Are you serious about researching your family tree, but concerned about posting information online? If so, you've come to the right place, because LostCousins is the ONLY family history website able to match you with others researching the same ancestors


Simply enter the relatives on your family tree who were recorded in selected US, Canadian, British, or Irish Censuses - then click the Search button.

Your information stays hidden

100% accurate automated matching means that nobody else needs to see your information - yet when you do find a 'lost cousin', you can be certain you're related!

Achieving such results requires a little more effort upfront, but it's well worth it - the accuracy of the LostCousins system SAVES you a lot of time and hassle compared to other sites.

Find living relatives and discover more

When you find a 'lost cousin' it's a great opportunity to share family photos and stories that have been passed down the generations - things you'll never find in public record offices and archives. But perhaps the biggest benefits come when you collaborate with yor cousins to knock doen the 'brick walls' that you share.

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As a LostCousins member you will be entitled to receive our newsletter, which is full of useful tips and articles to help you knock down 'brick walls' and take your research to a new level. Masterclasses on key topics provide useful reminders of techniques and resources: for example, the DNA Masterclasss provides simple steps to success.

Here's what members say about the newsletter:

"Your letters are so informative especially for those at a brick wall and not sure where to look next."

"Thanks again for the fabulous Lost Cousins newsletters - they are crammed with invaluable information."

"Many thanks for your informative and interesting newsletters. I really look forward to them and when I spot them in the inbox they are the first thing I scroll to."

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George D Tucker 1822-1900

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