Ancestry.com is a general genealogy research portal, providing access to research guides, online databases (both free and subscription) and message boards. Ancestry.com is a member site of The Generations Network, which describes Ancestry.com as "the #1 online source for family history information, including the web's largest collection of historical records".
Ancestry.com databases include original records (e.g. census films, newspapers), vital records collections (typically scans of published collections), published family histories, genealogical surveys (e.g., Savage, Torrey, Great Migration), and user-submitted information on family trees and message boards. Each previously published source does or should have its own Source page on WeRelate. Exceptions include user-submitted tree collections (the World Tree (mirror of WorldConnect) and OneWorldTree each have their own general source; individual trees should be cited using citation detail) and message boards, which should be citing using citation detail only.
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