Thank you!

Thank you for becoming a Research Hub contributor!

IMPORTANT next steps to get access to the ad-free fullscreen versions of the map and search tools:

  1. You will receive an email from [email protected] with the subject line "You now have access to all ad-free map and search tools" that directs you to this page you are now viewing.*

  2. Click the "Sign In or Join" button in the upper right corner of

  3. A window will open; click the "Sign in with Google" button**

    Sign in using your Google account
    .  Be sure to sign in using the email address that you provided (as highlighted on the form pictured below) when you made the contribution. This is not necessarily the email address you used to login to PayPal.

    VERY IMPORTANT: If you accidentally provided the wrong Google Account gmail address when you contributed, please contact [email protected] with the correct Google Account gmail address.

  4. Navigation tips once you are signed in to the full-screen, ad-free version tools:
    • You can bookmark the page for easier future access to a particular tool
    • To use another ad-free tool, use the "Map & Search Tools" button in the upper right corner of the page
    • To view the regular version of the website including posts, tips, etc, click the logo in the upper left corner of the page

FOR USERS OF THE HISTORICAL U.S. COUNTIES AUTO-CHECKER Chrome Extension: Go to, then click on the Auto-Checker blue Chrome extension icon in the upper right of your browser. In the popup that appears, check the box at the bottom that says "I am a Research Hub Contributor". Now go to any person profile page on any family tree and you'll automatically see the enhanced Auto-Checker functionality next to each fact on the page!

After following the above steps carefully, if you are still having trouble signing in, don't hesitate to send an email to [email protected]

Thank you again for making a monthly contribution. Your support helps offset the development and operating costs of the map and search tools.

When you first contribute it may take up to 5 minutes to get access to the ad-free map and search tools; get in touch using the contact form below with any questions

** Some ad-blockers can interfere with the Sign-In with Google button. If the Sign In with Google button does not appear, try disabling ad-blockers or similar browser extensions.

If you ever wish to cancel your monthly contributions, login to your PayPal account, choose Settings, Profile, Manage Automatic Payments (or follow the links in the confirmation email you received from PayPal).