updated 3/31/2011 8:16:24 AM ET 2011-03-31T12:16:24

PROVO, Utah, March 31, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ancestry.com Inc. (Nasdaq:ACOM), the world's largest online family history resource, today disclosed that its Chief Executive Officer, Tim Sullivan, experienced a minor heart attack last weekend. He sought immediate medical attention and was released from the hospital after thorough evaluation by his physicians indicated no lasting impact to his health. He has been cleared to continue regular work activities. Mr. Sullivan promptly informed Ancestry.com senior executives and the company's Board of Directors of his condition and has kept them updated on his progress.

About Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com Inc. (Nasdaq:ACOM) is the world's largest online family history resource, with nearly 1.4 million paying subscribers. More than 6 billion records have been added to the site in the past 14 years. Ancestry users have created more than 20 million family trees containing over 2 billion profiles. Ancestry.com has local Web sites directed at nine countries that help people discover, preserve and share their family history, including its flagship Web site at www.ancestry.com .

CONTACT: Investors:
         Ancestry.com Inc.
         Ryan Ostler
         (801) 705-7942
         rostler@ancestry.com
         
         Media:
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         Ray Yeung / Jo Anne Barrameda
         (212) 986-6667
         yeung@braincomm.com / barrameda@braincomm.com

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