Category Archives: FamilySearch

FamilySearch Ending Photoduplication Service 05 December 2014

As announced by FamilySearch, they are ending the photoduplication service as of 05 December 2014. They will process existing orders, but will not be accepting new orders at that time. This was a great service. It allowed you to order up … Continue reading

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FamilySearch WorldWide Indexing Challenge – 46,333 Down, 3,667 to Go

FamilySearch posted on their Facebook page, they are up to 46,333 indexers. Only 3,667 more needed. Less than 5 1/2 hours to go as the event ends at 7 PM U.S. Central Time. If you haven’t indexed and planned on … Continue reading

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FamilySearch WorldWide Indexing Starts Today at 7 PM US Central Time

FamilySearch Indexing event starts in bit less than 7 hours. You can find more information about the event on FamilySearch’s blog. Join volunteers from around the world on July 20 and 21 for an international history-making event! The goal? For … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Launches Two Mobile Apps – FamilySearch Tree and FamilySearch Memories

FamilySearch announced the release of two new mobile apps – FamilySearch Tree (Android and Apple devices) and FamilySearch Memories (Apple devices only for now). Suggest you read the Terms of Service for the app before downloading or using it. Recommend getting … Continue reading

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Ancestry.com – Free Access to U.S. Census Records Through 06 July

Ancestry.com is offering free access to its U.S. federal census records through 06 July 2014, 11:59 P.M. U.S. Eastern Time. Some people are reporting access problems, an event that is far too common when Ancestry offers limited free access. Ancestry … Continue reading

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Ancestry.com Down Due to DDoS Attack, Includes the Baby Ancestry Sites

Update: added new link to Geneabloggers. Nice explanation on Geneabloggers about the attack. According to Ancestry.com, they are experiencing DDoS attack. This appears to apply to the various baby Ancestry sites like Find-A-Grave, Fold3, RootsWeb, etc. For more information on DDoS attacks. … Continue reading

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Ancestry Ending Mundia, MyCanvas, MyFamily, Genealogy.com, LegacyDNA (Y and mtDNA Testing) in Early September

Updated 05 June to include DNA-Explained post. #Ancestry.com announced today in a blog post they are ending five services – Mundia.com, Genealogy.com, MyFamily.com, MyCanvas.com,  and LegacyDNA (Y and mtDNA testing; autosomal DNA testing will still be available. I received e-mails … Continue reading

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