Our Professional Genealogy & Family History Research Services and Products

Your journey of discovery is just beginning once the research on your family gets underway. As each new detail is revealed by our genealogists, you can start to consider how best to share those discoveries about your family with your loved ones and friends. We can accommodate your preferences with the following presentations of your family's story.

Standard Research

When you hire AncestryProGenealogists to research your family, you will receive the highest quality service and attention to your goals. The minimum 20 hours of research time is devoted to learning as much about your ancestors as possible by accessing a variety of record collections, newspaper archives, and other resources.

Here's what else you can expect:

  • Frequent Updates as research progresses
  • An online family tree
  • An email summary of the completed research, referencing all documents and details found
  • A comprehensive research journal, detailing all avenues pursued in the research process
  • Copies of all images, documents, photos, clippings, articles, or other items uncovered
  • Analysis of DNA results related to your research goal (if available)

Additional Products:

Academic Report

A formal account of the research process complete with professional analysis and citation of documents.

Academic Report

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Some of our clients ask for a professional's help primarily to confirm that they are on the right track. They are seeking irrefutable evidence and documentation for ancestors who appear in their family tree.

Others are intrigued by the search process and want to know why our researchers looked in a particular collection, or they are fascinated by the analysis of each record that our experts are eminently qualified to provide.

These clients often prefer to receive their results in a formal academic report with full citations.

Family Narrative with Graphic Design

Let our professional writer and graphic designer tell your family's story in narrative style.

Family Narrative with Graphic Design

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Some clients are so delighted with the new details revealed about their ancestors that they want to share the story in the form of a compelling narrative.

What wars, natural disasters or cultural happenings affected these early family members? What was life like in each time and place? How did they experience life’s joys and tragedies?

Using facts revealed in the research, a professional writer adds context about events your family members likely experienced. Then a graphic designer adds photos, maps, images, and other design elements to help tell each story in a unique way. Bring your ancestors’ experiences to life in a way future generations can enjoy.

Family History Book

Share the stories of all your ancestors in one elegantly bound book.

Family History Book

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Give your family the gift of a lifetime by sharing the stories of all your ancestors in one elegantly bound book. As the collection of stories about your ancestors grows and more generations are added to your family tree, you may want to assemble the details into a book. Elegantly bound and completely customized, a family history book balances descriptions of the family from one generation to the next with photographs, quotes, anecdotes, maps, and copies of records to present a comprehensive understanding of each ancestor’s life. Personalized design adds to the priceless nature of this keepsake, guaranteeing readers will turn the pages for years to come as they learn the history and legacy of your family.

Custom Wall Chart

Keep the memory of your ancestors alive by displaying your family tree in your home.

Custom Wall Chart

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Keep your family history displayed beautifully in your home or office by choosing a customized family tree chart. You can select the size, style (traditional, fan, or circle), and color scheme of your chart, as well as the paper or canvas on which to print it. Accommodating up to five generations, we can include your ancestors’ names, birth and death dates, and even photographs. Easy to read yet elegantly presented, this is a perfect heirloom gift for your family members.

Special Offerings

Consider other creative ways to preserve your family's story and explore your origins.

Special Offerings

Consider other creative ways to preserve your family’s story and explore your origins. You might have other ideas about how to share your family story with friends, relatives, and future generations. We are here to craft the perfect presentation for you.

 

Capture Memories While You Can

You may have living relatives with memories and stories to share. We can conduct interviews with them regarding their early years, life-changing events, older or deceased family members, captivating moments, etc., to preserve their recollections for posterity. By asking the right questions, we mine the rich remembrances of times gone by held exclusively by your relatives.
Whether you want an audio file to capture their voices or a transcription of their responses—or both—we can help you archive these precious details. Go beyond the documented records to bring their stories to life.
Portions of interviews added to your legacy book can also bring even mormore vitality, emotion, and color to your family’s story.

 

Apply for Membership to a Lineage Society

Some clients dream of being accepted into a lineage society such as the Daughters of the American Revolution or the Mayflower Society. Our researchers can guide you through the process of applying for membership, ensuring you have the documentary proof you need.

 

What Else Can You Imagine?

If you have an idea, we can help you create it. Talk to your account manager regarding options about how to present your family’s story, or to explore any of the options listed above.

Academic Report

View Sample

Some of our clients ask for a professional's help primarily to confirm that they are on the right track. They are seeking irrefutable evidence and documentation for ancestors who appear in their family tree.

Others are intrigued by the search process and want to know why our researchers looked in a particular collection, or they are fascinated by the analysis of each record that our experts are eminently qualified to provide.

These clients often prefer to receive their results in a formal academic report with full citations.

Family Narrative with Graphic Design

View Sample

Some clients are so delighted with the new details revealed about their ancestors that they want to share the story in the form of a compelling narrative.

What wars, natural disasters or cultural happenings affected these early family members? What was life like in each time and place? How did they experience life’s joys and tragedies?

Using facts revealed in the research, a professional writer adds context about events your family members likely experienced. Then a graphic designer adds photos, maps, images, and other design elements to help tell each story in a unique way. Bring your ancestors’ experiences to life in a way future generations can enjoy.

Family History Book

View Sample

Give your family the gift of a lifetime by sharing the stories of all your ancestors in one elegantly bound book. As the collection of stories about your ancestors grows and more generations are added to your family tree, you may want to assemble the details into a book. Elegantly bound and completely customized, a family history book balances descriptions of the family from one generation to the next with photographs, quotes, anecdotes, maps, and copies of records to present a comprehensive understanding of each ancestor’s life. Personalized design adds to the priceless nature of this keepsake, guaranteeing readers will turn the pages for years to come as they learn the history and legacy of your family.

Custom Wall Chart

View Sample

Keep your family history displayed beautifully in your home or office by choosing a customized family tree chart. You can select the size, style (traditional, fan, or circle), and color scheme of your chart, as well as the paper or canvas on which to print it. Accommodating up to five generations, we can include your ancestors’ names, birth and death dates, and even photographs. Easy to read yet elegantly presented, this is a perfect heirloom gift for your family members.

Special Offerings

Consider other creative ways to preserve your family’s story and explore your origins. You might have other ideas about how to share your family story with friends, relatives, and future generations. We are here to craft the perfect presentation for you.

 

Capture Memories While You Can

You may have living relatives with memories and stories to share. We can conduct interviews with them regarding their early years, life-changing events, older or deceased family members, captivating moments, etc., to preserve their recollections for posterity. By asking the right questions, we mine the rich remembrances of times gone by held exclusively by your relatives.
Whether you want an audio file to capture their voices or a transcription of their responses—or both—we can help you archive these precious details. Go beyond the documented records to bring their stories to life.
Portions of interviews added to your legacy book can also bring even mormore vitality, emotion, and color to your family’s story.

 

Apply for Membership to a Lineage Society

Some clients dream of being accepted into a lineage society such as the Daughters of the American Revolution or the Mayflower Society. Our researchers can guide you through the process of applying for membership, ensuring you have the documentary proof you need.

 

What Else Can You Imagine?

If you have an idea, we can help you create it. Talk to your account manager regarding options about how to present your family’s story, or to explore any of the options listed above.



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