American Ancestors

Whether you're a family historian, history buff, art lover or antiquarian, we have data, programs, and services you won't find anywhere else. American Ancestors is America’s founding genealogical organization (we've been around since 1845), the most respected name in family history, and one of the leading non-profit organizations in the field. We are dedicated to helping our members research their own family history through our datasets, educational programs, exhibitions, and other inspirational experiences. A membership is the key to unlocking access more than a billion searchable names, award-winning publications, unique materials, and personal help from experts and support staff.