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Family Tree Magazine January 2008 Digital Edition


Featuring, Ladies First, Software Test Kitchen, That’s Entertainment, and more!

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Ladies First
Use these eight research strategies and nine key sources to trace your female ancestors.
By Lisa A. Alzo


Software Test Kitchen
Our test panel’s reviews reveal how popular family tree programs rate with genealogists like you. Plus: the pros and cons of 10 other programs.
By Allison Stacy

That’s Entertainment!
Did your ancestor star in theater, vaudeville or even the circus? Follow these six steps to spotlight performers in your pedigree.
By Lisa A. Alzo

Social Climbing
Social networking Web sites are the hottest new trend in online genealogy. Learn what they can do for you—and pick a service that meets your needs—in our guide.
By Rick Crume

Ancestors of the Caribbean
Bring your island heritage ashore with this collection of tips and resources.
By David A. Fryxell

Branching Out

What’s new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history: • a teenager who defies genealogical stereotypes
• the FamilySearch Genesis Project
• price hike on National Archives record orders
By Diane Haddad

State Research Guides
Trace your roots across the USA! Our pullout guides are perfect for stashing in your research binder or toting to the library—quickly access the essential facts, advice and resources you need to find your family anywhere in the country. In this issue:
• Alabama • Nevada

The Toolkit
Reviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources:
• five great photo gifts under $25
• scanning tips and services
• MacFamilyTree review
• chart printing pointers
• The Book Report
Edited by Allison Stacy

Out on a Limb
Calling all our genealogy friends.
By Allison Stacy

Making Connections
Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine.

History Matters
The smelly truth about our ancestors’ world.
By David A. Fryxell

Now What?
Our experts answer your questions about riverboat records and cousins’ shared genes.

Preserving Memories
How to make Christmas last forever (the ornaments, that is).
By Grace Dobush

Brick Wall Busters
Piecing together answers about an ancestor’s parents.
By Emily Anne Croom

Everything’s Relative
Tales from the lighter side of family history.

Test your genealogy IQ on Victoria Woodhull’s family tree.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

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