Ancestry.com
Ancestry.com Inc. (Form: 3, Received: 11/04/2009 17:47:44)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Stern William C

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
11/4/2009 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Ancestry.com Inc. [ACOM]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

360 WEST 4800 NORTH

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
___ X ___ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)
Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec. /

(Street)

PROVO, UT 84604       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person


Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Common Stock Option (right to buy)     (1) 7/20/2019   Common Stock, $0.001 par value   200000   $8.54   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Option granted on July 20, 2009. 1/4 of the option vests on July 9, 2010, with 1/48 of the total number of shares subject to the option vesting monthly thereafter.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Stern William C
360 WEST 4800 NORTH
PROVO, UT 84604


Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.

Signatures
Christopher Brookhart, Attorney-in-Fact 11/4/2009
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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Exhibit 24

LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY - SECURITIES LAW COMPLIANCE
The undersigned, being a person or entity subject to the reporting obligations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Act"), due to or with respect to his, her or its ownership of securities of Ancestry.com Inc. (the "Corporation"), hereby constitutes and appoints each of Howard Hochhauser, William Stern, Christopher Brookhart and their respective designees, as the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact and agent to complete and execute any and all forms or filings as such attorneys shall in their discretion determine to be required or advisable pursuant to the Act, other state or federal laws, the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, or any successor laws and regulations, as a consequence of the undersigned's ownership, acquisition or disposition of securities of the Corporation, and to take all actions necessary in order to file such forms with the Securities and Exchange Commission, any governmental office or agency, any securities exchange or national association, or any other person or agency as such attorney shall deem appropriate. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms all that said attorneys-in-fact and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof. This Limited Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to make any filings with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Corporation unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.
This Limited Power of Attorney is executed as of the date set forth below.

/s/ William C. Stern
_________________________________________
Signature

William C. Stern
Type or Print Name

September 14, 2009
Date