Family Tree Magazine May/June 2012 Digital Edition


A special issue of the Family Tree Magazine to celebrate the release of the 1940 census.


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Going Public
By David Fryxell
The wait is over! We’ve got the scoop on what the just-released 1940 census can tell you about your family.

Get 40!
By Diane Haddad
Here’s what to expect when you look for ancestors in the 1940 census.

A Full Accounting
By Maureen A. Taylor
Don’t stress out about finding kin in early, head-of-household-only censuses. These tricks will help you transform those tick marks into ancestral families.

Greek to You
By Thomas MacEntee
Bewildered when it comes to tracking your Hellenic heritage? Don’t be: Our Greek roots guide will get you started on the right research path.

Sign of the Times
By Maureen A. Taylor and the Editors of Family Tree Magazine
Determining when a photo was taken is key to solving picture puzzles. Decade by decade, we’ll show you how hidden clues can help you date mystery photos.

Researching Jewish Ancestors
By Sunny Jane Morton
Fill in research gaps and discover new information through your family’s religious records.

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