How to track ancestors

Learn how to track ancestors FAN Club members (Friends, Associates, and Neighbors – a.k.a Cluster Research) to break down those brick walls and get unstuck. Researching the people who interacted with your ancestors often helps you confirm your records and ancestor connections. Tracking them is key to resolving family historyContinue Reading

Member Connect on Ancestry.com

Wouldn’t it be great to collaborate with other genealogists about the same ancestors you are researching? You can with Ancestry.com’s Member Connect. 📃 There is a handout for Information Access Channel Members. Channel Members can find the handouts in the Community Tab on the YouTube channel. Continue Reading

How to use the Card Catalog at Ancestry.com

This is the #1 way to search on Ancestry to get more results! It’s better than chasing hints. Learn five pro tricks to help you search the Ancestry Card Catalog.  Here we’ll talk about various filter techniques, using wildcards to improve your search, keyword searches, and category searching.  📃 ThereContinue Reading

Obituaries & Marriages Indexed on Ancestry.com from Newspapers.com + Family Data Collection? One World Tree?

In this Q & A with Crista Cowan, we talk about the obituaries and marriages that are now indexing on Ancestry.com from images on Newspapers.com. Also I ask what is the Family Data Collection and One World Tree? Continue Reading

Ancestry.com’s Covid 19 Survey for AncestryDNA® Members (May 2020)

This “footnotes” episode is an interview with Dr. Eurie Hong, Vice President of Genomics at Ancestry. This video explores how Ancestry is asking it’s DNA customers to answer a survey to help provide DNA data that might help contribute to solving the Covid 19 Pandemic.  With the largest family historyContinue Reading

Ancestry's New ThruLines on GenealogyTV.org

Learn about Ancestry’s new ThruLines and how to best use them in your family history research. Are the new ThruLines… true lines? Constance Knox, host of Genealogy TV, will review and explain some of the details and what to look out for when using the new application on the Ancestry.comContinue Reading