Get access to the best, free way to search your family history with this Chrome New Tab Extension.

  • DiscoverAncestry
  • DiscoverAncestry
What is DiscoverAncestry?
DiscoverAncestry is a Chrome extension that provides access to the best, free way to search your family history. Install now to update your new tab page search to and enjoy daily content with news, weather, and more. Permissions requested include reading and changing data on websites, replacing the new tab page, reading browsing history, displaying notifications, and managing apps, extensions, and themes.
This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2021-05-07
Users: 99,459+
Rating: 4.45 (109)
Version: 13.986.19.63186 (Last updated: 2021-04-15)
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Overrides new tab: Yes
  • alarms
  • cookies
  • notifications
  • storage
  • tabs
  • webNavigation
Size: 408.58K
Price: Free
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Get DiscoverAncestry, search your family history, plus update your new tab page search to

Comes with daily content to show you news, weather and more in a new Chrome window!

By installing this extension, you agree to the End User License Agreement and Privacy Policy (

This new tab extension is a product of Ask Applications, Inc.

Permissions Requested :

"Read and change your data on a number of websites" For our product to work, we require access to the websites we own and manage.

"Replace the page you see when opening a new tab" This allows us to show you our product - new tab page with free web search.

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User reviews
i am try to lookup side of myfa
by karl gladue karl gladue, 2020-11-13

I hated it because this is a seacher, like a google, like a Ask. Useless

No sirve. Complicada. Obliga a instalar cosas que no necesito. Cambia configuración. No se entiende como usarla!!! No la recomiendo.
by Abelardo Comba Abelardo Comba, 2019-09-23
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Risk impact

DiscoverAncestry is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install DiscoverAncestry if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

DiscoverAncestry may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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