Network Becomes Ancestry.com or Does it
19 Dec 2006,
Changes Corporate Name to The Generations Network
(MyFamily.com service was retired 30 Sep 2014)
6 Jul 2009 - The Generations Network, the world’s leading online family history
ancestry, today announced that it is changing its name to Ancestry.com
Oct 2017 - The Generations Network, Parent Company of Ancestry.com, to be
Acquired by Spectrum Equity Investors
stopped publishing Family Tree Maker (FTM) as Dec 2016,
the No. 1-selling family history software, Ancestry Magazine and more than 50
FTM now is published by
MacKiev and RootsMagic
software is in
with Ancestry to integrate Ancestry Hints® and Ancestry’s records and online
trees with our software.
* Ancestry.com is the world's leading online family history resource, with more
than 5 billion names from historical records, unmatched and proprietary search
technologies and an engaged and passionate community of more than 2.5 million
* A redesigned Ancestry.com experience has transformed an online research tool
into a platform for aggregating the world's family history memories. Since late
July 2006, more than 3.8 million family trees have been created on Ancestry.com,
over 330 million names added to Ancestry Family Trees(TM), and more than 3.5
million individual photos, stories, or scanned documents have been uploaded by
* Ancestry.com now boasts the only completely indexed online U.S. Federal Census
Collection (1790-1930), the most comprehensive online compilation of U.S. ship
passenger lists (1820-1960), the largest online collection of African American
historical documents and the most comprehensive online collection of U.S.
* Beyond the United States, the Ancestry global network now includes local
country sites for the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Germany, Italy, France
* The recent launch of DNA.ancestry.com(TM) now extends the Ancestry service
into the rapidly growing field of genetic genealogy.
* AncestryPress(TM), a digital publishing platform integrated into Ancestry.com,
now gives every family the ability to create completely unique, professionally
printed family history books.
* Family Tree Maker(R) 2008, the No. 1-selling family history software package,
is now available online and in major retail stores throughout North America and
* The redesigned myfamily.com site now has new features, providing families
everywhere a safe, private, and free family home on the Web.
So Many Genealogy