Before she was a mom she was a “Miss.” Learn about the fascinating, surprising, intriguing women behind the title.

Before she was a mom she was a “Miss.”

Learn about the fascinating, surprising, intriguing women behind the title.

Search for a female in your family tree.

Need help finding her maiden name?

Start with a search of marriage records

Learn how to find your family’s moms.

Give the mom in your life a family history gift.

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Who? What? When? Where? A timeline can help.

Try creating a timeline to keep track of details in Mom’s life — and help you determine if you’ve found records for your family.

  • Start with marriage dates and locations
  • Add birthplaces and birthdates of children from census records
  • Fill in other details you already know or discover along the way
Download our guide to creating timelines

The story of them is the story of you.

The men and women, husbands and wives, fathers and mothers in your story all led to the same thing: you.

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