FEATURES Over There WWI records are an essential source for every US genealogist—whether or not your ancestor served.
WWI records are an essential source for every US genealogist—whether or not your ancestor served. Learn why in our research guide. By David A. Fryxell
Ancestry.com isn’t the only place to spend your online genealogy dollar. These 10 worthwhile subscription Web sites may have the data or records you seek. By Rick Crume
Save the Dates
Don’t let your research fall behind the times: Use these 19 tools to convert dates, calculate birthdays and solve other . By Nick D’Alto
Trace Your African-American Roots
From slave-era documents to DNA, get expert advice for finding your black ancestors. By Bijan C. Bayne
The Tree Doctor
Does your family tree suffer from Dateitis or Lineagaires Disease? We’ll show you how to spot genealogical inaccuracies and error-proof your research. By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
What’s new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history: • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ramps up records access • Ancestry.com acquires a DNA database. 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 York
Reviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources: • five ways to protect your privacy online • AncestralQuest 12 for Windows • Reunion 9 for Mac • software source-citation tips • the Book Report. Edited by Allison Stacy
Web extra: Source citation cheat sheet
Out on a Limb
Meet our new blogs. By Allison Stacy
Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine.
Fans of the past. By David A. Fryxell
Tales from the lighter side of family history.
Care instructions for heirloom quilts. By Grace Dobush
Our experts answer your questions about alien registration forms and cemetery access.
Scaring up answers about a Halloween picture. By Maureen A. Taylor
Test your genealogy IQ on Amelia Earhart’s family tree. By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack