genealogy & ancestry
We have selected Ancestry.com as the world's very best website on Genealogy & Ancestry.
Ancestry.com is the world's leading source of historical records and family history information. It has more than 5 billion names in 23,000 searchable databases. Ancestry.com is part of the Generations Network of websites, all related to family history. These include Myfamily.com, offering easy-to-maintain family websites; Genealogy.com, offering family and local histories and military records; Rootsweb.com, a free interactive genealogy community on the web; and Family Tree Maker, providing software for family trees.
The Ancestry.com website is organized into the following main sections: My Ancestry, Search, Family Trees, Ancestry Community, Learning Center, Store, Historical Records, Stories & Publications, and Photos & Maps. The Learning Center has a Family Facts section, covering: Civil War Service, Immigration Year, Life Expectancy, Name Distribution, Name Meanings, Newspaper Headlines, Occupations, Place of Origin, and Ports of Departure.