Find Your Personal Connection to the Fight for Voter Equality

Posted by Ancestry Team on March 3, 2020 in Website

As We Approach the Centennial of the 19th Amendment Ratification,  Ancestry® Invites You to Make Them Count Just 100 years ago, many women could not cast a ballot due to discriminatory laws in their home states. This upcoming August 26 marks the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which removed discrimination in voting Read More

Ancestry® Announces Significant Content Additions and Improved Family History Research Tools at RootsTech, Empowering More Discoveries

Posted by Ancestry Team on February 26, 2020 in Website

Today at the 10th anniversary of RootsTech, the largest family history technology conference, Ancestry® announced the release of game-changing content collections and innovative tools to help answer more questions about your family’s past. For more than 30 years, Ancestry has continued its unwavering commitment to family history. We pride ourselves on being a human-centered company Read More

Our Path Forward

Posted by Ancestry Team on February 5, 2020 in Website

By Margo Georgiadis, president & chief executive officer For more than three decades, Ancestry has helped millions of people learn more about themselves by connecting them to their past so they can gain meaningful insights to impact their future. Our relentless focus on serving our customers has enabled us to sustain innovation and market leadership Read More

2020: An Important Year To Remember Milestones in Voting Equality

Posted by Ancestry Team on February 4, 2020 in Website

2020 is a year to celebrate two major milestones in voting rights equality, with the 150th anniversary of the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution banning racial discrimination in voting, and the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment extending these protections to women. The road to claiming the-all important right to have a voice in Read More

Tom Hanks Surprised by Ancestry® Discovery That He’s Related to Mr. Rogers, His Onscreen Character

Posted by Ancestry Team on November 20, 2019 in Entertainment

At the New York City Red Carpet Screening for “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” this week, Tom Hanks was shocked to learn he is a distant relative to Fred Rogers, the beloved television personality who he will portray in the movie. Access Hollywood revealed the powerful Ancestry® discovery to Tom and his wife, Rita Read More

Advice from Maria Shriver for Making Your Holidays More Meaningful

Posted by Ancestry Team on November 8, 2019 in Website

By Maria Shriver, award-winning journalist and New York Times best-selling author The holidays are upon us. It’s truly one of my favorite times of the year because it’s when everyone gathers around the table — from close family to brand new friends. This special season is about celebrating, connecting, and creating cherished memories — which Read More

Powered By Cutting-Edge Machine Learning Technology, Ancestry® Debuts the World’s Largest, Searchable Online Obituary Collection, Providing Members with Even More Details about the Ancestors Who Shaped Their Past

Posted by Ancestry Team on October 28, 2019 in Website

For more than three decades, AncestryⓇ has been a pioneer in family history research, developing innovative research tools and adding new content to our unparalleled historical record collections that enable people around the world to uncover their unique family story. Today, we are proud to announce the launch of our new Newspapers.com Obituary Collection, as Read More

Check your AncestryDNA® results next week! We’re adding new Portuguese and Scandinavian communities, empowering you to discover even more about your family history through DNA

Posted by Ancestry Team on October 17, 2019 in Website

Next week on Monday, October 21, we will release new AncestryDNA® communities for members with ties to Scandinavia and Portugal, helping them learn even more about their family’s unique story. To deliver frequent, quality updates to our members we leverage the latest DNA science to improve our products, resulting in highly-detailed and meaningful historical insights.  Read More

Your genes do not need to be your destiny

Posted by Ancestry Team on October 15, 2019 in News

Margo Georgiadis, Ancestry CEO At Ancestry®, we get out of bed every morning with a single, shared purpose: to empower journeys of personal discovery to enrich lives. For more than 30 years, we’ve helped people learn more about themselves by connecting them to their past so they can gain meaningful insights to inspire their future. Read More