Follow Your Roots & Visit Europe

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on November 25, 2011 in Social Media

With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, families are encouraged to reflect on the traditions passed down through generations. Whether your family traveled to the “New World” decades ago or recently immigrated to the US, the customs and memories of those who came before us are strongly tied to Thanksgiving. What better way to honor your Read More

Ancestry.com Introduces Sticky Notes

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on November 23, 2011 in Social Media

Your family history is part of you. And now, Ancestry.com is taking one of the most important elements of your search and featuring them in a new home, Sticky Notes. This newly released blog is meant to compliment our already established blog and be more of a place where you can share and discover stories Read More

Ancestry Day in San Francisco 2011

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on November 8, 2011 in Social Media

This past Saturday, Ancestry.com and the California Genealogical Society brought you Ancestry Day in San Francisco 2011, a day to discover and celebrate your family history. The exciting event helped a number of attendees start or hone their genealogical skills with informative classes, expert consultations and more. There were dozens of classes that covered a Read More

Ancestry.com LIVE: Ancestry Day in San Francisco 2011

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on November 5, 2011 in Social Media

Ancestry.com and the California Genealogical Society are presenting Ancestry Day in San Francisco on Saturday, November 5. While the event has sold out, you can still get a peek at the excitement by watching our LiveStream feed from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (PDT) on the day of the event. And stay tuned: we’ll even Read More

Day of the Dead

Posted by Crista Cowan on October 31, 2011 in Social Media, Stories

I’ve always loved Halloween. The candy. The silly costumes. The candy. The great Autumn decorations. Did I mention the candy? Maybe I love Halloween because my birthday is the very next day. Maybe it’s because I’ve always had a fascination with dead people. I was raised in California where many of our Mexican friends and Read More

Join Family History Expert Juliana Smith TONIGHT as She Answers Your Questions in a Live TweetChat!

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on October 27, 2011 in Social Media

Have you always wanted to ask a family history expert a question about your own genealogy research? Now’s your chance! Join family history expert Juliana Smith in an Ancestry.com TweetChat. Using TweetChat, Juliana will answer questions about how to successfully discover your family history both in real time and from previously submitted questions. All you Read More