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Jennifer Lawrence, Jeremy Renner: “American Hustle” Costars Are Related

Jennifer Lawrence and Jeremy Renner share way more than simply having starred in the same film. The American Hustle costars share a bloodline, too. Yes, Jennifer Lawrence and Jeremy Renner are fifth cousins, once removed. Michelle Ercanbrack is a family historian at the very popular Ancestry.com. She says this discovery that Lawrence and Renner are related happened completely by chance. …

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Genealogy Site Adds 3.2M New American Indian Records

Genealolgy site Ancestry.com has added millions of new American Indian records for the use of those who think they may have American Indian blood, according to AP. The idea came about due to a slim 5.2 million people identifying themselves as having American Indian or Alaskan Native ancestry on 2010 U.S. Census forms. Estimates as to those who have American …

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Ancestry.com Sold To Private Equity Firm For $1.6 Billion

Online genealogy site Ancestry.com has agreed to be purchased by European private equity firm Permira for $1.6 billion ($32.00 per share). Ancestry.com President and CEO Tim Sullivan and CFO and COO Howard Hochhauser will maintain a majority of their equity stakes in the company. Spectrum Equity will also remain an investor. “This is a successful outcome for our public stockholders, …

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Ancestry.Com Pays Archives.Com $100 Million

Ancestry.com has announced they plan to acquire Archives.com, and the desalt is going to cost them $100 million. Archives is owned by public record aggregator and data mining firm, Inflection. Since their launch in 2010, Archives has amassed over 375,000 subscribers, who pay the site about $40 a month for a membership. Once the accusation is over, not much will …

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