The Generations Network Becomes Ancestry.com or Does it

 

19 Dec 2006, MyFamily.com, Inc.    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

 

http://www.ancestry.com (United States)

 

http://www.ancestry.co.uk (United Kingdom)

     

http://www.ancestry.ca (Canada)

 

http://www.ancestry.com.au (Australia)

     

http://www.ancestry.de (Germany)

 

http://www.ancestry.it (Italy)

     

http://www.ancestry.fr (France)

 

http://www.ancestry.se (Sweden)

     

http://www.myfamily.com - retired 30 Sep 2014

 

http://www.genealogy.com

     

www.rootsweb.com is http://home.rootsweb.ancestry.com/

   

 

The company stopped publishing Family Tree Maker (FTM) as Dec 2016, the No. 1-selling family history software, Ancestry Magazine and more than 50 book titles. 

 

FTM now is published by MacKiev and RootsMagic software is in unison 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 active members.

* 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 members.

* 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online compilation of U.S. ship passenger lists (1820-1960), the largest online collection of African American historical documents and the most comprehensive online collection of U.S. military records.

* Beyond the United States, the Ancestry global network now includes local country sites for the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Germany, Italy, France and Sweden.

* 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 Europe.

* The redesigned myfamily.com site now has new features, providing families everywhere a safe, private, and free family home on the Web.

 

Source: http://www.ancestry.com/corporate/newsroom/press-releases/the-generations-network-becomes-ancestrycom

 

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