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Users benefit from improved search and browsing functionality, expanded collections, user feedback feature, and increased value at WorldVitalRecords.com. - November 13, 2008
In less than one year, FamilyLink.com, Inc.’s Facebook application, We’re Related, has been downloaded by more than 10 million users. More than 50 million applications have been defined on We're Related. - October 22, 2008
Steve Nickle and Jim Ericson bring new vision and strong leadership to WorldVitalRecords.com. - October 08, 2008
Abstracts of the 1890 British and Irish passenger lists are now online at WorldVitalRecords.com. - August 01, 2008
FamilyLink.com announced the beta launch of WebTree.com, an innovative and fun family tree building community that has added 8.4 million ancestor names in the past three weeks. “WebTree.com adds a much needed family tree component to our ‘innovative tools to connect families’ strategy. - July 24, 2008
WorldVitalRecords.com now has more than 10,000 databases online that contain more than one billion names. Additional databases at WorldVitalRecords.com mean more family connections for users. - July 17, 2008
Richard Black, former director of Godfrey Memorial Library, recently accepted a position in content partnerships at FamilyLink.com, Inc. “Richard is a well-known and respected genealogy expert who brings with him a wealth of knowledge, specifically pertaining to content and databases from all... - July 11, 2008
JewishData.com partners with FamilyLink.com, Inc. to bring first complete Jewish genealogy collection containing more than 500,000 Jewish names from United States, Canada, Germany, and Israel online at WorldVitalRecords.com. - July 04, 2008
FamilyLink.com, Inc., the company behind We’re Related, the No.1 family application on Facebook, has acquired the popular My Family application, which has more than 1.5 million users across five social networks, including Facebook and MySpace. The My Family app lets social networking users creatively... - July 02, 2008
More than 9,000 passenger lists, containing millions of names from the Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild (ISTG), are now online at WorldVitalRecords.com. Approximately 200 of these lists were launched in February when ISTG announced its partnership with FamilyLink.com, Inc, but now all 9,000 of the... - June 19, 2008
MarketingSherpa, the leading publisher of marketing case studies, recently named Paul Allen, CEO, FamilyLink.com, Inc., 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year for the online subscription industry. “MarketingSherpa’s Entrepreneur of the Year recognition calls out a member of the online subscription... - June 12, 2008
WorldGenWeb, a non-profit, volunteer based organization dedicated to providing genealogical and historical records and resources for world-wide access, recently partnered with FamilyLink.com, Inc. “I think WorldVitalRecords.com is a wonderfully unique resource to the genealogy community. This... - June 06, 2008
GenClass.com, a leading online genealogy course provider, has recently partnered with FamilyLink.com, Inc. to provide free introductory courses exclusively to WorldVitalRecords.com members. “This partnership is a win-win proposition. One frequent request we get from our members is for help in... - May 31, 2008
FamilyLink.com, Inc has teamed with FamilySearch to improve the user experience of the Family History Library Catalog for millions of people worldwide by adding new Web 2.0 functionality and enhancements. The improvements will also enable users to spend research time more efficiently by directing them... - May 16, 2008
FamilySearch recently announced an inaugural project in concert with FamilyLink.com, Inc., to digitize and index a valuable German genealogy collection containing over 3.5 million names from the period of 1650-1875. The Brenner Collection contains 3.5 million names on more than 750 rolls of microfilm,... - May 15, 2008
Eneclann, Ireland's leading historical electronic publishing company, recently partnered with FamilyLink.com, Inc. to add the Index of Irish Wills 1484-1858: Records at the National Archives of Ireland and The 1851 Dublin City Census to WorldVitalRecords.com’s online genealogy collection. “We... - April 17, 2008
Paul Allen has been named to the vSpring Capital list of 100 business executives who are most likely to lead a successful venture-backed company in the next few years. Known as "Paul Allen the Lesser" in the Utah venture community to distinguish him from Microsoft co-founder and billionaire... - April 05, 2008
Find My Past, a family history and genealogy website based in London, England, containing over 550 million family history records recently announced its partnership with FamilyLink.com, Inc. to bring UK Censuses online at WorldVitalRecords.com (a service of FamilyLink.com, Inc.). “I really admire... - March 28, 2008
After only 16 months since the company began, WorldVitalRecords.com (a service of FamilyLink.com, Inc.) now has 1 billion searchable names on its site. “We have been looking forward to this day–a billion names with a “B”–since we started. It's great to have a collection... - March 13, 2008
Genealogical Publishing Company, the world’s largest publisher of immigration records in book form, has partnered with FamilyLink.com, Inc, to make their databases available on WorldVitalRecords.com. "We are looking to work with others who will provide the bridge from today back to the period... - March 06, 2008
Archive CD Books Australia and Gould Genealogy have partnered with FamilyLink.com, Inc. to make 344 Australian and New Zealand databases more accessible to a worldwide audience at WorldVitalRecords.com (a service of FamilyLink.com, Inc.). "We are delighted now to be part of WorldVitalRecords.com’s... - March 01, 2008
After eight years at Ancestry.com Matt Wright recently joined FamilyLink.com as director of editorial and print products, bringing with him a wealth of genealogical experience, expertise and connections in the industry. - February 23, 2008
WorldVitalRecords.com (a service of FamilyLink.com, Inc.), announced the much anticipated and exciting news that the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) has become a Society Affiliate Partnership Member - February 16, 2008
