This Week in History – October 15th

Posted by Ancestry Team on October 16, 2018 in News, This Week in History

This Week in History is Ancestry’s look back at notable events from the past. Every week, we will be featuring three moments in history from our Newspapers.com archives – anything from important anniversaries, to tragic occurrences, interesting tidbits to entertaining factoids, This Week in History is our way of remembering what came before us. During Read More

Standing United

Posted by Tim Sullivan on August 17, 2017 in AncestryDNA, News

The entire Ancestry family is horrified and appalled by the tragic events that occurred in Charlottesville. We not only condemn the violence that occurred but are deeply disturbed by the ideologies of the white supremacist groups who marched there. As a company, we believe in the importance of diversity, unity and acceptance, as well as Read More

Want to Star in an Ancestry Commercial?

Posted by Jessica Latinović on July 26, 2017 in AncestryDNA, News

Have your AncestryDNA results inspired you to travel somewhere new or achieve something great? Tell us about it! Nothing speaks to the power of Ancestry better than our very own customers. We’re currently in search of the most compelling and unique customer stories to feature in a future Ancestry commercial. Visit our entry pages to submit a Read More

Does Distance Make the Heart Grow Fonder?

Posted by Ancestry Team on February 14, 2017 in News

With modern technology like dating apps, quick cross-country flights, FaceTime and more, it’s easy for us to find our soulmate across the country, or even across the world.  For Valentine’s Day, the team at Ancestry did a little digging into the history of international –or even just inter-county– couples to discover that over time, couples’ Read More

American Society of Genealogists Inducts ProGenealogists’, Nathan Murphy

Posted by Jessica Latinović on October 14, 2016 in News

We’re thrilled to announce that Nathan Murphy of our ProGenealogists team is the newest inductee of The American Society of Genealogists, an independent society dedicated to the advancement of genealogy. Nathan joins another ProGenealogists member, Gordon Remington, FUGA, FASG, as a member of the organization. There are among only fifty people that hold this prestigious Read More

Celebrating 2015 and Welcoming 2016

Posted by Tim Sullivan on January 11, 2016 in News

2015 has been a great year for Ancestry. We’ve seen incredible successes and momentum, including double digit revenue growth, a net new subscriber base of 150,000 that continues to thrive both in the U.S. and internationally and in just three short years, we’ve become the largest consumer DNA database. As we embrace a new year Read More

Sneak Peek of The New Ancestry Website Coming!

Posted by Dan Lawyer on February 19, 2015 in News, Website

If you happened to be at RootsTech in Salt Lake City last week, you may have heard the buzz as we unveiled the beta version of a new and improved Ancestry website. If you weren’t at the conference, it’s not too late to learn about what’s coming and be a part of the Ancestry beta Read More

Ancestry.com Acquires Find A Grave

Posted by Ancestry Team on September 30, 2013 in News

We are pleased to announce that Ancestry.com LLC has acquired Find A Grave, Inc., the leading online cemetery database.  With over 100 million memorials and 75 million photos, Find A Grave has amassed an unparalleled collection of burial information. Over the past 18 years, it has grown to become an invaluable resource for genealogists, history buffs Read More