Wolfram Genealogy & History Research Assistant

Wolfram Genealogy & History Research Assistant

By Wolfram Group LLC

  • Category: Reference
  • Release Date: 2011-07-12
  • Current Version: 1.3.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 13.86 MB
  • Developer: Wolfram Group LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.3 or later.
Score: 2
From 4 Ratings


Explore the world of your ancestors with the Wolfram Genealogy & History Research Assistant, the only tool that lets you discover what was going on while they lived. Map family relations and expand on what you already know about any of your ancestors with a simple, easy-to-use interface. It's as if you're traveling through time with the tips of your fingers. This is just a small sample of the many questions you can investigate about your ancestors: -Were their names common at that time? -What happened on their birthdays? -What was the weather like on your grandparents' wedding day? -What were the towns they lived in like, including demographics, and how far are they from where you live? -What was 20 dollars worth the year your great-grandmother was born? -What is the technical relationship between you and your grandfather's sister? The Wolfram Genealogy & History Research Assistant is powered by the Wolfram|Alpha computational knowledge engine and is created by Wolfram Research, makers of Mathematica—the world's leading software system for mathematical research and education. The Wolfram Genealogy & History Research Assistant draws on the computational power of Wolfram|Alpha's supercomputers over a 3G, 4G, or Wi-Fi connection.



  • Why pay for information you can Google or Ask Siri?

    By Iampojolly
    This application is a definite waste of money. I typed in several last names. None of them came up and several were famous in history. Information that is retrievable was often irrelevant and even worse, inaccurate. The bad reviews are correct. When looking for a way to be refunded my money, I noticed you cannot find a help button. Do not waste your time or money with this worthless app.
  • Great, reviews are wrong!

    By amym73
    This app provides a lot of facts on a lot of levels to help explore historical data in relation to events. Weather, wars, city data and more. Some tools, especially surname is weaker but this not why I would get this app. Good calculators for age, birthday, and relationships. Historical timelines should be more zoomed in but are still a quick to fact check time frames. There are many ways this can help you genealogical research as well as facts for writing family history. Keep adding to it please. I do not agree with others initial reviews stating it is useless, wolfram must have added much more since then.
  • Worthless

    By Disappointed iPhone 6 user
    Worthless do not buy
  • Expensive mistake

    By Disappointed geni
    This app promises more than it delivers. Don't waste your time or money if you are serious about your genealogy research.
  • Don't like it

    By mysherriamore
    I don't think this app is user friendly. The generation chart is confusing. I think you need a video to help explain this app. It's to complicated.
  • Tremendous disappointment

    By Kyle V.
    With everything Wolframalpha has done with the creation of top of the line, cutting edge iOS apps, this one has fallen prodigiously short of even a sub-par standard. There are no functions that can't be utilized easily with the regular wolfram reference app.
  • Worse than Useless! It gives wrong answers.

    By MegaritzMom
    This is one of the most useless apps I have ever seen, and I'm an app developer, so I have evaluated hundreds of apps. It often gives wrong answers. The user interface is very difficult to use. The name is incredibly misleading. When I tried to enter a year under Presidents, it gave me the current Speaker of the House instead of the president during that year.
  • Kamahg

    By Robert Goodell
    Program is useless unless your name Smith or Brown or some other common name .
  • Very disappointing.

    By Molost
    Misleading descriptions. Lame.
  • Pretty Good Start

    By Wahig
    I think it's worth it for the cousin calculator, however, the surname finder is pretty shallow. Hope that database improves.