Family Tree Magazine July 2007 Digital Edition


Featuring, A House Divided, Unlisted, Journey to Jamestown, and more!

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A House Divided
Tracing your Civil War ancestor—Union or Confederate—won’t be a struggle if you march through these nine research steps. By David A. Fryxell


Don’t miss the boat on early American immigrants: These eight passenger-list substitutes will help you find their foreign origins. By Maureen A. Taylor

Journey to Jamestown
This year, America celebrates the quadricentennial of its first permanent English settlement. We’ll show you how to uncover your clan’s connection to the colony. By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

Separation Anxiety
Our guide to divorce records reveals how ancestors’ breakups could become your research blessing. By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

Roots on the Road
Get en route to family history discovery this summer! Our special travel guide features genealogy-related reunion ideas, America’s best historic trails, old-time travel guidebooks and a packing list of essential research supplies.


Branching Out
What’s new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history: • the state of genealogical societies • in Deutsch • Family Roots Radio • a new way to connect with cousins. By Diane Haddad

State Research Guides
Trace your roots across the USA! Our pullout guides are perfect for stashing in your research binder or toting to the library—quickly access the essential facts, advice and resources you need to find your family anywhere in the country. In this issue:

  • New Mexico
  • Maine

The Toolkit
Reviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources: • online translation services • iFamily for Tiger • Web site contest winners • the Book Report. Edited by Allison Stacy

Out on a Limb
A double take on the National Archives. By Allison Stacy

Making Connections
Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine.

History Matters
Just one word: plastics. By David A. Fryxell

Everything’s Relative
Tales from the lighter side of family history.

Preserving Memories
Sound advice for saving records (the vinyl variety, that is). By Grace Dobush


Now What?
Our experts answer your questions about storm-ravaged cemeteries and pioneer trails.

Photo Detective
Vehicles for pinpointing picture dates.By Maureen A. Taylor

Test your genealogy IQ on James Joyce’s family tree. By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

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