Archives.com, now part of the Ancestry.com family, offers users a wide variety of resources for their genealogical research. Some other highlights include:
- Active presence on social media
- Partnered with many trustworthy companies
- Free trial offered
- Website is operated by Ancestry.com Operations Inc.
- Useful blog
- TRUSTe Certified Privacy
- DNA Testing
- Nearly 120 million newspaper images
- More than 4.3 billion records
- 317 collections
Archives has billions of records, but those records only cover a small portion of the world. This site will not be useful if you have ancestors that lived outside of the U.S. or the U.K. Countries such as Australia and Canada are not even represented in the records at Archives.
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Do they offer free tutorials?
- They do not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services you’ve requested, when we have your permission
- They may see and access their cookies on your computer
- They are a participant in the TRUSTe Privacy Seal Program
- As a member of Archives you can start a brand new family tree or work with a preexisting one by uploading a GEDCOM file
- They do not have any sharing features