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Free Genealogy Searches

Ancestor Search has been helping those interested in researching their family history find genealogy databases since 1997! Use the Ancestor Search genealogy portal web site to find your family history & surname origin to build your family tree.

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Easy Google Genealogy Search
The Easy Google Genealogy Searcher puts advanced Google features on one page with advice about how each feature is useful for genealogists. Learn to find free genealogy records using Google's search.

Best World-wide Databases
Search the best free genealogy databases including the Mormon (LDS) genealogy library database.

Genealogy directories, reverse directories, white pages and yellow pages.

Ethnic Genealogy Search
African-American and Native American ancestor search engines.

Heritage Scrapbooking
Create a heritage scrapbook with or without old family photos. Also ideas for interviewing relatives.

Historical Maps
Historical maps and US county finder by state

How-to and Help
Genealogy finding aids, search help & guides, and record resources.

Internet Search
Find others researching the same surname as you with queries, message boards, webpages and gedcom search engines.
Living People Search
Search for long lost loved ones, birth parents, or friends by using reverse directories, white pages and yellow pages.

Quick Search Surname Finder
Enter your surname once, search over 30 huge global genealogy databases. Surname search engine eliminates false results for names that are also common words.

Records Search
Biography, cemetery, obituary, census, land, photographic, military, passenger list (including Ellis Island records & Castle Garden records), and vital records (birth, marriage, and death) databases.

Regional Search
United States, Canadian, UK, Irish, German, Dutch, Australian / New Zealand and ethnic genealogy search engines.

RootsWeb Search
Global, US, and query ancestor search at RootsWeb.

Surname Origin & Family History Search
Surname origin and last name meanings
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Surname Information Search
Surname distribution, royal genealogy and US presidents' ancestry database searches.

Tools for Genealogy
Age calculator, cousin calculator, day of the week calculator, Easter Day finder, inflation calculator, metaphone calculator, perpetual calendar, roman numeral converter, and tombstone birthday calculator.