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I am a World member now but evidently that doesn't include newspapers and a lot of other things that I thought would be included. Like everything else, pay more, get less.\
I bought the kit on sale, to try to validate the ancestry research I had done over several years, with the help of records on the Ancestry Canadian site. The results did do this to a point, but the real value is in the Raw DNA that the test provides. That is where the...Read more
Ancestry - Way off!
Mine came back 52% English and no where in my history is there that much English. My Scotch/Irish only came back 22% and that is what I am mostly made up of. No mention of Native American and I have a great who was 100% Native American. I think that instead of going with the DNA sample, they are relying on the old Mormon church records. I believe that this company is either owned by or at the very least, controlled by the Mormon church which does have an extensive record of people coming to the U.S. but how accurate are they?
My test came back with the DNA of my married surname. Not my DNA. Contacted them and they are trying to tell me it is accurate. Not. I am sixth generation Irish, the test came back with french surname and 80% France. Really. I believe they took my current surname and...Read more
I HAVE JOINED ANCESTRY.COM AND FOUND IT DIFFICULT TO USE AND MANY DEAD ENDS - IT APPEARS THAT THEY TAKE YOUR MONEY AND PUT YOU IN A MAZE ON A WILD GOOSE CHASE WITH A LITTLE BIT OF INFORMATION YOU ALREADY HAVE SUCH AS YOUR PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS PAST THAT IT IS A...Read more
Ancestry DNA Scam
My family tree has been traced and the DNA results were totally bogus. Ancestry DNA is a joke
I went on to website thought I was ordering 2 Dna kits one for my husband and one for me at $59 each Went thru the ordering process checked out and thought all was well. Received my confirmation email. The kits came yesterday I received 4 sets of two instead of one set...Read more
I was first told that my results were delayed - NOW they are LOST... Really - it took me calling them to get an answer? The account reads "In progress" Customer service wants me to ask the person who gave me the gift to reorder and send me a new one? Customer service -...Read more
I didn't like
- That my mom thinks shes to old for this test
There is a way to download the raw Ancestry data in a file so you can at least save names, dates and relationships, but it does not save the links to corroborating documents. This raw data can be imported into other commercial family tree software that will allow you...Read more
- Family tree graphics
- Ancestry search engine
I didn't like
- Frequent system crashes
- Lack of online customer support
i have worked on this family tree for over 3 months, did a GEDCom file and it did not download correctly so therefore i could not upload after i turn on computer and the fathers side of the tree has been deleted. they have absolutely no way of restoring a tree if...Read more
I didn't like
- No customer service or support
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