Ancestry® Launches Game-Changing Innovations and Content Additions that make Family History Research Easier and More Efficient
LEHI, Utah and SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Ancestry®, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, announced the release of new, cutting-edge family history research tools and never-before digitized historical records to continue to empower their customers' ongoing journeys of personal discovery.
"For more than 30 years, Ancestry has committed to helping our over 20 million members discover more about who they are and where they come from," said Margo Georgiadis, CEO, Ancestry. "Today, we are excited to launch several new breakthrough tools and content collections to enable our customers to make more, rich discoveries to unlock their family stories than ever before. It's part of our commitment to continuous innovation as the global leader in family history."
Ancestry's three new innovative tools will help customers make discoveries faster and more efficiently:
In addition to leveraging the latest technology to deliver innovative research tools, Ancestry has invested $300 billion over the past 20 years to fulfill it's commitment to building the largest, most comprehensive collection of 20 billion historical records. The company is continuing to invest in new content, with the announcement today of seven major areas of expansion in 2019. Ancestry has new digitization projects in 12 states and is also focused on providing customers with access to new categories of content discovery. These include the expansion of our largest collection of national immigration and naturalization records, the upcoming completion of the digitization of all 33 million WWII US draft cards and soon, the world's largest database of searchable obituaries. Ancestry is also continuing to expand globally with over 100 million new international records coming from national collections in Denmark, Finland, France, Mexico, and Norway.
For more information on these new innovative tools and content, please visit http://www.ancestry.com/product/new-release.
Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, harnesses the information found in family trees, historical records, and DNA to help people gain a new level of understanding about their lives. Ancestry has more than three million paying subscribers across its core Ancestry websites with an extensive collection of over 20 billion digitized records and has nearly 15 million people in the AncestryDNA network. Since 1996, users have created over 100 million family trees and 11 billion ancestor profiles on the Ancestry flagship site and its affiliated international websites. Ancestry offers a suite of family history products and services including AncestryDNA®, Archives®, AncestryProGenealogists®, Newspapers.com™ and Fold3®. AncestryDNA is owned and operated by Ancestry.com DNA, LLC, a subsidiary of Ancestry.com Holdings LLC.
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