Ever get to a point in your research when it seems like your life and your ancestors’ lives are running parallel to one another? On tonight’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? actress Gwyneth Paltrow comes face to face with this scenario. By first discovering the trail of an immigrant ancestor whose confidence in her ability to succeed brought her to America and, later, by proving a rumor that reveals a very spiritual branch of her family tree, Gwyneth connects herself directly to the past. And she learns what it takes to dig deeply enough into a story to truly understand why her ancestors chose the paths they did.
OMG! A Virgin Blog…… How could I possibly resist?
The totaliser at the bottom is rising – in English bingo terms we are now at Legs 11.
ANOTHER ANOTHER chance for Ancestry to answer the question rather than fobbing-off etc etc.
It’s Question and Answer time – AGAIN. A bit like an FAQ page AGAIN – in fact, rather a lot like an FAQ as this is just the latest occasion this question has been asked so it fulfils the F for Frequently though soon it will be a VFAQWGASOADA page – Very Frequently Asked Question Without Getting A Sniff Of A Decent Answer.
Why doesn’t Exact Search work any more?
Whose decision was it to remove the facility?
(Or is it the case that the function is broken and nobody knows how to set it up again?)
Why was the decision made to remove the facility?
Why are we, who subscribe to Ancestry every year (in my case 10 years at least), being ignored in our questions regarding Exact Search?
Do you actually care? (I think that the answer to this one is becoming more and more self evident.)
Number of times the question about Exact Search has been put to Ancestry by me, AND IGNORED