RootsWeb Update from Ancestry

If you're interested in the latest RootsWeb update, but aren't on their mailing list, here's the information I received today. (Haven't used RootsWeb? Here's a glimpse at the offerings.) "Dear RootsWeb Mailing List Member, We'd like to provide you with an update on the RootsWeb mailing list service. We are on track to bring the mailing lists back online by the end of this month. The mailing list archives will be up and running with current emails in them. We are in the process of importing the old archives into the new system which will take some time. We appreciate your patience as we continue upgrading the systems that run the RootsWeb mailing lists. We know how much value this service provides to our members. Updates on our progress will continue to be posted on the RootsWeb homepage: Thank you for sticking with us as we work to make these systems more secure and reliable for the future. The RootsWeb Team You are receiving this email becau…
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Top Free Genealogy Message Boards

Genealogy Message Boards and Forums are a fun way to connect with other researchers or jump-start your family history research when you’ve hit a bump in the road. It’s encouraging to chat with others who are working on similar lines. And with the advantages of Social Media you have more options than ever! Top Free Genealogy Message Boards include:       RootsWeb and the Message Boards at Ancestry RootsWeb and the Message boards at are the same thing. This is a free family history message board. RootsWeb was purchased by and Ancestry has kept it as a free offering and they have merged the message boards. You can search by Locale, Surname, Topic, or Keyword. They boast 25 million posts over 198,000 boards so there’s a lot of content.     GenForum GenForum is a free genealogy message board. It was started by which was acquired by and is kept as a separate message board/forum from RootsWeb. It boasts “14,000 on…
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