NOW included with AncestryDNA
Introducing StoryScout™

Family history search. Simplified.

StoryScout™ can bring the fascinating details of your ancestors’ lives directly to you, and put you on a path to start making your own family discoveries.

Find your family members’ stories with just a grandparent’s name.


Just one grandparent can lead you to many insights.

Artifacts such as your ancestors’ passport photos, marriage certificates, and other personal items are automatically collected and organized—giving you a new way to see who they were, how they lived, and how their history led to you.

How StoryScout works:

  • Simply enter a grandparent’s name to get started
    We’ll show you a list of possible ancestor matches—just choose the one that’s your relative.
  • StoryScout™ searches our collections for personal artifacts
    The details of your ancestors’ lives are presented as stories that are engaging and easy to understand.
  • We’ll notify you as we discover more
    StoryScout™ regularly finds and adds new stories as more connections to your past are uncovered.
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