Version 3 of our app for iPhone, iPad and iPod is here!

Posted by Kendall Hulet on November 29, 2011 in Mobile

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to view and merge’s “shaky leaf” record hints into your family tree directly on your iPhone, iPad or iPod?  We thought so, too. Today, we announced the availability of an enhanced version 3 of our iPhone, iPad and iPod app, Ancestry, that now offers several new features: Ability Read More

Follow Your Roots & Visit Europe

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on November 25, 2011 in Campaigns, Contest

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 Introduces Sticky Notes

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on November 23, 2011 in Site Features

Your family history is part of you. And now, 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

New Kansas Collections: There’s No Place Like Home

Posted by Paul Rawlins on November 18, 2011 in Collections

If you have ties to the Sunflower State, count yourself lucky. We’ve had three Kansas collections go live on recently: Kansas, Registration Affidavits of Alien Enemies, 1917–1918; Kansas, World War I Veteran Collection, 1917–1919; and Russell County, Kansas, Vitals and Newspaper Records, 1800-1937. Though they’re relatively specific, they contain some interesting records and are well Read More

Beta Image Viewer now available

Posted by Jim Mosher on November 16, 2011 in Site Features, Website

A new (beta) image viewer is now available that works with more browsers and on more platforms. Some customers will be automatically directed to the new viewer starting Wednesday, November 16. All customers can opt-in or opt-out at any time.

Family Tree Maker 2012 Webinar Tonight

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on November 9, 2011 in Family Tree Maker, Webinars

Join the Family Tree Maker team tonight, Wednesday, November 9th at 8:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time) for a free webinar that will teach you about the new features in Family Tree Maker 2012. You’ll learn about: TreeSync—the ability to link and synchronize your desktop tree with an online tree at Ancestry. The new blended families Read More

Ancestry Day in San Francisco 2011

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on November 8, 2011 in Events

This past Saturday, 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