Genealogy sites help you discover, organize and publish your family's history. They allow you to search historical documents such as census reports, crew manifests, draft records, and birth and death records, giving you unparalleled access to once-scarce information. Many sites even allow you to add to your family tree with your own photos, videos and family documents. Genealogy research sites also help you discover and network with other family members. Not sure which site to use? We've carefully reviewed each of these genealogy sites and our rankings below can help you find the site that's right for you.
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Celebrate Family History Month With Ancestry.com
Oct 17, 2014 - The month of October is Family History Month, and what better way to get in touch with your family?s history than building your family tree? Assembling your family tree isn't always the easiest task, especially if you've never done it before. Luckily for you, Ancestry.com simplifies the process o...
Build Your Family Tree with Ancestry.com's Open Access Weekend
Aug 29, 2014 - Ancestry.com wants to help you discover your lineage over the Labor Day weekend. From now through Sept. 1st the service is hosting an open access weekend, giving everyone the ability to use to the site's vast database of global records for free, no credit card required. For those who aren't famil...
Ancestry.com's New And Improved Mobile App
Jun 6, 2014 - Finding out your family's past is now even easier with the new mobile app from Ancestry.com. As one of the premier sites for genealogy researching, Ancestry.com has created a mobile app that will allow you to research your family's history on your Apple or Android tablet or mobile device. Ancestr...
Ancestry.com Releases New Global Records
Feb 28, 2014 - Have you ever wondered how your family ended up in the United States or where the roots of your family tree lead to? Ancestry.com, one of the leading Genealogy websites, is helping thousands of people trace their family's past every day through their vast database of records and other tools. Ance...
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What is genealogy?
Genealogy is the study of families, genetics, and ancestors. Our modern technological world has not diminished our desire to know where we came from, but it has made finding out about it a lot easier, and a lot more fun. Modern genealogy is a mix of worldwide records research, family tree building, social networking, and even DNA testing. There are a number of different services offering a number of different ways for you to research your family tree. They offer a unique exploration of family history powered by the reach of the Internet.
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