About Us

About Ask The Ancestors

This site is 100% free and always will be -NO CREDIT CARD NEEDED- NO monthly subscriptions.

We help you
By providing a free guide that shows you exactly how we traced one branch of our family back to the 1780's. The guide shows you how to find billions of free -birth, death- marriage and census records.

Just go to RESEARCH on the top menu bar and once open  click on FREE GENEALOGY GUIDE. Again the records you find cost you nothing.

Also take a look at our COMMUNITY  message boards that can be found on the top menu bar on the home page. You can post a variety of messages asking for help under different topics. All  to help you.

You will also see Family Name on the top menu bar. Each surname in our database has a family name page where you can post any information, photos or documents relating to your family name. Some of our pages do have a lot of content. It is worth having a look to see if anyone has posted anything about your family names.

Ask The Ancestors connects families

Ask The Ancestors is aiming  to create building an online database  of family trees uploaded by our subscribers. This will  allow people to connect with others sharing your family surnames.

To check if your surnames are in our database just go to NAME SEARCH on the top menu bar -click on that and enter any  surnames you are researching. If you find a match you will see CONTACT OWNER so you can send a message.


We are a free resource. In order to add value for all our users it is hoped  you will support us by UPLOADING YOUR GEDCOM FILE.

This is easy to do and and only takes a few minutes.

To upload your tree go to FAMILY TREE on the top menu bar. Just follow the instructions. For more information on GEDCOM files have a look at our FAQ pages.



We value our subscribers privacy and take every precaution to  safeguard your information.

We will never disclose  your email address to third parties under any circumstances.


Need Help?

If you need help go to our Help and FAQ page here

To contact us, please click here.

Click on Research in top menu bar 

to get our FREE GUIDE to see how to find millions of FREE records. 

Where to begin?

  • Enter the information you already know into your family tree.
  • Speak to your relatives to see if they can tell you more about your family history.
  • Search other members' trees and see if anyone else is researching the same family as you.
  • Use our historical records to find detailed information of ancestors from hundreds of years ago.