Member Trees: Merge Duplicate People

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on December 11, 2012 in Australia, Family Trees, New Zealand

Originally posted by Ancestry.com A lot of people have asked over the years how to clean up duplicates in their Ancestry Member Tree.  If you are one of the people who discovered that your mysterious distant cousin Mary was really the same person as Uncle George’s wife Mary, then you’ll be happy to learn that we… Read more

Never Mind ‘Elizabeth’ – Royal Baby Could be a ‘Lancelot’, ‘Boniface’ or ‘Grissel’

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on December 10, 2012 in Australia, Family Trees, Famous Faces, New Zealand

If Prince William and Kate Middleton decide to take baby-name inspiration from their forebears, the royal baby could be born a ‘Grissel’, ‘Boniface’ or even ‘Lancelot’. New research from Ancestry reveals that while ‘Elizabeth’ and ‘John’ are the most common boys and girls names in both family trees, there are several more unusual choices the young… Read more

Family Tree Maker: TreeSync

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on November 28, 2011 in Australia, Family Tree Maker, Family Trees

Authored by Tana L. Pedersen TreeSync is the latest innovative tool available in Family Tree Maker 2012, which gives you the ability to sync one Family Tree Maker tree and one online Ancestry tree. Now you can make changes to your tree anytime, anywhere. Maybe you’re at the library and you find your grandma’s birth record.… Read more

Family Tree Maker 2012 Is Here!

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on November 15, 2011 in Australia, Family Tree Maker, Family Trees

Authored by  Tana L. Pedersen We are pleased to announce the release of Family Tree Maker™ 2012, an improved and expanded version of the world’s No. 1-selling family history software. With its new TreeSync™ capabilities, Family Tree Maker 2012 enables family history enthusiasts to sync their desktop family trees and their online trees at Ancestry.com.au. With… Read more

Family Trees: We’re giving you control of family merges

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on June 3, 2011 in Family Trees

AUTHORED BY JEN HODNETT (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) Family merge is a great feature that we’ve had on the site for a number of years. This feature makes it easy to save family trees and certain census records to multiple people in your tree—without having to save the record separately for each person. However, the merge has had one… Read more

Family Tree maintenance tonight (6 January 7:00PM AEDT)

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on January 6, 2011 in Family Trees, Site Maintenance

Ancestry.com.au Family Trees will undergo scheduled maintenance tonight for around one hour beginning at about 7.00pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time. During this time, Ancestry Member Trees, OneWorldTree, and the sections of the home page that are related to Member Trees will be unavailable. We apologise for any inconvenience but rest assured the information in your… Read more

A New Way to View Your Ancestry.com.au Member Tree

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on December 15, 2010 in Family Trees, Site Features

Over the last year we’ve been working on a better way to let you view your Ancestry.com.au member tree. We’ve built this new tree viewer based on feedback from members, extensive user testing and hours of development and design. We focused on finding ways to let you view more of your tree at once and… Read more

New Australian Who Do You Think You Are?®: Tina Arena

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on December 10, 2010 in Family Trees, Who Do You Think You Are?

Singer Tina Arena goes in search of the truth behind family secrets in a journey that takes her off to explore her Sicilian roots and the tough reality of her grandparents’ childhood. Tina suffered from racism as a child and felt confused about her identity. She has always wanted to find out more about where… Read more

Family Tree maintenance tonight (6 December 6:00PM AEDT)

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on December 6, 2010 in Family Trees, Site Maintenance

Ancestry.com.au Family Trees will undergo scheduled maintenance tonight for two hours beginning at about 6.00pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time. During this time, Ancestry Member Trees, OneWorldTree, and the sections of the home page that are related to Member Trees will be unavailable. We apologise for any inconvenience but rest assured the information in your family… Read more

My Place in History: Bring history to life in the classroom

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on November 23, 2010 in Family Trees, My Place in History

My Place in History is a free web-based program produced by Ancestry.com. It is designed to teach students about the concepts of change and diversity – of backgrounds, in family structures, and the many economic, political and social circumstances in both our distant and more recent history that have contributed to who we are today… Read more