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First Steps


Family Finder
First Name:
Step 1: Enter What You Know Step 1 | Step 2

Welcome! In just 3 easy steps we'll help you start your family tree, search for ancestors and share your discoveries with family and friends. So relax and let us help you get started on this rewarding journey.

Step 1: Just enter a few simple facts about you and your family, using maiden names for females. We'll start your tree and show you how to dig deeper into your family's past. When you're ready to see your tree, click Next. (Already created a tree?)
      Father's Name:    
Enter what you know. Name (First, Last):  
Mother's Maiden Name:

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Step 2: Search for Ancestors
Once you've entered what you can, you can use our powerful search tools to tell you where to find information about your ancestors.
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Step 3: Share with Family
Post a home page to share your findings with family and friends. We'll also show you how to contact others who may have links to your family tree.
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We have a wealth of resources to guide you. Discovering your family history has never been easier or more rewarding!
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