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Upgrade Your AmericanAncesTREES Experience
Enjoying your AmericanAncesTREES experience, but want more features? Now you can upgrade a higher-level AmericanAncesTREES plan independently of your membership. Any purchased TREES plan is a 12-month subscription that begins immediately. All your existing TREES data will be safely converted into the new plan.
There are two options for purchased TREES plans:
The Advanced TREES plan removes all advertising from the tree screens, and increases the amount of media storage your tree holds to 5 GB.
The Premium TREES plan is also advertising-free, and offers DNA upload tools, the ability to make your tree private, and media storage up to 10 GB.
Life Membership: $5,000 ($3,395 eligible for tax deduction)Must be age 62 or higher.
- Over 1.4 billion searchable names on AmericanAncestors.org
- Quarterly delivery of the magazine American Ancestors and the flagship journal of American genealogy, The Register
- Free admission to the NEHGS library and special collections
- The Weekly Genealogist e-newsletter
- Free access to the NEHGS Ask-a-Genealogist service
- Premium access to American AncesTREES, an online family tree program
Additional benefits of Life Membership:
- No longer responsible for annual dues
- 3.5-hours of expert assistance (may be applied toward a consultation or research-for-hire)
- Sterling silver Life Member lapel pin
- Personalized Life Member Certificate reproduced from NEHGS historical archives
- $30/hour discount on research-for-hire
- $30/hour discount for consultations
- Priority registration for all education programs
- Exclusive invitations to special events
- 20% discount on books published by NEHGS (some restrictions and exclusions apply)
- 1-year Family level gift membership to give to the friend or family of your choice ($119.95 value)
Life Members and Life Benefactors are closely involved with the NEHGS mission to advance the study of family history in America and beyond. With personal account managers, Life Members and Life Benefactors have special access to NEHGS experts and scholarship and enjoy exclusive benefits.
For Life Members who want to share their lifelong commitment to genealogy with their spouse, we now offer Life Membership for couples. Spouses can be added to your Life Membership for half-off the regular price and enjoy all the benefits of Life Membership with you.