The company started out as Ancestry Publishing, a small publisher of genealogy books. Soon after launching its first web site, the corporate name was changed to Since then, the company has changed its corporate name about once every 2 or 3 years. Most recently known as The Generations Network they have announced still another name change, reverting back to, the name by which they have always been known to their users.

PROVO, UTAH – July 6, 2009 – The Generations Network, the world’s leading online family history resource, today announced that it is changing its name to effective immediately.

“Our company has a long and fascinating history, and we’ve been through several name changes over the years. But we started with, and it now feels completely natural to let our company once again share the brand with our flagship product,” said Tim Sullivan, CEO, “We’re proud that has developed as the defining online brand associated with family history. Alongside, we will continue to support our other brands, including Family Tree Maker,, MyCanvas, Rootsweb,, and of course, our international Ancestry sites.”

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  1. February 5, 2013 at 1:01 am

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    Thanks for your time -Verna

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