Happy 5th Anniversary!


We took the Beta tag off the keying tool March 14, 2009 – after a year or so of development we were finally “Live”.  I was so excited to see the many hours of time spent by developers, contributors in testing and our operations team come to full fruition.  Now 5 years later I am even more proud of what we have all accomplished.

As a result of your contributions of 166,000,000+  records keyed, reviewed and arbitrated there are now more than 70,000,000 records available to search for free!  In the January newsletter I posted a goal of keying 25,000,000 records in our 5th year.  I believe we can contribute more than 25,000,000 records – I am excited to see how many.

 

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We appreciate all who are currently contributing and all who have contributed over the past 5+ years.  THANK YOU!

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I love the archives project and get great enjoyment out of indexing. I wish there were more projects for me to help with as at the moment I have lots of free time but there are not many projects to index that I am able to do

I too love the archives project. I have lots of free time & it is the one thing that keeps me occupied. It gives me sense of accomplishment.

I truly enjoy keying the archives from the Holocaust. Many people comment on how depressing that must be and how they couldn’t do it. I so believe that these people deserve a voice and I feel that I am helping to provide that voice, so many years after they have died. It gives me a real sense of fulfillment.
Also, I found my given name in some Polish archives. I always thought it was Irish and now I discover that it’s Polish. I cannot describe the feeling when I first saw my name written in one of the roll books.

I started contributing in January 2009, when it was still a Beta version. Since then the keying tool has been changed and improved many times and the projects have become ever more interesting. At the beginning the project instructions were very confusing and open to many errors. They have been improved over the years and I must say I find them very good. Happy anniversary and I hope many more years to come.

The Ancestry World Archives Project is better than potato chips and dip, chocolate covered strawberries or a steamed Maine lobster with melted butter! I have been keying since 2010 and find the process to be quite rewarding. Initially, I keyed various projects at random, however, for the past two years I have worked mainly on the Delaware Land Records. It has been an interesting experience to learn of the generations of families who helped establish New Castle county. I know, also, that when I began keying I made many errors. I wish now that I could go back and fix them.

Thank you, I look forward to England, France, Wales, Ireland . . . . assist in my family tree back to Mary Queen of Scotts – Lord Leroy Russell and family.

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