About Family History Daily

Family History Daily has been providing articles, courses and tools to help family history enthusiasts discover their ancestors since 2013. You can read our articles here or take an online course to build your research skills.

Please feel free to contact us at any time if you have questions or need assistance.

Founder and Editor: Melanie Mayo-Laakso

Melanie has been conducting genealogical research for over 20 years and has been a professional editor, content developer and social media manager for more than 13. She was the Content Manager for Mothering.com for 8 years before leaving to focus on her passion for helping hobbyists discover and explore the fascinating world of family history. She holds a BA in Women’s Studies with a focus on Women’s History and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors. You can contact her at [email protected]

Associate Editor: Kate Jackson

Associate Writer: Jessica Grimm

Expert Contributors

Family History Daily employs a wide range of writers, experts and genealogy professionals to help create and improve the content you find on our site, in our courses and via our social channels. If you have a question regarding an article written by one of our contributors please contact us using the link above.









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