enables us to digitize NARA record collections at a new Ancestry.com facility in the Washington, D.C., area. Since the signing of an agreement in May 2008, we have worked with NARA to digitize historical records collections… Read more