Category Archives: Ancestry.com

The Old Find-A-Grave Site Shutting Down August 20, 2018; Not Talking about Find-A-Grave New’s Site

I am talking about https://old.findagrave.com/ and not https://www.findagrave.com/. For those not aware, the old site is still available for not quite a week. There are advantages and disadvantages to both sites. In some ways, the old site is still much … Continue reading

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Ancestry.com to Close Orem Call Center

Ancestry.com is closing its call center in Orem, Utah. They are partnering with a customer contact business which is located in Utah. From the news article, https://www.heraldextra.com/business/local/ancestry-to-close-orem-call-center/article_6f356110-9b88-55c9-a338-2ef822810e69.html. The article doesn’t give much in the way of details about what company … Continue reading

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MooseRoots Is Gone

For those who loved MooseRoots, it is gone. Not only that, but archived copies of it are no longer available on the Wayback Machine. I heard a rumor that it was gone a few weeks ago and when I checked … Continue reading

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How to Request Your RootsWeb Hosted Site for Restoration

If your RootsWeb site hasn’t been restored, you can request for it to be restored: http://rootsweb.blog/2018/07/05/how-to-ask-for-your-rootsweb-hosted-site-to-be-restored/. How to ask for your RootsWeb Hosted Site to be restored Posted on July 5, 2018 by Anne Mitchell If your hosted site has … Continue reading

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Fold3 Free Access To Some Revolutionary War Collections July 1 – 15 2018

Note: It is not all Fold3 records as some have mentioned in various Facebook groups. It’s only the Revolutionary War Collections. People assume it’s all records are free because they didn’t read the restrictions. Ancestry is offering limited free access … Continue reading

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Fold3 Free Access Through May 26 2018

Updated May 26, 2018 with Fold3 for Category as I wasn’t able to originally add Fold3 as a Category due to some weird Wi-Fi glitch that’s resolved now. According to Fold3 on Twitter, it is offering free access through May … Continue reading

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23andMe Suing Ancestry

Updated with note about one way that may get you around having to sign up with a professional e-mail address. In an interesting lawsuit, 23andMe is suing Ancestry. You can see the specifics at https://www.law360.com/lifesciences/articles/1043063/23andme-hits-ancestry-com-with-patent-suit-over-dna-kit. (NOTE: You may have to … Continue reading

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