Get Help Finding Your Ancestors Using New Look Up Feature on

Posted by on recently added a new feature called the Look Up feature. This feature allows users to request, view, claim, and fulfill genealogy look up requests. Look Up feature is located on the top, right side of the toolbar, in between the features called Places and Connect.

How does it work?
To create a request for someone else to assist you with your family history, click on the create a new look up request. Enter the information about your specific lookup and click on submit (be as specific as possible).

Once you submit your request, will automatically match your request with other members who can assist (specifically members who live in or near the location where you are requesting information). Your request will be valid for 30 days. You will be notified when your request is claimed (meaning that someone that committed to fulfill your look up request).

What is is a free, social networking site that provides an innovative platform for individuals to connect, research family history, and preserve memories. has been created in a response to help genealogists from all over the world gather the information they need in a vibrantly efficient, fun, and easy way. is a worldwide effort to help individuals collaborate on a global scale. It currently has more than 81,000 members. Sign up is easy and free. Click here to get connected to an entire network of family historians, genealogists, enthusiasts, and even your family and friends.

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