November 12, 2001

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Family History Forerunner Joins Genealogy Today

Genealogy Today ( is pleased to announce the acquisition of Genealogy World founded at in 1996. This project is a collection of online databases, references, articles and other resources.

"Our site was one of the pioneering sites for genealogy on the Internet," explained Grant Johnson, the site's webmaster for the past five years. "Moving the site to Genealogy Today fits in with our mission to help genealogists in their efforts to discover their ancestry."

The site is divided into seven sections: Instructions, References, Family Connections, Forms, Professional Genealogists, Online Records and Information Links. There is also a link to the Surnames Forum at - one of Genealogy World's partners. All of the Genealogy World content will also be indexed into the Online Genealogy Index.

"We're very excited to have this opportunity to bring all of this wonderful material to our growing audience of genealogists," commented Illya D'Addezio, owner of Genealogy Today. "Genealogy World was one of the first sites I personally discovered when I was first introduced to the Internet, and it is still a fantastic resource."

The Online Genealogy Index (OGI) is the genealogist-friendly gateway to the entire collection of Genealogy Today materials, with abstracts and links to external information. Each piece of information added to the Genealogy Today web site, from simple web site links, to articles, headlines, clubs and even member queries, is searchable by topic, geographic location and/or surname.

To access the Genealogy World Project, visit

About has been serving a growing audience of genealogy enthusiasts since 1999 and earning accolades along the way. The site features original articles from several experienced genealogists and writers, along with unique databases and search tools.

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