Family Tree Magazine October/November 2015 Digital Edition


The October/November digital issue of Family Tree Magazine is here. This issue includes approaches to analyzing DNA matches, how to become an Evernote power user and tips and tools for discovering your Welsh ancestors.

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Making Matches


By Diahan Southard

Can’t puzzle out how you’re related to your autosomal DNA matches? Learn two approaches to analyze your match list and fi nd where those genetic pieces fit.

More Than Meets the Eye

By Claire Santry

Genealogy research in Ireland has its challenges, but more and more websites are helping you overcome them. These 12 are the web’s best bets for tracing your Irish ancestors.

Analyze This!

By Michael Hait

Conflicting records? Common names? A dozen versions of a surname? See how analyzing your genealogical sources can help you conquer these family history conundrums.

Welcome to Welsh Roots

By Rick Crume

Discover the best resources for researching your Cymreig ancestors.

Genealogy Insider

By Sunny Jane Morton

What’s new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:

  • Protecting historic places in danger
  • Five questions with Tabitha
  • Almquist of the National Trust
  • Historic houses, by the numbers

Workbook: Marriage Records

By Amanda Epperson

Our Genealogy Workbook series shows you what you need to know to research your ancestors in essential family history sources.

The Toolkit

Edited by Tyler Moss

Reviews and roundups of the latest and greatest family history resources:

  • Tutorial: Searching for old newspapers
  • Quick Guide:’s key record collections
  • Software Review: Reunion 11
  • Tutorial: Finding photos and maps on the Library of Congress website


History Matters: Fire Extinguishers

By David A. Fryxell

Drinking in the history of soda.

Family Archivist: Postcards

By Denise May Levenick

Preserving the fabric of our ancestors’ lives.

Now What?

By David A. Fryxell

Answers to your questions on Panama Canal ancestors and European records.

Research Roadmap: Irish Potato Famine

By Andrew Koch

Topographical maps for genealogy.

Photo Detective: Brothers and Sisters

By Maureen A. Taylor

Clues to long-lost kin in a group shot.


Photo Detective: Brothers and Sisters

Edited by Andrew Koch

Readers’ hair-raising pictures of bearded and mustachioed ancestors.

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