Family Tree Magazine March/April 2017 Digital Edition


Expand your family tree with help from this digital issue. Included in this issue is 29 undiscovered resources online, finding WWI military records, and much more in convenient download.


Your Guide to Researching Your Family History Online

Step up your genealogy game, expand your family tree and learn more about your ancestors in 2017, with a little help from our guide to researching your genealogy online. In this issue, you’ll learn the best search tips for,,,, and a bunch of other genealogy websites. You’ll learn how to tap into 29 underused and undiscovered genealogy websites, plus discover great tech tricks and hacks for more efficient research. Plus, honor your ancestors who fought in World War I by digging into the online records.

Bonus: Discover your Irish ancestry with the tips and tools in the Irish Genealogy Cheat Sheet.


What’s Inside this March/April 2017 issue of Family Tree Magazine

Highlights include:

  • Search tips for making the most of the major genealogy websites
  • 29 lesser-known sites that may surprise you
  • Search secrets for finding your English and Welsh ancestors in UK census records
  • How to tap into online resources for finding US troops from World War I

Who Should Buy this Issue:

You’ll Love the Genealogy Websites Guide if…

  • You want to get better results when researching your ancestry online
  • You are ready to step up your genealogy research
  • You’re searching for military records for your World War I ancestors
  • You want to know more about the searching on the major genealogy websites
  • …and find lesser-known online record collections and resources

Genealogy Web Guides

By Rick Crume

The following guides will help you achieve better results on each of these sites.

    • FamilySearch
    • Findmypast
    • Fold3
    • GenealogyBank
    • Library of Congress
    • MyHeritage

Other Articles in this Issue:

Underused and Undiscovered: 29 Genealogy Websites

By Leslie Albrecht Huber

Look beyond the big genealogy websites to the research treasures on these 29 superb sites less traveled by family historians.

Heritage Hacks: 18 Tech Tricks

By David A. Fryxell

Are your genealogy finds too far and few between? Try these 18 tech tricks for freer, faster, more-effective family history research.

In the Trenches: World War I Military Records

By David A. Fryxell

The WWI centennial is the perfect time to dig into these online family history resources for finding US troops in the Great War.


Search and Discover: UK Census Records

By George G. Morgan

We’ll let you in on genealogy search secrets to find your English and Welsh Ancestors in UK census records.

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