Family Tree Magazine November 2011 Digital Edition


Featuring Netting the News, Culture Clubs, Consider the Source, And More!

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Netting the News
Save yourself hours of scrolling newspaper microfilm: Now you can go online to search more historical papers than ever—and get family stories in seconds.
By Rick Crume

Culture Clubs
Think your family lacks ethnic identity? Heritage groups can help you get in touch with your cultural roots.
By Sunny Jane Morton

Consider the Source
Published family histories can save or sink your research. Follow our advice for finding these potential treasure troves and mining the good information while weeding out the bad.
By David A. Fryxell

Plain English
An online records bonanza makes now simply the best time to discover your roots in England.
By David A. Fryxell

Remember That?
Get inside your relatives’ heads with this chronicle of fun facts, headlines and memories.
By Allison Stacy and the editors of Family Tree Magazine

Genealogy Insider
What’s new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:
• rapper 50 Cent’s genealogy journey
• five family history villains
• Triangle Fire victims identified
• recommended roots reads
Edited by Diane Haddad

City Guides
Quickly access the essential facts, advice and resources you need to find your ancestors in cities across the USA! Our pullout guides are perfect for stashing in your research binder or toting to the library.
In this issue:
Chicago by Thomas MacEntee
Portland, Ore. by Sunny Jane Morton

The Toolkit
Reviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources:
• roundup of online backup services
• quick guide to American Indian genealogy websites
• Mocavo genealogy search engine tutorial
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
The highs and lows of weather forecasting.
By David A. Fryxell

Family Archivist
Preserving and trascribing your ancestors’ diaries.
By Sunny McClellan Morton


Everything’s Relative
Tales from the lighter side of family history.
Now What?
Answers to your questions on genealogy copyright, birth certificate errors and more.
By David A. Fryxell

Document Detective
Genealogy details in declarations of intention to naturalize.
By George G. Morgan

Time Capsule
A WWII wife’s life on the home front, in her own words.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack


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