Posted by Nick Cifuentes on January 19, 2012 in Contest

For the Black Stone Cherry boys, their family tradition of music is “in their blood”. What tradition is in your family’s blood? Have you ever wanted to find out more about your family tree? In celebration of the release of Black Stone Cherry’s single “In My Blood”, Black Stone Cherry is giving away a year premium membership to plus tickets to see the Black Stone Cherry show of your choice!

Just tell us what runs through your family’s blood and why you want to find out more about your family history. Tag both Black Stone Cherry and on Facebook (note, you must like both facebook pages to tag) in your post and we will be able to track the entries, also please include your email in your post. We will read all the entries and pick our favorite! Winners will be announced on Friday January 27th.

And if you feel inclined to further discover your family history, don’t forget to head over to and download a free trial membership where you can explore the world’s largest online family history resource – FREE for 14 Days!

Good luck Everyone! We can’t wait to read your stories.


  1. BobNY

    This would appear to be a consumer promotion which is subject to a series of federal, state, and local laws.

    At a minumum, you are required to publish contest rules which should include:

    Where can these be found for this contest?
    BTW, your U.S. subscribers probably have no idea what a “premium” membership is, since that terminology has long since disappeared from the U.S. site. The only options are the U.S. Discovery and World Explorer packages.

  2. Dave Smith

    Most idiotic cross promotion ever.

    All it’s going to accomplish is to clog up the Ancestry Facebook page for weeks and annoy the hell out of the regulars there and not create any interest in Ancestry whatsoever.

  3. Sherri Sontag

    This is dumb, never heard of them.
    Would have like to heard the song.
    Don’t care to see them in concert.
    Probably wouldn’t go to any concert

    What WOULD be cool is to WIN a spot on WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? And have a REAL person’s Genealogy done.. You can start with me, My Grandpa came from Greece, I am 3rd Generation from Island of Chios.
    I know nothing about his family in Greece.

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