Ancestry.com is partnering with FamilySearch to bring 140 million pages of US Probate Records covering more than 130 years.
· Over the next 5 years, we will be spending $100 million to digitize, index and put online new content on Ancestry.com, Fold3, Archives and Newspapers.com
· AncestryDNA is now available to everyone (subscriber and non-subscribers) for $99
· The AncestryDNA database has more than 120,000 samples and we’ve delivered more…
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Innovative test now available to the general public provides analysis of your genetic ethnicity, living relative matches, and further insight into family history…Continue
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ANCESTRY.COM TO BE ACQUIRED BY PERMIRA FUNDS FOR $32.00 PER SHARE IN CASH
Transaction Valued at $1.6 billion;
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1000memories’ Online Photo Digitizing Technology Brings New Sharing
Capabilities to Ancestry.com Users (PROVO, Utah) – Oct. 3, 2012 – Ancestry.com Inc. (Nasdaq: ACOM), the world’s largest online family history resource, announced today it has acquired 1000memories Inc., the San Francisco-based startup that has been focused on helping people digitize and share the estimated 1.7 trillion paper photos stored in their albums, attics, and shoeboxes.
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Ancestry.com Releases Completely Searchable 1940 U.S. Federal Census
A searchable index to 134 million records makes researching family history in the latest available U.S. Census dramatically easier
PROVO, UTAH – (August 3, 2012) – Ancestry.com, the world’s largest…Continue
Ancestry.com Discovers President Obama Related to First Documented Slave in America
Research Connects First African-American President to First African Slave in the…Continue
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PROVO, Utah, May 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ancestry.com Inc. (Nasdaq:ACOM), the world's largest online family history resource, today commented on NBC's decision not to renew the Who Do You Think You Are? television series for a fourth season.
ANCESTRY.COM INC. TO ACQUIRE ARCHIVES.COM
–“Simple and Affordable” Fast-growing Start-up Adds Complementary Offering to…Continue
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Ancestry.com is proud to announce the first indexed states of the 1940 U.S. Census are now ready for searching. After 72 years being held from public view, the Nevada and Delaware 1940 Census is now available and searchable for free on Ancestry.com. While the remainder of the U.S. states are digitized and available for…Continue
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
University of Minnesota researchers collaborate with Ancestry.com to create the most comprehensive database of the 1940 Census
Catherine Fitch, Minnesota Population Center, firstname.lastname@example.org, (612) 626-3923
Matt Hodson, University News Service,…Continue
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Ancestry.com is adding the 1940 US Census images to their website. Here are some things to know about searching them.
The National Archives and Records Administration will open the 1940 U.S. Federal Census on April 2, 2012—the first time this collection will be made available to the public. Once we receive the census, we will begin uploading census images to our site so the public can browse them. Initially, this…Continue