RootsWeb

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RootsWeb
RootsWeb logo
Employee captured tearing page.png
URL https://rootsweb.com/l
Project status Endangered
Archiving status In progress...
Project source Unknown
Project tracker Unknown
IRC channel #archiveteam (on EFnet)
Project lead Unknown

RootsWeb is a genealogical site and community that has been around since the 80s, some of their mailing lists have messages going back to at least 1980.

In 2000 Ancestry.com LLC (then MyFamily.com, Inc.) acquired RootsWeb.

Mailing Lists

On 2020 March 02, the RootsWeb mailing list service is being discontinued. Some groups are moving to Groups.io.

Freepages

On 1999 October 07, RootsWeb started providing "unlimited" Freepages storage to users, before that they hosted guest pages by request.

Other

RootsWeb previously hosted an IRC server at irc.rootsweb.com.