Ancestry.com LLC Acquires Find A Grave, Inc.

Ancestry.com LLC Acquires Find A Grave, Inc.

PROVO, Utah, Sept. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ancestry.com LLC announced
today it has acquired Find A Grave, Inc., the leading online cemetery
database.

With over 100 million memorials and 75 million photos, Find A Grave has
amassed an unparalleled collection of burial information. Over the past 18
years, it has grown to become an invaluable resource for genealogists, history
buffs and cemetery preservationists. Find A Grave will become a wholly owned
subsidiary of Ancestry.com, and will continue to be managed by its founder,
Jim Tipton.

"Find A Grave is an amazing phenomenon supported by a passionate and engaged
community of volunteers around the world," said Tim Sullivan, CEO of
Ancestry.com."We at Ancestry.com are so excited...honored really...to take on
the responsibility of supporting this community.We will maintain Find A Grave
as a free website, will retain its existing policies and mode of operation,
and look forward to working with Jim Tipton and the entire Find A Grave team
to accelerate the development of tools designed to make it even easier for the
Find A Grave community to fulfill its original mission to capture every
tombstone on Earth."

Ancestry.com plans to bolster the resources dedicated to Find A Grave to
launch a new mobile app, improve customer support, introduce an enhanced edit
system for submitting updates to memorials, foreign-language support, and
other site improvements.

"Ancestry.com has been a long-time supporter of Find A Grave. They have been
linking and driving traffic to the site for several years," said Jim Tipton,
founder of Find A Grave. "Burial information is a wonderful source for people
researching their family history and I look forward to working with
Ancestry.com to help continue our growth and accelerate the pace of
improvements."

The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com is the world's largest online family history resource with
approximately 2.7 million paying subscribers across all its websites.More
than 12 billion records have been added to the Ancestry.com sites and users
have created more than 50 million family trees containing more than 5 billion
profiles.In addition to its flagship sitewww.ancestry.com, the Company
operates several Ancestry international websites along with a suite of online
family history brands, including Archives.com, Fold3.com and Newspapers.com,
all designed to empower people to discover, preserve and share their family
history.

About Find A Grave

Find A Grave is a free resource for finding the final resting places of famous
folks, friends and family members. With millions of names, it's an invaluable
tool for genealogist and history buffs. Find A Grave memorials are rich with
content, including dates, photos and biographies. Visitors can leave 'virtual
flowers' on memorials to complete the online cemetery experience. Find A Grave
also contains listings for thousands of celebrity graves, making it the
premier, online destination for tombstone visitors.

Forward-Looking Statements

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relate to future events and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties,
and other factors that may cause the Company's actual results, levels of
activity, performance, or achievements to be materially different from those
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or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology. These
forward-looking statements are based on information available to the Company
as of the date of this press release. Forward-looking statements involve a
number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those anticipated by these forward-looking statements. Such
risks and uncertainties include our ability to acquire and digitize new
content, to provide desired content and product features to new and current
subscribers and to otherwise satisfy customer expectations regarding the
content of the collection, now and in the future. Information concerning
additional factors that could cause events or results to differ materially
from those projected in the forward-looking statements is contained under the
caption "Risk Factors" in Exhibit 99.2 to our Current Report on Form 8-K filed
with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 10, 2013, and in
discussions in other of our Securities and Exchange Commission filings. These
forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views
as of any subsequent date and we assume no obligation to publicly update or
revise these forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: Media:
         Heather Erickson
         (801) 705-7104
         herickson@ancestry.com
        
         Investors:
         Mike Houston
         (801) 705-7942
         mhouston@ancestry.com

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