Ancestry® @ RootsTech 2020

Collaboration. Connection. Curiosity. RootsTech was an amazing reminder of what can happen when we work together.

Big news made at RootsTech.

New World War II Draft records

A multi-year project to commemorate the Greatest Generation.

We were so excited to share that we took part in a collaborative effort with the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration and FamilySearch to create a new collection of World War II Draft Cards—more than 36 million draft cards digitized and indexed to help you learn more about the men of the Greatest Generation.

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New member messaging

Talk to other Ancestry® members like never before.

With our new messaging center, Ancestry® subscribers can connect, collaborate, and discover more family stories with ease and swiftness.

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Six of our most-compelling sessions, recorded live.

What’s new at Ancestry®

We’ve continued to develop tools and add millions of new records to accelerate your research.

Hidden Treasures on Ancestry®

Discover little-known features and valuable content you can find only on Ancestry.

Finding John Lee: From Slavery to Freedom

An African American case study.

Finding Women’s Maiden Names

In patriarchal cultures, it's difficult to trace the lives of women.

The Civil War: It’s Personal

Learn tips to unearth your ancestors’ experience in the Civil War.

See an Ancestry® Genealogist Work with ThruLines

Discover how this amazing tool can further your search.