Tag: Help Using Ancestry.com

Sync and Download Ancestry Family Tree With RootsMagic

Many of us keep our trees on Ancestry, even if we don't always subscribe to their somewhat pricey record subscription service. Because Ancestry's online family tree is easy and free, it's a great alternative to paid programs. But backing up that tree, along with its attached records and other media, can be a major challenge - despite how important it is to do so.

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While just about all of us have used Ancestry.com at some point, very few have really uncovered everything they can from Ancestry's massive databases. With so many records and resources it is incredibly easy for vital records to get buried. You might be surprised by how many brick walls are broken down and "missing" records located by utilizing a new set of advanced tips and search tricks.

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Ancestry 4th of July Sale

​This deal from Ancestry.com has ended. You can find their regular prices and start an Ancestry 14 day free trial here instead. Ancestry.com is offering 40% off all of its subscriptions for the 4th of July  - a very uncommon discount from the leader in genealogy research. The sale ends at 11:59 PM ET on July 4th, 2018 and is only for those without a current subscription. Please know that we have partnered with Ancestry to bring you information ...

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Ancestry.com Has Tens of Thousands of Invisible Records You Can't Find by Searching

Many people are unaware of the fact that not all of Ancestry's records show up in search. A surprising number of collections have not been indexed and are therefore virtually invisible to the everyday user of the site. These browse-only collections, as they are known, need to be purposely sought out if you want to take advantage of the records they contain. Some collections have been on Ancestry's site for years and are still not searchable, while ...

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