Ancestry.com to purchase Archives.com from Inflection for $100million

The Genealogy website Archives.com is being sold to Ancestry.com for $100 million buy its current owner Inflection

Archives.com was was launched as GenealogyArchives.com in July 2009 to satisfy a growing demand for comprehensive online access to historical records. From humble beginnings, Archives.com rapidly grew to encompass over 2 billion records and generate over 5 million monthly visits.

Ancestry.com plan to continue to operate and develop the site under the Archives.com banner once the sale is complete.

More information can be found at the Archives.com blog