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Ancestry.com is issuing daily mystery genealogy challenges and that come with chances
to win prizes. Use the site’s death records
collections to answer a challenge (or you could just wing it) and you’ll be entered
into a Nov. 2 grand prize drawing for a new iPad.
New challenges will be available Oct. 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, and 31. If you answer
the challenge correctly, you’ll either be entered into a prize drawing for that challenge
(Monday and Wednesday challenges) or receive a bonus entry for the grand prize drawing
Challenge prizes include gift certificates, Ancestry.com subscriptions and a DNA test
down and click the terms and conditions link on this page to see the list of prizes).
In addition, several genealogy bloggers also are offering their own contests sponsored
by Ancestry.com, with three-month Ancestry.com World Explorer subscriptions as prizes.
Roots and Rambles (hurry—ends Oct. 19 at noon EST!)
Oct. 21); this blog will hold a second contest Oct. 23.
Online Genealogy Newsletter (ends Oct. 31)
Tree Genealogy (Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 2)
(If there’s another blogger I missed, please click Comments below and let me know.)