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Family History Daily has been educating family historians since 2013. Our courses offer the same in-depth help and unique insights you’ve come to expect from our articles, but in a convenient, online learning environment. Our exclusive, one-of-a-kind lessons cover hundreds of topics to help you find your ancestors online.

Let us help you discover free online research, break through brick walls, solve mysteries, research in the U.S. and internationally, master Google, Ancestry and dozens of other tools, get organized, apply professional search techniques, uncover family stories, make sense of DNA and so much more. 

Lessons are nonacademic and built for family history hobbyists who want to improve their online research skills in an informal manner. They are self-paced and self-directed so there are no time limits or required attendance times.

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  • Immediate access to all seven courses we currently offer, our unique and fun 30 day research challenge, the¬†digital genealogy workbook packed with forms and worksheets and all upcoming courses¬†as they are released
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  • Master Genealogy Research Course ($229/y value)
  • Organization for Family History Course ($159/y value)
  • AI for Family History Course ($129/y value)
  • Ancestry Crash Course ($99/y value)
  • Secrets to Free Genealogy Focus Course ($99/y value)
  • Improve Your Tree in 7 Days Focus Course ($99/y value)
  • Solve it! Find Missing Details in Your Family Tree Focus Course ($99/y value)
  • 30 Day Family History Research Challenge ($69/y value)
  • Family History Workbook ($39/y value)
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Every course is self paced so you can work on the lessons whenever you have time and take as long as you need to complete them. You'll get immediate access when you subscribe. 

Master Family History Research Course

Our Master Course includes more than 100 lessons, activities and quizzes that take you from absolute basics all the way to advanced research techniques. Lessons include exclusive course content from more than a dozen genealogy professionals with bonus content from FamilyHistoryDaily.com in an ad-free format. Wherever you are in your journey, this course will help you improve your research and uncover your ancestors. $229 per year

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Organization for Family Historians Course

It's time to create a beautiful, functional system for organizing your files and research! This special 36 lesson course is designed to walk you through the steps necessary to create a clean, modern set up for managing your family history records and research - on a computer or off. Whether you have tried and failed to get organized in the past, or are just starting out, you'll create a fresh start to be proud of. $159 per year

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AI for Family History Research

Would you like to explore AI tools in your family history research but aren't sure where to start? Our newest course makes AI for genealogy simple. While AI can't (yet) build your family tree for you (and why would you want it to!) it can be a huge help when researching your ancestors. In this course, we break down six tools in a simple and straightforward way. We'll show you one-by-one where to find them, how to use them, what they can and can't do and how to make the most of each option. $129 per year

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Unofficial Ancestry Crash Course

The Unofficial Ancestry Crash Course offers 21 detailed lessons to help you make the most of Ancestry.com's records and tools. Discover advanced techniques that will help you move beyond straightforward searches and finally take advantage of everything this massive site has to offer. Dig up buried records, reveal hidden collections and utilize hints in whole new ways. We'll even show you how to access some of the records for free. $99 per year

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Secrets to Free Genealogy Focus Course

Learn how to find billions of free records online. This course will show you where to locate everything from birth, marriage and death records to census sheets, land collections, city directories, tax records, international collections and more - at no cost. Hundreds of links to completely free collections and sites are included from around the world, making your free research easier than ever before. $99 per year

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Improve Your Tree in 7 Days Focus Course

The course will walk you step-by-step through what you need to do to make sure your tree is clean, well-documented and error-free - as well as help you identify new details you may be missing in your current collections. Don't miss this chance to improve your family tree in 7 days with help from the professionals. $99 per year

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Solve it! Find Missing Details in Your Tree Focus Course

We all have them. Missing details in our tree that we just can't find no matter what we do. It may be a single key detail, like a death date or a maiden name, a specific record, such as a marriage certificate or census record, or it may be an entire line of our tree that we're stuck on. It may seem like you've done everything to find this information and it just doesn't exist. But what if you just need to learn the expert strategies required to find these details? This course will teach them to you. $99 per year

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Family History Workbook

Our new digital family history workbook is an exclusive collection of specialized forms, charts, checklists and worksheets designed to help you with your family history research. A number of the forms were constructed to help with lessons in our Master Course and Organization Course. Others are forms for general genealogical use. Each offering can be filled out digitally to be printed or saved, or printed directly as many times as you like. Never search for another form again! $39 per year

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Give the gift of complete access to our courses plus our specialized workbook for family historians and all upcoming courses. Once purchased, a code will be instantly emailed to you. Share the code in a card, by email or any way you like and your recipient can claim it when they are ready.  Contact us for gift options. 

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