Someone told me that genealogy is the fastest-growing hobby in the USA. I’m not surprised–new digital tools make make researching your family history more rewarding than ever. The popular website Ancestry.com is home to more than 6 billion records in more than 30,000 collections. But what’s the best way find what you’re looking for in all that information? Get started with this class. You’ll learn the basic steps to begin your genealogy search and successfully navigate this useful genealogy database.
What is Ancesty.com?
Ancestry.com is the largest for-profit genealogy company in the world. Its resources include the US Federal Census records from 1790-1940, obituaries from hundreds of newspapers, passenger and immigration lists. The site offers a 14-day free trial and several subscription plans.