Cunard Teams Up With to Offer "A Journey of Genealogy"

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Cunard has collaborated with to offer guests the opportunity to trace their family history on the Queen Mary 2 while sailing across the Atlantic. The seven-night Transatlantic Crossing – November 4-11, 2018 – will have four genealogists from Ancestry to assist guests in learning who they are and where they come from. These experts will show guests where their family originated, how to sift through census and military records, and determine their ethnic mix through AncestryDNA.

Ancestry genealogy experts include:

Jennifer Utley, director of research who oversees research for the television shows "Who Do You Think You Are?" and "Long Lost Family."

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Angie Bush, genetic genealogist who uses her knowledge of traditional genealogy and genetics to solve questions of kinship and identity. Her areas of expertise are DNA, unknown parentage, 20th century, and the Midwestern U.S.

Crystal Beutler, part of Ancestry ProGenealogists, specializes in U.S. Southern and Mid-Atlantic research, lineage society research, and works on episodes of the show "Who Do You Think You Are?"

Simon Pearce is also part of Ancestry ProGenealogists and specializes in researching military ancestors from the First and Second World Wars.

Additionally, Cunard is offering a special two-night post-voyage tour of Ellis Island and New York's Ancestral Trail which offers insight into the early history of New York in downtown Manhattan, including historical landmarks such as Wall Street, the New York Exchange, Federal Hall and the Trinity Church. A 90-minute guided tour of Ellis Island will include the immigration halls and immigrant hospital buildings.

From March 1 through August 31, 2018, guests who book the post-voyage historical tour can save up to 40 percent off a balcony cabin on the November 4 Ancestry Crossing.

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