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  • Ancestry’s “Make Them Count” Honors Women who Fought for Right to Vote

    Mar 19

    As we approach the Centennial of the 19th Amendment ratification, Ancestry.com invites you to Make Them Count. It is a newly added resource that gives you the opportunity to explore your personal connections to, and learn more about, the movement to grant women the right to vote. August 26, 2020, marks the centennial of the ratification of ...

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  • Ancestry Described its Path Forward

    Mar 3

    It is not unheard of for companies to make changes in response to consumer demand. Ancestry described its path forward in regards to the DNA market. Making wise decisions is one of the things that has kept Ancestry in business for more than three decades. In a blog post, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ancestry, Margo Georgiadis, w...

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  • Ancestry Provides Benefits of CCPA to All Customers

    Feb 4

    Ancestry.com points out that the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect on January 1, 2020. The law requires businesses that collect a California consumer's personal information to disclose to that consumer the categories and specific pieces of personal information the business has collected. It also gives the California consu...

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  • Free Databases to Use on Ancestry.com

    Jan 27

    Ancestry.com has a wonderful and varied collection of databases to assist in your family history research. Many are available through their subscription plan. However, there are many great databases you can use that are FREE, any time. Go to the site and scroll down and in alphabetical order is the listing of those free databases from Ancestr...

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  • FREE Databases on Ancestry.com

    Dec 21

    Everyone likes to get Free Anything and what is better than some of the Free databases available with Ancestry.com? Review this listing of Free databases and you will be amazed. Scroll down, it starts with numbers and dates then goes in alphabetical order. Now some are indexes and others are full databases. For example, if you had ance...

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  • ‘A New Leaf’ – TV Show

    Oct 4

    On NBC channels a new genealogical program titled 'A New Leaf' begins on Saturday morning, October 5th. It is produced by Ancestry.com and features ordinary people discovering their family history. This weekly series hosted by Daisy Fuentes will follow people on the cusp of key life inflection points, using family history, genealogy, and sometim...

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  • Ancestry Unveils Two Unique Holocaust Record Collections

    Aug 6

    Image by Arolsen Archives Ancestry announced that they have digitized millions of Holocaust and Nazi persecution related archives. These new records will be accessible globally to the public – members and non-members alike – on a permanent basis. Ancestry partnered with Arolsen Archives, an international center on Nazi persecution with...

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  • Ancestry is Updating Their Latest Innovations

    Apr 16

    Ancestry announced that they have updated three of the game changing innovations that they introduced at RootsTech 2019. They are: ThruLines, MyTreeTags, and New & Improved DNA Matches. Ancestry points out: “We launched these features in beta so you could explore them and send us feedback to make your Ancestry experience even better. Our t...

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  • Ancestry.com School Yearbooks

    Mar 19

    Locating by whatever method a school yearbook on an ancestor can be such a treasure. No matter which it was middle grade, high school or college, it could reveal little known facts about your relative. Using the Ancestry.com collection of 324,000 yearbooks and more than 52 million pages you have a good shot of locating one or more ancestors. To he...

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  • Keeping Up with the Latest in Ancestry.com

    Feb 15

    Many family researchers use the numerous databases supplied by Ancestry.com. They can be accessed through public libraries or genealogical societies with a subscription or by personal individual subscriptions for home use. Ancestry.com does continue to add new and expanded databases on many different topics. For the new year 2019, some databases a...

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