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The 1790 United States Census
On March 1, 1790, the President of the United States George Washington, Vice President John Adams and Speaker of the House Frederick Muhlenberg, signed the census act into law.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Lansing State Journal
Portland library to host cryptid discussion
Calling all amateur genealogists! The Portland District Library is hosting a genealogy lock-in on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Local experts will be on hand to teach you how to use Ancestry.com, how to search for information in the library's local history room, and where to look next when your research runs aground.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Revenue grows 18% for Ancestry.com in Q2
Ancestry.com LLC, a provider of online subscription services that enables users to research their family tree and do other types of genealogy, posted higher revenue and narrowed its loss in the second quarter Total revenue increased 18.3% to $156.05 million compared with $131.94 million in the second quarter of 2013.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Cynthia Nixon Shocked to Learn Ancestor Was Axe Murderer
The "Sex And The City" star discovered that her great-great-great grandmother, Martha Curnutt, killed her abusive husband, Noah Casto, with an axe in 1840s Missouri.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Ancestry And HeritageQuest At Peotone Library
The Peotone Public Library District has added Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest to its on-line databases.
Ancestry.com's (ACOM) CEO Tim Sullivan on Q2 2014 Results Earnings Call Transcript
Welcome to the Ancestry.com Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call. . I will now introduce your host for today's conference, Heather Erickson you may begin.
Researchers From Ancestry.com Help Explore the Oregon Trail, Klondike ...
In the new season of TLC's Emmy-nominated series "Who Do You Think You Are?" Ancestry.com researchers mined thousands of historical documents to help producers make new family history discoveries for an all-star line up of celebrities.
Ancestry.com LLC Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results
"We're continuing to make strategic investments in content, product and technology as well as new product initiatives like our rapidly growing AncestryDNA business, all of which are designed to drive long-term growth, further strengthen our market leadership, and leverage the benefits of our attractive business model."
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Where I Got My Red Whiskers
About a month ago I spit in a tube and mailed it to Ancestry.com, hoping to learn my genetic genealogy.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
We the People: New ancestry show to premiere on TLC
"Who Do You Think You Are?" will premiere on TLC cable network at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Portsmouth Ohio's contribution to world-renowned publication of today
For this edition, we go back in time, way back in time to the late 1880s, after the country had been divided over race.
The Harbor Times Soup
Montville Town News
The words for the week are "Field Day" and if you didn't realize it, the day for the Montville Field Day is swiftly coming upon us.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Career Across Industries Comes Down to Ancestry
As chief executive of Ancestry.com, Tim Sullivan has learned a lot after nearly ten years with the family history firm, but it wasn't always a career destination for him.
Family Tree Magazine
Listen to the July episode
Sign up for our e-newsletter full of genealogy research tips, resources and news, and we'll give you a free, decorative family tree form PDF.
Dell Rapids Tribune
History: Ethnic DNA testing sheds light on who you are
Ethnic DNA testing is the newest craze for genealogy. Imagine being able find out if great grandma's story about being related to the president or a famous character in history is true.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Independence Drives Performance At Ancestry.com
Genealogy services company Ancestry.com caters to more than 2.7 million worldwide subscribers keen on discovering their family histories.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Trove of historic prison records unearthed: Is your relative in there?
Families are often the keepers of dark secrets. For some it might be the youthful indiscretion of a black sheep cousin.
Fort Bend Star
Learn how to research your family history
Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from? Are you curious about their military service or medical history? Begin your family-history research at Fort Bend County Libraries' Local History and Genealogy Department at ,1001 Golfview in Richmond.
City Council minutes from 1790 now available online
The City of Savannah recently announced that historical minutes of City Council meetings from 1790 through 1900 are now available on Ancestry.com.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Tech-focused firm Spectrum Equity raises new $1 billion fund
Private equity firm Spectrum Equity said on Thursday it had raised $1 billion for its seventh fund focused on investments in information technology services.