Ancestry Community Update – Dec 2023

Posted by Jason Reeve on December 15, 2023 in AncestryDNA

Wishing you a happy holidays! + Giveaways! Welcome to the Dec 2023 ‘Ancestry Community Update’ blog post for Australia and New Zealand. For anyone I am yet to meet, my name is Jason Reeve and I’m the Head of Content Acquisition & Community Engagement for Ancestry in Australia and New Zealand. You’ll likely end up Read More

SideView™ Now Groups Your AncestryDNAⓇ Matches By Parent

Posted by Jason Reeve on October 6, 2022 in AncestryDNA

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

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

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

Titanic Mystery Solved with DNA Testing

Posted by Ancestry Team on March 21, 2014 in AncestryDNA

DNA solved a 70-year-old question of whether Loraine Allison survived the Titanic crash. Many have wondered what happened to the two-year-old little girl who disappeared from the crash more than 100 years ago. The story begins with Hudson and Bess taking their two kids, Trevor, seven months, and Loraine, two years of age, across the Read More