Join Ancestry.com in Boston!

Posted by on August 11, 2010 in Company News

Make a date to meet generations of your family at  Boston Family History Day 2010 — Saturday, October 16, 2010 Brought to you by Ancestry.com and the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) Register today for this exciting event, which will include a full day of classes, family history, and of course Ancestry.com experts on… Read more

Winner chosen for the Ancestry.com Ultimate Family History Journey™ Sweepstakes

Posted by Heather Erickson on June 17, 2010 in Company News, Member Connect, Who Do You Think You Are?

Every genealogist remembers the moment when they were bit by the genealogy bug, when they broke through one of their brick walls, or when they won $20,000 for their very own personal family history journey. Well… I don’t remember the latter happening to me either, but Carolyn S. from Youngstown, Ohio does. That’s because Carolyn… Read more

Ancestry.com Acquires New Family Member: Sweden’s Genline.se

Posted by Heather Erickson on June 15, 2010 in Company News, Content

If you haven’t already heard the good news, we wanted you to know that we have agreed to acquire the leading Swedish family history website Genline.se. While the deal is still not final, we expect the acquisition details to be determined over the next month. Almost 4 million Americans claimed Swedish heritage in the 2000… Read more

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