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From: Jackie King <>
Subject: Re: [APG] Ancestry search pages
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2008 19:56:56 -0500
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It's nice to know I am not the only one having problems with the new search.

I have tried every which way over the past month to make it further
limit search but instead I end up with all sorts of totally unrelated

And judging from the complaints I have seen elsewhere including on
ancestry's blog - I'm not the only one. People have been literally
begging them not to change to their new search.

So I agree - Alvie, what's the secret?


Kathy Gunter Sullivan wrote:
> Kate Foote describes how I feel about the search page set-up. Instead of
> being able to return to a census record I read last week in five
> minutes, I spent over an hour this afternoon attempting to access it
> again. Alvie, help us out, and explain how Ancestry's changes to the
> search process is an improvement.
> Kathy
> Kathy Gunter Sullivan, CG
> Certified Genealogist (CG) is a service mark of the Board for
> Certification of Genealogists® conferred to associates who consistently
> meet ethical and competency standards. The BCG was founded in 1964 to
> promote excellence in research, teaching, writing, publishing, and
> librarianship by those who pursue genealogy as either a profession or
> avocation. The BCG website is http://www.bcgcertification.org.
> Alvie L. Davidson CG wrote:
>> Yes, Ancestry just changed their opening page today. If used properly it will be a grand change. The user has more options and this will be to narrow the search. I love it.
>> Alvie L. Davidson CG
>> Lakeland, Florida
>> http://alviesgenealogyspot.blogspot.com
>> CG and Certified Genealogist are Service Marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists used under license after periodic evaluations by the Board.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: [mailto:] On Behalf
>> Of
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 8:24 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: [APG] Ancestry search pages
>> Is it just me, or did Ancestry make a radical change to its search pages today?
>> Jay Fonkert, CG
>> Saint Paul, MN
>> CG (Certified Genealogist) is a service mark of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, used under license by Board-certified associates after
>> periodic competency evaluations.
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