Ancestry.com

  • App Sees if Related to Famous People

    Nov 7

    Just for FUN ... Ancestry.com has an APP out titled 'We're Related' that attempts to see you might be related to that is famous or a celebrity. There is no truly hard documentation, but rather the 'We’re Related' analysis is a fun way to share your findings with friends and family, but not proof that you’ve got celebrity blood. Its findings cou...

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  • Recently Added at Ancestry.com – October 2016

    Nov 3

    Every month, Ancestry.com adds brand new information to its resources. They also make it clear which of their resources had been recently updated. The easiest way to keep up with what's new is to view the Recently Added Collections list Ancestry.com website. The default setting of the Recently Added Collections list is the United States (for...

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  • Ancestry ProGenealogists Can Help You

    Oct 20

    Has your genealogy research come to a standstill after hitting a “brick wall”? You don't have to work through this alone. Ancestry ProGenealogists can help you! They are kind enough to start you off with a free estimate. Ancestry ProGenealogists is connected to Ancestry.com. The family history and genealogy experts at Ancestry ProGenealo...

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  • Recently Added at Ancestry.com – September 2016

    Oct 11

    Each month, Ancestry.com adds brand new information to its wealth of resources. In addition, they make it clear which of their collections has been recently updated. The easiest way to keep up with what's new is to view the Recent Collections list on the Ancestry.com website. The same list will tell you which of their collections have been updat...

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  • Find A Grave Meetups are Happening

    Oct 5

    Do you enjoy taking photos of headstones in cemeteries and putting that information on Find A Grave? You might want to participate in the upcoming Find A Grave meetups. Those who sign up should use the #FGDay on social media to let others know you are participating. Find A Grave is a website whose mission is to find, record and present final d...

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  • Recently Added at Ancestry.com – August 2016

    Sep 2

    Every month, Ancestry.com adds brand new information to its wealth of resources. The easiest way to keep up to date with those changes is to pay attention to the Recent Collections list on the Ancestry.com website. The same list shows which existing collections have been updated. There is a menu at the top of the list that lets you select what...

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  • Ancestry.com Opened New Headquarters in Utah

    Aug 25

    Ancestry.com has been in the process of building a new company headquarters since 2015. Typically, when a company says it will move its headquarters, it means it is leaving one state for another (or moving out of the United States entirely). Ancestry.com, however, is staying in the same state. Their new headquarters has opened. Ancestry.com i...

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  • Recently Added at Ancestry.com – July 2016

    Aug 5

    Ancestry.com frequently adds brand new information to its wealth of resources that it already has. The easiest way to keep up to date with those changes is to pay attention to the list on the Ancestry.com website that is titled: “Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry.” There is a menu at the top of the list that lets you select ...

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  • Genealogists Can Learn From Ancestry Academy

    Jun 15

    There is a wealth of knowledge on the internet that can be useful for genealogists. Many take the form of live webinars that are presented by some of the most popular genealogy websites. You can also find videos of classes that were presented at big genealogy conferences after the event is over. These are scattered across the internet, which mak...

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  • Database Sites at Public Libraries

    May 25

    It may not have occurred to you but your own local public library may have many of the subscription fee-based databases available free to you. Such resources as Ancestry.com, Fold3 (military records and related info), World Vital Records, Newspaper Archives, HeritageQuest, Newspaper.com or My Heritage sites can be accessed using computers at the li...

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