U.S. Discovery membership

We're giving you access to your history.

The world's most comprehensive record collection.

An Ancestry membership gives you access to an unparalleled collection of more than 15 billion U.S. records. You’ll have amazing resources at your fingertips including census records, wills, ships' logs, and more.

Your family tree will grow and grow.

Ancestry makes charting your family history easier and faster than you ever imagined. With an intuitive interface and intelligent Hints, you’ll have guidance every step of the way.

Meet the people behind the facts.

Go beyond just dates and names to learn about the lives your ancestors lived. Our timelines turn biographical information into a rich narrative, complete with details about the historical events that may have shaped their lives.