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The Ancestry Insider · 4d ago

Serendipity in a Box

Over 40 years ago Glen and Joyce Alt lived in Platteville, Wisconsin where they became friends with Glenda Clyde and her husband. After several years, the two couples moved their separate wa...
The Ancestry Insider · 5d ago

Ancestry Offering Irish Heritage Tour

Ancestry ProGenealogists, in conjunction with Go Ahead Tours, is offering an 11 day tour to the Emerald Isle. “Discover the country’s highlights and enduring heritage with special insight fr...
The Ancestry Insider · 5d ago

Erroneous AncestryDNA Genetic Community

Reader Clytee Gold wrote me about an apparently erroneous AncestryDNA Genetic Community assignment. One of her two communities is “Mormon Pioneers in the West.” (First, I am jealous that she...
The Ancestry Insider · 1W ago

Monday Mailbox: Browsing Ancestry Database Images

Dear Ancestry Insider, The database "Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records 1683-1993," offers the subscriber a "Browse this collection" window which works perfectly for all Pennsylvania co...
The Ancestry Insider · 1W ago

Darned Undertaking

We depend upon records to reveal the “truth” about the past. Yet sometimes records have anomalies. Some are amusing or humorous. Some are interesting or weird. Some are peculiar or suspiciou...
The Ancestry Insider · 1W ago

Funny AncestryDNA Commercial Parody

A coworker alerted me to this video from the CBC show, This Hour Has 22 Minutes. It is titled, “"Have you ever questioned your family’s ancestry?" Notice: The opinions expressed herein are t...
The Ancestry Insider · 1W ago

Monday Mailbox: AncestryDNA Genetic Community List of Surnames

Dear Ancestry Insider, I was playing with this new feature but I did not see the list of Associated Last Names. Would you tell me where to find it please? It is fun to play with but I don't...
The Ancestry Insider · 2W ago

Ancestry Launches New Genetic Communities

Ancestry launched Genetic Communities last week. “Think of the AncestryDNA ethnicity estimates on steroids, and you’ll have a sense of what this is,” Tim Sullivan told RootsTech attendees la...
The Ancestry Insider · 2W ago

Monday Mailbox: Find A Grave

Dear Readers, Many of you had strong feelings about Ancestry’s new design of Find A Grave. You can see it at www.gravestage.com. Here are some representative samples: This new format sucks...
The Ancestry Insider · 3W ago

The Old Find A Grave to Live On?

The specter of a new design for Find A Grave has many a Graver rolling over in his grave photos. As I reported earlier, Ancestry showed the new Find A Grave website design at RootsTech. (See...