Ancestry.com Bringing High-Speed Scanners to FGS 2009

Posted by on August 27, 2009 in Company News

Ancestry.com is excited to provide attendees of the Federation of Genealogical Societies’ family history conference (September 2-5 in Little Rock, Arkansas) the opportunity to have their family records scanned, for free, on high–speed scanners. We are bringing two scanners to the conference, and attendees can sign up for up to 15-min sessions to have their family history… Read more

American Baby Names are ‘All in the Family’

Posted by Ancestry.com on August 27, 2009 in Company News

It turns out the trend of keeping baby names ‘all in the family’ is more popular than you might think. We were curious to see how many parents turned to their family tree for inspiration when choosing a baby name, so we conducted an independent survey to find out. Check out what we learned: Nearly half of… Read more

Join Ancestry.com this weekend at the Salt Lake Family History Expo

Posted by on August 25, 2009 in Company News

Join Ancestry.com at the Salt Lake Family History Expo for two days of family history, classes, exhibit halls and much, much more.   2009 Salt Lake Family History Expo August 28–29, 2009, 8 am–6 pm South Towne Exposition Center, Sandy, Utah  Expo Classes – Expo registration required to attend You can register online to attend… Read more

Don’t Miss Ancestry.com in Salt Lake City!

Posted by on July 30, 2009 in Company News

Join Ancestry.com at the Salt Lake Family History Expo for two days of family history, classes, exhibit halls and much, much more.  2009 Salt Lake Family History Expo August 28-29, 2009, 8 am-6 pm South Towne Exposition Center, Sandy, Utah  Expo Classes – Expo registration required to attend Register today to attend both days of… Read more

Ancestry.com Launches One of the Most Comprehensive Collections of Caribbean Slave Records

Posted by Heather Erickson on July 16, 2009 in Company News, Content

We are excited to announce, in collaboration with the Virgin Islands Social History Associates (VISHA), the launch of a significant online collection of Caribbean slave records detailing nearly 200 years of St. Croix-Virgin Islands history. These St. Croix African Roots Project records will help tens of thousands of people trace their ancestral roots, some to… Read more

Join Ancestry.com in Little Rock, Arkansas

Posted by on July 16, 2009 in Ancestry.com Site, Company News

Join Ancestry.com in Little Rock, Arkansas, at the Federation of Genealogical Societies’ Genealogy Conference for four days of family history, classes, exhibit halls and much, much more.   2009 Federation of Genealogical Societies’ Genealogy Conference September 2–5, 2009 Little Rock Statehouse Convention Center, Little Rock, Arkansas    Free Track of Ancestry.com Classes – Free to… Read more

Ancestry.com Launches ‘My Story’ Advertising Campaign

Posted by Ancestry.com on June 29, 2009 in Company News

Today we are excited to announce the launch of our new “My Story” advertising campaign, which highlights five of our customers and their incredible family history discoveries. The campaign will run for at least the next 12 months, and features five 15, 30 and 60-second television ads. You can see the ads on cable networks such as… Read more

California, Here We Come!

Posted by on April 30, 2009 in Company News

Join Ancestry.com in Burbank, California, at the 40th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree for three days of family history, classes, exhibit halls and much, much more.   2009 Southern California Genealogy Jamboree June 26–28, 2009 Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, Burbank, California   More than 100 Family History Classes Register today to attend… Read more

More relevant search results are coming this Wednesday

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on April 28, 2009 in Ancestry.com Site, Company News, Searching for Records, Site Features

There is a long list of things we want to improve in search (and in new search in particular) – and we’ve started with what you’ve told us is the most important – getting relevant results; and relevance is our top priority this year in search. And date relevance seems to be the most requested… Read more

Ancestry.com Blog Update

Posted by Heather Erickson on April 24, 2009 in Company News

We want to let you all know about a recent change we’ve made to the Ancestry.com blog. The blog has been updated to prevent comments from being made on posts that are more than two weeks old. We truly value your feedback, and appreciate the insight our readers provide us on products, content and everything else we post… Read more