Family Tree Magazine December 2010 Digital Edition


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Heads of State
Click to your roots from Alabama to Wyoming on these 75 stellar state-focused websites.
By David A. Fryxell

Oh, the Stories They’ll Tell!
Add these kin and acquaintances to your interview list, and you may discover surprising facts and anecdotes about your ancestors.
By Sunny McClellan Morton

On the War Path
Jealous of genealogists with ancestors in major, record-generating US wars? Don’t be. We’ll help you trace people who served in 10 lesser-known military conflicts.
By Maureen A. Taylor

Legacy Lessons
Teach your kids or grandkids how fun family history can be — without a textbook in sight.
By Sunny McClellan Morton

Trace Your Scots-Irish Roots
Does your lineage lead to Ulster? Unravel your family’s migrations with our guide to Scots-Irish history and genealogy.
By James M. Beidler

Genealogy Insider
What’s new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:
• the National Archives’ preservation no-no
• America’s oldest genealogical society rebrands its website
• worthwhile roots reads
Edited by Diane Haddad

Web Guide
Learn to master family history Web sites: Whether you’re a beginner or a power user, our pullout guides show you how to make the most of popular online destinations, with how-to advice, navigation hints, screen-by-screen search techniques and cheat sheets of quick links and shortcuts.
In this issue:

The Toolkit
Reviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources:
• tutorial on creating a family movie
• Quick Guide to finding immigrant ship images
• review of Branches genealogy software
Edited by Allison Stacy

Out on a Limb
A letter from our editor.
By Allison Stacy

Making Connections
Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine.

History Matters
Spreading the word on the history of butter.
By David A. Fryxell

Family Archivist
Capturing your clan’s holiday traditions.
By Sunny McClellan Morton

Now What?
Researching ships’ crews, first wives and Polish census records.

Everything’s Relative
Tales from the lighter side of family history.
Photo Detective
Looking for clues in wedding photos.
By Maureen A. Taylor

Time Capsule
Farm life, in a farmer’s own words.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack


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