4 Tips 4 Improving Your Ancestry.com Searches

4 Tips 4 Improving Your Ancestry.com Searches

Are Your Searches Turning Up Effective Results? A search is a search is a search, right? Not necessarily, especially when it comes to Ancestry.com’s massive database. If you want to increase your success in finding records of your ancestors, you’ll love these Ancestry search tricks and strategies, straight from our...Read more
AncestryDNA Map Reveals Matches’ Locations—and Yours

AncestryDNA Map Reveals Matches’ Locations—and Yours

A new tool has appeared to help you sort your AncestryDNA matches: a Matches Map. It’s currently shown as being in beta format, so it’s still being rolled out and tested. You can find it on your DNA Results Summary page along the top menu bar, shown below:   When...Read more
Findmypast Adds Millions of UK Electoral Registers

Findmypast Adds Millions of UK Electoral Registers

53 million+ England and Wales electoral registers now on Findmypast Genealogy subscription website Findmypast recently announced the release of more than 53 million electoral registers for England and Wales. The new database, England & Wales Electoral Registers 1920-1932, improves upon Findmypast’s previous electoral register collection by “reprocessing the original documents...Read more
Best Genealogy Websites of 2018 (Live from FGS): Episode 123

Best Genealogy Websites of 2018 (Live from FGS): Episode 123

Listen to this Family Tree Magazine Podcast episode here:  This Month in Family History Online content direct Ashlee Peck joins us to discuss the building of the Berlin Wall and its impact on genealogy research. Two possible impacts to your research: Many families were separated by the wall, some of...Read more
Trying Out FamilySearch Compare-A-Face to See Which Relatives I Look Like

Trying Out FamilySearch Compare-A-Face to See Which Relatives I Look Like

Who looks like whom always makes a fun topic of conversation at family gatherings. Now you can back up your opinions with proof—kind of—from the new, fun Compare-a-Face tool at FamilySearch. Compare-a-Face uses facial recognition technology to analyze a picture of you, along with old family photos. It gives each...Read more
Add These 4 Steps to Your Research with the Virtual Conference

Add These 4 Steps to Your Research with the Virtual Conference

So Many Reasons to Join the Fall Virtual Conference Every virtual conference comes packed with tons of tips, tools and new approaches to your research. The 2018 Fall Virtual Genealogy Conference is no different. In fact, the 15 presentations showcase everything from 10 Records You Didn’t Know to Search For...Read more
Add These 4 Steps to Your Research with the Fall Virtual Conference

Add These 4 Steps to Your Research with the Fall Virtual Conference

So Many Reasons to Join the Fall Virtual Conference Every virtual conference comes packed with tons of tips, tools and new approaches to your research. The 2018 Fall Virtual Genealogy Conference is no different. In fact, the 15 presentations showcase everything from 10 Records You Didn’t Know to Search For...Read more
Findmypast Partnering with Living DNA

Findmypast Partnering with Living DNA

On July 19, 2018, Livning DNA announced that they will be partnering with Leading British and Irish family history website, Findmypast. The goal of teaming up is to provide a new DNA experience that is designed to help customers explore their British and Irish roots. Together, they plan to combine cutting-edge...Read more
Ancestry.com News: Family Group Sheets Have Returned

Ancestry.com News: Family Group Sheets Have Returned

If you’ve missed having access to Family Group Sheets on Ancestry.com, rejoice! This beloved view of parents and children in a family tree has returned. We’ve got the details. What are Family Group Sheets? A Family Group Sheet is a view of parents and children in a family. The easy-to-read format shows names,...Read more