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Founded 1983; 34 years ago (1983)
Founders Paul B. Allen and Dan Taggart
Headquarters Lehi, Utah, U.S.
Key people
Tim Sullivan (President & CEO) Howard Hochauser (CFO/COO) Ken Chahine (EVP/GM, AncestryDNA) Dr. Cathy Petti (Chief Health Officer)
  • AncestryDNA
  • Family Tree Maker
  • AncestryHealth
  • software
Revenue US$683.1 million (2015)
Number of employees
Over 1,000 worldwide (2016)
Family Tree Maker (FTM)
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Original author(s) Kenneth Lafferty Hess
Developer(s), Inc.. Software MacKiev
Initial release 1989; 28 years ago (1989)
Stable release
2014 (September 10, 2013; 3 years ago (2013-09-10))
Development status Active
Operating system Windows, Mac
Available in English
Type Genealogy software
License Proprietary
Website LLC is a privately held Internet company based in Lehi, Utah, United States. The largest for-profit genealogy company in the world, it operates a network of genealogical and historical record websites focused on the United States and nine foreign countries, develops and markets genealogical software, and offers a wide array of genealogical related services. As of June 2014, the company provided access to approximately 16 billion historical records and had over 2 million paying subscribers. User-generated content tallies to more than 70 million family trees, and subscribers have added more than 200 million photographs, scanned documents, and written stories.

Ancestry's brands include Ancestry, AncestryDNA, AncestryHealth, AncestryProGenealogists,, Family Tree Maker, Find a Grave, Fold3,, and Rootsweb.

Under its subsidiaries, operates foreign sites that provide access to services and records specific to other countries in the languages of those countries. These include Australia, Canada, China, Japan, Brazil, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and several other countries in Europe and Asia (covered by Ancestry Information Operations Company).

In 1990, Paul B. Allen and Dan Taggart, two Brigham Young University graduates, founded Infobases and began offering Latter-day Saints (LDS) publications on floppy disks. In 1988, Allen had worked at Folio Corporation, founded by his brother Curt and his brother-in-law Brad Pelo. Infobases chose to use the Folio infobase technology, which Allen was familiar with, as the basis for their products.



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