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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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  • World Memory Project Hits One Million Records

    May 12

    The World Memory Project is the largest free online resource of information about victims and survivors of Nazi persecution. The purpose of the World Memory Project is to restore the identities of the people that the Nazis tried to erase from history. The project can help families to discover the fate of their missing loved ones. The World Mem...

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  • FamilySearch Collection of Mexican Ancestor Records Grows

    Feb 25

    FamilySearch has had a collection of Mexico ancestor records that genealogists could search through. Recently, it has added more records to that collection. This was made possible due to FamilySearch's partnership with Ancestry.com. FamilySearch is one of the most popular genealogy websites. It is provided for free as a service by the Church of ...

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  • Probate Records Help Genealogists Trace Black Family Ancestries

    Jan 18

    Genealogists who are trying to learn more about ancestors who were slaves run into difficulties not faced by other genealogists. It isn't likely that vital records, such as birth certificates or marriage licenses, exist. It turns out that probate records may hold some information about your ancestors who were slaves. Probate records are document...

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  • Ancestry Mexico has Launched

    Dec 2

    Ancestry.com is one of the most popular genealogy websites. The company has announced the launch of Ancestry Mexico. In short, it is a genealogy website that will help Mexicans and Mexican Americans to research their family history. To start off, Ancestry has more than 220 million searchable historical records from Mexico. These records include ...

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  • Reasons to Put your Family Tree in Multiple Places

    Nov 11

    One of the biggest ongoing tasks that a genealogist works on is the creation and maintenance of their family tree. It shows, at a glance, all of the research and work you have done in order to learn more about your ancestors. There are many reasons why it is important to put your family tree in multiple places. Backup Copies Prevent Loss The be...

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  • Wills on Ancestry

    Sep 4

      Available on Ancestry.com is the massive collection of Wills across the nation now made digital. It is a scanned digital copy of the actual (mostly handwritten) Wills of original people. These documents cover well over 100 million people, including the deceased (names, dates) as well as their family, friends and others involved in the prob...

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