Our stories are encoded in our DNA.

Governor Deval Patrick and other celebrities from this season use DNA science to uncover their family histories.

Ancestry is proud to support this inspiring family history series.

Your DNA can reveal your
own connections to the past.

Where did your story begin? AncestryDNA can help you discover who your ancestors were and where they lived, making it a powerful family history tool.

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Learn how DNA can tell your story. Download our guide, AncestryDNA 101: The Insider’s Guide to DNA

Preview the new season of Finding Your Roots

with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Ancestry is proud to support this inspiring family history series.

Watch full episodes as they’re available.

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Start here to find your family history. Add what you know. Even a guess can help.

Birth

Discovering your own history can be easier than you think.

Everyone has a fascinating family story.
We’ll help you find yours.

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