Family-History

Family History & Ancestry.com

Everyone is curious about where they come from. Some are lucky enough to hear their heritage from their elders, others have stories passed down from generations. Some cultures take their ancestry very seriously, while others have no recollection past their own immediate family. Whether your records have been lost over time, or you’d just like to extend your family tree, Ancestry can give you the knowledge you need. Ancestry.com has a data base with over 14 billion records on file, and they add 2 million more every day. Understanding the complexity of your life, and the lives that came before you can help you fill in the blanks of your own history. The pieces of the past came together to create today, and thanks to Ancestry.com, you can find all of those pieces in the exact same place. Never before has so much history been available at your fingertips. What started in 1983 as a publishing company for family history enthusiasts transformed into a collection of public records that connects more than 60 million families. It’s easy to get started. You just begin with what you know, and Ancestry searches for them in their records collection. The database will find little hints (look for the leaf of your family tree) which may point to something interesting from the past. If you place those little leaves together, you can discover your family tree emerging from the information. With 30 scanning facilities located around the world, Ancestry.com is constantly scanning articles and …