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  • U.S. Discovery

    Your friends or family members can explore their American roots with access to over 15 billion records from all 50 states.

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    World Explorer

    Recipients will be able to search for U.S. and international family with access to more than 20 billion global records from 80+ countries.

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Keep in mind that this is a one-time, non-renewing membership and you will only be billed for the cost of the membership you select above.

Gift Memberships Terms and Conditions.

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Sending an Ancestry gift membership is simple.

Select a membership plan

Choose the desired gift membership plan and enter your friend or family member’s contact information, as well as the date you’d like the gift to be delivered.

Complete your gift order

Sign in with your existing Ancestry account, or create an account if you’re a new user, and follow the simple steps to complete your order.

Recipient redeems gift

On the requested delivery date, your recipient will receive a gift membership email with easy instructions on how they can access their Ancestry membership.

Have questions?

  • A gift membership is a non-renewing membership paid for by one person (the gift-giver) to be used by someone else (the recipient), which gives the recipient access to Ancestry’s records and services for a period of time.

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