WorldVitalRecords.com (a service of FamilyLink.com) released today its flagship product, the World Collection, an online genealogy database containing more than 1.5 billion names from 35 countries. - February 06, 2008
A new year brings a new name to the world's fastest growing genealogical and family history corporation, World Vital Records, Inc. World Vital Records, Inc. has changed its name to FamilyLink.com, Inc., a name which better reflects the company's mission of connecting families to one another through innovative... - January 18, 2008
In less than three months since it was introduced, We're Related, a Facebook application created by Provo-based WorldVitalRecords.com/FamilyLink.com, has become the #1 social application for families, out of more than 11,000 applications, with more than 2 million users. We're Related allows people to... - January 10, 2008
Simmons Historical Publications has recently partnered with World Vital Records, Inc. to make more than 765 of its valuable genealogical books accessible online for the first time. - December 03, 2007
WorldVitalRecords.com announced today its major sponsorship of the 2008 St. George Utah Genealogy and Family Heritage Jamboree to be held on February 8-9, 2008. "Being a sponsor of this event is an awesome opportunity and privilege because we have never had sponsors before," said Kimberly... - November 29, 2007
As a result of the partnership between World Vital Records, Inc. and Godfrey Memorial Library, more than 1,200 pre-1923 funeral sermons and memorials are now available at WorldVitalRecords.com. - November 12, 2007
WorldVitalRecords.com announced today a new genealogical service to preserve photos, documents, videos, and slides. - November 12, 2007
E-Yearbook.com announced its partnership with World Vital Records, Inc. today, bringing greater online accessibility to thousands of names from hundreds of old college yearbooks. The partnership with E-Yearbook.com will allow World Vital Records subscribers access to yearbooks from the late 1800’s... - October 31, 2007
World Vital Records, Inc. has increased its newspaper offerings from SmallTownPapers by adding more than 63 million names from the SmallTownPapers Collection to WorldVitalRecords.com. - October 29, 2007
Allcensus has partnered with World Vital Records, Inc. to bring the Federal U.S. Census from 1790-1930 online at WorldVitalRecords.com. - October 04, 2007
Paul Allen, CEO, World Vital Records, Inc., awarded UGA Fellow. - September 27, 2007
FamilyLink.com, a free, social networking site for genealogists, announced its launch today of Family Tree Viewer, allowing individuals to upload their family tree and expand it with the help of local genealogists from all over the world. "I am so excited about the new features of FamilyLink.com. - September 15, 2007
The largest online genealogy tree database of Argentinian people is now online at WorldVitalRecords.com through a recent partnership with Familias-Argentinas.com.ar. - September 13, 2007
Family Tree Magazine, America's largest-circulation genealogy magazine, recently ranked WorldVitalRecords.com in their annual 101 Best Family History Web Sites. - August 28, 2007
Last October World Vital Records, Inc. sold its first membership subscription, and now less than one year later has surpassed its 10,000 subscriber milestone. - August 28, 2007
Find A Grave announced its partnership with WorldVitalRecords.com today, bringing more than 16 million grave records free to access online at WorldVitalRecords.com. “Find A Grave is excited to bring our database of 16 million burial records to the growing World Vital Records’ community. - August 10, 2007
Quantcast.com ranks WorldVitalRecords.com in the top 10,000 of the most popular sites on the Internet. - August 09, 2007
Normally only offered in libraries, Accessible Archives Inc. has recently partnered with WorldVitalRecords.com to make millions of records from the 18th and 19th centuries accessible to a broader audience. “We are very pleased to be working with World Vital Records getting our material to the... - July 27, 2007
Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness (RAOGK) has recently partnered with FamilyLink.com, a new social networking site for genealogists. - June 14, 2007
Godfrey Memorial Library recently formed a partnership with WorldVitalRecords.com to provide individuals throughout the world with greater access to millions of records and genealogical collections. "This is a great opportunity for Godfrey to collaborate with WorldVitalRecords.com, one of the fast-growing... - May 31, 2007
The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc., World Vital Records, Inc. and FamilySearch announced a partnership whereby the historic collection of Ellis Island passenger arrival records will now also be freely available to visitors at www.worldvitalrecords.com and www.familylink.com - May 18, 2007
Quintin Publications partners with WorldVitalRecords.com to make thousands of genealogical databases accessible, to receive increased exposure, and to reach new audience from partnership with WorldVitalRecords.com. - May 18, 2007
Genealogists and family historians to benefit from global collaboration - May 17, 2007
FamilyLink, the newest social genealogy networking Web site created to rapidly link people across the world, launched on Wednesday, April 18. With FamilyLink, geographic and language barriers are minimized to improve genealogy research. - April 18, 2007
More than 9 million World War II army enlistment records are now searchable online at WorldVitalRecords.com through a shipment provided by National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), one of the largest archives in the US. “The National Archives and Records Administration in Washington,... - April 04, 2007
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) provides more than 10.2 million records to WorldVitalRecords.com, including Irish famine passenger and ship records, World War II Army enlistment records, Korean War dead and wounded Army casualties records, and other military records. The records will be free to access until April 6. - March 26, 2007
All 60 years of the Everton’s Genealogical Helper and more than 150,000 Everton Pedigree Files and Family Group Sheets, totaling more than 1.8 million records from 1700 to 1930 are now online at WorldVitalRecords.com. - March 20, 2007
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