Family Tree Magazine March 2008 Digital Edition


Featuring Battle of the Bulge, Moving Targets, What’s Your Type?, Genetic Counseling and more!

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Battle of the Bulge
Get organized now! These five easy family history filing systems will help you keep your pedigree paperwork under control.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

Moving Targets
With our guide to US migration routes—including a handy clip-and-save map—you’ll stay hot on the trail of ancestors on the move.
By David A. Fryxell


What’s Your Type?
Are you a weekend warrior or passive pedigree searcher? Take this quiz to find your inner genealogist—and learn what your results mean to your research.
By Lisa A. Alzo

Genetic Counseling
Forget the advanced biology lesson. Our DNA Q&A explains how you can (and can’t) use genetic genealogy to solve your family history mysteries.
By Fern Glazer

Irish Blessings
No need to rely on luck to trace your Irish roots: Our research guide will lead you to your genealogical pot of gold.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

Get ‘Em Talking
Every family has its share of tight-lipped relatives. Try these five tactics to glean oral history from reluctant interviewees.
By Sunny McClellan Morton

Branching Out
What’s new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:
• Chicago vital records to go online
• a new tool for African-American genealogy
• Civil War widows’ pension files get digitized
• a major investment in
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:
• Colorado • Kentucky

The Toolkit
Reviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources:
• Family Tree Maker 2008 review
• best genealogy Web directories
• digital photo-conversion tips
• computer file-formats glossary
• The Book Report
Edited by Allison Stacy

Out on a Limb
Making an impact.
By Allison Stacy

Making Connections
Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine.

History Matters
Looking through the lens of history.
By David A. Fryxell

Now What?
Our experts answer your questions about Rough Riders, elusive e-mailers and Polish places.

Preserving Memories
Get the dish on saving fine china.
By Grace Dobush


Photo Detective
Which caption is correct?
By Maureen A. Taylor

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

Test your genealogy IQ on Henry John Heinz’s family tree.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

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