Ancestry.com -- Beyond the Basics

Ancestry.com is the probably the best-known and most popular subscription genealogy website. Ancestry's ads are famous (infamous?) for making genealogy research seem as simple as typing a few names into a search box. But what should you do when the easy finds are exhausted? We'll discuss how to use "advanced search", wildcards, the card catalog, hints and other less well-known tools to move your research forward. 

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  • Darlene K.

    I found some interesting result when using the techniques shown. Ecellent class.

    June 24

  • Constance H.

    Thank you for so much information. I found a hard German name in Westphalia church records by using
    *!!!

    June 21

  • Sandra J R.

    Nice job...actually found something I hadn't counted on as a result.

    1 · June 21

  • Dean R.

    Nice to ditch the slides and go 100% demonstration-focused; unfortunately Ancestry Institution website was down due to recent outages.

    June 21

  • GINA D F.

    Darn it! No! Can't make this one due to other commitments. :(

    June 16

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