Make 2020 a great year for your research! This special 20th-anniversary issue contains the best genealogy tips from our first two decades, plus a timeline that shows how genealogy has changed since 2000. And with these guides to finding female ancestors, planning family reunions, writing a memoir, and more, you’ll accomplish all your genealogy New Year’s resolutions.
Highlights from this issue include:
- 20 timeless genealogy tips
- a 31-day genealogy “fitness” plan that will help you organize your research
- top tools for planning a family reunion
- strategies for finding your female ancestors
- a FREE immigration cheat sheet
The Roaring Twenties
By the Editors of Family Tree Magazine
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Family Tree Magazine with our 20 best timeless tips.
By Andrew Koch
Make building your family tree one of your New Year’s resolutions. Our 31-day genealogy fitness plan will whip your research into shape.
The Gift That Keeps on Giving
By Richard Campbell
Pass on your legacy by writing a guided autobiography. This article will show you how with 10 life-story themes.
By Sunny Jane Morton
Plan this year’s perfect family reunion with these top tech tools.
By Courtney Henderson
If discovering the superwomen in your family tree is among your New Year’s resolutions, you’ll love these underused resources for finding female ancestors.
- State Research Guides: New Hampshire and Wyoming
- Lisa’s Picks
- Tech News, including a calendar of 2020 genealogy conferences
- Timeline: Makeup
- Family History Home: Preserving Baby Treasures
- Stories to Tell
- Your Turn: Goal-Planning Worksheet
- Document Detective: WWI Service Records
- Now What
- Tech Toolkit
- DNA Q&A: How Do I Handle Sensitive Information Found in a DNA Test?
Once you download the January/February 2020 issue of Family Tree Magazine, you’ll need a PDF reader, such as the free Adobe Reader software, to open it. Adobe Reader is available for both Mac and Windows computers.