Ancestry® Announces Coveted Content Releases and New, Game-Changing Family History Research Tools at RootsTech 2019

Posted by Ancestry Team on February 28, 2019 in AncestryDNA, Website

For the 9th consecutive year, we are thrilled to be participating in RootsTech 2019 in Salt Lake City.  It’s such a special event that unites tens of thousands of people who are curious, excited and passionate about family history. For more than 30 years, we too have shared your passion and are proud to introduce Read More

Ancestry Product Update: Get a Link to Share Your Tree

Posted by Ancestry Team on October 8, 2018 in Website

We’ve added a new feature to our Family Tree sharing options to make it even easier than ever to invite friends and family to collaborate. To share your family tree with others, navigate to the tree you would like to share, and select Sharing from the tree drop-down menu. Among the email and Ancestry messaging Read More

Ancestry Product Update: Family Group Sheets are Back!

Posted by Ancestry Team on June 26, 2018 in Website

The Family Group Sheet has returned to aid in your research! If you are unfamiliar with a Family Group Sheet (or Family Group Record), it is a view of parents and children in a family, and is designed to show names, dates, and places of birth, marriages, and deaths in an easy-to-read format. It has Read More

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: A Fight for Survival

Posted by Jessica Taylor on April 18, 2018 in Collections

Underground markets. Escapes through sewers. Friends and neighbors defending their streets from tanks. On the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, we look back on a WWII story rarely told, but just as heroic as the Landing at Normandy or the Battle of Britain. On 19 April 1943, the Warsaw Ghetto, a starving Jewish Read More

ICYMI: New Record Collection Arrivals

Posted by Paul Rawlins on March 16, 2018 in Collections

Just in case you might have missed them during the harried hustle of the holidays or the long winter’s night, we asked three of our favorite family historians to dish on some of their favorite new records on Ancestry. Ten years between U.S. federal censuses is just long enough for families to move, people to Read More

Recipe Records – Pepperoni Pizza

Posted by pplotkin on February 7, 2018 in Website

Pepperoni Pizza Recipe from The Detroit Free Press Sunday, January 22, 1950 Did you know Newspapers.com is filled with delicious recipes that are easy to make? Today just so happens to be #NationalPizzaDay, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with a crispy, homemade pizza recipe from the 1950 Detroit Free Press. Roll, toss, Read More

Recipe Records – Shrimp and Grits

Posted by pplotkin on January 23, 2018 in Website

Shrimp and Grits Recipe from The Times Tuesday, November 25, 1952 Did you know Newspapers.com is filled with delicious recipes that are easy to make? Shrimp and grits is a traditional southern dish that combines creamy grits, shrimp, and a delicious sauce that’s packed with flavor. Allow yourself to get creative with this versatile dish, Read More