Following is info previously posted and should be taken seriously by Jones and other surname researchers. It would seem we must copy now, as it may be deleted after the 30 days warming is up.Years of research and agony soon to be nil.... I am saddened by this but understand the $$$$.
You will not be able to post messages after Sept. 5, 2014. If you have a name change, new email address, post that as a new post ASAP. It will be permanently in the files.
Starting Sept. 5, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
Genealogy.com “We're pleased to announce that GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will continue to be available in a read-only format on the Genealogy.com site. You will have the ability to print or export My Trees and manually print or save additional content you've uploaded until September 30, 2014. To preserve the information you've added, please log in to your account to export, print, or save your information.”
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