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21 hrs ago | WSYR-AM Syracuse

Where I Got My Red Whiskers

About a month ago I spit in a tube and mailed it to Ancestry.com, hoping to learn my genetic genealogy.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Westchester County, NY, Steuben County, NY, Pulteney, NY, Allegany County, NY

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Examiner.com

DIY Genealogy: Your own family is a top resource

Genealogy seems to be a growing hobby, perhaps more than ever before. A curious searcher need not possess an anthropology, history, or library science degree to pursue family history information.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Science, Anthropology

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

The 1790 United States Census

On March 1, 1790, the President of the United States George Washington, Vice President John Adams and Speaker of the House Frederick Muhlenberg, signed the census act into law.

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Related Topix: Georgia

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Portland library to host cryptid discussion

Calling all amateur genealogists! The Portland District Library is hosting a genealogy lock-in on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Local experts will be on hand to teach you how to use Ancestry.com, how to search for information in the library's local history room, and where to look next when your research runs aground.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Supernatural

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Internet Retailer

Revenue grows 18% for Ancestry.com in Q2

Ancestry.com LLC, a provider of online subscription services that enables users to research their family tree and do other types of genealogy, posted higher revenue and narrowed its loss in the second quarter Total revenue increased 18.3% to $156.05 million compared with $131.94 million in the second quarter of 2013.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

ABC News

Cynthia Nixon Shocked to Learn Ancestor Was Axe Murderer

The "Sex And The City" star discovered that her great-great-great grandmother, Martha Curnutt, killed her abusive husband, Noah Casto, with an axe in 1840s Missouri.

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Related Topix: Cynthia Nixon, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Prison, Missouri State Penitentiary, State Prisons, Entertainment

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Peotone Vedette

Ancestry And HeritageQuest At Peotone Library

The Peotone Public Library District has added Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest to its on-line databases.

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Related Topix: Peotone, IL, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

Seeking Alpha

Ancestry.com's (ACOM) CEO Tim Sullivan on Q2 2014 Results Earnings Call Transcript

Welcome to the Ancestry.com Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call. . I will now introduce your host for today's conference, Heather Erickson you may begin.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

GlobeNewswire

Researchers From Ancestry.com Help Explore the Oregon Trail, Klondike ...

In the new season of TLC's Emmy-nominated series "Who Do You Think You Are?" Ancestry.com researchers mined thousands of historical documents to help producers make new family history discoveries for an all-star line up of celebrities.

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Related Topix: Who Do You Think You Are?, Entertainment, Television

Hispanic Business

Ancestry.com LLC Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

"We're continuing to make strategic investments in content, product and technology as well as new product initiatives like our rapidly growing AncestryDNA business, all of which are designed to drive long-term growth, further strengthen our market leadership, and leverage the benefits of our attractive business model."

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WHAM-AM Rochester

Where I Got My Red Whiskers

About a month ago I spit in a tube and mailed it to Ancestry.com, hoping to learn my genetic genealogy.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Westchester County, NY, Steuben County, NY, Pulteney, NY, Allegany County, NY

Sun Jul 20, 2014

NewsOK.com

We the People: New ancestry show to premiere on TLC

"Who Do You Think You Are?" will premiere on TLC cable network at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Who Do You Think You Are?, Entertainment, Television

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Portsmouth Ohio's contribution to world-renowned publication of today

For this edition, we go back in time, way back in time to the late 1880s, after the country had been divided over race.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, OH

The Harbor Times Soup

Montville Town News

The words for the week are "Field Day" and if you didn't realize it, the day for the Montville Field Day is swiftly coming upon us.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Fox News

Career Across Industries Comes Down to Ancestry

As chief executive of Ancestry.com, Tim Sullivan has learned a lot after nearly ten years with the family history firm, but it wasn't always a career destination for him.

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Related Topix: Online Dating, Business News

Family Tree Magazine

Listen to the July episode

Sign up for our e-newsletter full of genealogy research tips, resources and news, and we'll give you a free, decorative family tree form PDF.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

Dell Rapids Tribune

History: Ethnic DNA testing sheds light on who you are

Ethnic DNA testing is the newest craze for genealogy. Imagine being able find out if great grandma's story about being related to the president or a famous character in history is true.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

Tue Jul 15, 2014

AdExchanger.com

Independence Drives Performance At Ancestry.com

Genealogy services company Ancestry.com caters to more than 2.7 million worldwide subscribers keen on discovering their family histories.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Media Buying, Marketing

Mon Jul 14, 2014

SFGate

Trove of historic prison records unearthed: Is your relative in there?

Families are often the keepers of dark secrets. For some it might be the youthful indiscretion of a black sheep cousin.

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Related Topix: San Quentin, CA, Riverside County, CA, Changeling

Fort Bend Star

Learn how to research your family history

Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from? Are you curious about their military service or medical history? Begin your family-history research at Fort Bend County Libraries' Local History and Genealogy Department at ,1001 Golfview in Richmond.

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Related Topix: Fort Bend County, TX, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Richmond, TX

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