How does it all work?


One name is all it takes to start making your
family tree.

But the more you add, the better we can help you—every name is another piece of the story.

Look for the leaf.

Very soon, leaves will begin to appear as you build your family tree—these are Ancestry Hints®. And each one is a potential discovery. Follow the leaves and watch your family tree grow.

Look for the leaf.

Very soon, leaves will begin to appear as you build your family tree—these are Ancestry Hints®. And each one is a potential discovery. Follow the leaves and watch your family tree grow.

Billions of records. Millions of fellow family history seekers.

You could find an infamous relative. Or perhaps a photo of your great-grandma as a little girl. But whatever you find, it’s sure to change the whole way you look at your family history, and yourself..

After all, the story of your family is the story of you.