Discovering the Missing Pieces of Ellen’s Story: From Foster Child to Beloved Matriarch

Posted by Jason Reeve on February 27, 2023 in Ancestry AU&NZ Community, AncestryDNA, Member Stories

Vale Ellen aka. ‘The Queen’ – Aged 106  In my role as Head of Content & Community, I often have the privilege of hearing powerful, emotional stories from our family history community. Ancestry can help to unlock some incredible discoveries and although there’s no limit to the stories that could be shared, occasionally there is Read More

SideView™ Now Groups Your AncestryDNAⓇ Matches By Parent

Posted by Jason Reeve on October 6, 2022 in AncestryDNA, Site Features

SideView™ Now Groups Your AncestryDNAⓇ Matches By Parent Making It Easier To Determine How You Relate To Your Matches    Ancestry®, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, unveiled SideView™ technology this year–a first-of-its-kind scientific innovation that gives AncestryDNA® customers new insights into which side of the family they inherited their genetics from. Read More

AncestryDNA® Expands into 54 New Markets Globally

Posted by Jason Reeve on August 25, 2022 in AncestryDNA

AncestryDNA® has expanded into 54 new markets AncestryDNA is now available to consumers in 89 countries and territories on five continents. This expansion more than doubles the number of markets where people can access AncestryDNA, enabling millions more people to find and connect with family. Ancestry’s simple, step-by-step DNA test reveals an individual’s unique ethnic Read More

Ancestry® updates ethnicity results to include ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander’ region

Posted by Ancestry Marketing Team, Australia on March 31, 2020 in AncestryDNA, Australia, General Announcement, Uncategorized

AncestryDNA® has updated its ethnicity estimate reference panel so customers will now have the ability to see a possible genetic connection with the Indigenous communities of Australia. Prior to this update, customers who have genetic markers in their DNA that Ancestry’s analysis associates with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander DNA would have received an ethnicity Read More

Launch of new DNA regions in Ireland

Posted by Web Operations on January 11, 2019 in AncestryDNA, Ireland

When we launched Ancestry’s detailed genetic regions in March last year, we knew it was a major step in the journey for us to empower customer journeys of self-discovery. Back then, we were proud to have the granularity in our database to be able to detect 13 distinct genetic regions in Ireland, helping tell the Read More