Thursday, October 3, 2013 Acquires Find A Grave

Here is the announcement from the Blog:
  "We are pleased to announce that LLC 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, and will continue to be managed by its founder, Jim Tipton.
  " 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."

For a more complete discussion of the acquisition and an analysis of Ancestry and others in the genealogy market, see:

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