NBC Today Show “Discovering Our Roots”

Posted by Ancestry Team on August 29, 2008 in 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

Come see us at FGS 2008 in Philadelphia

Posted by Ancestry Team on August 29, 2008 in News

If you’re in the Philadelphia area next week, join Ancestry.com at the 2008 Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) annual conference. We are excited for the opportunity to meet with our customers and share information about our new products and services at Ancestry.com. Stop by our booth (#403) to take advantage of our special conference offers or visit Read More

Message to Family Tree Maker 2008 Owners

Posted by Russell Hannig on August 28, 2008 in Family Tree Maker

For our valued Family Tree Maker 2008 customers: As we announced earlier, we’re giving our loyal Family Tree Maker 2008 customers a free upgrade to 2009. Last year around this time we released Family Tree Maker 2008. There was some initial customer dissatisfaction with the functionality in that release. We heard from customers who felt Read More

Family Tree Maker 2009 Release

Posted by Russell Hannig on August 28, 2008 in Family Tree Maker

The Family Tree Maker team is pleased to announce the release of Family Tree Maker 2009. We are excited about the new features and user requested tools included in this version. Over the past year, we have been making patches available that include additional functionality and features that our customers have asked for. In addition, Read More

Webinar link

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on August 6, 2008 in Website

For those of you who missed the Webinar on the new search interface, or would like to see it again, you can find it at: New Search Interface Webinar or http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=112633&s=1&k=F61A5B2CBEC642037CADDF67687EA541 The view archive link is at the bottom of the page. If you want to discuss the new search interface, I suggest : New Read More

The new search interface

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on August 4, 2008 in Website

I’ve gone through and reread the comments that members have left on my initial search post, and I wanted to try and summarize what I am hearing, just to make sure that I understand what you are saying. I believe that the biggest problem that has been discovered is that the detailed searching on some Read More