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Expert answers on researching before the first US census in 1790.
5/22/2015
Discover five powerful ways online maps can help you solve research problems and envision your ancestors’ world. This article contains a Genealogy How-To Video demonstrating how to use online maps for your genealogy research.
4/22/2015
Discover how to glean genealogy clues from your ancestors' wills.
1/27/2015
Boost your research with the top family history research tips from our archives, in honor of the magazine's 15th anniversary.
1/20/2015
Reinvigorate your research and bust through roadblocks with these 41 ideas to find your roots in 2014.
8/14/2014
Overwhelmed by clutter? Convinced there’s a better way to tackle your genealogy to-do list? Get ideas to organize your research and maximize your results with our look inside the workspaces and best practices of six professional genealogists.
8/14/2014
Q. My uncle was a B&O Railroad engineer from the 1930s to the '50s. Family legend has it that he “drove” one of President Eisenhower's victory trains. B&O says its records are gone, and the Eisenhower Presidential Library says train engineers weren't recorded. How can I prove this story?
8/13/2014
Save money by preventing yourself from being caught in a scam.
8/4/2014
Since its debut, Family Tree Magazine has been right there with you as technology and trends revolutionize genealogy. Here's a look at the biggest developments and how they've changed your family search.
8/4/2014
Keeping a family history research journal can help you track and organize your finds, uncover clues you've overlooked — and share the story of your search. Here's how to get started.
8/4/2014
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