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 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 is coming to a city near you!

Posted by on April 17, 2009 in Company News is proud to be a part of these upcoming conferences and expos. Visit the booth where you can ask our experts questions about the website; sit in on tutorials covering, Family Tree Maker, MyCanvas and more; and take advantage of special conference discounts on various products. We hope to see you… Read more

Meet Us in St. Louis!

Posted by on April 16, 2009 in Company News is excited to participate in the St. Louis Genealogical Society’s 39th Annual Genealogy Conference, May 2, 2009, in St. Louis, Missouri. expert Suzanne Russo Adams, AG, will be presenting on how to get the most from the website. She will also offer an overview of Family Tree Maker, the #1 selling genealogical software program. If… Read more

Join in Washington, D.C.

Posted by on April 9, 2009 in Company News will be in Washington, D.C., this month as an exhibitor at the National Archives’ fifth annual Genealogy Fair, April 22 and 23. The two-day fair, which is free and open to the public, will feature family history classes as well as a vendor area on the Pennsylvania Avenue Plaza. The fair lasts from 9:30 to… Read more Is Coming to Raleigh, North Carolina!

Posted by on March 26, 2009 in Company News is proud to sponsor the 2009 National Genealogical Society Family History Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. Don’t miss these four days of family history, classes, exhibit halls and much, much more.  2009 National Genealogical Society Family History Conference May 13–16, 2009 Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, North Carolina   Exhibit Hall – Free to the Public… Read more Launches Five New Civil War Databases in Celebration of Lincoln’s Birthday

Posted by Ancestry Team on February 12, 2009 in Company News, Content

In commemoration of Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday, has added five new databases to its Civil War Collection. One of the databases includes the Abraham Lincoln Papers from the Library of Congress containing more than 20,000 documents such as drafts of speeches, incoming and outgoing correspondence with the president, and printed material. The Abraham Lincoln… Read more

Ancestry Sponsors St. George, Utah, Family History Expo

Posted by Ancestry Team on February 12, 2009 in Company News is excited to be a major sponsor of the 5th Annual St. George, Utah, Family History Expo! When: February 27-28th, 2009, 8AM – 6PM Where: The Dixie Center, located at 1835 Convention Center Drive, St. George, Utah 84790 The expo features two full days of classes taught by some of the nation’s top family… Read more

New Jewish Family History Collection on

Posted by Ancestry Team on October 29, 2008 in Company News, Content

  Today introduced the world’s largest online collection of Jewish family history records, with more than 26 million records documenting Jewish life. has partnered with two leading organizations committed to the preservation of Jewish heritage – JewishGen, an affiliate of the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in… Read more Announces the World Archives Project

Posted by Ancestry Team on September 4, 2008 in Company News, World Archives Project today launched the World Archives Project, a global public indexing initiative designed to give individuals everywhere the opportunity to help preserve historical records. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is the first organization to partner with during this beta phase of this new venture, enlisting genealogists and family history enthusiasts to help test… Read more

NBC Today Show “Discovering Our Roots”

Posted by Ancestry Team on August 29, 2008 in Company News

NBC’s Today Show hosted a terrific five-part series this week called “Discovering Our Roots.” All week they’ve been taking their anchors on trips to discover their family history. Maureen Taylor, a regular contributor to the Ancestry Weekly Journal, Ancestry Magazine, and author of Capturing Memories: Your Family History in Photographs was on the Today Show… Read more