Family Tree Magazine January/February 2014 Digital Edition

In the January/February 2014 issue of Family Tree Magazine: 41 Genius Ideas to Find Your Roots, 15 Resources for Tracing House Histories, Complete Guide to Land Records and learn to search the Canadian Census for free!
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History Matters: Handwriting

By David A. Fryxell

Read up on the write stuff.            


41 Ideas to Find Your Roots

By David A. Fryxell

Reinvigorate your research and bust through roadblocks with these 41 ideas to find your roots.


Family Tree Databases Guide

By Rick Crume

Reap the rewards of relatives’ genealogy research in online family tree databases. Our guide explains the basics of these databases and takes you through the pros and cons of each site.


Workbook: Land Records

By Diana Crisman Smith

This workbook will show you what family history data is in land records, how to find one, and what other records include the information you seek. We’ll also provide a worksheet you can fill in to map out your land records search.


Daguerreotype Guide

By Maureen A. Taylor

Our Photo Detective explains everything you need to know about the first photographs, including:

  • History of daguerreotypes
  • How to identify one
  • How to preserve them
  • And more.



Trace Your Russian Roots

By Lisa A. Alzo

Let our guide get you started discovering your roots in Russia. We help you with:

  • Understanding basic Russian history
  • Searching tax lists
  • Overcoming language barriers
  • And more

Family Archivist: Headstone Heirlooms

By Sunny Jane Morton

You don’t usually think of tombstones as heirlooms, but they are historical artifacts that preserve information about your family. Joy Giguere, a trustee of the Association for Gravestone Studies explains there’s more to learn from them than what you might see in an online photos.

Now What?

By David A. Fryxell

Our experts help you hurdle brick walls by answering reader questions.

In this edition, we teach you:

  • Where to find passenger departure records
  • About historical immigrant sponsor requirements
  • How to print a large family tree

Document Detective: 1921 Canada Census

By George G. Morgan

Uncover family history clues in the 1921 Canada census with the help of our document detective.


Resource Roundup: Free Online Resources for Tracing House Histories

By Chris Staats

Switching hats from genealogist to house historian isn’t a big leap, but there are some differences between researching the history of a building and researching the people who occupied it. Fortunately, a number of free online resources can help you construct house histories.


Quick Guide: Web Browser Plug-ins for Privacy

By Dana McCollough

Many companies use special coding to your every move online. If you want to control which sites are tracking you, selecting the Do Not Track option in your web browser usually isn’t enough, so check out these five free online plug-ins to enhance your privacy.


Software Review: Family Tree Builder 7.0

By Rick Crume

Our experts weigh in on Family Tree Builder 7.0, highlighting special features, potential drawbacks, ease of use and more.


Tutorial: Search Newspapers on Genealogy Bank

By Rick Crume

Our step-by-step guide walks users through the Genealogy Bank digital newspaper archive of more than 6,100 titles from all 50 states, dating from 1690 to the present.

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