Dive into your US roots! This special November/December issue contains a guide to finding your Mayflower ancestors, as well as our annual state-by-state list of the 75 Best Websites for US Genealogy. Inside, you’ll also find guides to this year’s best genealogy gifts, to using social history in your research, and to interviewing relatives while social-distancing.
Highlights from this issue include:
- this year’s list of the 75 Best State Genealogy Websites, with entries for all 50 states plus Puerto Rico and Washington, DC
- great gift ideas for the genealogists in your family
- expert tips for finding ancestors who came over on the Mayflower
- a guide to using social history in your genealogy research
- a FREE FamilySearch cheat sheet
By Rick Crume
Find your ancestors across the country with this year’s list of the 75 Best State Genealogy Websites.
Making a List
By the Editors of Family Tree Magazine
Check this list (maybe even twice!) for great gift ideas for you and the other genealogists in your life.
By Chris Child
Celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower‘s landing by discovering how your family lines connect to the famous voyage.
By Lisa Lisson
Learn the whys and hows of your family history by researching the social, political, cultural and economic factors that affected your ancestors.
Going the Distance
By Rachael Rifkin
Take your family history interviews online or over the phone with these tips for remotely interviewing relatives.
- State Research Guides: Louisiana and Washington
- Tech News
- Lisa’s Picks
- Timeline: Cheese
- Family History Home: Preserving Stuffed Animals
- Stories to Tell
- Your Turn: Tradition-Recording Form
- Photo Detective
- Document Detective: Yearbooks
- Now What
- Tech Toolkit
- DNA Q&A: Shared Matches: Related or Not?
Once you download the November/December 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.