American Ancestors Free Access to Their Databases 12 November Through 19 November #United States #archives #united

Jan Meisels Allen


American Ancestors is offering free access to their 1.4 billion names covering 18 countries from 12 November 12:00AM ET to 19 November 11:59 PM ET. You will be required to register for a guest account in order to have access.  If you try to access the database before or after the time of the free offer, you will be  limited in which data you will have access to unless you pay for a subscription.


Go to:


You will need to create a guest account to see the images.

Click on sign up for account:

The information requested is email address; password; first and last name. No credit card information is required.


You can also download a free guide to getting started on your genealogy from this site as the window pops up middle of page. When you click on download button it asks for your email address and it will be sent to your email inbox.


To browse the database which is far more than New England records see:


There is a free video in YouTube on how to search  the indexes on American which is viewable at:


I have no affiliation with American Ancestors and am posting this solely for the information of the reader.


Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee






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