Saturday, August 26, 2006

Map Integration with


MapYourAncestors now allows you to view your search results on Google maps. With's database of over 1.5 Billion names, this map integration is a fun and powerful resource to locate your ancestors.

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

MapYourAncestors is back and better!!

To celebrate one year of being online, we have just released a new version of our FREE ancestry mapping service. We now provide five map types for you to display your genealogy:

Family Tree Maps
(example - Bush Family Tree)

Getting started is easy. As you build your family tree, your ancestors will be plotted on a Google Map that you can keep private or share with others.

Life Chronology Maps
(example - Clinton Life Map)

Trace your ancestors around the globe as you record their life events. Upload photos to add life to your maps.

Satellite Maps
(example - Hike up the 'Y')

Overlook your ancesotor's home from above. Draw any route on this map type.

Family Directory Maps

Whether it be your family directory or favorite camping spots, use MapYourAncestors to display and share your favorite spots.

Event Chronology Maps

Keep track of last year's road trip or backpacking adventure. Zoom in on the satellite map.

Tuesday, August 02, 2005 Releases Free Site Today

Welcome to this blog that is dedicated to helping you share information about the revolutionary change in genealogical work that is taking place today under the direction of brings genealogy to life by allowing you to plot on a map the migrations of your ancestors. When you click on a point on the map, a photo with information about your ancestors will pop up. You can also zoom in on the satellite map to see the old farm that your great-great-grandparents lived on.

This has helped me and especially my children to more fully appreciate genealogy and feel closer to our forefathers.

Please visit and let me know what you think.