Family Tree Magazine September 2008 Digital Edition


Featurning Have It Your Way, House Hunting, Court Orders, and more!

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Have It Your Way
Order up the top family history tools for your research focus—beginner, Web, US, foreign and more—from this year’s menu of 101 Best Web Sites.
By David A. Fryxell


House Hunting
Curious about the places your ancestors lived? With these strategies for researching ancestral abodes, you’ll be home free.
By Maureen A. Taylor

Court Orders
Who needs TV when you can witness your ancestors’ real-life drama? Our guide to finding and using court records tells you how.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

Probing Into Probate
Learn how to uncover the fascinating family history finds your forebears left in their wills and probate records.
By Fern Glazer

Hungary for History
Follow our five-step recipe for researching your Hungarian roots—including ancestors from Slovakia, Romania, Croatia and other areas of the old Austro-Hungarian Empire.
By Lisa A. Alzo

Branching Out
What’s new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:
• genealogy on TV
• family history in Philadelphia
• haunting Holocaust images
• new Web sites: Missouri Digital Heritage and Lowcountry Africana
Edited 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:
• Maryland • Oklahoma

The Toolkit
Reviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources:
• answers to your top 10 computer questions
• roundup of Web-based genealogy software
• Brother’s Keeper review
• VHS-to-DVD converters
• The Book Report
Edited by Allison Stacy

Out on a Limb
My old house.
By Allison Stacy

Making Connections
Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine.

History Matters
Can you hear me now? The story of trans-Atlantic communication.
By David A. Fryxell

Now What?
Our experts answer your questions about DNA surname studies and heredity records.

Preserving Memories
Commandments of Bible preservation.
By Grace Dobush

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

Brick Wall Busters
One grandma, six states: research strategies for shifty ancestors.
By Lisa A. Alzo

Test your genealogy IQ on Annie Oakley’s family tree.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack


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