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A: Provo, Utah, United States, Ancestor of, is Launched


The website was launched in Provo, Utah, with additional free sites beginning in March, 1999. The site generated 1 million registered users within its first 140 days. The company raised more than $90 million in venture capital from investors, and changed its name on November 17, 1999 from, Inc., to, Inc. Its three Internet genealogy sites were then called,, and


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